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    Biden to undo Obamacare alternatives

    David Hogberg writes for the Washington Examiner about the new president’s plan to reverse recent health care reforms. As the Biden administration looks to make its mark on healthcare, one policy it is likely to overturn is President Trump’s 2018 executive order loosening rules for short-term health insurance…
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    Climate change and systemic racism

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon highlights the Biden climate team’s latest bizarre pronouncements. A pair of top incoming White House environmental aides has blamed “systemic racism” as a driver of climate change in an attempt to justify a government-led economic overhaul. President-elect Joe Biden named progressive…
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    The president and toilets

    I’m sure some readers will look at Joe Biden’s inauguration as a sign that the presidency is heading to the toilet. (Donald Trump’s foes thought the same in 2017.) Tevi Troy‘s latest article avoids that debate. Instead he focuses on the history of toilets at the White House.
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    National Review columnist assesses Trump’s impact

    As Donald Trump leaves the White House, David Bahnsen writes for National Review Online about the 45th president’s impact — both positive and negative. There are some things that have to be said about the Trump presidency in a “final hour assessment” that are unambiguously good. And I…
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    Biden’s $15 Minimum Wage: Who Wins and Who Loses

    President Joe Biden has proposed a $1.9 trillion relief package. As City Journal puts it, “Feel Good Now – Pay Later.” Columnist Allison Schrager keys in on a key component: a federal minimum wage hike to $15 per hour. The plan includes a national $15 minimum wage and elimination…
    Donna Martinez, January 19, 2021
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    Senator warns against pardoning Capitol rioters

    Mairead McArdle of National Review Online highlights a message from one high-profile senator to the outgoing president. Senator Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) on Sunday advised the president not to grant presidential pardons to the rioters who stormed the Capitol this month, warning that doing so would “destroy” Trump.
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Andrew Dunn reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper pushing for a multibillion-dollar bond package while the state’s budget picture remains murky. The Daily Journal explains how a shifting lineup on the N.C. Supreme Court could affect transparency in college campus operations.
    Mitch Kokai, January 19, 2021
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    Martin Center column highlights importance of civil dialogue

    Shannon Watkins of the Martin Center writes about teaching students to engage in civil dialogue. An encouraging sign … is that there is a renewed effort among some higher education leaders to teach students about the importance of free speech and how to participate in respectful dialogue. One of…
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2021