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    Remembering NC Veterans

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , ,

    We at Civitas salute our veterans and active duty personnel on Veterans Day. We deeply appreciate the work they do and the risks they take to defend us and sustain freedom across the world. The state’s military roots of course run deep, with patriots from the Tar Heel State fighting for freedom in the Revolutionary […]

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    Farewell to a True Public Servant

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

    We at Civitas were saddened to hear of the passing of former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble. He was the 6th Congressional District’s congressman from 1985 until he retired early this year. That made him the longest-serving Republican House member in the North Carolina history. He was well know for his colorful sport coats, and for […]

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    Following the Letter of the Law

    Posted in Education By Jim Tynen | Tagged ,

    By Jenna A. Robinson The UNC Presidential Search Committee has done just enough to satisfy the legal requirements recently laid out by the North Carolina General Assembly. Senate Bill 670, which the UNC Board of Governors has agreed to follow, requires that “at least three final candidates shall be submitted to the full Board from […]

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    CLF Fighting for Coastal Residents

    Posted in Center for Law and Freedom, Environment & Energy By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    Check out this News & Observer story about how our Center for Law and Freedom is helping some coastal residents fight plans to build 104 giant wind turbines in their area. “I’m concerned it will make our beautiful county, quite frankly, ugly,” one resident said. “Each turbine is the size of the Washington Monument. These […]

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    Greensboro to Public: 'Ashley' Emails Not Your Business

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

    Imagine you own a business, and you find out one of your employees has been using his or her company email to link to Ashley Madison, the website that supposedly arranges affairs between married people. Wouldn't you want to know about it? Maybe call that person in for a little talk? The City of Greensboro, […]

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