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    Trump impeachment? Federalist columnist labels idea ‘insane’

    David Marcus of the Federalist offers congressional Democrats a warning involving impeachment. When the dust settled from the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1999, his approval rating sat at an astounding 73 percent. That’s a note of caution to Democrats who believe that, having taken the House…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    Is Trump ready for a more powerful Pelosi?

    Robert Donachie of the Washington Examiner asks whether President Trump and his team are ready for likely U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “death by a thousand cuts.” The Trump administration is preparing for House Democrats to be a constant thorn in its side for the for the next…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    Shocker! Google employees try to thwart conservative speech

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller highlights the latest evidence of Google picking sides in political debates. Google employees sought to block Breitbart from Google AdSense less than one month after President Donald Trump took office, leaked emails from the company reveal. Google employees sought to use alleged…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    National Review editor muses on Brexit mess

    Rich Lowry of National Review focuses his gaze across the pond. Britain is suffering a political meltdown as it struggles to make good on a historic vote in 2016 to leave the European Union. The decision for a so-called Brexit was a stirring statement of independence and self-government…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    Examining the evidence

    David French of National Review Online urges Republicans to ignore spin and examine the actual evidence related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Trump administration. It’s time to put a conspiracy theory to rest. It’s time to debunk a hoax. The conspiracy theory goes like this:…
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online that a legislative committee investigating North Carolina’s controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund wants to know “Who is Doug?” John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights multiple ways to address the problem of increased political polarization.
    Mitch Kokai, December 12, 2018
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    CJ reports: Silent Sam ‘strike’ by instructors crosses a line, BOG’s Kotis says

    The latest from UNC Chapel Hill in response to Silent Sam: At least 79 teacher assistants and instructors at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill are threatening to withhold grades unless their demands in the Silent Sam controversy are met, local activists say. A proposal by the university’s…
    Anna Manning, December 11, 2018
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    Businesses Prefer More Sensible Government Policies over Tax Incentives

    Senate Bill 820 made it’s way through the North Carolina General Assembly quickly last week. It now puts into law more tax incentives for big businesses. These corporate giveaways provide financial assistance and tax advantages to wealthy corporations but JLF’s Jon Sanders points out that businesses would rather have…
    Anna Manning, December 11, 2018