Batmania arrives at Somernites Cruise
What excellent timing. Last week, the real Batman (that would be Adam West), the real Robin (that would be Burt Ward) and the real Catwoman (that would be Julie Newmar) converged on the Comic-Con in San Diego to promote the long-awaited DVD/Blu-Ray release of the beloved Batman ABC-TV series, which ran from 1966-68.
Stanziano left behind a grand legacy
It should be no surprise that Mark Stanziano was an Oakland Raiders fan. Back in the day, Raiders owner Al Davis always looked for the good in a football player— regardless of their sometimes less-than-sparkling reputation.
The great Hobby Lobby debate
It’s a common joke among those of us in the libertarian set that liberals are pro-choice when it comes to reproductive rights — and anti-choice when it comes to everything else.Rarely is that borne out so much than in the Hobby Lobby contraceptives case.
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Political correctness is running amok
Once again, political correctness is running amok. This time, it’s the bureaucrats in Washington trying to force Daniel Snyder to change the name of his National Football League team.
20 years since the fall of a national hero
If you were a child of the 70s, you probably were a fan of O.J. Simpson. The angular running back with smooth-as-silk moves and power to boot was the first African-American athlete who really transcended racial barriers.
A little guidance on the safety of our teens
If you’re the parent of a teen, there’s good news. Your child is less likely to drink and smoke these days, and less likely to fight at school. Unfortunately, they’re also likely to text behind the wheel when they reach driving age, and they’re much more immersed in video games, the Internet and their handy smartphone.These results were gleaned from a test of 13,000 U.S. high school students last spring. This survey has been conducted since 1991.
Coal can’t be king in Kentucky forever
“We’re going to be screwed no matter what,” a mechanic in Wooton, Ky., told me last year. We were talking about the coal industry and how it might be regulated in the future.
- Grads leave high school well-prepared for life Tonight, the current crop of seniors from my high school alma mater receive their diplomas. ‘Tis the season for graduations, and Somerset High School will be saying goodbye to the class of 2014. Next weekend, Pulaski County High School and Southwestern High School will do likewise.
- Grimes needs to take a firm stand on Obama Alison Lundergan Grimes is in a really tough spot. First of all, she’s squaring off against a GOP juggernaut in longtime U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell this fall. And, secondly, she finds herself linked to the most unpopular president ever in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Instead of taking a firm stand on her feelings on President Oba
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