<![CDATA[Taylor Batten Opinion Columns & Blogs | CharlotteObserver.com &]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/ en-us Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:41:41 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 03 Nov 2017 14:41:41 EDT Taylor Batten 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) Here’s what Charlotte’s bid to Amazon left out http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article182527186.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:24:09 EDT

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Cam, Jourdan and how hard it is to forgive http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article177511886.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 07 Oct 2017 07:00:00 EDT

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Just how much should we criticize Trump? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article176227496.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Sep 2017 06:33:00 EDT

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We in Charlotte were blind, now we see. Now what? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article174889451.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 07:30:00 EDT

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Jennifer Roberts just made Kenny Smith’s life a whole lot harder http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article173248266.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 07:08:33 EDT

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First, Brooklyn was paved over; is Marshall Park next? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article168068292.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:10:42 EDT

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Mr. Trump, meet Justices Brennan, Brandeis http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article163006833.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:14:00 EDT

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Welcome these fresh, challenging voices http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article159081124.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 Jun 2017 15:00:33 EDT

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North Carolina’s chief justice is worried. You should be too. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article157939914.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:45:00 EDT

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Can shooting be a turning point for nation? Doubtful http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article156558529.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:03:17 EDT

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Gianforte just the latest to assault the First Amendment http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article152598494.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 12:50:43 EDT

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He survived a jump off the Golden Gate Bridge. Now he builds safety nets for others. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article144725504.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:14:00 EDT

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Don’t let Berger have all the fun with fake headlines on Facebook http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article137798768.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 12 Mar 2017 14:44:00 EDT

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McCrory got steamrolled; Cooper doesn’t have to be http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article137490183.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:54:07 EST

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Harry Jones and his remarkable outlook on life http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article133173854.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:05:51 EST

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Transgender Scouts; Jews wearing hijabs. The world’s changing quickly http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article130631159.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 17:02:22 EST

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Now more than ever, ‘get the truth and print it’ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article129228789.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jan 2017 12:45:00 EST

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IS PURPLE POSSIBLE? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article127784889.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:32:17 EST

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An embarrassment of riches this year for Observer’s Pulitzer-winning cartoonist http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/editorials/article123316389.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 06:00:00 EST

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A Muslim extremist shot him and his daughter. Then they forgave him. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article120049308.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:47:15 EST

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What a 35-year-old photo taught me about myself http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article115701993.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 15:29:56 EST

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GOP gets wonderful, awful idea on Supreme Court http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article114252053.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 18:04:17 EST

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Enough of the studying. Here’s someone actually tackling the economic mobility problem http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article111183922.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Oct 2016 14:36:00 EDT

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There’s no slack in Margaret Spellings’ rope http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article105244261.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 02 Oct 2016 14:41:00 EDT

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McCrory’s HB2 stance begs the question http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article102315532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 12:42:00 EDT

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To find her calling, she just had to listen http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article100929157.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 13:34:00 EDT

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Amid whiffs, a McCrory attack that sticks? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article96736902.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:43:00 EDT

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Can CEOs find their voice? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article94007027.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Aug 2016 17:17:02 EDT

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A glimpse of a Donald Trump who America could get behind – but only a glimpse http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article91209557.html#storylink=rss Republican nominee missed an opportunity Thursday

He taps into a deep sentiment by promising to be people’s champion

But his dark rhetoric is no way to expand his reach with swing voters

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Scalia’s ghost hovers over RNC http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/taylor-batten/article91108692.html#storylink=rss Republicans are reminding delegates in Cleveland about the Supreme Court every chance they get

The next president could reshape the court for a generation

The issue could be enough to get some voters off the couch

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