Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Disabled need Medicaid

More than 238,000 Kentuckians with disabilities receive Medicaid, including 15,889 with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who rely on Medicaid for home and community-based support.

Letters to the Editor

FDA ignores quackery while Amish guy gets punished

Where’s the Food and Drug Administration when the Herald-Leader, like most magazines and TV stations, advertises some quacky, so-called cure for knee pain, back pain or other bodily ill? The small print doesn’t keep these miracle cures from bilking people while the paper collects advertising fees.

Letters to the Editor

Climate of denial

The “Temperature data is fake” letter from a non-scientist, climate-change denier, former pharmaceutical company executive is another example of his demonization and denial of expert scientific consensus.

National Opinions

Rand Paul a man for all seasons on health care

The greatest trick any politician can pull off is to get his self-interest and his principles in perfect alignment. As Thomas More observed in Robert Bolt’s “A Man for All Seasons,” “If we lived in a State where virtue was profitable, common sense would make us good, and greed would make us saintly.”

Videos

FCC Commenting Instructions

Watch this video for instructions on how to comment on the FCC's new proposal. Leave your own comments before July 17, then reply to posted comments until August 16.
Bailey Vandiver bvandiver@herald-leader.com
FCC Commenting Instructions 0:43

FCC Commenting Instructions

Reading Lou Gehrig's letters to Earle Combs 1:30

Reading Lou Gehrig's letters to Earle Combs

Brian Luftman of American Farm Investors 0:43

Brian Luftman of American Farm Investors

Lexington couple tracks gun violence nationwide 3:15

Lexington couple tracks gun violence nationwide