Medicaid reform: Compassionate or cruel?

Medicaid reform: Compassionate or cruel?

An example of how the British government in the 19th century used the magic of incentives to improve survival rates of prisoners transported on ships ...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Free employers: Reduce regulatory cesspool

Free employers: Reduce regulatory cesspool

Only 15 states perform more poorly than Kentucky on CNBC’s annual ranking of business climates based on 10 categories, including workforce, infr...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Statesmen embrace ‘loftier objectives’

Statesmen embrace ‘loftier objectives’

Did you hear the one about the Texas great-grandmother, who, two days before her recent 92nd birthday, laced up her orthopedic shoes and then jumped o...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Tales of Congressman Davy Crockett’s exploits

Tales of Congressman Davy Crockett’s exploits

While folklore about Davy Crockett is filled with stories of courage and daring, it’s Horatio Bunce, a respectable farmer in the Tennessee distr...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Unions’ wage-hike hypocrisy reaches dizzying heights

Unions’ wage-hike hypocrisy reaches dizzying heights

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton backs a federal minimum-wage hike from the current $7.25 per hour to $12 per hour and prai...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Lessons from the military

Lessons from the military

Last Thursday, I had the privilege of hosting the American Legion “Boys State” at the Capitol in Frankfort. Every year, rising high school...

June 21st, 2016 |  


The new MIND diet may help prevent Alzheimer’s

The new MIND diet may help prevent Alzheimer’s

Dear Savvy Senior,I’ve heard that there’s a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. What can you tell me about this? My ...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Transparency spawns taxpayers’ trust

Transparency spawns taxpayers’ trust

When an Oregon judge five years ago refused to block release of individual retirees’ pension information to the public via The Oregonian newspap...

June 10th, 2016 updated: June 10th, 2016. |  


Simple smartphones for seniors

Simple smartphones for seniors

Dear Savvy Senior,Can you recommend some smartphones that are specifically designed for seniors? My 75-year-old mother is interested in upgrading from...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Bathrooms to broadband: Government control is out of control

Bathrooms to broadband: Government control is out of control

Are Washington’s policies these days regarding everything from bathrooms to broadband intentionally designed to systematically trash the constit...

June 3rd, 2016 |