HHS cuts premiums in Kentucky

This week, Health and Human Services (HHS) cut premiums in 17 states by 40 percent for individuals with pre-existing conditions. Kentucky is one state that will see these premiums decline. One reason for the cut is the low enrollment in the law’s Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan. To date only 18,000 Americans have signed up for…

Is naming a valedictorian ‘unhealthy?’

Public-education bureaucrats these days are averse to competition … and not just from charter or private schools. Many of them now support doing away with the tradition of “naming only one valedictorian,” reports the (Louisville) Courier-Journal, which seems all-too willing to enable our failing education system avoid making tough decisions or any semblance of controversy.…

Follow Hayek’s Advice

I just added the ability to make a reoccuring donation to the Bluegrass Institute! This is a great and easy way to support limited, common sense, constitutional government and individual liberty in Kentucky! Fund your free market think tank today and as F.A. Hayek once wrote, “We need intellectual leaders…willing to stick to principles…(leave the)…

An idea for a new video game

According to the May edition of The Lane Report, Frogdice, a young video-game company, has been awarded an $80,000 loan from the state “to help purchase software and other equipment.” While it’s great that the company, as the report indicated, plans to hire seven new employees by 2014 and pay them an average annual salary…