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    Yellen’s Misguided Push for a Global Minimum Tax

    Zachary Halaschak of the Washington Examiner reports recent developments surrounding one of the Biden administration’s bad ideas. While the Biden administration is hailing the commitment from the Group of Seven wealthy nations to a global minimum tax, actual implementation is still quite a way off on a path…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2021
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    Corporatization’s Role in Killing Classics

    Aaron Sibarium of the Washington Free Beacon documents a disturbing trend in one of the world’s oldest academic fields. Princeton University’s alumni magazine reported in late May that classics majors at the Ivy League school would no longer be required to learn Greek or Latin. One impetus for…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2021
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    Exposing Ignorance About Health Care Policy

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online makes an example out of a college professor’s ignorant health care comments. Forgive my plucking a comment from the obscurity of Twitter to make an example of, but it is a useful one. In an exchange about health-care policy, a professor of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2021
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    AOC Attacks Mean Good News for Manchin

    Philip Klein of National Review Online explains why one Democratic U.S. senator shouldn’t be too disappointed to face a new attack from a House counterpart. Rich [Lowry] predicted a looming smear campaign against Senator Joe Manchin for reiterating that he opposes the filibuster and also Democrats’ federal elections…
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Jeff Moore reports for Carolina Journal Online about Republican legislators’ focus on election integrity. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains how cutting the corporate tax rate helps consumers.
    Mitch Kokai, June 9, 2021
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    The NC Threat-Free Index for the Week Ending June 7 — Plus a Herd Immunity Update

    All things considered, over 99.9% of people in NC posed no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone. An estimated 70.3% of adult North Carolinians now have immunity.
    Jon Sanders, June 8, 2021
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    Locke President Donald Bryson Responds to Legislature’s Budget Agreement

    Today, John Locke Foundation President Donald Bryson responded to the announcement from North Carolina legislative leaders on an agreement for the state’s biennium budget total. John Locke Foundation President Donald Bryson said: “Legislative leaders are still working out the details for the biennium General Fund Budget,…
    Donna Martinez, June 8, 2021
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    Federal Appeals Court Splits Along Party Lines in Ruling Against N.C. Legislators

    The full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals split, 9-6, Monday in a decision rejecting N.C. legislators’ plea to intervene in a voter ID lawsuit. All nine Democratic appointees to the Richmond-based appellate court ruled against the Republican lawmakers. All six Republican appointees signed on to dissents that would have…
    Mitch Kokai, June 8, 2021