February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Opinions

Pension answer? Keep what we have and keep it funded

The issues surrounding our public retirement systems are complex, but there is a simple answer for those asking what we should do: Keep what we have and fund it. More...

The end of a movement

It is time to say last rites over the American conservative movement. After years of drifting steadily toward extreme positions, conservatism is dead, replaced by a far right that has the Republican Party under its thumb.  More...

Local teacher writes to state legislators about pension issue

Letcher County Central High School math teacher Paul Boggs wrote the following letter to members of the Kentucky General Assemblly regarding the current pension crisis facing teachers here and elsewhere in Kentucky.  Esteemed Legislators:   More...

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What they have and we want

“Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children,” by Sara Zaske, represents the latest in a series of books about other countries getting right what American parents get wrong.  More...