Tag Archives: Lexington

The subject of poverty finally makes its way into the presidential campaign

As I’ve mentioned before, I was born in Lexington, Kentucky, the day before Robert Kennedy arrived there to begin his tour of Appalachia. I don’t know that it explains why, over the course of my life, I’ve been so drawn to Kennedy, but it’s an odd coincidence, I think, and I find it hard to […]

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On wanting the ghost of RFK to visit Obama like Jacob Marley visited Scrooge

I was just lamenting to my friend Pete yesterday that we didn’t have any leaders today like Robert Kennedy. Apparently others are thinking along the same lines. The following clip comes from an opinion piece by former Senate staffer Brent Budowsky: …I believe there is now an economically unpatriotic wing of the GOP. They express […]

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“Don’t Tread on Me… Tread on Her” – the tea party gets violent

Last night, in Lexington, Kentucky, a young woman by the name of Lauren Valle was assaulted outside a debate between Senate candidates Rand Paul and Jack Conway. She was approaching Paul as he made his way into the venue, in hopes of giving him an “employee of the month” award on behalf of the new […]

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