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Elected officials in a major U.S. city plan to pass a law that will allow thieves to sell items they steal if they do it to earn money for basic needs and trespassers to set up camp on private property when it is to obtain adequate shelter.
Elected officials in a major U.S. city plan to pass a law that will allow thieves to sell items they steal if they do it to earn money for basic needs and trespassers to set up camp on private property when it is to obtain adequate shelter.
 
Scott Winship writes for the Spotlight on Poverty website about the significance of new poverty numbers.
Scott Winship writes for the Spotlight on Poverty website about the significance of new poverty numbers.
 
Garbage in, garbage out. This rule of thumb applies to every field of human behavior — very much including politics.
Garbage in, garbage out. This rule of thumb applies to every field of human behavior — very much including politics.
 
Another day, another piece by the far-Left NC Justice Center that hides facts about poverty in NC.
Another day, another piece by the far-Left NC Justice Center that hides facts about poverty in NC.
 
As the candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for president debate the merits of taxing the wealthiest Americans, maybe we should instead focus on getting rid of a program that effectively taxes the poorest among us.
As the candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for president debate the merits of taxing the wealthiest Americans, maybe we should instead focus on getting rid of a program that effectively taxes the poorest among us.
 
The N&O yesterday published an op-ed by the NC Justice Center that accuses Sen. Phil Berger of “spinning a compelling yarn, even when he doesn’t tell the whole story.”
The N&O yesterday published an op-ed by the NC Justice Center that accuses Sen. Phil Berger of “spinning a compelling yarn, even when he doesn’t tell the whole story.”
 
“Opportunity zones,” defined by a 2017 law, are poor areas targeted by the federal government for economic investment.
“Opportunity zones,” defined by a 2017 law, are poor areas targeted by the federal government for economic investment.
 
After about 100 jumping jacks and a few laps across the pool, Vanina Melendez began to think something was wrong.
After about 100 jumping jacks and a few laps across the pool, Vanina Melendez began to think something was wrong.
 
As many as 626,000 North Carolinians with incomes below 133% of the poverty level might qualify for Medicaid.
As many as 626,000 North Carolinians with incomes below 133% of the poverty level might qualify for Medicaid.
 
The great British statesman and writer Edmund Burke was a critic of his government's treatment of the American colonies in the years preceding the Revolutionary War
The great British statesman and writer Edmund Burke was a critic of his government's treatment of the American colonies in the years preceding the Revolutionary War
 
Government programs such as welfare and other social means-tested programs characterize very well the government's general policy towards poverty: Make individuals "comfortable" in their poverty rather than incentivize them to become self-sufficient.
Government programs such as welfare and other social means-tested programs characterize very well the government's general policy towards poverty: Make individuals "comfortable" in their poverty rather than incentivize them to become self-sufficient.
 
"Human advancement is not a mere question of almsgiving, but rather of sympathy and cooperation among classes who would scorn charity," writes W.E.B. DuBois in The Souls of Black Folk
"Human advancement is not a mere question of almsgiving, but rather of sympathy and cooperation among classes who would scorn charity," writes W.E.B. DuBois in The Souls of Black Folk
 
The ink is dry, but the howling from the Left continues. The 2017 tax reform law is in place and working as advertised - lower personal and corporate taxes, more money in the pockets of Americans, repatriation of billions of dollars of corporate profit, and an economy that will be robust
The ink is dry, but the howling from the Left continues. The 2017 tax reform law is in place and working as advertised - lower personal and corporate taxes, more money in the pockets of Americans, repatriation of billions of dollars of corporate profit, and an economy that will be robust
 
Last year Senators Angela Bryant (D-Halifax), Valerie Foushee (D-Chatham) and Terry Van Duyn (D-Buncombe) introduced legislation (SB 174) to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour as a way “to advance economic security in North Carolina.”
Last year Senators Angela Bryant (D-Halifax), Valerie Foushee (D-Chatham) and Terry Van Duyn (D-Buncombe) introduced legislation (SB 174) to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour as a way “to advance economic security in North Carolina.”
 
