Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 15, Number 10 – October 2006

• Will TTA use eminent domain?
• Tall Ships event: Success or failure?

• Once-terminal agency now thrives by buying advertising, p. 4
• Agency accountability in limbo, p. 4
• NC ranks eighth in US study of highway miles needed, p. 5

• Leaders discuss statewide school construction, p. 8
• Teacher-recruitment measure too late for school year, p. 9
• Lindalyn Kakadelis commentary: We need testing transparency, p. 9
• Construction costs nail Guilford school board, p. 10
• Children’s scholarship funds make dreams reality, p. 11

• UNC student fee system sets bad example, p. 12
• Students fight UNC speaker bias, p. 13
• Shannon Blosser commentary: UNC governance scrutinized, p. 13
• Jon Sanders commentary: What can we do to bring more liberals to UNC?, p. 14
• High cost of college textbooks pinching students’ budgets, p. 14
• George Leef commentary: What diversity? The intellectual monoculture of higher educastion, p. 15

• Speed hump research contains many flaws, p. 16
• Court: Covenants have limits, p. 17
• Chad Adams commentary: Incentives are for the lazy, p. 17
• Winston-Salem on the grow, p. 18
• Local innovation bulletin board, p. 18
• 80-foot building stirs citizen passions in Hendersonville, p. 19

• Book Review: Mark Buckingham’s “The One Thing You Need to Know,” p. 20
• Dr. Troy Kickler commentary: What is Western civilization, and is it worth preserving, Part 1, p. 21
• Book Review: Steven F. Hayward’s “Greatness,” p. 22
• Book Review: Oliver Van DeMille’s “A Thomas Jefferson Education,” p. 23

• Jon Ham commentary: Why is it so hard to govern?, p. 24
• Editorial: Party does make a difference, p. 24
• Editorial: Year of the charge card, p. 25
• Editorial: Incentives blowback coming, p. 25
• John Hood commentary: The sleeper issue, p. 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Where has the US middle class gone?, p. 26
• Marc Rotterman commentary: Newt “Cinderella Man” Gingrich is off the canvas, p. 27
• Letters to the editor, p. 27

• Human relations agency to launch online dating site (a CJ parody), p. 28