Trump’s trousers blaze anew

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By BERRY CRAIG Donald Trump ought to add Nomex pants for politicians to his clothing line and take the first pair for himself. Not a NASCAR fan? Nomex is that flame resistant material in race car drivers’ suits. Anyway, Trump’s … Continue reading →

Western Kentucky union members who Feel the Bern: stay home on Nov. 8 and the country gets Trump

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By BERRY CRAIG Some people who Feel the Bern swear they won’t vote for Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Western Kentucky union members, current and past, I spoke with at the Bernie Sanders rally Sunday in Paducah said … 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 →

Times are tough for the ‘right to work’ crowd

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By BERRY CRAIG Wheels keep coming off the “right to work” bandwagon. I can almost hear the union-busters crooning that old “Hee Haw” tune: Gloom, despair, and agony on me-e! Deep dark depression, excessive misery-y! If it weren’t for bad … Continue reading →

The All Grass and No Roots DSCC Endorses Jim Gray

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The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) wants Kentuckians to forget about supporting Rory Houlihan, of Winchester; Jeff Kender, of Phelps; Ron Leach, of Brandenburg; Tom Recktenwald, of Louisville; Grant T. Short, of Owensboro; or Sellus Wilder, of Frankfort during the … Continue reading →