National Opinions

National Opinions

Better tax enforcement would help the bottom line

If you’re still laboring over your tax forms to meet the April 18 filing deadline, here’s a comforting thought: Unless you made well over $1 million — and unless your financial life is as complicated as, say, Donald Trump’s — your chances of being audited are getting ever closer to zero.

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Trump has put Republicans in a funk

The close special election in the Kansas 4th congressional district, which should have been a slam dunk for Republicans, and wariness about next week’s special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district reflect Republicans’ lack of enthusiasm after less than three months of the Trump presidency. Anecdotal evidence indicates nerves are frayed and the mood glum.

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Beyond United: Our economy a hellscape for all consumers

The video in which police and airport security maul a 69-year-old United Airlines passenger is haunting in its casual brutality. Interpretations of the event’s meaning have bloomed like a bacterial culture, encompassing issues of corporate power, industry consolidation, race and the authority companies can wield against consumers.

Videos

Endless line of love: School welcomes back student after months of chemo

Michaela Richardson, 9, returned to Sandersville Elementary School in Lexington after a five-month leave to focus on fighting cancer. Students, teachers and staff made sure Michaela knew how they felt about having her back.
The Richardson family
Endless line of love: School welcomes back student after months of chemo 3:01

Endless line of love: School welcomes back student after months of chemo

Watch Gorgeous Kitten win Taylor Made Purse at Keeneland 2:37

Watch Gorgeous Kitten win Taylor Made Purse at Keeneland

Keeneland Day in Review for April 26 0:31

Keeneland Day in Review for April 26

Dogs get to 'be free' in new area of Phoenix Park 0:51

Dogs get to 'be free' in new area of Phoenix Park