UK trustees to taxpayers: You may pay the bills, but we do our business in secret

Today’s Lexington Herald-Leader reported that a former U.S.-Senator-from-Ohio wannabe Eric Fingerhut is a candidate for the post of chief politician, I’m sorry — “president” — of the University of Kentucky. Who are the other candidates? We, the taxpayers, don’t know — even though we, the taxpayers, are paying the high salaries of these university presidents,…

Taken for a ride in Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee wants limo and sedan drivers off the road. The Institute for Justice is fighting the good fight. This reminds me a bit of Bastiat’s famous petition from candlestick makers to the French Parliment. As the tongue-in-cheek complaint goes, the makers of products related to lighting didn’t like the competition … provided by the…