Phil Moffett, a member of the Bluegrass Institute Board of Directors, will discuss public charter schools on the KY Grassroots Radio Show at 7 p.m. on Thursday. Listen to the live stream at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ky-grassroots-radio.
By covering up poor academic scores, leaders of Kentucky’s largest school district prove they care more about appearance than performance. Click here to read the latest Bluegrass Beacon column from Jim Waters.
We at the Bluegrass Institute extend our best wishes to all Kentuckians for a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday. As a country and commonwealth, we are thankful for liberty’s blessings and also extend our thoughts and prayers to those service men and women who will remain at their post defending our freedoms during this holiday.…
The proposed health care bill hasn’t been read by many lawmakers. What other potentially harmful, long-winded legislation is overlooked due to length? Click here to listen to the 90-second audio commentary.
“Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it.” — former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm
“If you have insurance, you get taxed. If you don’t have insurance, you get taxed. If you need a life-saving medical device, you get taxed. If you need prescription medicines, you get taxed.” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on the Senate Democrats’ health care bill
Kentuckians stood their ground and won against the governor’s “holiday tree.” What other Grinch-like policies with far-greater consequence would change with the same kind of vocal involvement of a passionate citizenry? Click here to read the latest Bluegrass Beacon column.
The transparency train has left the station with a few lawmakers, but more are needed before Kentucky catches up with other states. Click here to listen to the 90-second audio commentary.
Dear University of Kentucky Students, Staff, and Vistors: RE: Your status as a competent, independent adult This letter is to inform you that in light of recently enacted policies you will soon be treated as children. UK has decided that you are not capable of exercising your rights as a free-thinking, independent, and responsible person.…
“If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the irony of it is that, if it is comfort or money it values more, it will lose that too.” — William Somerset Maugham