In Conclusion: Happy Father’s Day

How serendipitous that my last column as editor of LEO would be the week of Father’s Day.  These personal narratives have, of course, always been meaningful to my dad and me — and hopefully will be, one day, for J.D.... Read More ›

McConnell Is “The Terminator”

Mitch McConnell is “The Terminator” — “It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead.” Last week, McConnell proved once... Read More ›

It’s OK To Be Pro-Israel And Pro-Palestine

As a half-Jewish millennial, it’s clear to me that peace and long-term security of Israel must be led by Jews — both Israeli and American — which dovetails with Israel’s unbreakable relationship with the United States. Palestinians and Palestinian supporters... Read More ›

Time to Resign — Part Two

Back in June 2015, I wrote a column calling on the president of the Louisville Fraternal Order of Police to resign his position. It was titled “Time to Resign.” This column isn’t about him or the police, rather the time... Read More ›

Derby Winners And Losers

While it was great to be back socializing among friends and strangers, it’s not clear whether or not the community was ready for Derby weekend. Of course there were some big winners. But, in horse racing, for there to be... Read More ›

Derby 147 — A Comedy

[The following story takes place just ahead of the 2020 election. At least, it could have… It includes the names of all 20 horses running in the 147th Kentucky Derby and, hopefully, some laughs.] Just before Pope Francis arrived at... Read More ›