July 5, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

A one-sided relationship

A lot of Kentuckians and West Virginians plaster their vehicles and bodies with “Friends of Coal.” But the friendship is not mutual, as an industry group is proving by trying to sabotage U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers’s RECLAIM Act.  More...

No recess from opioid crisis

On June 27, public outrage forced the Republicans to postpone their vote to gut the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid.  Two hours later, I stood with a loved one in an emergency room in small-town Ohio and got an earful from the nurse taking care More...

The American flag is not a rag

We’ve seen American flag bikinis — stars on the bottom and stripes on top or the other way around. Flags are used as bandanas and curtains. They decorate paper napkins on which we wipe hamburger grease. More...

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‘Jobettes’ in U.S.

Excellent news, folks: A decade after Wall Street greed crashed our economy and crushed the working class, jobs are suddenly plentiful!  More...