Opinions vs. falsehoods

Not surprisingly, the Louisville Courier-Journal sides with the judge and against Jefferson County Public Schools’ parents and students in the ongoing busing controversy. That’s been the consistent stance of their editorials and op-ed pages all along. However, I’m just wondering upon what basis the editorial writer of Thursday’s editorial, “Heyburn’s ruling,” makes the following statement…

‘Cap’ this policy

Even though Washington has approved the cap-and-trade climate legislation, Kathy Gornik, president of Lexington-based THIEL Loudspeakers and Bluegrass Institute chairman, points out why Americans have not done the same. Click here to read Gornik’s article in Business Lexington on the disastrous legislation. The cap-and-trade plan allows for a carbon emission trade market where if one…

‘Extremely disappointed’ over Kentucky’s entire economic-development policy

Gov. Beshear is “disappointed by today’s announcement” that Kentucky won’t receive a federal grant for a new lithium ion electric car battery factory in Hardin County. One of the reasons there is so much disappointment when a single project like this falls through is that Kentucky’s economic-development policy doesn’t produce the stream of new jobs…