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Bevin looks down on us

Evangelist Jim Bakker said that if President Donald Trump is impeached, the Christian right will start a civil war. Since we’re living in the past, I’ll go ahead and say this to the Christian right of Kentucky: There’s a Yankee in the governor’s mansion.

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Know your history

A letter writer on Aug. 17 proposed keeping the statue of Jefferson Davis in the Capitol Rotunda, but with the identification that he “was President of the Confederacy. His objective was to continue slavery. He was a Democrat.”

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Do your job on health care, Congress

Under all the Republican health-care plans, people on Medicaid would loss coverage — if not right away, then within a few years. This would not only have harmed the patients, it would harm the economy. Those people were seeking medical care, which in turn created jobs in the medical care fields.

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No to expanding Lexington’s urban boundary

The Urban County Council is considering whether to expand the Urban Services Boundary to allow development in the rural area. The “On the Table” initiative with 10,000 participants said not to do it; the Greenspace Commission survey said not to do it; and the Planning Commission and professional planning staff said not to do it.

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McConnell complicit in Trump’s slander

In an iconic photo-op, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stood silently beside President Donald Trump, while Trump again slandered former President Barack Obama to cover up Trump’s own careless disregard for soldiers recently killed during his own presidency. Trump’s shameful remark evolved from earlier right-wing media lies that Trump never bothered to question. When challenged by a reporter, Trump then blamed the generals.

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Trump owns health-care failure

I watched and read about President Donald Trump’s theatrics when he signed an executive order in an attempt to accomplish what Congress has not. In the supporting actor role was our own marginalized Sen. Rand Paul, whose accomplishments in Washington are non-existent.

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