Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 24, Number 11 – November 2015

• Amazon’s Wind Farm links nonexistent
• FTC: Green misrepresentations a problem

• State may end Yadkin River dam fights against Alcoa, Page 2
• Some changes coming to Carolina Journal, Page 2
• Wind farm officials differ on need for taxpayer subsidies, Page 3
• Experts: Government slowing innovation in medical technology, Page 4
• Conservatives push for reforms in the criminal justice system, Page 5
• Lawmakers consider moves easing retiree health debt, Page 6
• Wake newspaper editor finds state payment system hackable, Page 7
• JLF: REINS Act could help restrain regulation costs, Page 8
• Reformers urge more decentralized immigration model, Page 9
• Rev. Wright, Obama’s former pastor, maintains fiery rhetoric, Page 17

• Report: Needless burdens on N.C. for-profit schools, Page 14
• Terry Stoops commentary: Money can’t buy teachers’ love, Page 14

• Spellings says she’s ready to tackle UNC system challenges, Page 15
• Issues in Higher Education: Defenders of the humanities make the wrong appeals at conference, Page 16

• After ‘a lot of nothingness,’ Raleigh may address Airbnb soon, Page 10
• Court OKs NCGA transfer of Asheville water system, Page 11
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Charlotte hipsters make their demands, Page 11

• Troy Kickler commentary: North Carolina has long history of being a ‘battleground’ state, Page 18
• Interview: Tucker: Conservative founders’ concepts just as valid today, Page 19

• Editorial: A BRAC for UNC?, Page 20
• Becki Gray commentary: More renewable subsidies need to go, Page 20
• Editorial: A win for freedom, Page 21
• John Hood commentary: Conservative gains undermined by distrust, Page 21
• Media Mangle: The media have no independent standards, Page 22
• Michael Walden commentary: Why recession worries are growing, Page 22
• Andy Taylor commentary: Buckley’s response to Vidal understandable, Page 23
• Marc Rotterman: The GOP Revolution’s third wave?, Page 23

• ‘Nothing Compares’ branding faced stiff competition (a CJ parody), Page 24