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    Civitas Drops a "Bombshell"

    Posted in Miscellaneous, Politicians & Politicking By Brian Balfour | Tagged ,

    That's the description the radical left-wing rag IndyWeek gave to the Civitas Institute's new project: Mapping the Left (MTL). MTL is an online resource connecting the dots and exposing the massive, well-funded army of left-wing advocacy groups clamoring for expanded government and an erosion of our freedoms. Click here to read the article introducing the MTL […]

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    Happy Holidays!

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Brian Balfour | Tagged

    Civitas Review will be on a short break over the holidays. We will resume regular blogging on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Have a happy holiday season and safe New Year!

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    Stunned crowd hears NH prof tell why he helped to write Common Core Standards

    Posted in Education, Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke

    The reason why I helped write the standards and the reason why I am here today is that as a white male in society I am given a lot of privilege that I didn't earn. Those are the words of Professor  David Pook, a history professor at Granite State College in New Hampshire.  Pook was […]

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    Candidates and Common Core

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke | Tagged ,

    Do you want to know if a local candidate supports or opposes Common Core Standards? The Raleigh Chamber –  a strong proponent of Common Core Standards — has published  responses to candidate surveys on its web site.  Candidates who chose to reply are posted. It should be noted that not all candidates submitted replies. Although […]

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    Coolidge Showed Spending Can Be Cut

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    Do we need a man like … Calvin Coolidge … again? That is a question that has to be taken seriously, thanks to the fine work of bestselling author Amity Shlaes, who was in Raleigh on Thursday to talk about Coolidge, her biography of the 30th president. Today he’s only a vague and somewhat humorous […]

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