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NC Senate Budget Plan Grounded In Key Principles

Becki Gray on Senate budget priorities; Charles Cooke on conservatives & libertarians as allies or antagonists; legislators debate restrictions on distilleries' on-site sales; Mark McNeilly on UNC-CH's MBA program; Troy Kickler on impact of Magna Carta

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Jun 30, 2015 12:13 PM

House passes continuing resolution

Late last night the NC House of Representatives sent out a press release discussing their vote on a continuing resolution for the state budget.  Below is the press release: Today the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) in order to fund State government functions through August 14, 2015 at 11:59pm. AContinue Reading


Jun 30, 2015 07:20 AM

In case you missed him …

Rick Henderson’s latest appearance on Time Warner Cable News’ statewide “Capital Tonight” program included an assessment of political implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage.


Jun 30, 2015 07:16 AM

Geraghty probes the ‘cyber 9/11′

Jim Geraghty of National Review Online asks how the federal government could have failed to prevent a massive hack of government records by Chinese operatives. By now, it’s clear that hackers — believed to be tied to the Chinese government – stole files from the Office of Personnel Management that amount to a giant “howContinue Reading


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Jun 25, 2015

Magna Carta Helped Make Us a Nation of Laws

Americans often express statements such as “The president is not above the law,” or “It doesn’t matter how much money one has, everyone is equal under the law.” These sentiments can be traced back to Magna Carta.


Jun 18, 2015

Class of 2015 Ready To Launch

Now that seniors have crossed the high school graduation stage, it's important to contemplate the next steps in their lives.


Jun 11, 2015

Obamacare Decision Will Affect N.C.

A court ruling striking down Obamacare subsidies could leave N.C. scrambling for new Medicaid money.


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Mar 13, 2015

Corrections Policies Say A Lot

A news outlet’s willingness to own up to its mistakes says a lot about its credibility.


Jan 08, 2015

Early Lessons in Journalistic Bias

Professors do future journalists and the reading public no favors by teaching students that a left-wing narrative trumps the facts.


Dec 21, 2014

When the Media Ignores the News

News outlets shirk their duty when they fail to acknowledge important stories.


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