John Locke Update / Impact Newsletter

Other items of interest

posted on

In his latest column, John Locke Foundation Policy Analyst and Research Editor Jon Sanders discusses how a cap-and-trade scheme for carbon dioxide emissions would hurt families trying to pay their energy bills. In other news, the News & Observer‘s “Under the Dome” blog picked up Carolina Journal contributor Sarah Okeson‘s latest exclusive on the continuing controversy surrounding a top-level staffer ousted from the N.C. Treasurer’s office. Curtis Wright’s Web site also featured a CJ exclusive from Associate Editor David Bass that discussed legislation to provide new incentives for biotechnology companies. Meanwhile, Meck Deck blogger Jeff Taylor continues to set the agenda for mainstream media. His blog entry on the relative merits of a full-time versus a part-time Charlotte mayor preceded a Charlotte Observer article on the same topic. Charlotte’s Creative Loafing also cited Taylor’s work this week. (As blogger Jeff Taylor pointed out in July, it now appears that Raleigh has passed us as the jobs engine of the state.) Paul Chesser of Climate Strategies Watch used his latest American Spectator column to discuss a new film called “Not Evil, Just Wrong” that debunks global warming alarmism. In addition, a letter writer in the Lexington Dispatch praised the John Locke Foundation. (Here in North Carolina is located a political watchdog known as the John Locke Foundation that along with the Eagle Forum and several other notable groups and senators bring to all who care to “stay in touch” information on how to be heard concerning radical changes that continue to threaten our freedom from within.)

Donate Today

About John Locke Foundation

We are North Carolina’s Most Trusted and Influential Source of Common Sense. The John Locke Foundation was created in 1990 as an independent, nonprofit think tank that would work “for truth, for freedom, and for the future of North Carolina.” The Foundation is named for John Locke (1632-1704), an English philosopher whose writings inspired Thomas Jefferson and the other Founders.

The John Locke Foundation is a 501(c)(3) research institute and is funded solely from voluntary contributions from individuals, corporations, and charitable foundations.