Author: Joseph Gerth

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Retired Kentucky Supreme Court Justice was right in column criticizing Bevin. But he didn't go far enough.        ... [Read More]
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After far too long, Louisville is finally naming its airport after Muhammad Ali.        ... [Read More]
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Even if people can't vote from the grave, some of them are going to want to speak from it. [Read More]
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Mitch McConnell could use a lesson in leadership from Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne, Courier Journal opinion columnist Joseph Gerth writes. [Read More]
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We messed up when we rejected Louisville resident Frances Irene Finley Williams' obit because it had a political message about Donald Trump. [Read More]
On Tuesday, news broke that the iconic Joe Huber's Family Farm & Restaurant in Southern Indiana is being sold. Let's hope the sellers don't... [Read More]
When Bevin attacks the media, he's scared of what they might find... [Read More]
When Bevin gets strident and belittling and refuses to answer important questions, you know Courier Journal reporter Tom Loftus is on to the truth.      ... [Read More]
Gov. Matt Bevin on Monday likened indentured servitude to apprenticeship programs. Was it just Bevin being Bevin and not thinking before he speaks?       ... [Read More]
Both parties have been home to racists at one time or another. The problem is that many GOP policies are racist.        ... [Read More]
As long as the finger of guilt is being pointed at Mike Pence, he ought to go ahead and cop to writing the op-ed.      ... [Read More]
Fifteen months ago Lexington was dealing with serious panhandling problems, but not anymore.        ... [Read More]
It's hard to imagine Alison Grimes rebounding from her father's 10-count indictment involving her campaign.        ... [Read More]
After it took the Metropolitan Sewer District more than three weeks to do a simple project, Shawn Reilly went to Lowe's and went to work.... [Read More]
Meade County is promoting Louisville's old Civil War monument, but it's missing a chance to tell the truth about slavery, treason and an awful war.... [Read More]
A Kentucky legislator wants "In God We Trust" posted in all public schools. But what about those who believe in other gods or no gods... [Read More]
The state's counteroffer leaves decision-making on many school-related issues where it should be: with the Jefferson County School board.        ... [Read More]
The new Kentucky International Convention Center is an improvement over the last two iterations, which have been u-g-l-y.        ... [Read More]
Sometimes who showed up is as noteworthy as who didn't. This year's crowd at Fancy Farm included potential gubernatorial candidates, but no Matt Bevin... [Read More]
Judging by the jabs taken at an absent Matt Bevin and Democrats like Andy Beshear and Alison Grimes, the governor's race is on everybody's minds.... [Read More]
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