Daily Archives: March 8, 2012
The Winston-Salem Journal reports: The N.C. Court of Appeals has ruled against a Forsyth County woman challenging the constitutionality of a law that allows people to sue their spouse’s lover. Veronica Filipowski, ex-wife of former Winston-Salem Dash team co-owner Andrew “Flip” Filipowski, is suing Melissa Oliver for damages in Forsyth Superior Court under North Carolina’sContinue Reading
CarolinaJournal.tv’s camera captured the Triangle Community Coalition’s luncheon program “Wake County in Transit: Is Now the Time?” Featured are comments from: David Cooke, Wake County manager; David King, Triangle Transit CEO and general manager; David Hartgen, emeritus professor of transportation studies at UNC-Charlotte; and Joe Milazzo, Regional Transportation Alliance executive director. Click play below toContinue Reading
David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on the many North Carolina primary elections that could head to runoffs this year.
This incident, reported by Fox News, ably demonstrates the counterproductive outcomes that arise when government officials meddle with the incentives of producers: Wind farms in the Pacific Northwest — built with government subsidies and maintained with tax credits for every megawatt produced — are now getting paid to shut down as the federal agency charged withContinue Reading
The office of President of the United States becomes more and more like that of an emperor. Now he declares the power to order the killing of American citizens who are thought to be involved in terror. Don’t worry — Eric Holder assures us that this power will always be used responsibly. Tim Lynch hasContinue Reading
At the University of California-Merced students overwhelmingly support the redistribution of wealth from working Americans and entrepreneurs but a petition to redistribute excessive GPA points to the less fortunate was met with opposition.
Mark this one as an inexplicable development in state politics. Four Republican candidates are competing in a primary in N.C. House District 50, currently represented by Democrat Bill Faison, who opted to run for governor rather than seek another term in the legislature. Funny thing is, district 50 is heavily Democratic. It encompasses Durham andContinue Reading