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    COVID-19 raises questions about science, politics, and truth

    Scott Atlas explores disturbing issues linked to the COVID-19 pandemic for the latest issue of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis. The COVID pandemic has been a tragedy, no doubt. But it has exposed profound issues in America that threaten the principles of freedom and order that we Americans often take…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021
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    Biden backs biggest tax hike since Bill Clinton

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner reminds readers about another major tax hike enacted under a Democratic president. To help pay for his latest $2 trillion spending package, President Joe Biden on Wednesday proposed the first major tax increase since 1993. That’s when President Bill Clinton signed omnibus…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021
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    The ‘defund the police’ movement killed police reform

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon documents the disturbing impact of efforts to defund police. In a little-remarked vote in early March, House Democrats passed—again—the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, their signature proposal to “reform” policing in the wake of last summer’s widespread protests. Two…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021
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    Exposing 10 radical new rules

    Victor Davis Hanson writes at National Review Online about new rules that are changing America for the worse. 1) Money is a construct. It can be created from thin air. Annual deficits and aggregate national debt no longer matter much. … … 2) Laws are not necessarily binding…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021
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    Biden’s infrastructure ‘binge’ not necessary

    Editors at National Review Online take aim at the president’s infrastructure plan. Joe Biden announced his plan for more than $2 trillion in spending on infrastructure and an oversized grab bag of other priorities, including housing, manufacturing, elder care, and even the PRO Act, which would make it…
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Andrew Dunn reports for Carolina Journal Online on state Treasurer Dale Folwell’s concerns about hospital price transparency. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion urges action from lawmakers on addressing Title IX concerns.
    Mitch Kokai, April 2, 2021
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    The Right AOC on Point: Cooper’s reckless political wish list offers important warning

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains why Gov. Roy Cooper’s new budget plan should send a warning signal to fiscal conservatives. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, April 1, 2021
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    NC licensing board threatens drone photographer for illegal “land surveying”

    This kind of nonsense probably wouldn't happen so much if North Carolina learned from the state's stinging U.S. Supreme Court loss in North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission (2015).
    Jon Sanders, April 1, 2021