Gov. Beshear has decided to spend $200,000 of taxpayers’ hard-earned dollars to fund the radical Center for Climate Strategies. I wonder what coal miners and all of those furloughed and laid-off workers think about that?
Along with rubber-stamped evaluations and pay increases regardless of results, Kentucky principals also can lose students entrusted to their care and nothing happens but a reprimand.
A recent forum sponsored by the Kentucky Education Restoration Alliance (KERA) and held at Louisville’s Kentucky Center for African American Heritage emphasized the need for education reform to again become part of the Civil Rights movement. Walter Jones, associate pastor of the Baptized Pentecostal Baptist Church in Louisville and a former policy analyst for The…
Liberty lovers across the commonwealth should claim the freedom fighter of Sherwood Forest as one of their own. Click here to listen to the 90-second audio commentary.
Washington D.C. think tank Citizens Against Government Waste has named Kentucky Rep. Hal Rogers as their “Porker of the Month”. How embarrassing… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XN6XlSrLzGo?fs=1]
So apparently “pre-crime” technology is all the rage now. Washington D.C. announced that it will soon be implementing this technology to predict when crimes will happen based on the length of sentences, ages of previous offenders, and location (which implies tracking of some sort). Sounds too wild to be true? Almost like a movie? Well…
Jim Waters, vice president of policy and communications, will talk charter schools and address today’s announcement that Kentucky did not receive Race to the Top funding on Bowling Green’s WKCT-AM 930. Waters will appear on “Drive Time” with host Chad Young at 5:20 this afternoon. Listen here.
“The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.” –Milton Friedman
On top of its busing fiasco, the Jefferson County Public Schools board wants to raise property taxes for the third year in a row. The Louisville TEA party is urging all taxpayers to show up tonight to oppose tax hikes. The 6:45 p.m. hearing will be at the VanHoose Center at 3332 Newburg Road, just…