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:…

A discussion we need to have

Rep. Stan Lee has pre-filed a bill to create special needs student scholarships to help some families opt out of their assigned public school when their education needs are not being met. Given the current political realities in Frankfort generally and in the House Education Committee specifically, it is extremely unlikely this bill or anything…

It oinks like a pig

What would you do with $680,000 right now? Would you give it to a Eubank, Kentucky couple to shore up their commercial building business? Well, you just did. Gov. Steve Beshear just doled out a Community Development Block Grant(CDBG) so O’Neal and Charlene Dishon could shore up Tin Man Manufacturing, LLC in Stanford. CDBG is…