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    A red wave for 2020?

    Border Patrol advocate Brandon Judd uses a Fox News column to make the case for an upcoming electoral “red wave” (a stark contrast to 2018 electoral projections). President Trump’s shrewd governance, along with unforced errors by the Democratic Party, has the president positioned to not only win the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
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    Walter Williams bemoans millennials’ embrace of socialism

    Walter Williams‘ latest column at DailyWire.com focuses on millennials’ misguided approach toward socialism. If one needed evidence of the gross ignorance of millennials, and their teachers and college professors, it’s their solid support for socialism and socialist presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. Socialism has produced tragedy wherever it…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
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    Forbes pans central bankers

    Steve Forbes‘ latest contribution to Forbes magazine faults central bankers for their “insolvent thinking.” THE UTTER INTELLECTUAL bankruptcy of most modern economic policymakers was starkly displayed when European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi recently and unexpectedly announced that the ECB would be making a new round of cheap…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
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    Democrats and their ‘leaders’

    Warren Henry asks in a Federalist column whether rank-and-file Democrats will be willing to stick with increasingly radical leaders. The data suggesting the Democratic Party is an upstairs/downstairs coalition in which a small faction of disproportionately white progressives dominate a more diverse rank-and-file has been piling up in…
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
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    The savers’ lament

    Jim Grant writes for Barron’s about the impact of a decade-long Fed policy of suppressing interest rates. Medically speaking, low interest rates are disinhibitors. They stir the blood, liberate the imagination, and quiet the still small voice of reason that can’t seem to get a word in edgewise.
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that state treasurer Dale Folwell’s proposals for protecting the state pension plan divide groups representing state employees and teachers. John Hood’s Daily Journal challenges popular myths about manufacturing’s decline in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, April 15, 2019
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    CJ Radio: JLF’s Jordan Roberts discusses alternatives to Medicaid expansion

    Jordan Roberts, John Locke Foundation health policy analyst, discusses alternatives to Medicaid expansion. Roberts offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio. Watch here.
    Anna Manning, April 12, 2019
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    Licensing? Certification? Consumer choice?

    There's no need to hamstring a speciality because of a turf war with a licensing board. Let's talk about voluntary certification and consumer choice.
    Jon Sanders, April 12, 2019