Overtime rules: Swan song in ‘fairness’ fiasco

Overtime rules: Swan song in ‘fairness’ fiasco

When President Obama first proposed new overtime rules last year, comedian Jodi Miller joked that “aides say after six and a half years in offic...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Regulating’s first rule: Help, don’t harm

Regulating’s first rule: Help, don’t harm

Americans of all political persuasions want safe working conditions, clean air and unpolluted water.But reform is clearly needed when government begin...

September 17th, 2016 |  


AG slams door on open-government patriot

AG slams door on open-government patriot

It’s disgraceful that the leadership in a government office where problems have grown like kudzu would force out its brightest light: a public s...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Amye Bensenhaver

Amye Bensenhaver

Amye Bensenhaver likes to talk. There’s no denying that. She’s talks fast, too, like she’s afraid she won’t be able to give yo...

September 6th, 2016 |  


‘Original intent’ the right solution to Kentucky Wired boondoggle

‘Original intent’ the right solution to Kentucky Wired boondoggle

The theory of original intent may be a legal concept in which judges ascertain what America’s founders really meant when they wrote the Constitu...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


House leaders double down on pension secrecy

House leaders double down on pension secrecy

Legislation during this year’s General Assembly requiring disclosure of public retirement benefits for all current and former lawmakers, “...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Clinton’s backflip on charter schools ‘a step backwards’

Clinton’s backflip on charter schools ‘a step backwards’

Hillary Clinton supported charter schools before being endorsed by the big teachers’ unions and receiving access to their cash and get-out-the-v...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Socialism’s Good (for nothing) Samaritans

Socialism’s Good (for nothing) Samaritans

“Jesus is no free marketeer,” social researcher Gregory Paul wrote in his On Faith column in the Washington Post.Paul claims the early cha...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Happy talk won’t raise grad rates

Happy talk won’t raise grad rates

It’s bad enough that Washington, D.C.-area groups use Kentucky’s inflated high school graduation rates to make wild claims about how the c...

August 5th, 2016 |  


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 |