Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 15, Number 11 – November 2006

• Easley withheld information on transfer, p. 1
• North Carolina ozone levels continue to plummet, p. 1

• Nonprofit scofflaws on Web, p. 5
• Taylor wins “Porker” award, p. 5

• Standard ‘solutions’ not remedying ed problems, p. 8
• Legislature mandates study of spending effectiveness, p. 9
• Lindalyn Kakadelis commentary: Built coalitions for choice, p. 9
• Critics join forces to oppose Wake bonds, p. 10
• School employee growth outstrips student growth, p. 11

• Connerly: Time for America to be color blind, p. 12
• ISI: Colleges and universities teach civics, history poorly, p. 13
• Shannon Blosser commentary: Athletics still top dog on ACC campuses, p. 13
• Bats in the Belltower: Michelle Malkin vs. the UNC-CH law professor, p. 14
• Spellings makes recommendations for future of U.S. higher education, p. 14
• Jane S. Shaw commentary: Higher education would benefit from an economic perspective, p. 15

• Citizens fighting zoning law in Vance County, p. 16
• Appeals Court tells Durham no, p. 17
• Chad Adams commentary: The bias against freedom, p. 17
• Local innovation bulletin board, p. 18
• From Cherokee to Currituck, p. 18
• Errors or lies?: Researchers look into cost overruns, p. 19

• Book Review: Nathaniel Philbrick’s Mayflower, p. 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: What is Western Civilization, and is it worth preserving? Part 2, p. 21
• Book Review: Timothy F. Carney’s The Big Ripoff, p. 23

• Richard Wagner commentary: Pack Mules for Government, p. 24
• Editorial: High-risk pool a good first step, p. 24
• Editorial: An alternative to dropouts, p. 25
• Editorial: Say no to escheats fund raid, p. 25
• John Hood commentary: Individual rights and smoking, p. 25
• Michael Walden Commentary: Some speedy economic myth debunking, p. 26
• George C. Leef commentary: Some questions about higher education ‘diversity’, p. 27
• Letters to the editor, p. 27

• State fair economic-impact report different this year (a CJ parody), p. 28