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The Value of a Life

The Value of a Life By: Scott Jennings President Donald Trump’s statement siding with Saudi Arabia on the issue of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi sent shockwaves through American media and Washington D.C., raising questions about America’s commitment to holding accountable regimes that commit human rights atrocities. The president’s statement—which he personally dictated, according to news…

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Embrace the Boring

Embrace the Boring By: Scott Jennings I wrote in this space before the midterm that Donald Trump has a better than 50 percent chance of being reelected in 2020. Since the results of the 2018 election rolled in, several people have asked if I feel the same way given the Democratic gains in the suburbs…

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Unhinged liberals or GOP progress? Republicans’ midterm message is clear

Unhinged liberals or GOP progress? Republicans’ midterm message is clear By: Scott Jennings In 2016, Americans, tired of the gridlock produced by divided government, unified control of the Congress and executive branch under the Republican Party. Their demand was simple: produce results and move this country forward. Now, with the midterm elections looming, Senate Republicans…

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The 2019 Kentucky gubernatorial race looms over Fancy Farm

The 2019 Kentucky gubernatorial race looms over Fancy Farm By: Scott Jennings A week from this Saturday, Kentucky’s politicos and their supporters will converge at Fancy Farm, Kentucky, home of St. Jerome’s Catholic Parish and its famous political stump speaking event. With no statewide races on the 2018 ballot, the 2019 gubernatorial race looms large. Will Gov. Matt…

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The tyranny of mistrust divides our country, but it can be defeated

The tyranny of mistrust divides our country, but it can be defeated By: Scott Jennings Our Founding Fathers resolved that without freedom Americans could not enjoy life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. To secure it, they fought a war to break free from the bonds of tyranny. It isn’t a faraway tyrant that oppresses us today. Rather,…

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Promise of a new presidency

This column appeared in the January 23, 2017 edition of the Louisville Courier-Journal. By: Scott Jennings Forget everything you’ve heard about a divided, polarized nation. Forget the policy differences between Republicans and Democrats. Forget the rancor of the political campaigns that produce our leaders. Remember one thing – we live in the greatest nation the world…

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Obama Following Beshear’s Misguided Steps

This column appeared in the January 3, 2017 edition of the Louisville Courier-Journal. By: Scott Jennings “I thought we’d get to see forever, but forever’s gone away. It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.” – political philosophers Boys II Men, 1991.  ### With just over two weeks left in his term, President Barack Obama…

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2016 In Memoriam

By: Scott Jennings With 2016 ending, let’s remember those we lost this year: a liberal Supreme Court, the Clinton Era, and the Kentucky Democratic Party. Cue the violins… McConnell Saves the Court and Ends the Clintons The year’s most consequential news of the year came on February 13, when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stunned…

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Clinton and Lochte: Peas in a No Rules Pod

This column appeared in the August 31, 2016 edition of the Louisville Courier-Journal. By: Scott Jennings There are two kinds of people in the world – those who believe the rules apply to them, and those who don’t. Most of us follow the rules. We pay our taxes. We drive the speed limit and use turn…

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2016 Fancy Farm Preview

This column appeared in the July 28, 2016 edition of the Louisville Courier-Journal. Scott Jennings is emcee for this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. It’s that time of the year when the commonwealth’s politicos, journalists, and barbecue lovers prepare to trek down to the Jackson Purchase region of Western Kentucky for the annual Fancy Farm picnic, which takes…

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