Beshear gets in bailout groove

Didn’t see a press release from Gov. Steve Beshear touting the bailout request he sent to Washington D.C. for Detroit automakers who have spent decades wooing politicians while Toyota stuck to building quality cars. The market always wins these battles and the market says out-of-control labor unions add too much to the cost of UAW-dominated…

Boxing Kentucky educrats’ ears

Never one to hold his rhetorical punches, Bluegrass Institute policy and communications director Jim Waters thrashes Louisville school officials trying to play duck-and-cover with data on failing schools: “In responding to the report, Jefferson County Schools’ research director Bob Rodosky claimed the district, which enrolls nearly half of all black public-school students in Kentucky, was…

HillaryCare without the pantsuit

Great new video from the CATO Institute explains that Sen. Barack Obama’s healthcare plan is more ambitious than HillaryCare in expanding the government’s role in personal health decisions. Here’s the money quote from Director of Health Policy Studies Michael Cannon: “He would create a new government program that would essentially double the size of the…