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Today's Opinions

  • May is National Military Appreciation month

    Editor:

    In 1999, Congress designated the month of May as “National Military Appreciation Month” to ensure that our Nation is given the opportunity every year  to publicly demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our servicemen and women.  During the month of May we should all make a sincere effort to honor the current and former members of the armed services especially those who have died in the pursuit of our freedom and safety.

  • Stumbo, end fight on vetoes

    By The Courier-Journal

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo is grandstanding. Plain and simple. And it’s time to bring an end to it.

  • State makes strides on education issues

    A quarter-century ago, Kentucky had nowhere to go but up when it came to the education levels of adults 25 and older.

    Only two-thirds had graduated from high school, and less than a sixth had earned a bachelor’s degree.  No state had a lower combined percentage.

  • Rand: Bevin’s vetoes limit educational opportunities

    Other than constitutional amendments, which go before the voters, every bill the General Assembly passes has to clear one final hurdle before becoming law: The governor’s pen.

    The governor has the authority to sign or reject bills, or to let them become law without a signature.  He or she can only approve or veto bills in their entirety – except in budgetary matters, which can be line-item vetoed without affecting the rest.

  • Legislative session successful for Ky. agriculture

    The 2016 session of the General Assembly has come to an end, and we are thankful that this session was successful for agriculture in Kentucky. We worked together in a bipartisan fashion to pass legislation that will assist farm communities, agribusinesses, and consumers from all areas of the Commonwealth. 

  • Who is Bernie Sanders?

    “We let men take wealth which is not theirs; if the seizure is “legal” we call it high profits and the profiters help decide what is legal.” - W.E.B. Dubois in “The Nation,” October 1956.

                              

  • Is my DNA sabotaging my results?

    It’s tough. It is tough to sometimes understand when you see friends, colleagues, enemies, etc. getting in phenomenal shape … If you are finding things difficult and perhaps not achieving the results you believe you should be, it is easy to blame your genes.

    Guess what? You don’t have to! Take control of your genetics and here is how!

    The three most important misconceptions about how you might think your DNA is sabotaging your results and what you can do about it!

  • Thanks to all for help with mock crash

    Editor: