Taking liberty to the airwaves: BIPPS opposes statewide smoking ban on KET’s ‘Kentucky Tonight’

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) — Should government force restaurant and bar owners to ban smoking in their privately owned establishments? Should the Legislature be allowed to trump local smoking policies? Should constitutional principles surrender to health advocates? These questions will be debated tonight on Kentucky Educational Television’s “Kentucky Tonight,” hosted by Bill Goodman at 8 p.m. (EDT)…

BIPPS on WKCT

Jim Waters, vice president of policy and communications, will be on “Drive Time” hosted by Chad Young on 930 WKCT-AM, Bowling Green’s news-talk station this afternoon from 5pm-6pm (CST). Waters will be discussing Kentucky’s failed attempt to obtain federal “Race to the Top” funds as well as the propose state-wide smoking ban. Listen live here!

P.J. O’Rourke on Occupy Wall Street and fairness

P.J. O’Rourke on Marketplace, discussing the Occupy Wall Streeters and the concept of “fairness”: The good things in life are remarkably expandable, but it’s ordinary people who expand them. Look at China, look at India. Yes, it’s upsetting that some people have so much while other people have so little. It isn’t fair. But I…