April 2, 2012 - 8:48pm
“Any of you who have a business know that when you raise taxes on a business, it's simply a cost to doing business. When your costs increase from making your product, what do you do? You charge your consumer more.”
Last week, while the attention of a lot of folks was directed toward the NCAA Final Four competition, a short battle was being fought in the congress, over what to do about the painful rise in gasoline prices. Previously, we told you what Kentucky’s senior senator, Republican Leader...
July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
A University of Louisville student's idea has developed into a 10k run/walk that may change the personality of Louisville for the better.
Anyone who sits down with Stacy Bailey-Ndiaye, interim director of the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of Louisville, is sure to notice her infectious smile, positive attitude and honest passion for social change in Louisville and the world.
March 31, 2012 - 1:27pm
“At the end of the day, everybody still puts their hand over their heart when ‘My Old Kentucky Home’ is played.”
Two of the nicest guys in the Commonwealth appeared on the CBS Morning Show today, to discuss the UK/UofL rivalry being played out later this evening in New Orleans. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray were interviewed by CBS’s Chip Reid, who questioned them about...
March 30, 2012 - 11:49pm
More good economic news for Kentucky. The unemployment rate in the state dropped again in February, to 8.7%.
New data released today by the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics show Kentucky's unemployment rate falling another tenth of a percent in February to 8.7%. These are preliminary numbers and will be revised in several weeks, as is the norm for statistical data about the...
March 30, 2012 - 5:23pm
You won't often find this liberal blogger praising Sen. Rand Paul, but today you will.
In politics, the terms "left" and "right" come from the habitual seating arrangements in the the Estates General (parliament) during the French Revolution. Those who favored more radical change tended to sit to the left of the president's chair. Those who favored the...