Source Archives: John Locke Foundation

  • Playing into the white nationalists’ hands

    Editors at Investor’s Business Daily suggest the response to Charlottesville’s deadly weekend protests is giving the white nationalist groups what they want. It wasn’t long ago that Americans were being told repeatedly not to ...

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  • Where does the toppling of monuments end?

    Kyle Smith of National Review Online reacts to the disturbing news from Durham. The orgiastic glee with which protesters tore down, then beat up, a century-old monument to a generic Confederate soldier in Durham, N.C., this week was alarming. ...

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  • Panning corporate welfare for coal

    Michael Tanner‘s latest National Review Online column explains why policymakers should reject a plan to subsidize the coal industry. The latest outrageous example of corporate welfare comes from West Virginia, where Republican-turned-Democrat-turned-Republican governor Jim Justice is asking for $4&...

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  • Be careful what you wish for: single-payer health care edition

    Jonathan LaForce urges Federalist website readers to remain wary of single-payer health care. People keep talking about single-payer health care and universal health care as if somehow such systems are spontaneously going to save all of humankind from some sort ...

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  • Obama to states targeted by Russian hacking: [Silence]

    Richard Pollock of the Daily Caller reports on the Obama administration’s decision not to tell 21 states that the Russian government was hacking their election systems. State election officials still don’t know which 21 of their jurisdictions Russian ...

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  • Bye Bye Onerous NC Rules

    JLF’s  Jon Sanders points us to an update on the work of the North Carolina Rules Review Commission.  We’re now at the halfway mark of the process. Here are the numbers now according to ...

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  • Do Teachers Have Enough Money For Supplies?

    From Education NC: In the wake of Governor Roy Cooper’s announcement last week of a statewide supply drive for schools, the issue of classroom resources moved front and center. During his announcement, Cooper criticized Republican lawmakers for not ...

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  • Another Title IX failure

    Cynthia Garrett and Alison Scott write for the Washington Examiner about a case of Title IX and negative consequences on a major university campus. It is not often that the veil of university Title IX procedures is lifted, but when ...

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  • National Review editor wants to ‘mothball’ Confederate monuments

    Rich Lowry presumably wrote his latest National Review Online column without knowledge of the unsanctioned effort to topple a Confederate monument in Durham. So he makes no reference to that incident while calling generally for similar monuments to be removed. ...

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  • Antifa and the Alt-Right

    Ben Shapiro of National Review Online compares disturbing elements of the political left and right. … [H]ere we stand: On the one side, a racist, identity-politics Left dedicated to the proposition that white people are innate beneficiaries of privilege ...

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