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    Prince of . . .

    posted August 1, 2007
    At a luncheon speech hosted by the JLF, Robert Novak sized up the presidential race and  jabbed at pseudo politician, Newt Gingrich.  He also apologized for accidentally…
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    About That Budget

    posted August 1, 2007
    Staff has been scrambling around trying to react to the lunatic budget that seems to wax and wane, daily. Becki Gray has played the part of JLF maestro, well. As…
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    How Light-Rail Fares

    posted August 1, 2007
    In Charlotte, Jeff Taylor continues to call the city’s presentation of light-rail to the public what it is: unfair and unbalanced. Biased and flawed studies and misleading information by…
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    Global Warming, Renewable Energy

    posted August 1, 2007
    The global warming apostles live amongst us. They direct us.  They limit us. They indoctrinate our children. North Carolina is no exception. Out state, as well as others, have…
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    An Appropriate Book Review

    posted August 1, 2007
    The Scalawags, by James Alex Baggett. Reviewed by, Troy Kickler.  No, Jim Black doesn’t have a page dedicated to him. It’s about reconstruction-era scalawags. A book on current scalawags…
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    Taking Advantage of Federalism

    posted July 15, 2007
    Stalled by America’s decision to opt out of the Kyoto Protocol, eco-activists some time ago turned towards the states to seek redress. Bankrolled by anti-capitalist organizations and their non-profit daughter…
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    From the NC Legislature

    posted July 15, 2007
    The budget is still in flux, but they’re getting closer. Despite the urgency, lawmakers didn’t renege on an age-old tradition of implementing the skeleton crew during the July 4…
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    National News

    posted July 15, 2007
    Local governments are ambivalent about growth.  First they want – they want it so badly that they dole out incentives for it – and then they shun it by enacting…
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    Campaign Costs

    posted July 15, 2007
    In an attempt to escape the influence of wealthy donors and provide more opportunity for citizens to run for office, some think that restricting giving will do just that.  Hardly,…
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    Jim Black’s Legacy

    posted July 15, 2007
    Don Carrington, whose news stories over the years have helped to expose corruption in all levels of government, has closely followed Jim Black’s missteps as Speaker of the House. Following…

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