TRANSPARENCY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Cumulative college student loan is $1.6 trillion dollars. That’s trillion with a T. This student loan debt is having a ripple effect on the economy. College students with a lot of debt often spend a good chunk of their income just paying back their loan. Often,...

BESHEAR’S CASINO PROPOSAL DOA

Democratic candidate for governor Andy Beshear has pushed casino gambling expansion as a new revenue source to fix the state pension. He claims the state could bring in $500 million/year in new revenue. Critics say that’s an inflated figure. Now, leaders in the...

POLITICIZING HOMEWORK

A grammar homework assignment in a Louisville grade school classroom turned into a lesson in political activism and it has several parents upset.  A fourth-grader at Stopher Elementary came home with a grammar assignment that was supposed to teach proper comma...

ELECTION ONE WEEK AWAY!

The election for governor is a week from today! And if you’re like some people you may still be undecided. There’s a lot of smoke in the air which makes it difficult to know who to believe and who to trust. That’s why the Commonwealth Policy Center...

MOM TRANSITIONS 7-YEAR OLD BOY

A case out of Texas has [advocates for common sense] up in arms. It involves a mother who wants to transition her seven-year-old son James into a girl she calls “Luna.” The father objected. In fact, he circulated a petition to stop this. All of it received...

FIGHT FOR YOUR FREEDOMS

Have you ever started your day worrying if the police will arrest you because you were reported going to an unauthorized church? If you were in China, millions of citizens face that threat every day. Have you ever worried that if you said something critical of the...

HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN KY

According a recent conference on human trafficking, sex trafficking of children is an issue in the Commonwealth. One of the participants shared that there are over 1000 children caught in the sex trafficking trade in Kentucky. Some are kids caught in the foster care...

SCHOOL PRAYER BOXES NIXED

Public school students in Eastern Kentucky saw prayer boxes in their halls at the beginning of the school year. The boxes are for students to place a slip of paper with a request for other students to pray for them. It seemed like a good idea to uplift and encourage...

THE LEFT’S CAMPAIGN OF INTIMIDATION

The other day I received a postcard that said the Commonwealth Policy Center was on a website called Who’s Funding Hate? The California-based group called Unite Here essentially says you’re a hate group if you believe that marriage is between a man and...