BIPPS on ‘Kentucky Tonight’ … tonight!

Jim Waters, vice president of policy and communications for the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky’s free-market think tank, addresses the debt-ceiling controversy tonight on KET’s Kentucky Tonight at 8 p.m. (EDT) Click here to watch last week’s show on the issue. Panelists included Kathy Gornik, chairman of the Bluegrass Institute board of directors. Waters will be joined…

Milton Friedman Quote of the Day

“All of these (entitlement) programs involve some people spending other people’s money for objectives that are determined by still a third group of people. Nobody spends somebody else’s money as carefully as he spends his own. Nobody has the same dedication to achieving somebody else’s objectives that he displays when he pursues his own.” Free…

‘Kentucky Tonight’: More on the debt-ceiling debate

Jim Waters, vice president of policy and communications for the Bluegrass Institute, Kentucky’s free-market think tank, addresses the debt-ceiling controversy Monday on KET’s Kentucky Tonight at 8 p.m. (EDT) Click here to watch last week’s show on the issue. Panelists included Kathy Gornik, chairman of the Bluegrass Institute board of directors. Waters will be joined…

Government is Not Society

A recent Courier-Journal editorial, lamenting University of Louisville Hospital’s financial inability to provide indigent-care for all non-Jefferson County residents, demonstrates a logical fallacy that so many mainstream political pundits commit – equating government with society. Those committing this all-too-common flaw in reasoning imply that if there’s something wrong in society then government intervention is the…