Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: January 2016

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    Hillary Clinton's Troubles Mount

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    This article by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr. says "the Federal Bureau of Investigation will recommend that the Justice Department bring criminal charges against Hillary Clinton and various of her aides, and soon. The evidence consists of materials that the Bureau has gathered in the course of its months-long investigation of Mrs. Clinton’s personal server." Maybe, […]

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    CLF Petitions NC Supreme Court in Religious Liberty Case

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom By Elliot Engstrom | Tagged , , ,

    Yesterday, the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom filed a Petition for Discretionary Review with the North Carolina Supreme Court in the matter of Breedlove v. Warren. In the petition, we ask the Court for expedited review of a September trial court decision prior to a ruling by the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The […]

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    Crony Gov't Handouts a "Stick in the Eye"

    Posted in Economics By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    This according to state Senator Andy Wells (R-Catawba). From the N&O   A state senator from Hickory is denouncing as a political “poke in the eye with a stick” a promise of state incentives to Corning Inc., which will move about 500 workers from his city to Mecklenburg. Corning Inc. announced last month that it would […]

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    Is NC Road Bond Idea Slightly Alive?

    Posted in Government, Legislative Activity By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , , , ,

    You probably remember that classic line from "The Princess Bride:" "It just so happens that your friend here is only MOSTLY dead. There's a big difference between mostly dead and all dead. Mostly dead is slightly alive." That may come to mind if you read about the push for infrastructure bonds, as Matt Caulder details […]

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    Just the Facts, Ma’am, on UNC

    Posted in Education By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , , , ,

    By Jenna A. Robinson The UNC system likes to boast that it is “one of the strongest and most successful systems of public higher education in the nation.” And in the eyes of higher education elites, it does have much to boast about. The system enrolls more than 200,000 students per year at 16 campuses around North Carolina—now […]

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