Founding father John Adams warned: “There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.” Click here to listen to the latest commentary by Jim Waters
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The Washington Post wasn’t messing around when it called the situation in Kentucky – one of 10 states without charter schools – “ridiculous.” The Post also did readers across the nation a service when it explained the different atmosphere at charter schools, which are publicly funded, privately managed schools: “Freed from the constraints of union…
If you don’t believe high state taxes can tackle the economy and bring it down, you haven’t been exposed to the real cause of the Great Depression of the 1930s. While there were several factors that contributed to those dark economic days, Arthur Laffer reminds in his excellent commentary in today’s Wall Street Journal that…
Labor unions succeeded in pressuring the Obama administration to slap high tariffs on imported Chinese tires. The decision may be good politics for the administration, but could have a negative boomerang effect. Click here to read the entire column.
Jim Waters will be hosting “The Pulse” following Rush Limbaugh on Clear Channel Radio’s WLAP-AM 630 in Lexington this afternoon — 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (eastern). Listen in at wlap.com.
Jim Waters gave a rousing speech at the Murray Freedom Rally on Saturday, Sept. 12, to several hundred patriots gathered for the occasion. Click here to read the press coverage in the Murray Ledger & Times.
Conventional wisdom says stopping a tax before it becomes law requires much less effort than getting rid of one enacted. The same holds true for government agencies. Click here to read entire column.
Jim Waters, director of policy and communications for the Bluegrass Institute, will be the keynote speaker at the Calloway County Freedom Tea Party on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 10: 30 a.m. at the old Brandon Auto World on the Kentucky 121 Bypass in Murray. Click here to read entire news release.
Supporters of government mandates claim that coerced smoking bans make people healthier and seat-belt laws make driving safer. Perhaps. But such laws also weaken liberty and increase dependence on government. Click here to listen to the commentary.