How ironic: School formed by Obama advisor closed

Radical education ideas didn’t translate into better education Charter schools provided the evidence During the past presidential campaign, now President Obama relied on Stanford school of education guru Linda Darling-Hammond as his advisor on education matters. Ms. Darling-Hammond has been at the forefront of radical education reform for many years. Among other things, Ms. Darling-Hammond…

Busted and ‘disgusted’

Once again, the Kentucky General Assembly failed in its constitutional duty of passing a balanced budget within the allotted 60-day legislative session. In other words, lawmakers failed to do their job — especially the House leadership which held the budget process hostage in an attempt to increase the state’s bonded indebtedness by $1.2 billion. Kudos…

2010 Open Records Project

Last year, The Bluegrass Institute’s FreedomKentucky.org conducted a vast number of open records requests as part of a transparency campaign.  The focus was primarily on school districts and cities and obtaining their budgets and check book registers.  You can view the results of that effort here. Now we want your input! Drop us a line,…

Why politicians bash health insurers

Bashing health insurance companies has become all the rage these days. The Obama administration, congressional leaders and their allies in activist groups and the press have based their health care propaganda on poll numbers indicating that “voters generally like medical providers and generally don’t like health insurers,” writes John Hood, president of the John Locke…