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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta dumped the issue of budget cuts back where it belonged, in Congress’ lap, after receiving harsh criticism to his plans to steeply cut military manpower this week. Panetta told lawmakers critical of his plans to...
Contributing writerEvery year since George Washington gave an address in 1790 in New York City (then the provisional capital of the U.S.), America’s presidents have given an annual message to Congress about the “State of the Union.” Since Woodrow Wilson,...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgLocal students graduate from EKU Eastern Kentucky University recognized 884 graduates at the conclusion of the fall 2011 semester, including 17 from Jessamine County. Nicholasville residents graduating were Kristian Ashley Banta, who earned a bachelor&...
Contributing columnistDuring the Nov. 12 Republican debate, several candidates channeled George W. Bush and Dick Cheney in reply to a question about waterboarding suspected terrorists. Michelle Bachmann announced to an applauding audience that “If I were president, I...
This editorial almost didn’t get written, that is until Monday’s U.S. Senate debate over text inserted in the 2012 Defense Authorization Act by Senator John McCain (R-Ariz) giving the Executive Branch unasked for authority to use military...
There are only a few events that I can tell you with absolute certainty where I was at that time. Sept. 11, 2001, was one of those times. I was in the Chicago area for an Inland Press Association digital media conference. As news spread of potential...
A decade ago, operatives of the terrorist organization Al-Qaeda, boarded planes at Boston's Logan Airport and began an operation that would shake our nation to its roots. The terrorists, several of whom had attended flight schools within the United...
Generations mark the passage of time by significant events. The oldest generation among us can recall Pearl Harbor or VJ-Day. Subsequent generations remember the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., and younger baby-...
email@example.comWhile citizens reflect on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, state and local emergency service providers are still mindful of threats that face even rural communities. Gene Kiser, executive director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland...
In the heart-wrenching days after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, President George W. Bush acted boldly to prevent a backlash against Muslims and Islam in America and abroad. Speaking to a shaken nation before a joint session of Congress on Sept. 20, 2001,...
Many Americans spent the weekend remembering those lost in the horror of the Sept. 11 attacks. While the TV screen was full of those who were closest to the destruction of the day, and recounting the losses of loved ones and honoring them, it was hard for...
Contributing ColumnistHow good are you at walking and chewing gum at the same time — mentally speaking? For instance, can you vigorously support measures that really protect our nation, such as a strong military, yet at the same time oppose wasting money under the...
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