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Cooper administration keeps beating the Medicaid Expansion horse
Gov. Cooper’s latest Phase 2 extension to sideline fans, likely means empty football stadiums to start the season
Meet the socialists behind NC’s newest radical Left coalition
Civitas recently introduced many of you to a radical Leftist coalition of groups calling itself NC United for Survival and Beyond (NC United). The article detailed the coalition’s policy agenda, a terrifying list of demands that would result in economic ruin, civil unrest and spikes in crime. As a follow up, this article will introduce you to the key players involved in the coalition, a list of radicals no less stunning than their outrageous list of demands. Make no mistake, their goal is not some quaint sounding vision of “equity” or “justice,” but rather the ushering in of a socialist system.
Minorities and school choice: time to take the next step
Minority support for school choice exceeds white support for many programs High levels of support create opportunities for many Republicans and problems for many Democrats Expanded school choice should be included as an option to remote learning to ensure students don’t fall further behind and to help narrow the achievement gap School choice is a...
The lie at the heart of the ACLU’s absentee voting lawsuit
The ACLU is suing North Carolina to repeal the witness requirement for absentee ballots. The ACLU claims that the witness requirement does not serve “any valid governmental interest,” but witness signatures were used as evidence in the 9th Congressional District hearing and testimony reveals that the witness requirement makes ballot harvesting more difficult. Despite ACLU...
More school choice is one of the ways North Carolina is better than a decade ago
Education is one of the state’s most important responsibilities. Section IX of the North Carolina State Constitution describes a “general and uniform system of free public schools” which the General Assembly supports via taxation and which local governments may add to or supplement. The North Carolina State Constitution also provides that every child of appropriate...
Exposing the radical agenda the Left wants to impose on North Carolina
Money for Nothing
Paycheck Protection Program is being used to subsidize leftist activism
Judge strikes a blow against Cooper’s shutdown orders; bowling alleys allowed to reopen
A primer on how sausage is made in the NC General Assembly
Judge rejects most of Democracy NC’s latest “sue until blue” election lawsuit
June 23 primary incident exposes another problem with touchscreen voting machines
Note to the Daily Beast: more mail votes ≠ more votes
Republicans outpace Democrats in voter registration, but by less than in 2016
Election analysts: Electoral College protects North Carolina’s voice (Op-ed)
Raleigh paper withholds critical fact about charter schools
The Covid-19 era and America’s identity crisis gives us a chance to rethink education
North Carolina homeschool group offering free webinar
A Decade of NC Teacher Pay: Numbers point towards improvement
NCAE puts legislature in sights and pushes outrage button
Healthcare solutions for North Carolina
Pandemic exposes harms of burdensome CON laws
Cooper’s hostility over 2nd Amendment continues to grow
Expanding Medicaid puts those most at-need at risk
Rising crime in Charlotte highlights political hypocrisy and need for leadership
Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos, and the American Dream
Parental rights in education and regulating homeschooling
Flawed people, the fight to educate our kids, and 100 episodes
Voter ID, Madison Cawthorn, and election safety
Censoring conservatives and mandating masks
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