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ObamaCare Update: Enrollment Shows Problems Ahead

Katherine Restrepo updates ObamaCare; Tim Boyum on key political races & issues; Dan Forest on N.C. Energy Policy Council's goals & priorities; William Eggars on finding solutions to society's problems; Sarah Curry on state employee benefit debt

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Apr 23, 2014 07:16 AM

The broken window fallacy as applied to Obamacare

Tucked within John Hayward’s interesting Human Events article about a government shakedown for money used to promote the Affordable Care Act is this little nugget: Crucially, the media’s aggressive shredding of inconvenient history kept it from putting ObamaCare’s enrollment “achievement” in any sort of larger context whatsoever. The vast majority of those “enrollments” were peopleContinue Reading


Apr 23, 2014 07:13 AM

Former CBS reporter stirs up hornet’s nest with accusations of bias

As Sharyl Attkisson continues to discuss the events that led to her departure from CBS News after 21 years, some of the targets of her criticism are fighting back. The Daily Caller reports. CBS News and media “watchdog” Media Matters for America both fired back against former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s charges of bias andContinue Reading


Apr 23, 2014 07:10 AM

NY Post columnist labels auto workers union a ‘threat to U.S. liberties’

Think the United Auto Workers group does more good than harm? New York Post columnist Matt Patterson offers a different perspective. Everyone knows the United Auto Workers helped bankrupt General Motors and the entire Detroit auto industry, helping pull what was once America’s greatest city into decay and poverty. That legacy is, of course, oneContinue Reading


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Apr 17, 2014

The Vanishing Obamacare Mandate

The tax that once was viewed as the centerpiece of Obamacare is almost devoid of life.


Apr 10, 2014

CJ Editorial: Glitz, Glamour, and Giveaways

The state's tax credit for film production is an egregious form of corporate welfare that drains the state treasury while offering few benefits to North Carolinians.


Apr 03, 2014

Overtime Rule Reflects Economic Ignorance

The president's new regulations would cut off an important avenue of advancement in the labor market, especially for workers who are just beginning their careers.


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Sep 06, 2012

How to downplay an embarrassing story

The N&O buries the one moment of real drama at the Democratic National Convention.


Mar 21, 2012

Death of a narrative

The world's media found the neo-Nazi meme in stories about the school shooting in France just too enticing.


Jan 16, 2012

Anatomy of a Newspaper Hit Piece

In a Sunday piece, <i>The Charlotte Observer</i> employs all the steps used by the mainstream media to mislead readers.


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