Tastes like a game of chicken

California voters decided Wednesday to force state lawmakers to cut spending rather than vote in massive tax increases on themselves. State officials responded by “threatening” to cut spending. The feds are very likely to respond with a huge California bailout, which is a shame. After listening to all the big government caterwauling about inevitable disaster…

We’ve Been Heard!

– Kentucky to Get Better High School Graduation Rates The Kentucky Department of Education just released the public school Nonacademic Report for 1993 to 2008, and there is a surprise in Appendix B where it talks about planned improvements in the way the state reports graduation rates. At present, as discussed in Appendix B, the…

Like we need another hole in our heads

Congressional Democrats have been talking about a federal guarantee for state and local government bonded debt for a while now. Unfortunately for taxpayers, that plan just isn’t moving along fast enough.Given that borrowing in the municipal market is Kentucky’s preferred method of overspending, our politicians will surely be on board with this fiscally irresponsible plan…