Legislators and Roundtables discuss school choice in Kentucky

The Roundtable meetings on charter schools and educational options went beautifully yesterday! An added highlight was a chance for the Roundtable briefing team to discuss the issues with 10 legislators in Frankfort. Rep Brad Montell (R-Shelbyville) (Partly hidden, left) briefs state legislators during the charter schools discussion in Frankfort Legislators in the picture include: Front…

Institute chair on PBS

Kathy Gornik, Bluegrass Institute board chair, used the current political campaign to make an important contrast on PBS between business and government. “We create wealth as opposed to being on the dole where they have to confiscate money from those who produce wealth, like myself, and then redistribute it other people,” Gornik told PBS NewsHour…

Charter School and Educational Options roundtable discussions being held this week

Richard Innes, the Bluegrass Institute’s education analyst, will present information on the current performance of Kentucky’s public education system at forums being held Tuesday in Lexington and Louisville. The Lexington Forum, hosted by the Asteroids Organization and Imani Baptist Church, will be held in the Imani Baptist Church Hospitality Room at 1555 Georgetown Rd. from…

A cup o’ TEA in Louisville

Jim Waters, Bluegrass Institute vice president of policy and communications, will speak tomorrow at a Louisville TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party rally, which will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Jefferson Square. Other speakers include Louisville Tea Party President Dan Blanchard, Les Naiman, host of “The Voice of Liberty” on WGTK-AM, and…

It’s time to be Americans first

At times it is difficult to appreciate what you have until you are in the process of losing it: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVAhr4hZDJE?fs=1] Our Constitution is being subverted. Our liberty is being undermined. Massive government is crushing our individual freedoms. Now that America’s losing its freedom, will Americans begin to appreciate it enough to make a difference? You…