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…

BIPPS Board chair addresses the debt ceiling Monday on ‘Kentucky Tonight’

Kathy Gornik, president of Lexington-based THIEL Loudspeakers and chairman of the Bluegrass Institute Board of Directors, addresses the debt-ceiling controversy Monday on KET’s Kentucky Tonight at 8 p.m. (EDT) Gornik, who will talk about the possible impact of raising the debt ceiling on her business, will be joined on the program by Andy Hightower, executive…

Talking about pension reform is just the first step

With Kentucky House leader Greg Stumbo stating that pension reform for new hires is up for discussion, does this mean we may finally get somewhere with state pension reform in the next General Assembly? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40rqD5RoG7Y?version=3] While we need to do much more than simply open the discussion about public pensions, this is certainly a step…