• John Locke Update

    What Does the N.C. Constitution Say About Cronyism?

    December 13, 2018
    Nothing in the U.S. Constitution implies a hierarchy among rights. Nevertheless, the federal courts have insisted on relegating economic rights to second-class status. By means of this piece of judicial…
  • John Locke Update

    Building Raleigh With Work

    December 13, 2018
    What was your first job? If you are a certain age, it may have been delivering newspapers in the neighborhood. Maybe, like U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan,…
  • John Locke Update

    Tariffs: Donald Trump’s Sin Taxes

    December 13, 2018
    Question: When is it acceptable for a Republican president to openly brag about liking taxes? Answer: When the taxes are directed toward American consumers and are called tariffs. Last week,…
  • John Locke Update

    Telemedicine Research Update

    December 13, 2018
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released a spending report showing that the rate of health care spending growth slowed for the second straight year. Good news,…
  • John Locke Update

    Caroling Carolina for Holly Jolly Follies

    December 13, 2018
    Here Comes Incentives Clause Here comes incentives clause Jacked way up because That’s what “big boys” expect. It’s just a plum deal Plumb unnecessary “Playing Santa” cronyism dreck.