FreedomKentucky.org wants you!

Ever wondered how you can help promote transparency in government? Have the scoop on government being wasteful? Want to share it? Do you have a passion for school choice? FreedomKentucky.org is Kentucky’s only government transparency wiki. Anyone can sign up and contribute information about local, county, or state level government. FreedomKentucky.org profiles politicians, schools, school…

Ashtray or Cashtray?

The tobacco tax in New York is a great example of what could happen in Kentucky if state leadership is unable to complete it’s job properly and manage the state’s out-of-control budget problem. Last year, New York raised taxes on tobacco claiming a dual advantage: raise revenue and stop smoking.  This tax included all tobacco…

Policy v. Politics

Here are a couple of definitions for your consideration: pol-i-cy – a definite course or method of action selected from among alternatives and in light of given conditions to guide and determine present and future decisions; a high-level overall plan embracing the general goals and acceptable procedures especially of a governmental body pol-i-tics – political…