What's on Tap: This Week at Drinking Liberally Raleigh

"What's on Tap" is a weekly round-up of stories and links that may be interesting to Drinking Liberally patrons.

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  • Camden County school superintendent smacks down Gov. Perdue’s budget cuts: “In my view, if the education of our children is a priority, this budget does not reflect that.”
  • Arizona, with its crazy immigration law, is seventh in the country in the number of illegal residents in the state. Guess who is number 8.
  • The state is fighting with Amazon and other online business over sales tax collection on the Internet.


Most of the national coverage is on the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Here are some perspectives you may not have seen.

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