Yes Virginia, we have another problem

It’s amazing that ten weeks have passed without Kentucky’s mainstream media even mentioning the reporting of Kentucky Affordable Prepaid Tuition’s $35.7 million actuarial shortfall for 2008. If we had government transparency, we wouldn’t need to depend on the Lexington Herald Leader and the Louisville Courier Journal to report on failed, well-intentioned state programs. And if…

Why reading legislative bills counts

Washington Post columnist George Will isn’t alone in his disgust with the federal auto bailout facilitated by the previously approved bank bailout. Unfortunately, in his haste he overlooks the main problem: “Congress’s marginalization was brutally underscored when, after lawmakers did not authorize $14 billion for General Motors and Chrysler, the executive branch said, in effect:…