How could they leave this out?!?!

United Auto Workers President Ron Gettelfinger had Kentucky on his mind last week at the Automotive News World Congress and Kentucky’s mainstream media outlets seem to have edited out that part of his comments. Gettelfinger was quoted in Automotive News saying the following:This extraordinary quote didn’t appear in the Lexington Herald Leader, the Louisville Courier…

No taxation without presentation

Kentucky government officials have fallen well short of their promises to provide spending transparency with a web site that just doesn’t get it done. The worst part is the mainstream media has been worse than asleep in the face of this smokescreen; it has been complicit.I’m sure the Beshear administration press release said the site…

My, aren’t you generous?

A University of Kentucky press release yesterday trumpeted the donation by UK Healthcare of 7000 hours medical personnel time to the World Equestrian Games, but doesn’t properly credit the people making the donation. That would be Kentucky taxpayers. The World Equestrian Games will be in Lexington Sept 25 to October 10, 2010.

Using Obama’s rhetoric against Beshear

The Wall Street Journal’s idea for saving $40 billion in the Obama bailout of states is Kentucky’s idea for saving the Commonwealth $130 million a year. It’s as simple as eliminating the requirement of prevailing (union) wages for public construction projects. In his Inaugural Address yesterday, as WSJ notes, Obama urged setting aside “worn-out dogmas”…