Matt Bevin might be the Democrats’ best fund-raiser

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By BERRY CRAIG Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s family bell manufacturing business is in Connecticut, home state of Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth. Delegates to the 1787 constitutional convention in Philadelphia, Sherman and Ellsworth are famous for proposing the “Great Compromise.” … Continue reading →

A Rude Unhinging – a Political Body in Shock

By Ron Leach My medical colleagues will recognize the title – A Rude Unhinging – derived from Dr. Samuel Gross’ 1862 description of a rapidly deteriorating physiological state of the human body now known as shock; “the rude unhinging of … Continue reading →

Matt Bevin and the Fletcher Factor

By BERRY CRAIG Go ahead and call it wishful thinking, or whistling past the graveyard, on the part of this union card-carrying lifelong Kentuckian whose politics are left of liberal.  But I’m not the only one who sees a potential … Continue reading →

The Kentucky House Stands Alone

By BERRY CRAIG Jack Conway called the Kentucky governor’s election a race “between the mainstream and the extreme.” The extreme won. Governor-elect Matt Bevin’s extremism is nowhere plainer than in his hatred for unions. Before tonight, Gov. Steve Beshear and … Continue reading →

Matt Bevin reinvents himself, at least for Fancy Farm

By BERRY CRAIG “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel,” Dr. Samuel Johnson famously observed. The celebrated 18th-century English man of letters was panning those who professed patriotism to mask their selfish ends. Anyway, at the Fancy Farm picnic, … Continue reading →