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    Veterans Day

    Anna Manning, November 12, 2018
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    Thought for the Day: We Need More Veterans on the Supreme Court

    In a post at the UNC School of Government’s Criminal Law blog, Jeff Welty joins the country in thanking and honoring veterans. He also refers readers to an article by Rory E. Riley-Topping that appeared in the Hill in September under the title, “More veterans should be nominated to…
    Jon Guze, November 12, 2018
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    The impact of free and charitable clinics

    Uninsured individuals with limited access to primary care are at greater risk of being hospitalized for ACS conditions, incurring potentially unnecessary costs for hospitals and healthcare systems. However, few large-scale, multi-year studies have focused on how free clinics affect hospitalizations for ACS conditions for uninsured adults. This study…
    Jordan Roberts, November 12, 2018
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    “Hillary Will Run Again”

    That’s the title of a recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece by Democratic Party insiders Mark Penn and Andrew Stein. It’s behind a paywall, but a summary at the Washington Examiner includes excerpts like these: Mrs. Clinton has come unbound. She will not allow this humiliating loss at the hands…
    Jon Guze, November 12, 2018
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    Don’t Forget: Midterm Election Rundown at the John Locke Foundation TODAY at Noon

    Bringing an end to a tumultuous year in politics, the midterm elections have been fascinating, consequential, and sometimes downright weird. John Hood, syndicated columnist and chairman of the John Locke Foundation board of directors, will analyze the results — with a particular emphasis on North Carolina’s “blue moon” cycle of…
    Anna Manning, November 12, 2018
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    NC political trends–urban, rural and suburban

    Sorting out what last week’s election means–especially since North Carolina Republicans lost their General Assembly supermajority. In the N&O, Colin Campbell argues the urban-rural divide grew wider: North Carolina’s urban-rural divide became a chasm in this month’s election — at least in the state legislature. Republicans suffered…
    Sam Hieb, November 12, 2018
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    Those complaining about Trump’s presidential medal picks ignore Obama precedents

    Monica Showalter of the American Thinker responds to criticism of President Tump’s choices for the Presidential Medal of Freedom: Elvis Presley, Babe Ruth, Antonin Scalia, Orrin Hatch, Miriam Adelson, Roger Staubach, and Alan Page. I don’t see anything debasing about the list. The choice are a presidential prerogative,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2018
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    Walter Williams explores tax cuts’ impact

    Walter Williams‘ latest column at DailyWire.com addresses popular myths surrounding tax cuts. The argument that tax cuts reduce federal revenues can be disposed of quite easily. According to the Congressional Budget Office, revenues from federal income taxes were $76 billion higher in the first half of this year…
    Mitch Kokai, November 12, 2018