Chief, how many more screwups?

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad needs to resign.

The time and circumstances warrant the 63-year-old police chief turn the department over to new leadership. 

By continuing to serve, he perpetuates skepticism over whether his police department is capable of protecting and administering equitable, transparent justice for every part of the community.

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Implausible deniability is GOP’s MO

Since when did claiming ignorance become an acceptable response from politicians, our so-called leaders? Things have gotten so fringy and down-right ugly within the Republican Party that admitting or faking ignorance is what its members think is the best available... Read More ›

Allergies or corona?

What kind of sick, cosmic joke is the appearance of a respiratory virus during springtime in Kentucky? Regardless of age, health history and our success in being “Healthy at Home,” we’re all at least a little more sensitive to any... Read More ›

Beshear Gets It

Can we all agree that priorities for the 2020 global pandemic must be: 1. Saving lives 2. Rescuing the economy so people keep their jobs, can find work and not lose their homes and savings 3. And everything else necessary... Read More ›

McConnell fiddles while we…

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell is treating the coronavirus pandemic like he does everything else that comes before him in the Senate: politics as usual. Science and expert advice: optional. Democrats in the U.S. House last week passed an emergency relief... Read More ›

Take the F’n Vote!

The practice of killing a bill to protect legislators from taking unpopular votes is out of control. Voters elect representatives to take votes, regardless of how difficult they are, so they can be held accountable. The U.S. and Kentucky constitutions... Read More ›

Dragging Out GOP Homophobia

“We use humor and irreverent wit to expose the forces of bigotry, complacency and guilt that chain the human spirit.” That is the mission statement of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, which uses drag and performance art to raise money... Read More ›

McConnell Betrays Kentucky Bourbon

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell stood before the leaders of Kentucky’s bourbon industry and told them that Democrats are “coming after you” with higher taxes. What distillers really wanted to hear is that, with all of his power, McConnell would end... Read More ›