Opinion
Training simulation gives first-hand view of life in law enforcement
Law enforcement officers tend to get a bad rap from a portion of the general public. And it’s easy to understand why. In the simplest of terms, it is a cop’s job to keep us from doing things we mig...
Jul 25, 2012 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s cut through the misinformation on ‘Obamacare’
We hear a lot about “Obamacare” these days. Much of it is politically oriented misinformation that describes various fearsome and costly outcomes. I will try to inject some objectivity into this di...
Jul 25, 2012 | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Newsroom’ shows us what media could, maybe should be
Q; What is a Liberal Republican? A: A misnomer. The question was posed online at Yahoo Answers. The answer was the top response as selected by voters at the site. Whether you agree with, disagree w...
Jul 18, 2012 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take advantage of the new 401(k) fee-disclosure rule
For everyone who participates in their employer’s 401(k) plan (active or not), I have good news and bad news. Good news – as of July, 401(k) providers must clearly disclose to employers for the fir...
Jul 18, 2012 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s read the Affordable Care Act!
Even if you just burrowed out from under a rock, you’ve probably already heard about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling about the Affordable Healthcare Act. Partisan tomes have been written about th...
Jul 11, 2012 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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How can government best tackle health issues?
Once again, our various governments are trying to mess with our daily lives. Now it’s obesity, and they want to limit the size of soft drink we can buy. If this continues, the day will come when ev...
Jul 11, 2012 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Step outside, notice the heat and recite my new catchphrase
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it. – attribution debated The above quotation has been credited to mainly three individuals – Will Rogers, Mark Twain and Charles D...
Jul 03, 2012 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Are athletics being deprioritized in our schools?
Through the first 18 years of my life, I participated in a number of organized extra-curricular activities in this community. From my pre-school years until about middle school, I spent the majorit...
Jun 27, 2012 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Readers Choice Awards will return next year
In general, but especially in the newspaper business, folks tend to stay silent about things unless they really feel something has been done wrong. I guess people just don’t usually feel like takin...
Jun 20, 2012 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Washington should use Kentucky as a guide
I believe everyone affected by the recent Eggner Ferry Bridge episode should give Governor Steve Beshear and all his staff a standing ovation for their performance in the last 100-plus days. This, ...
Jun 20, 2012 | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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