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    Exposing Democrats’ Filibuster Con

    David Harsanyi writes at Real Clear Politics about the Democrats’ dubious approach to the U.S. Senate’s filibuster. When West Virginia’s Joe Manchin closed the door on eliminating the legislative filibuster this week, promising not to “weaken or eliminate” the 60-vote threshold, he “dashed” the “dreams” of Democrats, according…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2021
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    Challenging the ‘Science’ of Climate Change

    Jonathon Mosely asks in an American Thinker column how much science is involved in the debate over climate change. “Trust science, not the scientists.” That is the essence of science. That should be widely shared. Unfortunately, climate change advocates have completed the twisting of science (although this was…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2021
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    Dissecting Democrats’ Proposed Federal Election Takeover

    Ken Cuccinelli writes at FoxNews.com about the stakes tied to congressional Democrats’ proposed election regulations. If you listened solely to Democratic talking points, including the so-called mainstream media, you would be convinced that America is a systemically racist nation and that Republicans are somehow hell bent on disenfranchising…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Jeff Moore reports for Carolina Journal Online on who determines energy policy for N.C. state government. John Hood’s CJ Opinion argues that users should pay for highways.
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2021
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    NC Covid Numbers Rudely Defy the Computer Models, Continue Steep Decline

    New cases are down 66% since Gov. Cooper lifted nearly all restrictions, but a new study based on computer models insists they should be increasing.
    Jon Sanders, June 11, 2021
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    Unanimous N.C. Supreme Court Rules Schools Can Be Sued For Failure To Stop Harassment

    Carolina Journal reports on a ruling from North Carolina’s Supreme Court that could have far-reaching impacts. A unanimous N.C. Supreme Court has ruled that public school students can sue their school board for ignoring harassment from other students that blocks their access to a sound basic education. Chief Justice…
    Donna Martinez, June 11, 2021
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    Coronavirus and School Staffing

    Did the coronavirus pandemic change staffing levels for North Carolina public schools?  There is a widespread belief that the closing or transformation of many public schools to virtual or hybrid schools has resulted in the loss of or layoff of thousands of educators. The table above provides data from…
    Bob Luebke, June 11, 2021
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    Great Info: Andy Jackson’s Update on Election Integrity Bills Moving Through The Legislature

    Locke’s Andy Jackson has been at the General Assembly this week, testifying about several bills that would impact North Carolina’s election rules as we seek to ensure free and fair elections. We know that election integrity is a huge issue in our state. A Civitas Poll from March showed a…
    Donna Martinez, June 11, 2021