Don’t fall for Republicans’ proposed health care plan

In January, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, “If Hillary Clinton had been elected, if there were a Democratic Senate, we’d be ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


The power of the “Deep State,” the intelligence community’s lock on the secrets of every citizen in the United States, information t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Elizabeth Warren kicking sand

Massachusetts needs clarity from the Trump administration about how it plans to treat states that have legalized recreational marijuana, since that ar...

March 21st, 2017 |  


In praise of pragmatism

In praise of pragmatism

As you watch the healthcare proceedings on Capitol Hill, imagine what things might be like if we lived in more functional political times. In particul...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Who is this legislature working for?

As this session of the General Assembly winds down, its recurring theme has been the transfer of power to those who already have it.The dramatic rush ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The real language of life

The real language of life

As a writer, I often get excited about writing this column and sharing something I’ve discovered, learned or find motivating. With the writing o...

March 21st, 2017 |  


State Senate week in review

State Senate week in review

FRANKFORT — In this weekly column I try to emphasis positive legislation that I believe will move our state forward. Unfortunately, in the final...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Consider agriculture’s importance on National Ag Day, all year long

Consider agriculture’s importance on National Ag Day, all year long

FRANKFORT — National Ag Day is Tuesday, March 21, and it is a good time to reflect on some of the many ways agriculture affects us every day.Agr...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Monday, March 20, the 79th day of 2017. There are 286 days left in the year. Spring arrives at 6:28 a.m. Eastern time....

March 20th, 2017 |  


A voice for God, a voice for good

Our good Lord in Heaven has been so good to me. When I was a young boy my dad’s smoking in the car would make me sick, especially in the winter ...

March 19th, 2017 |