Does the SAT (and ACT) Matter?

Only if you want to graduate from college There has been a lot of liberal educator commentary of late about the SAT (and the ACT) college entrance test being an inaccurate measure of college success. Some elite (and liberal-dominated) colleges around the country have discarded use of college entrance tests altogether. The standard story is…

Ready to stop the merry-go-round?

Relief over sharply falling consumer prices in October may be short-lived as industries continue to demand taxpayer-financed “price stability.” One of many overpriced items is big government. As more cities consider bankruptcy, the calls for a federal government bailout of cities and states get louder. WHAS interviewed University of Louisville economist Paul Coomes and asked…

Time to toss the union albatross

University of Kentucky economist Ken Troske nailed it in the Lexington Herald Leader today when talking about the proposed auto bailout: “But the long-term situation is completely different, he said.” “A bankruptcy would allow them to “break promises they made in the past,” Troske said. “That’s clearly going to hurt workers … but they’ve got…