Kentucky E-cigarette Tax #kyga17

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It seems that some Kentucky politicians are chopping at the bit to create a new tax and impose it on e-cigarette users and small business vape shop owners. State Rep. Larry Clark, a Democrat from Louisville is just one of … Continue reading →

Plan B as in Bernie?

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By BERRY CRAIG Is it possible that even die-hard Hillary Clinton Democrats might end up grudgingly grateful for Bernie Sanders? She’s still the all-but-certain presidential nominee. But he could be the party’s Plan B if it turns out there’s really … Continue reading →

Down-home hate from a Kentucky Republican

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By BERRY CRAIG Mike Pape is one Republican candidate who has evidently sworn off dog whistle politics. The congressional hopeful from Kentucky has deep-sixed the coded words and is pandering, flat-out, to racism and xenophobia. His inaugural TV ad shows … Continue reading →

Mitch McConnell, pseudo-solon

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By BERRY CRAIG Will the real Mitch McConnell please stand up? (I was a big fan of the old “To Tell the Truth” TV show.) “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court … Continue reading →

What’s the matter with Kentucky?

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By BERRY CRAIG AFT Local 1360 “Kentucky counties with highest Medicaid rates backed Matt Bevin, who plans to cut Medicaid,” read the headline on John Cheves’ Lexington Herald-Leader story online. So here I go again: “You’d think convincing people to vote against their … Continue reading →