Smell of success in Kentucky

The effort to get Kentucky’s government spending posted to the internet has been quite interesting. The mainstream media, whose legal staffs regularly do battle to protect their own right to information, have been largely silent on this effort. And despite politicians of both the Republican and Democratic parties claiming to favor rooting out corruption and…

Calling Steve Beshear’s bluff

Gov. Steve Beshear was in Owensboro Monday night talking about raising government revenues. From The Lexington Herald Leader: “Beshear again said expanded gambling and an increase in the cigarette tax — two proposals that failed in the legislature this spring — have the most potential to boost state revenues.”…“”If you don’t agree with this particular…