Check this out about ‘Card Check’

Most people concerned about “Card Check” understand the proposed bill represents an assault on the sacred American tradition of casting secret ballots. What business owners must know: the law removes the requirement that labor unions tell employers about organizing drives. It also forces businesses to accept decisions by federal-government arbitrators. According to the Kentucky Chamber…

Editors Make Lousy Education Analysts

– Editorial staff at the Courier-Journal continues to provide evidence that they really don’t understand Kentucky education During last year’s meetings of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Assessment and Accountability Task Force, I found myself agreeing with the Kentucky Education Association (KEA) on a number of points. One is the fact that federal writing test…

Gov. Beshear, your web site stinks!

Here is the latest data on Gov. Steve Beshear’s phoney baloney “eTransparency” web site he put up with much fanfare in January and to the delight of the Lexington Herald Leader:House Democrats killed off an effort to mandate meaningful government spending transparency again this session. Senate Republicans didn’t do much better, though there is some…

‘Enough’

In his recent letter published by LEO Weekly, Louisville’s alternative publication, St. Matthews’ resident Paul L. Whiteley Sr. makes a weak, but deceptively empty, case against a free-market economic system. Whiteley suggests “combin(ing) the best ideas” from socialism and capitalism to “forge a system in which compassion is abundant and greed is rare.” He adds:…