There is hypocrisy on both sides
Scandals like those roiling Washington often look more or less nefarious as time and facts unfold. After all, what at first looked like a third-rate burglary turned into Watergate.
I doubt the scandals around Benghazi, the IRS and subpoenas of Associated Press phone
Elections have consequences
I’m subject to temporary bouts of disillusionment with politics and it’s dangerous to attempt columns in such a mood.
So indulge me and allow me to make some random observations without final political judgments.
We’d Be Better Off If The Parties Were Still Relevant
A few weeks ago, the Republican National Committee issued a 100-page report aimed at reviving the GOP after its poor showing in last November’s elections. It was remarkably blunt about the specifics of the party’s shortcomings, but it missed one key development: the diminished
National Travel and Tourism Week: Lake Cumberland
It’s May and Kentuckians everywhere are celebrating the return of spring and beautiful weather in the Bluegrass State.
Kentucky has much to be proud of, especially when it comes to natural beauty and the
Derby a break from reality in Kentucky
The state capitol isn’t exactly a ghost town during Derby Week, but it’s close.
The rich and powerful, the office holders and politicians who run Kentucky are all in Louisville, doing backside interviews and attending Derby parties. A lot of my colleagues are also absent,
Clues as to whether an injured person will blow their money
Gambling takes a front burner in my life during Kentucky Derby week. On top of the normal home state hoopla, I am also speaking to the Society of Settlement Professionals in Las Vegas and an Italian film crew is flying in from Rome to interview me for a documentary about lottery winners.
Questions on selenium levels needed to be asked
I was never good at science. So I can’t tell you if there is a scientific basis to support a proposed new standard for selenium levels in water near mining sites.
Life Lessons About Money and Happiness
When the body of murdered Florida lotto winner Abraham Shakespeare was found, his mother said that on many occasions Shakespeare said he wished he had torn up the winning ticket.
We all must work it out together
This is written while watching on television the Friday morning manhunt for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
My prayers go out to the people of Boston and the victims while my
Breaking the Rules to Do Things Right
For nearly 20 years, our leaders decided traditional economic rules didn't apply. It got us into a financial crisis.
Washington and Wall Street rewarded bad behavior instead of giving
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