Op-Ed

Op-Ed

Song for Trump, tournament grief counseling

Tie Rod suspects that Slemp might have snuck and voted for Trump just to spite his lungs. Tie Rod is his own favorite singer and topping his current chart which he sings to himself the most is “Trump don’t ’low no lyin’ ’round here,” etc., and “We don’t care what Trump won’t ’low, gonna keep on lyin’ anyhow.”

Op-Ed

New state pension board focused on accountability

The accrued liability in our state pension systems is unarguably the biggest challenge facing our state economy. When reasonable assumptions are used, our total unfunded liability across all systems is much higher than previous reports of $32.6 billion.

Op-Ed

America always a country of immigrants

Immigration is our most polarizing political topic. Many Americans think of “illegal immigrants” only in terms of people of Hispanic descent. Our current president fans the flames of bigotry with his hateful rhetoric that exposes his ignorance of the fact that America is, and always will be, a nation of immigrants.

Op-Ed

Support efforts to restore ex-felon voting rights

One of every 11 Kentucky citizens of voting age, or 312,000 people, cannot vote according to “Felony Disenfranchisement in the Commonwealth of Kentucky,” an updated 2017 report of the Kentucky League of Women Voters. In Kentucky, persons convicted of felony offenses permanently lose their right to vote.

Videos

Health Care Rally

Rev. Nancy Jo Kemper speaks at rally to save healthcare in Lexington. Video by Matt Goins
matt@mattgoins.com
Health Care Rally 1:00

Health Care Rally

No. 1 Scott County wins district 1:47

No. 1 Scott County wins district

 'One down, 24 to go.' Cauley-Stein pushing Kings toward playoffs 1:41

'One down, 24 to go.' Cauley-Stein pushing Kings toward playoffs

Historic coal town celebrating 100th birthday 1:52

Historic coal town celebrating 100th birthday