A few questions for Hagel’s hearings WASHINGTON — Senate hearings on the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary will be a distinctive Washington entertainment, a donnybrook without drama. He should be confirmed: Presidents ...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 | 2 |
By GEORGE F. WILL Washington Post Writers GroupThe Paducah Sun
COOKED Lower 48 heat record aided by data shaping Last year was the hottest year on record in the United States. Of course, you already knew that, since the national media reported it breathlessly when it was announced recently. The record applied...
Biden’s logic on gun violence distorted “As the president said, if your actions result in only saving one life, they’re worth taking,” Vice President Joe Biden declared on Wednesday as he previewed what his commission on gun violence mig...
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 | 2 |
By JONAH GOLDBERG Tribune Media ServicesThe Paducah Sun
History of gun debate has its ironies WASHINGTON — Unlike many who recently have joined the debate about gun rights, I have a long history with guns, which I proffer only in the interest of pre-empting the “elitist, liberal, swine, pro...
Jan 15, 2013 | 0 | 1 |
By KATHLEEN PARKER Washington Post Writers GroupThe Paducah Sun
‘Ghost governments’ control vast sums of tax money American revolutionary James Otis gets credit for saying: “Taxation without representation is tyranny.” Whoever said it, those words ring just as true here today in Kentucky as they did in 18th cen...
Jan 14, 2013 | 0 | 2 |
By JIM WATERS The Bluegrass InstituteThe Paducah Sun