Diplomas and Dropouts

– Data in new report shows Kentucky ranks low for college graduation rates A new report from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is bound to raise eyebrows in Kentucky, especially once people see the ranking of college graduation rates I assembled below from the data in that report. Of course, this ranking shouldn’t be a…

Is your Grandma an “inefficiency?”

A health care report out today from President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers says Medicare costs could be lowered by about one-third by leveling the differences in costs per patient between the states and between the U.S. and other nations.Looks like they are talking about little more than rationing care to me. In fact,…

It’s not a billion

The Frankfort tax increase brigade is on the offensive this morning with an editorial repeating the silly claim that the state has a $1 billion revenue shortfall. This is nothing more than a marketing scheme for bigger government. If it were a real emergency, far more would be done to reduce wasteful spending. Indeed, the…