Seeing through Rose Colored Glasses

Mary Poppins was “practically perfect in every way,” except that Mary Poppins isn’t real. I fall very short of “practically pe...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Stop Worrying

Worrying is often an automatic response when you are facing problems, dilemmas, or uncertainty. Constant worrying creates physical and mental problems...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Fossil Fuel Divestment: A Fool’s Errand

Green activists are getting schooled in fossil fuel divestment. Despite environmentalists’ best efforts, New York University and the University ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Racial Reconciliation and Hope

The latest murder of three Baton Rouge police officers has rattled our already fragile sense of safety and reminds us—as if we needed reminding&...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Loving America Means Finding Fault With It

I was sitting on a bus one summer, chatting with a man behind me who’d worked all over the world in the U.S. foreign service. Like many conversa...

July 21st, 2016 |  


The American Dream Moved to Canada

Does your family aspire to the American Dream of a decent paying job, a few weeks of paid vacation, a home of your own, and the hope of retiring befor...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Those College Nightmares — Mine and Yours

Dream surveys consistently show that dreaming about being back in school is among the top three content areas of our adult dreams. College is often de...

July 19th, 2016 |  


A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – Over the years, I have been proud to sponsor or support a number of educational programs, from the Kentucky Education Reform Act to ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Kentucky’s Coal Industry Crushed by an Agency in Need of a Purpose

For decades, Kentucky has proudly mined the coal that fuels America. Coal still generates more than a third of U.S. electricity – more than any ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Help Governor Bevin Cut the Red Tape for Kentucky Businesses

If you ask business owners what frustrates them most about running their businesses, one of the resounding answers will be the amount of red tape they...

July 14th, 2016 |