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    Stephen Moore: NC Mustn't Quail at Fighting Income Tax 'Virus'

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Civitas Events By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    When it comes to cutting the income tax, the biggest mistake North Carolina could make is to be too timid. That’s the heart of comments economist and Wall Street Journal writer Stephen Moore made Wednesday night at a Civitas Institute discussion of tax reform. At the event, state Sen. Bob Rucho and Rep. David Lewis […]

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    CLC Speaker Michelle Malkin Speaks Out on Immigration

    Posted in Civitas Events, Immigration By Civitas Staff | Tagged , ,

    Michelle Malkin, Fox News contributor and keynote speaker at Civitas’ 2013 Conservative Leadership Conference,  spoke with Fox & Friends anchors Thursday morning about immigration. Malkin rejected the suggestion of amnesty as an immigration reform solution, the day after several U.S. Senators including John McCain visited the Mexico-U.S. border. During the Senators' visit, a woman climbed […]

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    At CLC: Artur Davis and Ron Johnson on Losing Democrats, Reclaiming the Nation

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Civitas Events By Jim Tynen

    Today, after the sequester,  "the world continued" though the government was $85 billion poorer, Artur Davis, said. His remarks were important for reminding conservatives who we haven't reached out to. "Cutting back, when you are spending too much, is not a radical idea, except in Washington, D.C.," he said. He said President Obama commented that […]

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    CLC: John Lott and Why Gun Control Doesn't Work

    Posted in Civitas Events, Crime By Jim Tynen

    John Lott is an economist and author who is best known for his book More Guns: Less Crime. He has just published a book on the administration: At the Brink: Will Obama Push Us over the Edge? He opens our Saturday session. He was in Colorado, which faces gun-control legislation. He notes how the White House was […]

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    CLC: Power and the People

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Civitas Events By Jim Tynen

    (One theme of the Conservative Leadership Conference is the bottoms-up model of change. Former Sen. Jim DeMint, president-elect of the Heritage Foundation, hailed grassroots activism, in his speech at lunch. He told the crowd, "What's making a difference is you — and people like you across the country." This is needed because Republicans in Washington […]

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