Of The Better-Than-Bevins 
There Is One Choice

Regardless of who the Democratic nominee is after the primary election next Tuesday, I will run, skip and hop to the polls, to vote for them in the fall.

They’re all better than Matt Bevin.

But Democrats still have to pick their nominee — House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins, Attorney General Andy Beshear or former State Auditor Adam Edelen. While all share many of the same, core Democratic views, they are three very different candidates.

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Burning down the city

The grand Notre Dame Cathedral was falling apart long before the fire, but France had trouble raising enough for the restoration: only a third of what was needed. Yet, within two days of the fire, over 1 billion euro was... Read More ›

Lobbyists win… we lose

It was a good year for some of Kentucky’s biggest lobbies. The major accomplishments of this year’s legislative session show the Republican supermajority was more concerned about its donors’ interests than in solving our problems. Senate Bill 100, the solar... Read More ›

Lawmakers For Sale

The solar bill before the state legislature has revealed three disgusting truths about how Kentucky laws are made. 1. It takes money to be heard, and the more money you have, the better your views will be represented. 2. Companies... Read More ›

Sports Betting For Dummies

The theme for this week’s column is: How smart can dumb be? The Courier Journal and every other daily newspaper has been publishing the betting lines on every major game in the country, every day for decades. It’s about time... Read More ›