Stupid lobbyist tricks

Kentucky big-spenders’ fascination with cigarette taxes went beyond being merely embarrassing a long time ago. And the beat goes on… The Lexington Herald Leader reported in a news story today: “a politically significant time — with the state government scrambling to fill a new $456.1 million hole in its present budget, Gov. Steve Beshear might…

Some health advice for Beshear

Gov. Steve Beshear told WHAS reporter Mark Hebert he has had trouble staying asleep at night recently due to worry about the state’s fiscal situation: “Beshear says he’s spent some restless nights at the Governor’s Mansion mulling over ways to deal with the huge budget shortfall.” That could be dangerous, Governor. Why not repeal prevailing…