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Democrats' far-left turn could give Trump a 2020 victory

By WAYNE ALLYN ROOT Creators Syndicate Radical, extreme, lunatic Democrats are in charge. The things they are saying are unimaginable in our country. I love it. They are busy creating nonstop headlines that will give President...

Partisan politics overshadows the mourning for the dead

By SCOTT JENNINGS Opinion contributor Louisville Courier Journal Even as we mourn, we are at each other's throats. The horrific New Zealand mosque killings brought people worldwide to tears, as we collectively contemplated...

In some ways, Kentucky lawmakers failed to act in the public interest

By AL CROSS Opinion contributor Louisville Courier Journal FRANKFORT -- With almost all its work done, has the current session of the Kentucky General Assembly acted in the public interest? In many small ways, yes. But in most...

The Mueller report needs to be made public

-- St. Louis Post-Dispatch For two years, America has been deeply divided over special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in U.S. elections and possible coordination with Donald Trump's presidential. . .

State sunshine laws need civilian defense

By AMYE BENSENHAVER and JENNIFER P. BROWN Sunshine Week (brought with it) inevitable meteorological metaphors for open government climate change at the federal, state and local level. These metaphors carry meaning, especially in...

Syringe exchange the key to fighting Hepatitis A

The Advocate-Messenger While Kentuckians remain divided on syringe exchange programs, (such as one scheduled to begin April 17 in Mayfield) they are likely the key to continuing a reduction in cases of viral hepatitis and the...

Supers offer 'contrary position' on school choice

BY JIM WATERS The Bluegrass Institute A recent press conference by superintendents at the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative in Shelbyville featured lots of jaw-flapping but little-to-no evidence about how attacking scholarship. . .

Perks of wealth shouldn't include college admissions fraud

St. Louis Post-Dispatch The ABC television series "Desperate Housewives" became a huge comedy hit largely because of the exaggerated ways it depicted suburban families trying to get ahead. In one episode, star Felicity Huffman...