Source Archives: John Locke Foundation

  • Martin Center column identifies a pending crisis for Christian colleges

    William Anderson writes for the Martin Center about a challenge Christian schools face in the years ahead. An African-American pro-life speaker recently spoke at a Midwestern college and several members of the school’s student government declared the speaker &...

    Read More
  • “As you can see, the demand for high quality charter schools remains strong.”

    Those are the words of Dave Machado, director of the Office of Charter Schools for the state. What leads Machado to that statement? From the office’s December newsletter comes the facts about North Carolina’s empowered parents ...

    Read More
  • Liberal groups walk away from women’s march as quietly as possible

    Warren Henry writes at the Federalist website that multiple liberal groups have abandoned the women’s march with little to no comment. The organizations consciously uncoupling from the march deserve some applause for doing the right thing. After all, ...

    Read More
  • Expensive kids and American birth rates

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon explores the notion that American birth rates might be declining because of expenses linked to raising kids. New data, released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attracted attention ...

    Read More
  • Anonymous Trump official rooting for long shutdown

    Reminiscent of the New York Times, the Daily Caller has published an op-ed from an anonymous senior Trump administration official. Unlike the NYT piece from last summer, which outlined a plan to fight the Trump team, the Daily Caller writer ...

    Read More
  • National Review editor: FBI ‘tramples’ political order

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online takes aim at the nation’s leading law-enforcement agency. The FBI took it upon itself to determine whether the president of the United States is a threat to national security. No one had ...

    Read More
  • Federal judges’ war on Trump

    David French of National Review Online describes the ongoing conflict between “lawless” federal judges and the Trump administration. It’s déjà vu all over again. A federal judge has blocked a lawful Trump-administration policy, ...

    Read More
  • Gridlock is Good for the Economy

    Although legislative gridlock is a top concern of the American public, Investor’s Business Daily argues that gridlock saves the American tax payer a lot of money. Among other things, rates of spending are checked, and other potentially costly ...

    Read More
  • Nope, no pay-to-play scheme here

    Carolina Journal was the first media outlet to raise questions about the curious timing of an unusual $57.8 million fund linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in North Carolina. A memorandum of understanding between Gov. Roy Cooper and pipeline operators created ...

    Read More
  • High-powered developer pulls out of High Point stadium hotel project

    Greensboro developer Roy Carroll has announced he is pulling out of a proposed hotel project near High Point’s $35 million taxpayer-funded downtown baseball stadium. In a statement, Carroll said: “The Carroll Companies will not be moving forward with ...

    Read More