With the midterms coming up, our “golf pro in chief” has asked us a simple question: “Are you better off now than you were six years ago?” I have a better question for the people of this area: Are you better off now than you were 20 years ago?
Is John Ward suggesting that Harry Braxton is deficient in the area of leadership? Which previously elected Hardin County Sheriff had Harry’s either amount or intensity of leadership experiences; which he endured as a career soldier, at the time they were first sworn in?
I am writing in response to the letter of Sept. 16 by Paul Whiteley, who writes that the Republican Party is a white party and that blacks need not apply and that blacks have little input in shaping GOP policies. He objects to the fact that Sen. McConnell and others do not like the politics of President Obama.
I attended the recent candidate forum in Radcliff hosted by the Greater Hardin County Women’s Network and watched with interest as six magisterial candidates answered questions. Two candidates stood out — one good and one not so good.
On the evening news, I watched with great disdain as the commander-in-chief of the military forces of this great nation exited Marine 1 with a plastic-foam coffee cup in his right hand and haphazardly returned the salute of a young Marine.