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Kentucky Senate rolls over for NRA

A legislature parades grieving parents of gunshot victims before a committee, then takes orders directly from the NRA? Moral bankruptcy.
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.
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?
(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.
The Trump Taj Ma Wall (as imagined by DonkeyHotey [CC-BA-2.0])

A simple solution to the “border wall” impasse

While Donald Trump and Congress are engaged in a tug-of-war over his "border wall," Ivonne Rovira has a way to end the crisis AND keep the MAGA crowd happy.
Hospital waiting room (photo by Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons)

Copays are all about the waiver, and are a policy in search of a...

Starting in January, most adults covered by Medicaid will pay a copay. It’s a policy in search of a constituency, and Kentuckians deserve to know why.
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.
Shouldice Hospital in Canada, specializing in hernia repair (photo from World's Best Hospitals)

Rand Paul gets his hernia surgery in … Canada?!?

Senator Rand Paul, who has attacked single-payer health care as "slavery," is having his hernia surgery at a Canadian hospital.
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!

It took Kentucky 111 years to abolish slavery … and we still haven’t dealt...

Matt Bevin was right: we SHOULD learn from our history. So let's do just that: LEARN the REAL history behind the Jefferson Davis statue, and other statues like it. Pam Gersh lays it out clearly ... and comes to a clear conclusion.
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"?
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.

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