Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 22, Number 4 – April 2013

• Durham retiree unearths tax-fraud scheme
• Dream Teamers looking to work with GOP?

• Renewable energy job-gain claims questioned, Page 2
• Legislators to deal with dueling Taxpayer Bill of Rights measures, Page 3
• Fracking bill would allow permits by 2015, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Obamacare subsidies could squeeze private insurance rolls, Page 5
• Bills would restore partisan ballot labels for judicial races, Page 6

• Berger offers second round of education reform agenda, Page 7
• Terry Stoops commentary: Ignoring the rules, Page 7
• Parents chafe at inBloom national student-tracking database, Page 8
• JLF: Vouchers a good option for N.C. school choice, Page 9

• Taxpayers lose estimated $1.2 billion to Pell fraud, Page 17
• Duke Cheston commentary: The cruelty of Duke’s hookup culture, Page 17
• Lecturer at Duke seeks to save the humanities, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Students with real-life experience get more out of college, Page 19

• CLT airport measure faces uncertain fate, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Asheville looks at raising fees instead of cutting city services, Page 11
• Rick Henderson commentary: Dirty politics at Dix, Page 11
• Appeals Court: Property Tax Commission must follow procedures, Page 12
• NCICL calls state ABC system an illegal monopoly, Page 13

• Book review: Novel explores N.C.’s crucial role in nation’s founding, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler: The Antifederalists would be proud of Rand Paul’s filibuster, Page 21
• Book review: What to Expect examines effects of America’s falling fertility rate, Page 22
• Book review: Beating Obamacare provides essential information for consumers, Page 22
• Book review: Oliver Stone, Peter Kuznick book recycles Stalinist talking points, Page 23

• Editorial: A (mostly) wise and frugal budget, Page 24
• Jon Sanders commentary: Payday lending would help the poor, Page 24
• Editorial: Many happy returns, Page 25
• O.D.-ing on government, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: A modest proposal for renewable energy, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Why nations fail: Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Getting North Carolina back to work: Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: Repeal the higher electric bill mandate: Page 27

• Incentives switcheroo benefits Carolina Panthers (a CJ parody), Page 28