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Biased? AP History Course Comes Under Scrutiny

Terry Stoops on bias in new AP U.S. History course; lawmakers consider regulating ride-sharing companies; lodging industry asks for rules on competitors; Gary Harris on maintaining N.C.'s roads; Rick Henderson on questions over stimulus-funded N.C. resort

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Dec 19, 2014 01:25 PM

Squandering money down Wilmington way

JLF friend Bob Smith writes here about an amazing proposal for a Humanities and Fine Arts Center in Wilmington for Cape Fear Community College. Bob asks the right questions: why does a community college need such a building; won’t this just prove to be another one of those boondoggles sold to taxpayers on the phonyContinue Reading


Dec 19, 2014 01:22 PM

State Supreme Court upholds 2011 redistricting maps

Nearly a year after hearing arguments on appeal, the N.C. Supreme Court today ruled that the legislative and congressional district maps drawn by the 2011 General Assembly satisfied the state and federal constitutions, ending a bitter fight led by a host of civil-rights organizations and left-leaning advocacy groups. In a press release, Sen. Bob Rucho,Continue Reading


Dec 19, 2014 07:16 AM

WSJ’s Henninger asks: Who’s the real stupid party?

Daniel Henninger of the Wall Street Journal devotes a “Wonder Land” column to a reconsideration of an old political insult. A constant of political life has been that there is only one “stupid party” in America—the Republican Party. Then one day you get out of bed, look out the window and what do you see?Continue Reading


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Dec 18, 2014

Health Care Winners and Losers

Politicians and bureaucrats continue behaving as if they can allocate health care resources better than consumers and providers in the marketplace.


Dec 11, 2014

Tiger Moms and Guerrilla Dads

Engaged parents are good for kids, and schools, but not all forms of parental involvement are equal.


Nov 26, 2014

Work Under Way For Next N.C. Budget

Gov. McCrory should face fewer surprises as he has full control over the new budget cycle.


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Oct 21, 2014

Steer Clear of Government Editor‘s Pen

Journalists fall short of long-established standards when they allow officials to peruse and even edit their reports.


Sep 23, 2014

Don‘t Let the Narrative Trump The Facts

You’d have thought by now that the news media would have learned the hard lessons of prejudging a story or a situation before all the facts are in.


Sep 17, 2014

When the Price of Access Is Too Steep

Media outlets should think twice about maintaining cozy relationships with murderous regimes.


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