While the latest special session of the N.C. General Assembly pleased two tire companies, the rest of us should take no pleasure in a $60 million targeted tax incentives deal. That’s the assessment of Joe Coletti, who explains in this weekend’s edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Terry Stoops will also join us to dissect the latest state ABC test scores, while Don Carrington will react to Gov. Mike Easley’s recent public statement about the deal that propelled former Rep. Michael Decker to a specially created state job.

Duke professor and Libertarian candidate Michael Munger will discuss the presidential “vote swap,” and you’ll hear highlights from the recent “Spinning the Webconference co-sponsored by the Institute of Political Leadership and the John Locke Foundation.