Gov. Beverly Perdue and her Democratic allies have decried Republican state budget proposals because of the number of potential state government layoffs associated with the GOP plans. What the governor ignores is the offsetting job creation linked to Republicans’ proposed tax cuts. Joseph Coletti offers a more thorough review of the numbers during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Speaking of Perdue, Jon Ham will assess her use of social media and her overall media strategy.

National Review Online’s Jonah Goldberg will offer his assessment of the American political picture, and Peter Groff of the National Association for Public Charter Schools will discuss growing support for the charter movement across the country.

Plus you’ll hear highlights from a recent debate about proposed changes to North Carolina’s restrictions on governments’ use of the eminent domain power.