Supply … and Demand

Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway certainly spooked the world oil markets this summer with their gasoline price-gouging press conferences. Oil has fallen more than $100 a barrel since July. With prices falling the great economic debate will soon be what to do about wages. In the 1930’s, unemployment was kept high by…

Like a hate crime on a bicycle

With all the fiscal doomsday scenarios coming out of Frankfort recently, one might expect legislators to be focused on cutting spending to a point within our means rather than putting up more pointless bills seeking to make certain actions even more illegal. Go fish. Rep. Jim Wayne (D-Louisville) seems to think reckless driving isn’t getting…

Media Muddle on Charters

According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, a new report on charter schools says these parental choice schools are not making much difference. The article cites some biased Indiana legislators claims that the report is excellent ammunition to reign in Indiana’s charter school growth. At the same time, another newspaper says that a new report claims “Indiana’s…