April 5, 2012 - 1:52pm
"This president's attempt to intimidate the Supreme Court falls well beyond distasteful politics; it demonstrates a fundamental lack of respect for our system of checks and balances.”
President Obama preemptively slammed the Supreme Court as an "unelected group of people" who will have turned to "judicial activism or a lack of judicial restraint" if they decide to strike down ObamaCare; his signature legislative achievement. "I just remind...
March 29, 2012 - 4:52pm
“I just have one question before this morning’s vote, one simple question. Is this really the best we can do? Is this the best we have to offer folks who are staring at $4 a gallon gasoline? A bill that even Democrats admit won’t do anything to lower the price of gas? And a process that blocks any other idea from even coming to the floor for a vote?"
This has not been a good week for President Obama. The Supreme Court appears poised to rule his signature ObamaCare legislation unconstitutional, the House of Representatives rejected his budget proposal by a vote of 414-0, with not even a single Democrat voting for the thing, and the Senate...
March 28, 2012 - 5:33pm
"If the excitement and frenzy and turbulence that’s been stirred up in Kentucky this week could be harnessed... we could solve our energy crisis."
By now, just about everyone knows about the Kentucky Wildcat fan who offered to trade his wife for Final Four tickets, and the two codgers who got into a fistfight at the Georgetown dialysis center, in a dispute over UofL vs.
March 19, 2012 - 2:59pm
Our president and Kentucky’s senior senator are locked in a fierce battle that has nothing to do with bailouts or raising the debt ceiling. They are in a bracket war.
Politics is an important topic of conversation here in Louisville, but it pales in significance to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Discussions at the office water cooler, arguments down at the neighborhood bar, and Facebook postings that once revolved around the economy,...
March 7, 2012 - 5:21pm
“Under my bill, the Bureau of Prisons and Federal Prisons Industries can no longer thumb their noses at Congress and at our constituents whose jobs they are jeopardizing,” Senator McConnell said. “This measure will not only bring some much needed accountability and transparency to this Agency, but it will also help save Kentucky jobs and potentially the safety of those serving their country as federal corrections officers.”
Yesterday, we told readers of Senator Mitch McConnell’s valiant efforts to save the 400 jobs at Louisville’s Cardinal Aluminum Company. Today, the Senate Republican Leader called on Congress to approve his new legislation – The Federal Prisons Accountability Act of 2012...