Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 19, Number 7 – July 2010

• Child-obesity mandates sought by task force
• Midterm elections key to redistricting

• JLF’s Agenda 2010 offers roadmap to freedom, Page 2
• Tar Heel Blue Dog Democrats mum on Pelosi leadership vote, Page 3
• Yadkin County jail groundbreaking delayed until issues resolved, Page 3
• Cities fight limits on muni broadband, Page 4
• N.C. Briefs, Page 4
• Economic incentives package heavy on film industry subsidies, Page 5

• Education officials embrace federal curriculum standards, Page 6
• Kristen Blair commentary: Policing virtual schoolyards, Page 6
• Handheld reading aids on education budget chopping block, Page 7
• Ruling sets up showdown over Moore County academy, Page 8
• N.C. House Democrats reject education tax credit amendment, Page 9

• North Carolina bucks a trend with 2010 graduation speakers, Page 11
• Jenna Ashley Robinson commentary: Give responsibly, Page 11
• Gaming the higher ed system for federal dollars, Page 12
• Campus Briefs, Page 12
• Issues in Higher Education: New UNC president should revitalize system’s academic core, Page 13

• Health care bill worries local governments, Page 16
• Town and County, Page 16
• Appeals court decides officer-injury question, Page 17
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Water systems soaking consumers, Page 17
• Charlotte rail visions hit snag, Page 18
• Local Innovation Bulletin Board, Page 18
• Davie County residents continue to say no to new high school, Page 19

• Book review: No Crime a harrowing tale of governmental abuse, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Free markets generate wealth that makes philanthropy possible, Page 21
• Book review: End appeals to noneconomists, Page 22
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• Book review: Revere’s grass-roots activism parallels Tea Partiers of today, Page 23

• Editorial: Why not try an outsider? Page 24
• Donna Martinez commentary: Kitchen table economics, Page 24
• Editorial: Hardly impossible, Page 25
• Editorial: Dispelling fairy tales, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Don’t multiply the errors, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Is capitalism up for grabs? Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: A nation with bailout fatigue, Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: The shipwreck of state, Page 27

• Tea Party Museum to take Tea Pot Museum’s place (a CJ parody), Page 28