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...