On television a couple of weeks ago, I watched the 2013 State of the Union Address given by President Obama. Traditionally, the State of the Union Address allows the president to outline his legislative agenda and national priorities. This address included some thought-provoking points.
Writer, and common-sense philosopher, Eric Hoffer, said, “Societies are likely to function tolerable well when least interfered with by government.” President Ronald Reagan said essentially the same thing: “A government that governs least governs best.”
There’s a saying in journalism: If you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras. I wish I could get this concept across to my family. There are times when I find myself thinking, “Why would you think that?” or “That’s the first thing that entered your mind? Really?”
When growing up, many of us remember being offered “second chances.” Little children play games, and sometimes say, “do-over!” I think about second chances when I think of that beloved “delete” key that is attached to my computer!
Sunday, February 17 was Michael Jordan’s 50th birthday. No, I won’t write a Jordan column. Plenty others have done that recently. Michael Jordan did things his own way. People like him, who stood out by finding success their own way, had their own identity.
Recently, I saw the Lone Star Rodeo at the WKU Ag Expo Center. As usual, I sat on the edge of my seat during much of the rodeo. I love to watch the events, but I fear that someone will get hurt.
Were it not for cursing and foul language, a lot of movies nowadays would be superb. The Shawshank Redemption is one example.
It all started last Thursday. My granddaughter, Sabria, began vomiting. By 7:30 p.m., her mom, Natalie, and I were headed to the emergency room. We did the whole sit-in-the-waiting-room thing for two hours, then the sit-in-room-13 thing for two more hours before we saw a doctor. During the in
Week Two of Kentucky General Assembly Focuses on Public Safety & Efficiency in Local Government- The gavel has fallen on week two of part two of the 2013 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. A flurry of new bills were filed, bringing the total in the House to 390.