UK economist John Garen on the myth of creating jobs by creating deficits

Recently University of Kentucky economist John Garen, Ph.D., took the time to discuss the currently very popular idea of creating jobs by mindless, irresponsible spending. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=11713372&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Dr. John Garen on Creating Jobs by Creating Deficits from freedomky on Vimeo.

Transy tobacco ban

So it seems Transylvania University in Lexington has joined the “tobacco group-think“.  Effective August 1, 2010 the campus will go tobacco free.  Not smoke free. Tobacco free.  That’s right, you can’t even use smokeless tobacco.  Why?  Because the University of Kentucky and Transylvania University know what is good for you. Granted, Transylvania is a private…

Poll may have asked the wrong question

A recent poll conducted by the Lexington Herald-Leader was published Monday.  In total, 600 Kentucky residents were interviewed over the phone and asked a variety of questions about political current events. One of the questions dealt with resolving the state budget crisis. Those polled were asked if they preferred closing tax loopholes, increasing the sales…