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    Eminent Domain

    posted May 13, 2018 by Jon Guze
    Updated as of January 2020. Eminent domain refers to the government’s power to take land from property owners who are unwilling to sell it voluntarily. The Takings Clause of the…
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    Electricity and Energy

    posted May 13, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    Updated as of January 2020. Electricity is a basic human need. Rich or poor, it doesn’t matter. But electricity prices have a greater affect on the poor because they spend…
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    Publicly Funded Stadiums

    posted May 13, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    Updated as of January 2020. “If you build it, they will come” may be an iconic movie line, but it makes for poor public policy. It is basically what big-league…
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    Overcriminalization

    posted May 13, 2018 by Jon Guze
    In The Federalist No. 62, James Madison wrote, “It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if…
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    Government Accountability

    posted May 13, 2018 by Joseph Coletti
    Updated as of January 2020. Government needs to be open and accountable to taxpayers. Many of the tools needed to achieve that goal also help government employees succeed in their…
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    Occupational Licensing

    posted May 13, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    Updated as of January 2020. Everyone in North Carolina has a self-evident, inalienable right to “the enjoyment of the fruits of their own labor.” It’s in North Carolina’s Constitution,…

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