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WATERS: Pension plan cools, but freeze still needed | Opinion

While waiting this summer for the release of a consulting group’s recommendations on addressing Kentucky’s worst-in-the-nation public-pension crisis, the question arose in this column: Will there be a great pension freeze? The column asserted that “the only way Kentucky will survive this fiscal storm is by freezing benefit-accrual rates for all members of every system, […]

Highlights of foreign congratulatory messages on 19th CPC National Congress (13) – Xinhua

BEIJING, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) — The ongoing 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress has received good wishes from foreign leaders, political parties and organizations around the world. The messages speak highly of the CPC’s leadership as well as China’s socio-economic development and global contributions, and express full confidence that the CPC will lead […]

Geostorm Review

Too campy to be taken seriously, but too boring to be pure fun, Geostorm embodies the worst of both, and the result is a sometimes enjoyable (but mostly bland) disaster (movie). If you have kept up with movies in 2017, then there’s a good chance that you have already heard of Geostorm. Dean Devlin’s global […]

Editorial: Don’t politicize soldiers’ deaths

Retired Marine four-star general and White House chief of staff John Kelly knows more about sacrifice and grief than President Trump and Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson put together. So when Mr. Kelly denounced Ms. Wilson for wrongly politicizing what he called a “sacred” effort by Mr. Trump to console the grieving loved ones of a […]

Highlights of foreign congratulatory messages on 19th CPC National Congress (12) – Xinhua

BEIJING, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) — The ongoing 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress has received good wishes from foreign leaders, political parties and organizations around the world. The messages speak highly of the CPC’s leadership as well as China’s socio-economic development and global contributions, and express full confidence that the CPC will lead […]

Editorial: More questions than answers surround Trakas recall effort in St. Louis County | Editorial

A financial report filed by Voices of District 6, the campaign to recall freshman St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas, doesn’t clear up the mystery about who’s behind the attack and why. The supposed grassroots effort is funded largely by a local limited liability company. Its registered agent, Democratic political operative Garrett Webb, says he’s […]

Flores leads in Pueblo City Council campaign funds

Former City Councilman Dennis Flores has a war chest of nearly $10,500 in contributions in his run for an at-large seat on council, far outpacing the other council candidates who filed campaign reports by the Oct. 16 deadline. Money and contributions don’t determine the outcome of an election, but they can signal which candidates have […]

PAC tied to Javier Manjarres’ possible CD 22 bid raised $89K

Conservative blogger Javier Manjarres, who is still mulling a run in Florida’s 22nd Congressional District, and a political committee with ties to his prospective run brought in about $89,000 through the end of September. America First Agenda started up in April and through the end of the third quarter had raised $88,706, with $13,458 of […]