John Hood on conservative legislative victories; Roy Cordato on comments from Sharon Decker about targeted tax incentives; Martin Nesbitt & Fletcher Hartsell debate school choice; Robert Sirico defends free markets; Sarah Curry on growth in state spendingAdd This
Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
Dec 11, 2013 03:25 PM
The results are in. Today, the Department of Health and Human Services released an updated report on the number of individuals signing up for health coverage on the Obamacare exchanges. The national enrollment period began on October 1 and ends on March 31, 2014. Nationwide, 364,682 individuals were able to cross the application process finishContinue Reading
Dec 11, 2013 02:06 PM
The warm conclusion of Charles Dickens’ beloved A Christmas Carol has his hated capitalist, Ebenezer Scrooge, transformed into a man gratefully giving to help the destitute, feeding the poor, even financially helping the family of a stricken child. Thereby he became “as good a friend, as good a master, and as good a man, asContinue Reading
Dec 11, 2013 11:21 AM
Of anarcho-capitalism, that is. In today’s Freeman essay, David Hebert argues that many people misunderstand how anarcho-capitalism really would work, if only we could get government out of the way. One of my favorite Mencken lines goes like this: The aim of practical politics is to menace the people with an endless series of hobgoblinsContinue Reading
Dec 05, 2013
Sen. Kay Hagan and other Democrats defending the new health care law are blaming consumers for purchasing insurance coverage they wanted.
Nov 26, 2013
Relatively few North Carolina teachers leave the profession to teach in other states, a trend that has remained consistent no matter who was in charge of our political institutions.
Nov 21, 2013
The liberal education establishment has made its mark on North Carolina, and the results speak volumes.
Sep 06, 2012
The N&O buries the one moment of real drama at the Democratic National Convention.
Mar 21, 2012
The world's media found the neo-Nazi meme in stories about the school shooting in France just too enticing.
Jan 16, 2012
In a Sunday piece, <i>The Charlotte Observer</i> employs all the steps used by the mainstream media to mislead readers.