The New Criterion recently published a superb essay by Myron Magnet in defense of America's founding principles. I've previously written about the dangers of the 1619 Project being ... Keep Reading
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Are Civitas polls pointing to law and order as tipping point issue of 2020?
Two police officers were shot in Louisville, Kentucky in the wake of renewed protests and violence over the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. During the ... Keep Reading
Plenty of focus on teacher pay but what about police?
Violent scenes of anarchy in cities like Kenosha, Wisconsin, and Portland, Oregon, and the nation’s capital are a reminder that police have dangerous and difficult jobs. Those jobs ... Keep Reading
Civitas Poll offers insight into crime as major 2020 election issue
Crime and civil unrest have the ability to tip elections. Usually, the impact is felt most at the local level, but Richard Nixon was able to hold off a late surge from Huberty ... Keep Reading
Rising crime in Charlotte highlights political hypocrisy and need for leadership
Lost by some during the Black Lives Matter protests and civil disorder is the continued crime surge in Charlotte and other urban areas across the nation. To their credit, the ... Keep Reading
Interview: Dan Bishop ‘frustrated’ by Cooper’s ‘roadblocks’ and ‘obfuscation’ on reopening
A Charlotte Observer article covering the back and forth on the reopening protests between Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC) and his upcoming congressional opponent prompted Civitas to reach ... Keep Reading
So You Say Obamacare “Is the Law”?
"(L)aw is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual." --Thomas Jefferson, 1819 ... Keep Reading