A cup o’ TEA in Louisville

Jim Waters, Bluegrass Institute vice president of policy and communications, will speak Sunday at a Louisville TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party rally, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Jefferson Square. Other speakers include Louisville Tea Party President Dan Blanchard, Les Naiman, host of “The Voice of Liberty” on WGTK-AM, and…

Drowning in debt

While Kentucky families struggle to make ends meet, the federal government continues to borrow and spend without inhibition or a proper understanding of what’s at stake. Data released by George Mason University’s Mercatus Center shows why the federal debt should concern Kentuckians. Senior research fellow Veronique de Rugy illustrates in the graph below how interest…

Attempt to repeal all right-to-work laws: Serious policy move or political stunt?

Kentucky is the only state in the federally designated “Southeast” without a right-to-work law. However, if California Congressman Brad Sherman gets his way, not only will Kentucky never become a right-to-work state, but the 22 states currently with such a policy will lose that freedom. Sherman has introduced legislation that would eliminate Section 14[b] of…

Monday links

Some links to get your week started… Once again, Don Boudreaux makes me laugh audibly with another well worded letter…fantastic. Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race got some national coverage with a televised debate on Sunday … [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ys9a0wZdc4w?fs=1]  Cap and Trade: Here’s a great, plain language explanation of some often discussed legislation.