Inefficiency adds up.

It’s that time of year: tax time. I’m a bit old fashioned in that I like to actually mail in a physical copy of my return.  I sat down to finalize my forms yesterday when I noticed something interesting about the Kentucky state forms versus the federal form. As I was getting ready to mail…

Monday Links!

Some links for you to check out on this fine spring day! The Cato Institute discusses whether the recent healthcare legislation is constitutional. Citizens for Government Accountability have released there latest newsletter!  Check it out The Lexington Herald-Leader takes a look at senate candidates traveling on taxpayer money. FreedomKentucky.org has a new Google search function…

Stated purpose of charter schools’ legislation

Good words from the charter school amendment that passed the Kentucky Senate by a single vote yesterday: (2) Charter schools shall:(a) Focus on closing achievement gaps between high-performing and low-performing groups of public school students by expanding learning experiences for students who are identified as academically low-achieving;(b) Increase pupil learning through the implementation of high,…

Policing for Profit

Yesterday’s USAToday published an interesting article. “The recession may be claiming a new victim: the 5-10-mph “cushion” police and state troopers across the USA have routinely given motorists exceeding the speed limit. As cities and states scramble to fill budget gaps with revenue from traffic citations, “not only are the (speeding) tolerances much lower, but…