Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: October 2014

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    Whether Media or Economists; "Mainstream" Means Left-Wing

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , ,

    McClatchy News ran this article yesterday that attempts to outline the different outlooks on the economy held by Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis. The article was supposed to be an unbiased summary presenting each candidates viewpoints, but, this being the left-wing media, the author couldn't help but add this editorialized comment: Mainstream economists generally think […]

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    How the Liberal Left Reacts to Voter Fraud in NC

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged ,

    James O'Keefe is in town and talking to campaign workers at early voting – the results are chilling. His video illustrates that the progressive Left accepts voter fraud as a "given" in elections and their poll workers are their to advise and accommodate anyone willing to cheat. Remember every illegal voter disenfranchises a legal voter. […]

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    Illegal Mailers in Hagan Tillis Senate Campaign?

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged ,

    Two mailers in the Hagan Tillis race have hit mailboxes in the last few days appear to violate federal and state laws: 1. They do not Identify who paid for the mailer as required by federal law (FEC) 2. They likely violated state lobbying laws as they are soliciting others to call a state official (Speaker […]

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    Tax Foundation: NC's Tax Reform One of the Most Impressive in the Last Ten Years

    Posted in Budget & Taxes By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , ,

    The Tax Foundation today released the 2015 version of their annual State Business Tax Climate Index – which ranks the tax structure of states according to how (relatively) attractive they are to lure jobs and investment. The index is in its 11th year, and for the first ten years NC performed terribly – ranking among […]

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    Support for Common Core continues to erode

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , , ,

    Gallup reported that support for Common Core among public school parents continues to slide. According to poll results released earlier today, parents of U.S. public school students in grades K-12 are about evenly divided over the Common Core State Standards. Thirty-five percent view them negatively and 33% view them positively, while another third aren't familiar with […]

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