Living On Purpose

I have read articles over the years about how Christmas is a combination of Christian and pagan symbolism along with some folklore traditions and for ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


True Holiday Spirit

Among other things, the holidays are a time of giving and receiving gifts. The question most often asked of people is, “what did you get?”...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Media hype aside, energy industry is exceptionally safe

The new movie Deepwater Horizon chronicles the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This is a story worth telling, but the Deepwater disaster should ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


The transformative power of Thanksgiving

An unusual thing happened in Frankfort the other day. After years of being in the minority party, Republican House Speaker-elect Jeff Hoover welcomed ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Washington can help to make coal cleaner

As the recent election cycle demonstrated, American politics is beset with a number of polarizing issues. Among the most obvious has been the debate o...

December 1st, 2016 |  


What Is Gold Saying About Trump?

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.Amidst the larger drama of the election, the financial markets staged their own little ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Living On Purpose

Every year at Christmas time, it’s common to see the bell ringers all over town standing at the red kettles of the Salvation Army. Recently, I h...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Self-Defense for Whom?

In every state in the country, the right to self-defense is considered a mitigating factor in criminal prosecutions. If you use violence to defend you...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Why Does Pet Care Cost So Much?

Anyone who owns a pet knows that the cost of caring for old Fluffy or Fido has gone up considerably over recent years.Economists from Stanford and MIT...

November 29th, 2016 |  


KPMA to celebrate 90 years

For decades, my family and I have been proud to be statewide fuel distributors. My father started the company with simple roots and taught me the ins ...

November 24th, 2016 |