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    Apr
    17

    UNC Must Walk the Walk on Openness

    Posted in Education, Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen

    We recently queried the University of North Carolina about public comments made by the UNC Law Schools' dean, Jack Boger. He was  quoted as saying: “The open records act permits citizens and institutions to request such records without clarifying what their motives are. I think some within the university — I’m probably one of them […]

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    Apr
    16

    The 'Good Motives Defense' Offered by UNC Law Chief

    Posted in Education, Legislative Activity By Jim Tynen

    In the latest development in Civitas' quest to pry public records out of the University of North Carolina, Dean Jack Boger of the UNC Law School was recently quoted as saying: “The open records act permits citizens and institutions to request such records without clarifying what their motives are,” says Boger. “I think some within […]

  3. Apr
    08

    Walter Williams on Economic Myths and Realities

    Posted in Civitas Events, Economics By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    When Dr. Walter Williams spoke at CLC, he sat down with us for an exclusive interview. He covers a wide range of current topics, focusing especially on economic myths and realities. In about 19 minutes he gives a clear, powerful picture of why progressive policies fail and hurt the people they are meant to help, […]

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    Apr
    03

    At Civitas' CLC: Walter Williams Sums Up

    Posted in Civitas Events, Economics By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    Walter Williams, at the end of an exclusive interview for Civitas at CLC, in a couple of minutes eloquently summed up his thinking this way. Conservatives should keep that in mind: we too have to convince our fellow citizens of the moral superiority of personal liberty. While also reminding them that free people living in […]

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    Apr
    01

    Thank Goodness NC (and Other States) Said ‘No’ to Obamacare

    Posted in Healthcare By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    The General Assembly and the governor have taken a lot of heat for refusing to set up a state exchange under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare.) At CLC, one health expert explained why. Michael Cannon of the Cato Institute said the refusal of 34 states to set up exchanges has left the disastrous health care […]