Opinion
The wisdom of Charles Schulz
I never get tired of watching “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” As Charlie Brown’s Christmas play runs amuck, Linus takes center stage and recites from the Luke’s gospel, verses 8 through 14. “...And th...
Nov 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Complacency and entitlement
s a page 1 story recaps, professionals and volunteers and agencies of various description do a magnificent job of responding whenever there is an emergency. Our own responders here have performed h...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big Blue Nation adds a devotee
When I first moved to Kentucky, a good friend advised me to get some University of Kentucky fan wear. What for? I wondered. I don’t even like basketball. Me? I’m a hockey guy. This friend said, “Fa...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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No fraternities at Electoral College
f you voted today for Barack Obama for President in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, chances are, your vote won’t count. That is not to say, “Don’t vote for him.” If you think he is the best candidate...
Nov 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governing vs. electioneering
This is it! The home stretch! In just one more week, the circus tent comes down. Election season ends. I’ve joked with my wife about feeling underwhelmed with America’s choice of Presidential candi...
Oct 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Non-paranormal activity
is the season for ghost stories. I’ve heard several being shared around the office lately and we’ve reported a few in the pages of our paper over the past few weeks. As for me, I’m at minimum a ske...
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do you believe in ghosts or debates?
On our new series: “I ain’t afraid of no ghost,” said Ray Parker Jr. in the theme to the 1984 film “Ghostbusters.” Are you afraid of ghosts? My friends back home gave the nickname “Spooky.” They sa...
Oct 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Title IX: Messin’ with the Feds
he federal legislation known as Title IX dates from 40 years ago, when the Education Amendments of 1972 became law on June 23 of that year. The salient language was lifted from the proposed but uns...
Oct 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sour feelings from NHL lockout
For what feels like the umpteenth time in my lifetime, my favorite sport, hockey, is in lockout. Now that’s a bit of hyperbole, this is only the second time in a decade this has happened. NHL owner...
Sep 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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About adversity and character
Last week and during the weekend, most Americans were going about their normal, legal business, many of them mindful of the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. At least one...
Sep 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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