Category: Raleigh

Secretary Mandy Cohen’s new restrictions not enforceable, but they could foreshadow executive action

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By Andrew Dunn Raleigh, NC – Stay home. Wear a mask at all times. Don’t interact with anyone outside your household. If you do, get tested for COVID-19, N.C. Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Mandy Cohen has directed…

Process and prudence always matter

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – In the spirit of the exception proving the rule, most lovers of liberty accept that government has a critical role to play in combating communicable disease. In a free society, voluntary exchange based on…

Tax debates feature many myths

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – With Democrats in charge of the White House, and U.S. House, and (possibly as of this writing) the U.S. Senate, you can expect a push by left-wing activists and politicians to repeal some federal…

Five North Carolina political questions for 2021

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – After getting many political predictions wrong in 2016, including but not limited to the results of the presidential election, I threw my long-cherished crystal ball out and started building a new one. Figuratively speaking,…

NC State Wolfpack hosts Boston College Wednesday

Raleigh, NC – The NC State men’s basketball team (5-1, 1-0) returns to action Wednesday evening when it hosts Boston College (2-5, 0-1) inside PNC Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. and the game will be televised on the…

Lower taxes attract key leaders

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – When Democrats attack pro-growth tax reform as “trickle-down economics,” I can understand their rhetorical intent. But the charge is silly on multiple levels — including the fact that every Democrat who ever serves in…