Perspectives

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Dealing with grief doesn’t have a playbook that works for every person and especially not every profession. more

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The hot button topic in Frankfort these days is pension. But if you really want to ruffle the feathers of a public employee, just say “Legislators’ Retirement Plan.” That will get the blood of even the most deferential public employee boiling. And rightfully so, especially when you see the funding level of KERS Non‐Hazardous is 13.6 percent and the LRP is at 110.24 percent. Public employees across the state should be angry, very angry. more

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The accrued liability in our state pension systems is unarguably the biggest challenge facing our state economy. When reasonable assumptions are used, our total unfunded liability across all systems is more than $40 billion. more

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Many of us have heard heartbreaking stories of human trafficking and child exploitation. These reprehensible practices continue to plague communities and devastate families throughout our nation, sickening us to the core. more

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A government that tells you what you can’t say is dangerous, but a government that tells you what you must say — under threat of severe punishment — is alarming. more

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Thousands of students walked out of schools across Kentucky and around the United States on Wednesday, March 14. Some of the students walked out to promote stricter laws related to guns, others want increased security in schools, while others are calling for improved help for those suffering from mental illness. As the protests are being analyzed through many lenses, various conclusions are being drawn. more

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How many of you reading this have a friend or relative in a long-term care nursing facility? Anyone who makes these facilities their home deserves to be treated like they are at home. The sad reality is this isn’t always the case in Kentucky. more

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A headline on a story in The New York Times by Pagan Kennedy, who often writes interesting articles, declares "No Magic Pill Will Get You to 100." more

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It's hard to find anyone who openly questions the First Amendment to the U. S. Constitution. In fact, the right to free speech is perhaps the most beloved of all the rights enumerated in the Bill of Rights. more

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Kentucky’s never-ending saga of pension reform has reached the height of absurdity. more
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