Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 22, Number 8 – August 2013

• North Carolina gets sweeping tax reform
• Embattled Rural Center defunded in budget

• Voter ID bill includes major election reforms, Page 2
• JLF: Budget addresses essential tax and education reforms, Page 3
• Critics: Jobless benefits don’t boost economy, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Two Clinton women plead guilty to IRS stolen-identity fraud, Page 5
• Kentucky censors N.C.-based syndicated columnist Rosemond, Page 6
• Major regulatory reform addressed as 2013 session culminates, Page 7
• State budget sets McCrory’s Medicaid reforms in motion, Page 8

• School reforms advance in 2013 NCGA session, Page 9
• Terry Stoops commentary: Does average pay drive teachers away?, Page 9
• School choice a big winner in 2013 legislative session, Page 10• Bill

• Supreme Court remands campus ‘diversity’ case, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: ‘Is college worth it?’, Page 17
• Charter teacher change could have wide effect, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Crisis: Academia facing serious degradation of objective inquiry, Page 19

• Bill gives treasurer investment flexibility, Page 11
• Town and County, Page 11
• Budget gives W-S State chance to purchase stadium, race track, Page 12
• Court: Sixth Amendment may not cover drug test results, Page 13

• Book review: Hoover’s Thomas Sowell deconstructs the race industry, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Wilson: An important Founder who came to an unfortunate end, Page 21
• Book review: Princeton scholar spells out consequences of racial preferences, Page 22
• Book review: Today’s Americans can benefit from Edmund Burke’s legacy, Page 23

• Editorial: So long, Rural Center, Page 24
• Jon Sanders commentary: The Left’s single-issue libertarianism, Page 24
• Editorial: True progressives, Page 25
• Editorial: Unbalanced rules, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Tax reform not enough, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Worries about low inflation, Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Becki Gray commentary: A ‘First in Freedom’ legislative session, Page 27
• Roy Cordato commentary: Using the right words in warming debate, Page 27

• Commerce chief wants Moral Mondays to continue (a CJ parody), Page 28