Regulation (page 296)

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    More on Cracker Barrel’s EV charging stations

    I guess I am not the only conservative who likes Click and Clack the car guys.  Here is post by a reader of their newsletter about the Cracker Barrel electric car charging stations.  (see my previous post.) Right Jim, nothing to do with the BILLIONs in tax payer money thrown…
    Michael Sanera, June 15, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    State lawmakers are moving forward with a bill to prevent future incidents like the controversial Hoke County “chicken nugget” case. Rick Henderson discusses the legislation and updates another controversy involving a Charlotte-area diet blogger during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Becki Gray will discuss new legislation…
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with Terry Stoops about facts and fiction linked to North Carolina’s public education spending. Paul Chesser’s guest Daily Journal explores the debate over legislation linked to North Carolina’s sea level rise.
    Mitch Kokai, June 15, 2012
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    It came from the garden center

    Invasive species of the moment: running bamboo. As the Wilmington Star-News reports: The N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher had so much trouble with running bamboo that workers had to use heavy machinery to remove its roots, said Melanie Doyle, a conservation horticulturist for the aquarium. “If a homeowner is…
    Michael Lowrey, June 15, 2012
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    She will be missed

    Here is the Washington Post obituary of Dr. Elinor Ostrom who won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.  I first ran across her work and the Indiana School of Public Choice when I was in graduate school in the 1970s.  Elinor and her husband Vincent had an major…
    Michael Sanera, June 14, 2012
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    In case you missed him …

    Jon Sanders discussed fracking for shale gas in North Carolina during Wednesday’s edition of “Capital Tonight” on News 14 Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2012
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    A campaign-finance reform argument appealing to both the left and right?

    Partisans on the left and right side of the political divide both have complaints about Congress. Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig argues that some of their complaints stem from the same problem: corruption. Lessig has been arguing in a series of public presentations in the Triangle that changes in the…
    Mitch Kokai, June 12, 2012
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    Forbes focuses on sound money

    The latest issue of Forbes features Steve Forbes‘ take on the importance of a stable American currency. The basic keys to sustainable economic growth are sound money and low taxes. Countries can have lavish welfare programs or even a bevy of state-owned enterprises and…
    Mitch Kokai, June 12, 2012