Government secrecy comes at a high price
We wanted to jump up and cheer last week when Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ordered the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) to pay fines and legal fees that could surpass $900,000.
Is expanding ‘green card’ best answer?
This year is a week away from ending and that obviously means 2013 will not when Congress starts solving our national problem of illegal immigration.
Are we God’s country…or God forsaken?
Where is the only major part of Kentucky you can’t reach by a four-lane highway from Central Kentucky? Which area of Kentucky has the lowest educational achievement? What section of Kentucky has the highest unemployment rates?
Should judge recuse in death penalty issue?
We have praised Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd in the past for what we believe most Kentuckians would agree have been sensible legal opinions in important cases like redistricting.
Mini-editorial: Grayson double-crossed by KHC
Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) says its core values are integrity, respect, innovation and commitment.
Is ‘expanded gaming’ coming back to life?
We’ve lost count of the number of times that members of the General Assembly and/or Gov. Steve Beshear have flirted with the idea of using “expanded gaming” to solve Kentucky’s budget woes.
- Putting real thanks into Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is tomorrow and most of us will heartily embrace that uniquely American tradition by gathering family around us and by eating too much. But it should mean more to us than a big meal and time off from work or school.
Good folks are still the majority in America
Our readers often tell us how discouraged they get sometimes when we and other news media run stories about crime and corruption and other bad things that happen in our society.
Change the name to General Disassembly?
In our opinion, a good case can be made some days for changing the name of our state legislature to the General Disassembly.
Where is the alternative to Obamacare?
Dr. Rand Paul is a respected eye surgeon, a medical professional who also happens to be our junior United States senator. To his credit, he is among those who volunteer for “Sunday surgery” stints to help those who cannot afford expensive surgical procedures and to keep his skills up to date. That said, it stands to reason that he would be better informed than his non-medical colleagues in the Senate when it comes to the state of American health care.
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