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by | Apr 20, 2020

The opposition finally showed up last Wednesday in Frankfort, Kentucky. For weeks, the government’s shutdown response has been numbingly predictable. Each evening at 5:00 p.m., the governor, Democrat Andy Beshear, gives a coronavirus update from the capitol press room. Folks…

by | Apr 12, 2020

Americans have always placed a high value on privacy, though the constitution doesn’t explicitly grant it. The 1890 landmark work entitled “The Right to Privacy” by Louis Brandeis and Samuel Warren remains one of the most influential essays on American…

by | Jul 17, 2019

Amy McGrath announced last Tuesday that she is running to become the next U.S. Senator of Kentucky. As a Democrat, McGrath has a real challenge ahead of her in a state that hasn’t elected a senator from her party since…

by | Feb 25, 2019

Terry Pierce was shocked this month when he found a man pointing a pistol in his face. “All this over a political statement over a hat,” Pierce told WBKO-TV, after a court hearing about the Feb. 16 incident at a Sam’s…

by | Aug 20, 2018

Gov. Matt Bevin told a conference of local government officials last week they’ll be “screwed” in the pocketbooks if the Kentucky Supreme Court rules against the state legislature’s new pension law, which aims to curb escalating retirement obligations to public-sector…

by | May 27, 2016

We reported a while back on the growing “achievement gap” between black and white students in Kentucky, which was the first state to hop on board the Common Core Express and therefore the bellwether for the effectiveness, or lack thereof,…

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