Give a hand to good doctors

Give a hand to good doctors

National Doctors Day is March 30, and I am encouraging readers who have doctors whom they respect to take time to send a note to them. Your response m...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Close loophole on reporting child abuse

Courier-Journal investigative reporter Andrew Wolfson had a simple question for Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad: “Greetings. I am try...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Sasquatching trend comes to Harlan

Sasquatching trend comes to Harlan

Our world is full of mysteries. I don’t think it is possible for us, as humans, to unravel those mysteries or to hold the vast amount of knowled...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Persistent as a winter cough

Persistent as a winter cough

If there’s one thing you can honestly say about Delbert McLain, he’s as persistent as a winter cough. As our chamber of commerce here R...

March 24th, 2017 |  


The power of the “Deep State,” the intelligence community’s lock on the secrets of every citizen in the United States, information t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Don’t fall for Republicans’ proposed health care plan

In January, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, “If Hillary Clinton had been elected, if there were a Democratic Senate, we’d be ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Elizabeth Warren kicking sand

Massachusetts needs clarity from the Trump administration about how it plans to treat states that have legalized recreational marijuana, since that ar...

March 21st, 2017 |  


In praise of pragmatism

In praise of pragmatism

As you watch the healthcare proceedings on Capitol Hill, imagine what things might be like if we lived in more functional political times. In particul...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Who is this legislature working for?

As this session of the General Assembly winds down, its recurring theme has been the transfer of power to those who already have it.The dramatic rush ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The real language of life

The real language of life

As a writer, I often get excited about writing this column and sharing something I’ve discovered, learned or find motivating. With the writing o...

March 21st, 2017 |