https://www.hclocal.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en A legislative perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly https://www.hclocal.com/content/legislative-perspective%C2%A0-kentucky-general-assembly <p> &nbsp;<span class="s2" style="font-family: &quot;ITC Galliard&quot;; font-size: 11px;"><b>FRANKFORT</b>&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;</span><span class="s3" style="font-family: &quot;ITC Galliard&quot;; font-size: 11px;">With fall finally feeling like it has arrived, farmers across the country are in full swing as they wind down another growing season.&nbsp; Although we are surrounded by farmland, we may sometimes forget that, as a profession, farmers are an elite group.</span></p> A funny political message to voters in the upcoming election https://www.hclocal.com/content/funny-political-message-voters-upcoming-election <img src="https://www.hclocal.com/sites/www.hclocal.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/letterpdf.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Trackside Butcher Shoppe endorsement https://www.hclocal.com/content/trackside-butcher-shoppe-endorsement <p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 13.0px; font: 11.0px 'ITC Galliard'; min-height: 12.0px} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 13.0px; font: 11.0px 'ITC Galliard'} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: right; font: 9.0px Galliard} p.p4 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 13.0px; font: 11.0px Consolas} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> &nbsp;</p> Letters to the editor- Oct. 10, 2018 https://www.hclocal.com/content/letters-editor-oct-10-2018 Support the right candidate A lesson from a Jack-in-the-Box https://www.hclocal.com/content/lesson-jack-box <p> &nbsp;</p> <style type="text/css"> p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 9.5px; line-height: 13.0px; font: 11.0px 'ITC Galliard'} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}</style> <p class="p1"> <span class="s1">What are you going to do when Jesus doesn&rsquo;t play by the rules . . . when he doesn&rsquo;t behave as a good Christian should? Well, the safest thing to do is to reshape Jesus in our image. <span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span></p> Register to vote- Oct. 3, 2018 https://www.hclocal.com/content/register-vote-oct-3-2018 <p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: &quot;ITC Galliard&quot;; font-size: 11px; text-indent: 9.5px;">Since July 1 have you noticed a 6 percent sales tax added to previously&nbsp;untaxed services?&nbsp;&nbsp;This is a tax passed by Kentucky Republicans, including Sen.&nbsp;Paul Hornback, the first of this year.&nbsp;&nbsp;If you use any of the below, you are&nbsp;paying extra.</span></p> To Seth Hall- Oct. 3, 2018 https://www.hclocal.com/content/seth-hall-oct-3-2018 <p> Retired teacher- Oct. 3, 2018 https://www.hclocal.com/content/retired-teacher-oct-3-2018 <p> &nbsp;<span style="font-family: &quot;ITC Galliard&quot;; font-size: 11px; text-indent: 9.5px;">As a retired teacher, I hear all the time how young people need to take civics courses and learn about our country and government.</span></p> <p> <span style="font-family: &quot;ITC Galliard&quot;; font-size: 11px; text-indent: 9.5px;">After watching the Kentucky Supreme Court pension hearing last week, I think Gov. Bevin&rsquo;s attorney needs a few lessons on the different branches of state government and our constitutionally guaranteed system of checks and balances.</span></p>