Opinion
EDITORIAL: An unsavory state of affairs
What if we held an election and nobody – neither candidates nor voters – came? Not that such a thing is actually, literally possible. Maybe not even likely. But there’s little question that the num...
Feb 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: There are no winners in minimum wage battle
Published in the Kentucky Standard Raising Kentucky’s minimum wage has become a top priority for Speaker Greg Stumbo as he has included the increase in House Bill 1. If the bill passes both the Hou...
Jan 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Lifesaving changes on Kentucky roads
Published in the Frankfort State Journal It is tragic when anyone dies in an automobile accident, but it was good news for all Kentuckians when the Transportation Cabinet released its fatality numb...
Jan 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Individual rights vs. the public good
Fifty years after the first warnings from the Surgeon General about the hazards of tobacco usage, yet another attempt to stamp out smoking in public places throughout Kentucky is in the legislative...
Jan 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Special niche for arts center
The arts, operatic soprano Beverly Sills once said, are “the signature of civilization.” According to former President George W. Bush, “The study and appreciation of the arts and humanities serve a...
Jan 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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Things that had us talking in 2013
A line from the movie “Steel Magnolias” goes, “If you don’t have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me!” Since time immemorial, it has been one of the favorite human activities – ...
Dec 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Merry, or not; it’s all up to you
About the only thing that’s more popular nowadays than church-state separatists complaining about the Christian culture is the complaining by Christians about their own essential holiday. “Christma...
Dec 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 218 218 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: ‘Perfect storm’ for schools, lawmakers
Along with mandate goes enabling. It’s ludicrous to demand something of someone without first making sure the resources, talents and capabilities required to meet the mandate have been provided. Th...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Keeping watch on the weather
There’s an old quotation, generally attributed to the American writer Mark Twain: “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” We are trying as hard as we can to change t...
Dec 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Christmas spirit of giving
To Christians, Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. Christ, sacrificed on the cross for the sins of man, is considered the ultimate gift from a loving Creator....
Dec 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
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