Squawking about pension reform doesn’t make it so

Recently, I was a panelist on KET’s “Kentucky Tonight” program about the commonwealth’s public-pension crisis. Much of the discussion reminded me of an annoying rhetorical tactic generally reserved for parrots, but often employed by cheerleaders for bigger, more -costly government: repeating the same nonsense over and over until viewers cave to the pure monotony. For…

Taking liberty to WBFI airwaves

Bluegrass Institute President Jim Waters will appear live on 91.5 FM WBFI’s morning show hosted by Bro. Ron Miller on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. (central).  The interview will be replayed at 10 p.m. (central). WBFI is a Christian radio station near Leitchfield area that includes news and opinion on state public-policy issues as…

Video: BIPPS talks public employee pension reform on KET’s Kentucky Tonight

Bluegrass Institute president Jim Waters joined a panel discussion about how much progress was really made toward public pension reform during the 2013 Kentucky General Assembly. (click on the image below to view the video)                       Read more about solutions to Kentucky’s public pension crisis.

Taking liberty to the airwaves: Post-Derby edition of ‘Bluegrass Mondays’ on the Mandy Connell Show on 84WHAS

Orbit spun to victory in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, but can Kentuckians succeed in regaining the lead from self-serving politicians and bureaucrats in the race for our commonwealth’s — and country’s — future? Join Bluegrass Institute President Jim Waters for a post-Derby edition of  Bluegrass Mondays tomorrow on The Mandy Connell Show from 10 a.m. to…