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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kudos to our friends in Nevada. Yesterday the Silver State became the fifth state to approve Education Savings Accounts. The legislation is the first universal ESA program in the country. The law provides children with special needs or who are from families with incomes less than 185 percent of the federal poverty level ($44,863 for […]