• Aug. 20, 2015: Our readers write

    Take note of auditor’s findings

    Last week’s public notice of Hardin County Fiscal Courts’ financial management independent review by Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen says it all about our tax and spend county government. At the bottom of the report are the comments:

  • Aug. 19, 2015: Our readers write

    GOP must look beyond Trump

    Unbelievable. With all the qualified people running for president in the Republican Party, why on earth would a majority favor Donald Trump?

  • Aug. 18, 2015: Our readers write

    Clinton has many shortcomings

    Instead of writing a piece titled “Trump’s followers overlook his shortcomings,” columnist Jay Ambrose should have written a piece titled “Hillary’s followers overlook her shortcomings.” It’s a subject he should understand better.

    It might go as follows.

  • Aug. 13, 2015: Our readers write

    Answer for stress comes from above

    Stress is a killer but we can’t escape it since we’re surrounded by distressing situations of all kinds.

  • Aug. 11, 2015: Our readers write

    What’s that odor? Big oil

    The column Friday by Jay Ambrose, “Plan to fight global warming fails three tests,” is typical global warming skepticism paid for by the energy corporations.

  • Aug. 9, 2015: Our readers write

    Funding ban has broad impact

    In the interest of full disclosure, I am a liberal Democrat. I promise, unlike many of your conservative writers, I won’t start off my letter on a subject, I won’t have some collective write my submission and slap my name on it and I won’t end my letter recommending who you should vote for.

  • Aug. 7, 2015: Our readers write

    Radcliff needs plan to look for ‘cheese’

    In the 1998 best seller, by Dr. Spencer Johnson, author of “Who Moved My Cheese?,” addresses change and typical responses to it. The lessons are applicable to virtually all entities. My primary interest today is in the city of Radcliff. Somebody moved our cheese.

  • Aug. 6, 2015: Our readers write

    Surplus doesn’t count all obligations

    The governor made the statement July 21 that the state of Kentucky had an $82.5 million budget surplus. I really don’t understand how that could be possible when the unfunded liability to the teacher retirement fund is currently $14 billion. Sounds a lot like “fuzzy” math to me.

  • Aug. 5, 2015: Our readers write

    Divided about Paul’s candidacy

    A recent solicitation for funds from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul to support his presidential campaign has given me much agony. I do truly want him to be part of the discussion. However, I am not sure I want him to become the Republican candidate for U.S. president.

  • Aug. 4, 2015: Our readers write

    Voters can send clear message

    For those of you who have heard about religious persecution in other states and thought it never would come to Kentucky, guess again.