LOUISVILLE SOGI ORDINANCE CHALLENGED IN COURT

A number of Kentucky cities have recently passed Fairness Laws that protect LGBT status under local laws. But a newly filed lawsuit in Federal District court against Louisville’s Fairness ordinance may roll back the trend. Louisville photographer Chelsey Nelson...

KY SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS FIRST AMENDMENT FREEDOM

After a seven-year legal battle, Lexington graphic artist Blaine Adamson won a case that affirmed his First Amendment freedoms of speech. Adamson was ordered by the Lexington Human Rights Commission to undergo diversity training because he refused to print T-shirts...

Moving Away from Tribalism

We’re as politically divided as ever before and our interactions often end up divisive arguments. So how do we rise above an unhealthy tribalism that’s reduced us to the sum of our political opinions? Start by recognizing that your political opponent is...

RECAPTURE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS

It’s only 22 days until Christmas and if you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping, well, I don’t envy you; especially if you plan to brave the local mall. Christmas has unfortunately become grossly commercialized and we often miss the reason for...

GOP SURGE DESPITE LOSS IN GOVERNOR’S RACE

After learning that a newspaper mistakenly printed his obituary, Mark Twain famously quipped: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” Such is the case for those who see the election of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear as a bellwether for how...

Being a Good Sport

UK basketball is king of sports in the Bluegrass, and as the Wildcats suffered an upset at Rupp and dropped from their number one ranking in the polls, we should beware that our enthusiasm for the Wildcats doesn’t consume us.  The idol of winning at the expense...

Happy Thanksgiving!

In 1621, the pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving and thanked God for bringing them through a hard winter. In 1789 President Washington issued a Thanksgiving proclamation “for affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for...

Day Before Thanksgiving

Millions of Americans will be traveling this Thanksgiving. But imagine making a long, uncomfortable trip and when you arrived at your destination, you had no place to stay? That’s the story of the Pilgrims and their voyage on the Mayflower nearly 400 years ago....

Impeachment

The U.S. House of Representatives is in the middle of the impeachment inquiry of Pres. Trump, making for high political drama. Republicans are convinced that this is a witch-hunt. Democrats are sure they have a smoking gun, centered around an anonymous whistleblower....

PEACEFUL TRANSITION OF POWER

The Kentucky governor’s race was one of the closest statewide elections in state history and decided by about 5000 votes or .5 percent. Democrat Andy Beshear was declared the winner and he’s in the process of assembling his transition team. Conservatives...