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June 08, 2019

In 1940, some 3.6 million people lived in North Carolina, ranking the state 11th in the nation in population and first in the Southeast. Across the South as a whole, only Texas (6.4 million) was more populous.

If present trends continue, by 2040 North Carolina will have a population of about 12.7…

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June 08, 2019

The Charlotte Observer

How much money is too much for a high school football coach? North Carolina’s second largest school district has provided something of an answer.

Last month, Vance High School coach Aaron Brand cashed in on a successful five-year run in Charlotte and accepted a coaching…

June 08, 2019

In 1788 the Hillsborough Convention convened to consider ratification of the U.S. Constitution and also to approve an “unalterable” seat of government. They did neither.

The Constitution, they determined, lacked assurances of personal rights the delegates deemed essential and, after…

Tom Campbell

June 07, 2019

One of the more unfortunate effects of the Trump-Russia investigation — and there have been many — is the weakening of traditional standards of argument and proof in the public debate over allegations that the Trump campaign conspired with Russia to fix the 2016 election. (Just for the…

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June 07, 2019

The Houston Chronicle

Can you hear us now? The Trump administration’s outrageous delays in making available more than $12 billion in storm-recovery funds have finally been dealt with.

The House on Monday approved a Senate bill that sets a 90-day countdown for the administration to formally…

June 06, 2019

Are there lessons from the Civil War battles at Gettysburg for the Democrats and their candidates as they prepare for the 2020 presidential elections?

Let’s think about it together.

On my trip to the Gettysburg battlefields late last month, the first lesson was that General Lee’s…


June 06, 2019

On May 15, U.S. president Donald Trump issued an "Executive Order on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain."

Pursuant to that order, a number of firms in the U.S. (including Google, Qualcomm, and Intel) and abroad (including Panasonic and Arm) have reduced…


June 05, 2019

When you send your youngster off to college, you might not mind that they will have to walk on eggshells, respect taboos, snitch on fellow students for politically incorrect jokes and learn to use ad hominem arguments as a means to attack ideas they find "disagreeable."

If that's your preference,…

Walter Williams

June 04, 2019

The Washington Post

A key objective of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation law was to equip government to anticipate, and control, threats to the banking system such as the one posed by overheated subprime mortgage lending before the crisis of 2008. One such tool is the designation of systemically…

June 04, 2019

A large majority of retirees work between 25 to 30 years in public service before receiving their retirement, contributing 6 percent of their pay each month. For many public sector workers that monthly, required contribution impacts their daily lives — this mandatory contribution to their…

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