San Francisco Bath Houses Set to Reopen to Boost Economy

In the mid-’80s the city of San Francisco enacted ordinances to restrict bathhouses to stem the AIDS crisis. It was done in the name of public health and the bathhouses eventually closed. Now, the city recently lifted those restrictions to boost the economy...

Is Loneliness a Reason to Die?

Is loneliness a good reason to end one’s life? In Canada, the answer is yes. According to a recent report, 771 Canadians asked to be lethally injected in 2019 because they were lonely. Altogether, 5,631 Canadians were euthanized for various reasons in 2019. This...

Senator Paul Introduces HSA for All Act

The rising cost of medical care and the increase in health insurance premiums are constant concerns for Americans. What if citizens were empowered to take more control of their healthcare and reduce out of pocket expenses? That’s what U.S. Sen. Rand Paul intends...

Should Church’s Suspend Services Requested by Gov. Beshear?

Gov. Beshear’s request for churches to suspend in-person services for two weeks fell on deaf ears. Catholic Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz sent a letter to priests on July 25, saying parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville would not follow the Governor’s...

Beirut’s Other Ticking Time-Bomb

The massive explosion in Beirut left over 135 dead, 5000 wounded, and over 200,000 Lebanese homeless. Reports indicated it was caused by tons of fertilizer being stored near fireworks at a shipping port. Governmental leaders are passing the buck as to their...

Another Congressional Stimulus Package?

Democrats in Congress passed the HEROES Act, a $3.4 trillion bill that would send checks to millions of Americans, give a $1 trillion to struggling state and local governments, and provide billions for housing and food assistance. The U.S. Senate, which is led by...

Is America at a Tipping Point?

Social tensions are extremely strained, maybe even at a breaking point. There is racial strife, envy between socio-economic classes, opposition toward the law enforcement and the rule of law, and political differences that lead the two major political parties ready to...

KY Supreme Court to Hear Gambling Case

Are video slots machines that feature a two-second video of horserace – a bet on a horserace or just what they look like: a video slot machine? That’s the question the Kentucky Supreme Court will finally answer after a ten-year legal battle. In 2010, the...

CDC Warns Effects of Closing Schools Disastrous

The CDC released a report about the effect of closing schools will have on school children. The report challenges “families and policymakers… to consider the full spectrum of benefits and risks of both in-person and virtual learning options.” The CDC...

How to Have a Conversation

In our digital saturated, short-attention-span, politically charged, I need-to-be-right- at-any-cost culture, it’s near impossible to have a conversation—even with family members. But if we care about civility we must rediscover the lost art of conversation Here...

Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn

We’ve all heard of sanctuary cities where local governments have refused to cooperate with the federal government by reporting illegal aliens. Now there are “sanctuary cities for the unborn.” These are cities that are going on record to protect the unborn from...

The Limits of Protest

Protestors trespassed into Kentucky Attorney General’s Daniel Cameron’s yard and demanded that he take action with the Breonna Taylor death at the hands of Louisville police. Protestors did the same at Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Louisville home last...

Bedlam in Portland

The scene in Portland Oregon was surreal. Violent protestors were destroying public property. The federal government sent in troops to protect the Federal Justice Center. And Mayor Ted Wheeler spoke through a bullhorn and said “I stand with you.” At the...

Protecting Our Children

We all want to protect our children and their innocence. That’s why we have laws against exploiting them for any reason, including sexual exploitation. Yet it’s becoming common to hear of somebody arrested or sentenced for possessing child pornography. Now...

Need More Leaders to Deal with Covid Pandemic

Back in February, caution was in order, as we knew little about the COVID-19 but in light of what we know now, it’s clear that other leaders besides Gov. Beshear could have played an influential role in helping to elevate safety while minimizing disruptive...

NY Times Enforces Ideological Uniformity

Journalism is in a bad place, especially over at The New York Times where another opinion editor was squeezed out. Bari Weiss resigned because of a hostile work environment and harassment by people who disagreed with her opinions. Weiss said, “Intellectual...

Illinois Tax Collections Smoking

The state of Illinois has found a lucrative new tax source: recreational pot. Since January 1, Illinois has collected $52 million in taxes from the newly legalized drug. The state will receive $34.7 million in excise taxes and sales taxes will account for $18. This...

Ky AG Asks Court to Block Beshear’s Orders

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed a motion to block Gov. Beshear’s executive orders where he argued that the orders exceed Beshear’s authority as governor, violate the state Constitution and are unequally applied among Kentucky residents....