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    Latest impeachment as ‘Pelosi’s folly’

    Clarice Feldman of the American Thinker explores the political calculations linked to President Trump’s second impeachment. Does the President have a right to free speech? Josh Blackman, a constitutional law professor writing on The Volokh Conspiracy, suggests he certainly does and that his speech on January 6 is…
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2021
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    NY Post distancing itself from other major media outlets

    Jeff Charles writes for Red State about a significant editorial change at one major newspaper. The New York Post has reportedly banned its journalists from using certain left-leaning activist media outlets as their primary sources for articles. It appears the news organization’s leadership has taken issue with how…
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2021
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    Anti-police activism prompts predictable response

    Frank Main and Fran Spielman write in the Chicago Sun-Times about one consequence of the recent nationwide attack on police. The number of police officers retiring in Chicago and other cities has soared amid a chorus of anti-police rhetoric that’s become increasingly loud over the past year. In…
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2021
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    Lingering questions about the 2020 election

    Joe Biden will take his oath of office this week as the next president. No one should use violence to try to prevent that oath from taking place. Yet questions remain about the election that elevated Biden to the federal government’s top executive office. John Hinderaker discusses them…
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on a study that says it’s safe to reopen schools in counties with low COVID-19 hospitalization rates. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges us to protect the right to be wrong.
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2021
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    North Carolina’s Connection To The ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech

    Dignity and opportunity for every human being, no matter one’s background, zip code, race, creed, economic circumstance, or ideology. It’s what we seek through our work at the John Locke Foundation. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words and voice remind us that injustice is real and that we each…
    Donna Martinez, January 16, 2021
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    Why NC should envy Japan’s COVID-19 response

    The contrasts between Cooper's heavy-handed, deeply authoritarian, and woefully ineffective policies and Japan's less restrictive, more sensible virus mitigation policies are striking. So, too, are the similarities between Japan's policies and what we at John Locke have urged for North Carolina.
    Jon Sanders, January 15, 2021
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    New session highlights second chance for previous ideas

     “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” – Ecclesiastes 1:9 Yesterday kicked off the new two-year state legislative session, and many politicos have stars in their eyes at the possibilities inherent with the new beginning. We…
    Leah Byers, January 15, 2021