Civitas Review

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    WCPSS enrollment projections need overhaul

    Posted in Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    Last week, I published a brief piece titled Wake School Estimates must be double-checked.   As the name implies, it calls for a skeptical eye toward Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) enrollment estimates; which in my judgement  tend to be on the rosy side, almost bordering on unjustifiably optimistic. That said, this morning’s News and […]

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    Why Does N&O Want Justice Hudson's Opinions Kept Quiet?

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , ,

    Why does the News & Observer want to hide facts from the voters in an election year? The paper's editorial board threw a fit over ads highlighting a written opinion by state Supreme Court Justice Robin Hudson. What's wrong with telling voters what a candidate had done? It's her official ruling from the bench. You […]

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    The Circus Goes On: ‘Moral Mondays’ and the Media

    Posted in Crime, Public Safety By Lee Brett | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

    It would be hard to fully catalog the incidences of liberal media bias in recent coverage of the so-called “Moral Monday” protest. From wildly inflated estimates of crowd sizes to open solidarity with protesters, the coverage of Moral Monday – from a journalistic standpoint – has been an absolute travesty. However, this morning’s article in the […]

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    Protesters, N&O: Issues May Be Urgent, But Apparently Not Urgent Enough to Understand

    Posted in Legislative Activity By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , ,

    The N&O today penned an article praising the "Moral Monday" protesters at the General Assembly, and the "urgent message" they are delivering to legislators. But what exactly is in this so-called urgent message? According to the N&O, the protesters are upset about "cuts" to education spending, the state's refusal to accept Medicaid expansion, reductions to […]

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