Edelen: Medicaid work requirements are costly, intrusive

Gov. Matt Bevin’s work requirements for Medicaid recipients will produce a new bureaucracy that is costly, intrusive, and doomed to fail.

The KY Chamber’s idea of diversity

The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual Legislative Preview Conference. See if you notice anything about whom the Chamber invited to speak.
Mitch McConnell speaking at CPAC 2012 (photo by Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons)

McConnell, ‘disturbed’ that tax cuts didn’t pay for themselves, says we have to cut...

It's the standard Repub playbook: Pass tax cuts in order to INCREASE the deficit, then use the deficit YOU caused in order to gut social programs.

Cong. John Yarmuth statement on Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

Congressman John Yarmuth issued this statement following the Senate’s vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Stock photo by Dragan Grkic via Shutterstock.com

Old white dude gets stereotyped (again)

Our own Berry Craig was stereotyped, once again. Why? Because people look at him and assume they know what he thinks and how he votes. Uhm, wrong.
Mitch McConnell speaking at CPAC 2012 (photo by Gage Skidmore [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons)

The gravedigger of American democracy

Paul von Hindenburg enabled the rise of Hitler, and in so doing destroyed German democracy. Is Mitch McConnell doing the same to American democracy?
Choosing democracy or authoritarianism (photo by M-Sur via Shutterstock.com)

Authoritarianism is on the ballot – will we stop it?

Many worry Hitler-style fascism is coming to the US. A Murray State prof says there is something else we should be worried about, especially this election.
Kentucky elected officials and others at the ALEC convention (photo from Gov. Bevin's Twitter feed)

Beware ALEC-backed legislators running for reelection in Kentucky

As you head to the polls on Tuesday, here are 15 legislators tied to ALEC who have pushed the Koch Brothers agenda. Let's be aware, and vote them out!
A woman, part of the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. border, prays at a temporary shelter in Tijuana, Mexico. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Asylum seekers are not breaking the law. Trump is.

Parents and children who have walked 1,000 miles to ask for asylum are not breaking US laws by crossing the border, no matter what Donald Trump says.
The Koch Brothers, as imagined by Donkey Hotey

Koch cash flowing to Kentucky

The billionaire Koch brothers are buying flood insurance against a teacher-driven blue wave in Kentucky, by supporting six Repub incumbents.
Jeff Flake (official Senate photo [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Jeff Flake, the fake

Jeff Flake drew comparison to "Profiles in Courage" when he delayed the Kavanaugh confirmation a week. In the end, was he brave – or a fake?

Amy McGrath’s closing message to the voters

A letter from Amy McGrath to the voters of the 6th district, and those across Kentucky. It is values and common sense like this that we need in DC.