Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: August 2007

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    So, what was the reason?

    Posted in Uncategorized By Chris Hayes | Tagged

    With the decision last night by the Orange County Commissioners that they were not going to put the transfer tax on the ballot this fall, it meant that the big three Triangle counties (Wake, Durham and Orange) have all deferred on putting the tax on the ballot this year. Funny thing is, it was the […]

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    Healthcare: Coletti Spells it Out for the Demogogues

    Posted in Immigration, Life & Family Issues By Civitas Staff | Tagged , ,

    This is an excellent piece on some of the issues in healthcare reform. Those who blindly blame greedy corporations for our healthcare woes never look to the actual source of all the pathologies — the government. Coletti doesn't go as far as to accuse the left of trying to destroy healthcare markets with regulation. For […]

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    Disaster: Look not to FEMA, Look Locally

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Civitas Staff

    North Carolinians, exposed as they are to Atlantic hurricanes, can look to the experience of certain segments of New Orleans for direction. Or at least we can ask the question: why has the Vietnamese community come out so much better than other communities in the Big Easy?  This study by folks at the Mercatus Center […]

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    30

    Illegal Immigrants and Identity Theft

    Posted in Immigration By Jameson Taylor

    It’s often said that most illegal immigrants are decent, hardworking folks who only want to come to America to work. But what happens when they have to break the law in order to obtain employment? During a recent raid at Smithfield Foods in Tar Heel, North Carolina, investigators found that 86 percent of workers arrested […]

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    Easley: Do One Good Thing Before You Go

    Posted in Uncategorized By Civitas Staff | Tagged

    After all that Easley has wrought, he might actually do something right.

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