We want to be wanted and we need to be needed. Call it the human condition or the need for dignity
We want to be wanted and we need to be needed. Call it the human condition or the need for dignity
 
When it comes to free speech, opposites may not attract. But respectful conflict and debate make for better education in colleges and universities, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, said in a hearing Oct. 26
When it comes to free speech, opposites may not attract. But respectful conflict and debate make for better education in colleges and universities, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, said in a hearing Oct. 26
 
I have strong opinions. You probably do, too. Most people have deeply felt convictions about at least some matters of public controversy. Given the right context, most are willing to express their views to others and debate their disagreements.
I have strong opinions. You probably do, too. Most people have deeply felt convictions about at least some matters of public controversy. Given the right context, most are willing to express their views to others and debate their disagreements.
 
The results of the Democratic Party - with the assistance of Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and other race hucksters - setting up Hillary Clinton as the black voters big Bwana (Swahili, from Arabic abuna "our leader") is shortening lives and preventing young African Americans from climbing out
The results of the Democratic Party - with the assistance of Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and other race hucksters - setting up Hillary Clinton as the black voters big Bwana (Swahili, from Arabic abuna "our leader") is shortening lives and preventing young African Americans from climbing out
 
Who better to observe the Great Society programs than VN Vets now 70, retired, and no need to be politically correct?
Who better to observe the Great Society programs than VN Vets now 70, retired, and no need to be politically correct?
 
Last week's newsletter highlighted the fiscal impact on North Carolina if the legislature agreed to opt for Obamacare's Medicaid expansion. This week, I'll touch on three critical human costs...
Last week's newsletter highlighted the fiscal impact on North Carolina if the legislature agreed to opt for Obamacare's Medicaid expansion. This week, I'll touch on three critical human costs...
 
A moderate perspective might give insight to win debates with your polarized friends.
A moderate perspective might give insight to win debates with your polarized friends.
 
It's hard to reach the right conclusion when you start with false premises.
 
Yesterday, ace Carolina Journal reporter Dan Way brought a fascinating yet frightening UNESCO email to my attention. The organization announced a new campaign that calls on teachers "to become advocates for education to help lobby for progress toward achieving the new sustainable development agenda.
Yesterday, ace Carolina Journal reporter Dan Way brought a fascinating yet frightening UNESCO email to my attention. The organization announced a new campaign that calls on teachers "to become advocates for education to help lobby for progress toward achieving the new sustainable development agenda.
 
According to recent reports, the federal government administers 126 separate programs directed at low-income households. Many of these programs are administered in partnership with state governments, while state and local governments provide still more separate programs. Spending on these...
According to recent reports, the federal government administers 126 separate programs directed at low-income households. Many of these programs are administered in partnership with state governments, while state and local governments provide still more separate programs. Spending on these...
 
One issue that gets North Carolinian blood boiling is the former Center for Work, Poverty, and Opportunity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's law school. To conservatives it is a symbol of the left's abuse of its dominance of academia, in which a Democratic politician...
One issue that gets North Carolinian blood boiling is the former Center for Work, Poverty, and Opportunity at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's law school. To conservatives it is a symbol of the left's abuse of its dominance of academia, in which a Democratic politician...
 
The reopening of UNC–Chapel Hill Law School’s Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity as the “North Carolina Poverty Research Fund” by law professor Gene Nichol shows great contempt for the UNC system Board of Governors, the state legislature, and the people of North Carolina.
The reopening of UNC–Chapel Hill Law School’s Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity as the “North Carolina Poverty Research Fund” by law professor Gene Nichol shows great contempt for the UNC system Board of Governors, the state legislature, and the people of North Carolina.
 
A good and wise minister friend of mine sent me a most insightful article concerning the situation in Baltimore.
A good and wise minister friend of mine sent me a most insightful article concerning the situation in Baltimore.
 
On Feb. 27, the UNC Board of Governors voted to close the Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity at its Chapel Hill campus. Many on the left and faculty within the UNC system argued the board's decision was political and an attack on academic freedom.
On Feb. 27, the UNC Board of Governors voted to close the Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity at its Chapel Hill campus. Many on the left and faculty within the UNC system argued the board's decision was political and an attack on academic freedom.
 
Suppose there was an academic center focused on issues of poverty, work, and opportunity. Suppose this center pledged to "examine innovative and practical ideas" for moving people out of poverty. Suppose its leadership was interested not in raising their own profiles, but in honestly upholding...
Suppose there was an academic center focused on issues of poverty, work, and opportunity. Suppose this center pledged to "examine innovative and practical ideas" for moving people out of poverty. Suppose its leadership was interested not in raising their own profiles, but in honestly upholding...
 
This morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v Burwell, where the plaintiffs are not seeking to challenge Obamacare, but for the federal health law to operate as written.
This morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v Burwell, where the plaintiffs are not seeking to challenge Obamacare, but for the federal health law to operate as written.
 
You’ve heard the spin the media, the progressives and the professors have put on the closing of the UNC Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity, but let’s step back and look at what this is and isn’t about.
You’ve heard the spin the media, the progressives and the professors have put on the closing of the UNC Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity, but let’s step back and look at what this is and isn’t about.
 
If the recent review of campus-based centers by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors was all an elaborate ruse to silence a critic of state Republicans, it would probably qualify as the most improbable, elaborate, and ineffective conspiracy in North Carolina history.
If the recent review of campus-based centers by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors was all an elaborate ruse to silence a critic of state Republicans, it would probably qualify as the most improbable, elaborate, and ineffective conspiracy in North Carolina history.
 
It's particularly disgusting to see our state's drive-by media try to compare the UNC Board of Governors' decision to shut down a scam on the Chapel Hill campus to McCarthyism or the state's one-time speaker ban.
It's particularly disgusting to see our state's drive-by media try to compare the UNC Board of Governors' decision to shut down a scam on the Chapel Hill campus to McCarthyism or the state's one-time speaker ban.
 
Today North Carolina released A-F grades for all traditional public and charter schools. News outlets have been all over the story and pundits are angling to put a spin on what is expected to be a tough day for many schools.
Today North Carolina released A-F grades for all traditional public and charter schools. News outlets have been all over the story and pundits are angling to put a spin on what is expected to be a tough day for many schools.
 
In a draft report released this week, the working group of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors has completed its review of the 240 research centers scattered among the system campuses. It recommends further review of only 13 and closure of just three.
In a draft report released this week, the working group of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors has completed its review of the 240 research centers scattered among the system campuses. It recommends further review of only 13 and closure of just three.
 
I have often wondered why Race is such a large issue in these times. Many of us, who lived through the sixties and were well aware of the events of those turbulent days, have well considered why Race is such a dominant force for those who are interminably imbued with the subject.
I have often wondered why Race is such a large issue in these times. Many of us, who lived through the sixties and were well aware of the events of those turbulent days, have well considered why Race is such a dominant force for those who are interminably imbued with the subject.
 
What can be done to help the poor is a perennial issue in politics, and with it comes what is to me a real puzzler: Why do those who seem most adamant that government programs are the best way to serve the needs of the poor also seem the least interested in whether those programs actually work?
What can be done to help the poor is a perennial issue in politics, and with it comes what is to me a real puzzler: Why do those who seem most adamant that government programs are the best way to serve the needs of the poor also seem the least interested in whether those programs actually work?
 
What can be done to help the poor is a perennial issue in politics, and with it comes what is to me a real puzzler. Why do those who seem most adamant that government programs are the best way to serve the needs of the poor also seem the least interested in whether those programs actually work?
What can be done to help the poor is a perennial issue in politics, and with it comes what is to me a real puzzler. Why do those who seem most adamant that government programs are the best way to serve the needs of the poor also seem the least interested in whether those programs actually work?
 
George Gilder doesn't quote the Bard in his latest book, but one could picture him as Hamlet to his reader's Horatio, pointing out: "There are more things in heaven and earth ... than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
George Gilder doesn't quote the Bard in his latest book, but one could picture him as Hamlet to his reader's Horatio, pointing out: "There are more things in heaven and earth ... than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
 
On the corner of South Elm Street and Lee Street on the south side of downtown Greensboro lies a seven-acre empty lot.
On the corner of South Elm Street and Lee Street on the south side of downtown Greensboro lies a seven-acre empty lot.
 
"Gloom, despair, and agony on me," sang the corn-pone troubadours of "Hee Haw," TV's long-running variety show. "Deep, dark depression, excessive misery. If it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all. Gloom, despair, and agony on me."
"Gloom, despair, and agony on me," sang the corn-pone troubadours of "Hee Haw," TV's long-running variety show. "Deep, dark depression, excessive misery. If it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all. Gloom, despair, and agony on me."
 
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