ARCHIVE – 2015

Why is Tim Cook Producing Apple Products in China?

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is moving Apple production to China not because of low wages, but because China invests more in vocational training than the United States does. Fox Business host Neil Cavuto suspects Cook is not being totally truthful with this statement. Cavuto interviewed Justin Danhof of ...
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The Pro-Discrimination Left Needs to Be Slapped Down in Court, Says Project 21’s Joe Hicks

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Leaders of the Project 21 black leadership network are continuing to weigh in on the second appearance of the affirmative action case Fisher v. the University of Texas at Austin in front of the U.S. Supreme Court this week. Here's Joe Hicks with a fresh observation: Like a tainted meal, ...
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Today’s Contentious Supreme Court Debate on Affirmative Action Draws Comments from Black Conservative Leaders

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Ending Affirmative Action is Important Because It Does Four Negative Things, Says Derryck Green There is Still a Very Real Concern About Academic Mismatches, Says Bishop Council Nedd II Washington, D.C. - Leaders of the Project 21 black leadership network are commenting on today's oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme ...
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Black Conservatives Comment on Obama’s Terrorism Address

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Call Speech "Least Inspiring Presidential Speech Ever," Say President Failed to Instill Confidence in Already-Suspect Policy "Passion is No Excuse for a Failure of Leadership" Washington, D.C. - Members of the Project 21 black leadership network are commenting on and available for interviews about President Barack Obama's address to the ...
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Are Salt Warnings the Best Way to Improve the Way People Eat?

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Chain restaurants in New York City will now be adding sodium warnings to their menus.  But is that the best way to improve diners’ health? Jeff Stier, the director of the Risk Analysis Division at the National Center for Public Policy Research, argued persuasively today on CNBC’s “Power Lunch” that ...
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Sanctuary Cities Are a Magnet for Criminals, Says Horace Cooper

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What happens when local governments refuse to enforce federal immigration laws?  We see “sanctuary cities” develop in places like San Francisco, where illegal immigrants can live without fear of prosecution or deportation. Horace Cooper of the National Center for Public Policy Research and the Project 21 black leadership network took ...
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A Partial Solution to the Syrian Refugee Debate

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Some advocate settling Syrian refugees in the United States, saying, in effect, that the good America does by inviting them to our home outweighs any danger from embedded (or future) terrorists among them. Others say our government's first responsibility is the safety of American citizens, and as long as it ...
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President Obama’s Sexism Revealed

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Nancy Pelosi's, too. I'm not usually one to cry sexist, but because I haven't seen anyone else noticing, I'll point it out: When President Obama tried to mock certain Republicans by saying they are unnecessarily afraid of "widows and orphans" among the Syrian refugees being or becoming terrorists, he was ...
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Should the U.S. Open Its Arms to Syrian Refugees?

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Should the United States start freely welcoming Syrian refugees today, or should it wait until more stringent vetting processes are in place? Last night, on Al Jazeera America’s “Inside Story with Ray Suarez,” Horace Cooper of the National Center for Public Policy Research noted that it’s not just Republicans demanding increased ...
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Environmentalists Don’t Want You to Eat Meat

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Those who are concerned about climate change are now also concerned with your meat intake. And it turns out that the recent hype over a perceived meat-cancer link could be a result of environmental scare-mongering. Food writer Julie Kelly, co-author with the National Center’s Jeff Stier of a recent Wall ...
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Left-wing Media Matters Publishes Dubious Report on Our WSJ Op-Ed; We Correct the Worst Stuff

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The left-wing spin outfit Media Matters is attempting to undercut an op-ed published today in the Wall Street Journal written by the National Center's Jeff Stier and food writer Julie Kelly. You can read the Wall Street Journal piece here. In the interest of accuracy: Media Matters' sub-headline reads: "Co-Author ...
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What Can Help the University of Missouri?

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What is the next step for the University of Missouri, now that its president and chancellor have resigned? Project 21’s Stacy Washington explained to Newsmax host Ed Berliner why two proposed reforms will NOT help, and suggested one idea that could make a huge difference. “They want to institute mandatory ...
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Climate Change “Busybodies” May Be Behind Latest Meat-Causes-Cancer Scare

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Washington, D.C. - National Center Risk Analysis Director Jeff Stier and food writer Julie Kelly are arguing in an op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal that there may be a climate change-related political activism agenda behind the recent "eating meat causes cancer" scare. Stier and Kelly argue that the cancer-causing ...
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Project 21 Members Issue Statements in Response to Resignation of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe

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Washington, D.C. - Project 21's Stacy Washington and Horace Cooper have issued statements addressing the resignation of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe today in light of student and faculty protests over racial issues on the campus. Said Stacy Washington, a Project 21 member and talk show host on 97.1 ...
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Black Lives Matter Movement is No Longer Redeemable, Says Project 21’s Nedd

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Despite the good intentions of the initial Black Lives Matter movement, Bishop Council Nedd II of the Project 21 black leadership network says that there’s very little that’s redeemable from the movement in its current form. “I think it started out as a decent idea, but then got immediately politicized ...
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Apple’s Rhetoric vs. Reality

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“What Tim Cook is putting out is rhetoric, and what the investors are seeing is reality,” says Free Enterprise Project director Justin Danhof about Apple shareholders. Talking with Neil Cavuto on the Fox Business Network, Danhof especially mocked Apple’s iPhone 6 ad campaign that promises that everything about the phone has ...
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Risk Expert Says Calls to Stop Serving Processed Meats in Schools Should Be Rejected

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Washington, D.C. - National Center for Public Policy Research Risk Analysis Director Jeff Stier has released the following statement regarding the International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC) classification of processed meats as carcinogens and a call for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to remove such meats from ...
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Black Conservative Kevin Martin Supports Voter ID Requirements

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Should the Voting Rights Act be reauthorized in its current form? Should photo identification be required to vote? Project 21’s Kevin Martin was part of a panel on Thom Hartmann’s “Big Picture Rumble” to discuss these and other issues. Regarding photo identification requirements for voting, Martin said: “I’m a veteran ...
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Liberals Play Politics with Government Dietary Standards

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The National Center's Jeff Stier and food writer Julie Kelly took on the politicization of -- of all things -- the federal government's dietary guidelines in an article for National Review this week: Over the past 30 years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans have become as bloated as the nation’s ...
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More Disturbing News from the Abortion Industry

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Project 21’s Stacy Washington has commented on yet another disturbing story from the abortion industry: More sad news on the abortion front here in the U.S. A police raid in tony West Bloomfield Michigan has turned up 14 containers of human fetal remains from an abortionist who apparently did the ...
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