Monthly Archives: June 2019

High court upholds Gov. Bevin’s reorganization powers

High court upholds Gov. Bevin’s reorganization powers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The Kentucky Supreme Court in a unanimous decision upheld the governor’s reorganization powers concerning boards and commissions. At issue was an executive order issued in 2017 by Gov. Matt Bevin in which he temporarily reorganized several education-related boards, including the State Board of Education, pending ratification by the State Senate, which…more »

ISIS plotted to send westerners to US through Mexico border: report

ISIS plotted to send westerners to US through Mexico border: report

A chilling confession from a captured ISIS fighter has shed light on how the terrorist group intended to exploit the vulnerabilities of the U.S. border with Mexico, using English speakers and westerners to take advantage of smuggling routes and target financial institutions. Seized ISIS fighter Abu Henricki, a Canadian citizen with dual citizenship with Trinidad,…more »

2020 Has Echoes of 1996 for the Opposition Party

2020 Has Echoes of 1996 for the Opposition Party

The Democrats have assembled a field of candidates for 2020 as large as it is unimpressive. From the slick Robert “Beto” O’Rourke and the media creation Kamala Harris to the Woodie Guthrie wannabe Bernie Sanders, to the fake folksy chameleon Joe Biden, it’s amazing such a large group of candidates is collectively so devoid of…more »

During LGBTQ Pride Month, Vatican issues document rejecting gender change

During LGBTQ Pride Month, Vatican issues document rejecting gender change

The Vatican issued an official document Monday rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders and insisting on the sexual “complementarity” of men and women to make babies. The text, “Male and Female He Created Them,” was intended to help Catholics address what the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education called an “educational…more »

Mexican officials hail tariff-averting pact with U.S. even as worries emerge

Mexican officials hail tariff-averting pact with U.S. even as worries emerge

TIJUANA, Mexico — Mexico’s president crafted a show of political strength Saturday, summoning lawmakers to a rally near the U.S. border as he sought to turn his immigration concessions to President Trump into an improbable political victory. Trump’s threat to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico provoked one of the most severe crises in years between…more »

Will Kentucky Reelect Governor Matt Bevin?

Will Kentucky Reelect Governor Matt Bevin?

Frankfort, Ky. — The president just put out a tweet for me,” says Governor Matt Bevin as he climbs aboard the Super King Air 200 that serves as Kentucky’s twin-turboprop version of Air Force One. It’s May 21 — primary day in the Bluegrass State — and President Trump has taken to Twitter: “To the…more »

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