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Today's Opinions

  • Schools must do more than just get students a diploma

    There are many things we can learn from paying attention to data and looking at statistical trends, but sometimes they can be a little misleading. 

  • Legislative update from Rep. Linda Belcher

     FRANKFORT – Long after a legislative session is in the history books, it is often remembered by just one or two of its most prominent bills.  Early last week, the General Assembly gave its overwhelming approval to the one that will almost certainly top this year’s list.

  • Take a real poll

     I am extremely surprised and saddened to see the recent steam-rolling of the citizens in Bullitt County by an entity supposedly on our side.

    The ‘survey’ taken by the Health Department on the proposed ‘Smoking Ban’ and the results presented to the public is an example of stretching the numbers to suit the situation, while completely fooling the public into believing the issue is protecting citizens from cigarette smoke - when in fact it is truly a step at MORE government policing of our daily lives. 

  • New law not needed

     We all know meth labs are a problem, but there is already a procedure in place to control the sale of “over the counter cold medications,” that contain pseudoephedrine. Pseudoephedrine is an ingredient in the manufacture of meth. Pharmacists already are required to check ID’s, record, and report who buys these “over the counter” meds. Your Bullitt County Rep., Linda Belcher is sponsoring a bill in Frankfort that would require all law-abiding citizens to get a doctor’s prescription in order to buy simple cold medications.

  • Honest businessman

     This letter goes out to all of you (like me) that have taken my car to what I thought was  a reputable dealership or mechanic, to find out (like I) that dome aren’t so honest!!!

  • Support the workers

     Do politicians feel American workers are less human than themselves, the wealthy or corporations?

  • Harlyn Nall

     Harlyn Edward Nall, 92, of Pioneer Village, died on Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

  • BBB Hot Topics: March 2011

      A list of hot topics posted by the Better Business Bureau for the month of March. For more information visit www.bbb.org.