Why Celebrate Communism?

China just celebrated 70 years under communist rule. But considering the lack of freedom afforded to the average Chinese citizen, one wonders what is there to celebrate? NPR correspondent Ailsa Chang reported that foreign reporters were not able to access the...

KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE HIGH

Kentucky has a 94 percent high school graduation rate, making it one of the top states in the country. However, as of 2018, less than two-thirds of Kentucky graduates were prepared for the next step, whether its college or the workforce. Commissioner of Education...

CALIFORNIA ALLOWS NCAA ATHLETE COMPENSATION

The NCAA has a strict rule for college ballplayers that prohibits them from getting paid from outside interests. The NCAA argues that they’re keeping college sports from becoming professionalized. But critics say that NCAA athletics is a...

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU LIKE

If you’re on Facebook, you’re aware of the thumbs up icon which means “like.” But a Frankfort judge found out the hard way that “liking” a Facebook post can get you into trouble. Judge Phillip Shepherd “liked” a Facebook post that...

Register to Vote Today

Today is the last day to register to vote for the November election. If you’ve recently moved, gotten married and changed your name, or just turned 18, then you must be registered if you plan to vote on November 5. Of course, the top race is for Kentucky...

AOC’S NEW POVERTY-FIGHING PROGRAM

New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is proposing new poverty-fighting programs which include an expansion of Medicaid to illegal immigrants. Her plan is called “A Just Society,” and it would increase the federal poverty line and expand benefits...

VAPING UNDER FIRE

Vaping is under fire as a number of high-profile deaths have led to closer scrutiny of the vaping industry. Some vaping companies like Juul have been accused of marketing their product to kids which likely led to Juul’s CEO being forced out. Vaping is largely...

DEMOCRATS LAUNCH IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced that House Democrats will launch an impeachment inquiry of Pres. Trump. The case involves a whistleblower, accusations of foreign entanglement in our politics and a Democratic presidential candidate. At issue is a phone...

CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE TARGETS CONSERVATIVES

Last week, the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on “How the Tax Code Subsidizes Hate.” Of course, nobody wants hate and they don’t want tax dollars subsidizing it. But how do you define hate? In today’s public...

KENTUCKY’S PURDUE PHARMA SETTLEMENT

Was Kentucky shortchanged by a settlement with Purdue Pharma? Senate President Robert Stivers believes that’s the case. Purdue Pharma has made several state settlements regarding its painkiller OxyContin which is linked to addiction. In 2015, Kentucky Attorney...

CLEANING UP VOTER ROLLS

The Kentucky State Board of Elections placed over 150,000 Kentucky voters on the inactive list. The state was ordered to do this by a federal judge because Kentucky was not in compliance with the National Voter Registration Act which requires states to remove inactive...

KY PRISON OVERCROWDING

Kentucky Justice Secretary John Tilley told a legislative committee that Kentucky has a huge problem of prison overcrowding and is “dealing with a powder keg at the state level and the county level. There’s not enough time to discuss how much of a powder keg this...

GRISLY DISCOVERY AT ABORTIONIST’S HOME

The family of deceased Indiana abortionist, Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, made a grisly discovery when they were going through his home and personal belongings. They found fetal remains throughout the house and called in authorities. The local sheriff’s deputies...

CHANGING DEFINITION OF WOMAN?

The Oxford Dictionary is being challenged to change the definition of woman. An online petition is being circulated that is pressuring Oxford Dictionary to broaden the definition of woman. Signatories want Oxford University Press to “eliminate all phrases and...

COLLEGE COACH DECLINES PAY RAISE

College basketball is big business and college coaches that win at the highest level are rewarded with huge pay raises. That’s why a coach at the University of Virginia is making national news. Men’s basketball coach Tony Bennett took UVA to the Final Four...

PIPELINE PROTESTS BANNED IN KY

A natural gas pipeline exploded in Lincoln County last month, killing one and sending five to the hospital. The explosion was so big that it burned 30 acres of land and the heat was so intense that it could be picked up on weather radar! The tragedy has brought...

GENDER EXTREMISM

There’s a new term today: gender extremism. This is an ideology that teaches that human beings can change their gender at will and that society must agree with a person’s extreme choices. The conflict is over forcing the rest of society to agree and...

GOOGLE INVESTIGATED BY STATE ATTORNEY’S GENERAL

Google has been criticized for anti-conservative bias. Now, state’s attorney generals’ are forming a coalition to investigate the world’s largest Internet-related company. If you’ve ever done an internet search, you’ve probably used...

CONSTITUTION DAY

Today is Constitution Day. On September 17, 1787, our Founding Fathers brought the colonies together to create a stronger federal government. The Constitution is considered one of the greatest political documents in history and it’s what unifies and binds us together...

CHURCHILL DOWNS GETS THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE

Churchill Downs made a major announcement that it plans to build a $200 million development in northern Kentucky with thoroughbred racing and up to 1,500 video slot machines they call historical racing. They’ve not yet applied for the license with the Kentucky...