The Dems Are Alright

Don’t worry, Democrats. It really isn’t as bad as it seems. Hot take-pundits are claiming Democratic failure, but that failure is measured against inflated expectations — rather, the disappointment Democrats may feel are the result of unreasonable optimism and ravenous... Read More ›

Vote for the better candidate

I get it… “Both parties are the same!” (No, they’re really not.) “The two-party system is broken!” (Yeah, because the two-party system needs two parties! Democrats are in one party and Republicans are posing as a party and only want... Read More ›

McGrath got my vote at the debate

To everyone's surprise, ‬I’m voting for Amy McGrath, Marine and mom… plus, Mitch McConnell has been in the U.S. Senate for too long. That is how McConnell described McGrath’s strategy to unseat him. He quipped at the (one-and-only) Kentucky Senate debate,... Read More ›

Feds must step in to remake LMPD

When Rodney King was beaten nearly to death by Los Angeles police officers in 1991, Congress responded by passing the 1994 Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act. It gave the Department of Justice the authority to protect citizens from... Read More ›

Fischer’s police sow chaos

Mayor Greg Fischer remains inexplicably bound to antiquated, ineffective police procedures that create more chaos than bring resolution. He continues to set up the police and the protesters for confrontation. He has proven unable to learn from the mistakes of... Read More ›

Democrats took Republicans’ bait

Louisville Metro Council, the Democratic majority in particular, needs to shore up its own leadership and credibility before it is in any position to criticize — or express “no confidence” in — Mayor Greg Fischer. Last week, the Metro Council... Read More ›

#JusticeForBreonna, not politics

You may have never heard of Thomas Mann, the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate, but you probably have heard his most-famous quote: “Everything is politics.” Sure, eventually, everything can be traced back to politics, but that doesn’t mean it... Read More ›

Don’t cancel Derby — use it!

My uncle recently sent me a quote from businessman Stephen Covey: “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” Nobody struggles with this more than I do, but…For protesters, seeking justice for Breonna Taylor is the... Read More ›