Bevin continues his holy war on working families by seeking to deep-six the Labor...

Republicans love to talk about “traditional Kentucky values.” Two of their values come to my mind: election-stealing and union-busting. And, they're linked.
The Allied Memorial on Omaha Beach (photo by Berry Craig)

Trump’s America-only SOTU gaffe

President Trump's honor of WWII vets was marred by his America-only comments, and by his America-only approach to our allies. Berry Craig explains.
(photo by Serg Zastavkin via Shutterstock)

Three “SMH…Really?” details from the COT audit

I read the audit of the state Office of Technology. Here are three sentences from that audit that were shocking – pretty high on the "SMH" scale.
Image of the ballot in question, as tweeted out by Adam Beam of the AP

Stealing the Jim Glenn one-vote election

If any reasonable person would count a ballot one way, but outside pressure causes the decision to go the other way, is that "election stealing"?

Yes to more sunlight on lobbying, no to private school tax credits

Dear lawmakers: Pass the bill to bring more transparency to exec branch lobbying, and stop the move to subsidize private schools at public schools’ expense.
Paul Weyrich, founder of ALEC, on voting and voters (photo by DonkeyHotey [CC 2.0] via Flickr)

Beware of voter suppression bills!

The next step in the GOP playbook should be voter suppression. The fact that there’s no such bill pre-filed in KYGA19 spells trouble.
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin at the APEC summit in 2017 (photo by Kremlin.ru [CC BY 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons)

Guest editorial: “Trump’s gamble”

In pulling out of the INF treaty, Trump is gambling with our security while giving Putin permission to do what he wants. It is a gamble we can't afford.
2015 form 1040 (US Federal Government [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

Holland’s answer on tax returns is the wrong answer

When asked about releasing tax returns, candidate Gill Holland said he would not be releasing his. It was the wrong answer. Here's why.
Caricatures of the GOP elephant and the Dem donkey (by DonkeyHotey [CC 2.0] via Flickr)

Think there’s “no difference” between the parties? You’re really, really wrong.

“There’s not much difference between the two parties," is the lamest excuse ever for not voting. Want proof? Berry Craig's got it for you, right here.
Ky Supreme Court Chambers

Stivers sets out to turn chief justice into judge shopper for governor, legislature

SB-2 is, in a word, a "stinkeroo." It would transform Kentucky’s chief justice into the governor’s and legislature’s personal judge-shopper.

It’s time for AG Beshear to close the open records loophole

AG Beshear has moved closer to over-ruling the flawed 2015 open records ruling by then-AG Conway. It's time for Mr. Beshear to finish the job.
Bruce Maples (square)

CovCath reconsidered

As more and more information has surfaced in the Covington Catholic incident last weekend, I want to update our coverage with more of my own thoughts.

FREE NEWSLETTERS!
Did you know we have FOUR special newsletters you can get?
And they’re all FREE to everyone!

Click here to learn more!

Sign up for ForwardKY newsletters!



— Special Newsletters —

>