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    Jul
    02

    Poll: Parents want right to opt-out

    Posted in Education, Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke | Tagged , , ,

    If you're concerned about education, the June Civitas Poll has some interesting and encouraging results. Among other things, the poll asks questions on school choice and data collection efforts to help create a "child profile". We'll feature results on individual questions on this blog in the coming days. Today lets talk about parental attitudes toward […]

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    Jun
    29

    The Real History of Confederate Flag in SC

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

    NC Capitol Connection's Matt Caulder has an insightful take on the Confederate flag controversy in South Carolina. The key is looking at what the flag really meant to Democratic segregationists in the 1960s, and what it really means for Southerners today.

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    Jun
    15

    Event asks: Is there a link between school choice and economic development?

    Posted in Education, Miscellaneous By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    On first glance Wake Forest looks like many other cities in North Carolina  —- until you realize residents there have more school choice options than just about any other place in the state. How do these options impact the local community and economic development? That's the question the Civitas Institute sought to answer when it […]

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    Jun
    09

    The Truth about Polls and ID for Illegals

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

    We hear through the grapevine that some people are citing our most recent online survey to say NC voters would like to grant drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Online surveys aren't meant to be scientific studies of public opinion, but rather ways of letting people express their views […]

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    Jun
    05

    Hillary Calls for Universal Voter Registration

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Miscellaneous By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , ,

    Orlando Watson, the Republican National Committee’s communications director for black media responded to Hillary Clinton's call for federal legislation requiring universal voter registration for everyone and 20 days of early voting by saying: "Clinton’s rhetoric on voting rights “is misleading and divisive” because “in reality, the vast majority of Americans – including minority voters – support […]

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