I am a human being first
That’s the way it can happen in this profession — and it was again put to the test for me yesterday.
Our troubles can melt away like snow
During my 30 years here on Earth, I cannot remember a winter with as much snow and ice as the one we went through this past season.
Our prisons — to bury or revive?
People, who have seriously violated society lose their right to live in it. A government has the obligation to protect its citizens from such criminals. Imprisonment is the usual format used for many generations.
The death of Fred Phelps
There are few deaths in America that created more discussion of hatred then that of Fred Phelps.
No surprises at budget time
We always knew it would come to this — a few key legislators from both chambers and parties sitting around a table arguing about a $20 billion, two-year budget with time ticking away in the 2014 General Assembly.
Experiences I’ll never forget but will never repeat
I am determined to make it to the real spring. Sure, it’s technically spring — but I’m pretty sure that white stuff falling Tuesday was very much wintery looking.
How do you define development in eastern Ky?
Listening to the evening news can be a frightening experience. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the countless references to job losses currently occurring in eastern Kentucky.
Hate, fear an easy sell for some
This week’s news of the death of Fred Phelps Sr. brought me back to the first time I covered a soldier’s funeral and saw picketers from Westboro Baptist Church.
‘God’s Not Dead’ now in theaters
You won’t see me promoting too many movies here in my column, but there is one movie that was released in theaters this weekend that everyone should check out.
Obama and Francis in conversation
This Thursday, March 27, 2014, the leader of this world’s most prominent nation and the leader of the world’s most prominent religion, will have a meeting in Rome.
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