Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: March 2008

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    Unfair Competition?

    Posted in Uncategorized By Chris Hayes | Tagged

    Can you imagine if you were an existing business in North Carolina and the State used your tax dollars to recruit and subsidize your direct competitor to steal customers from you, forcing you to cease operations in the State?  Well, that is exactly what has happened to Allegiant Air. Many of you have followed the […]

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    Moore, Perdue: Debate at the CLC

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Max Borders

    Apparently, Lt. Governor Bev Perdue doesn't like the accusation that she's running from debates with State Treasurer Richard Moore. So now she has agreed to do two more. Let it be known, however, that the Civitas Institute invited both of the Democrat candidates to debate alongside four other candidates (Graham, McCrory, Orr, Smith) at this […]

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    "It Takes Money to Take Money"

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Max Borders | Tagged

    Or so says Orange County.-Max Borders

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    The Climate Bet

    Posted in Environment & Energy By Max Borders | Tagged

    Remember the Julian Simon/Paul Ehrlich bet? Here's one by a Wharton prof proposed for Al Gore. Check it out. And gotta love this query for Gore: “When and under what conditions would you be willing to engage in a scientific test of your forecasts?” (HT: Brian Balfour) BTW, if anyone wants a friendly side action, […]

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    $72 million High School: April Fool's Joke?

    Posted in Education By Max Borders

    According to a reader: "The Local Government Commission will be meeting on April 1, to decide the debt application from Watauga County for $72 million for a new high school.  This debt is being sought without a referendum."-Max Borders

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