September 21, 2012 - 12:11pm
What on Earth could have transformed Mitch McConnell from a baron of subdivision drainage and park maintenance 30 years ago into the bare-knuckled power-wielder for the nation’s elites? Louisvillian George Morrison recalls an encounter that may have shaped McConnell into the man -- and politician -- we know today.
George Morrison, of Louisville, retired from the table busing profession in 1979. Today he is the self-published author of two science fiction novels, “Out From It All” and “Worlds,” and the former editor of “FORsooth,” the Louisville Fellowship of...
July 29, 2012 - 7:02pm
You thought some subjects were off-limits in comedy? Bill Maher missed that memo.
It was another packed house at the Kentucky Center for the Arts Saturday night as Bill Maher brought his witty criticisms to Louisville.
July 29, 2012 - 7:01pm
One protest this week highlighted the flood of money and corporate influence into politics. Another highlighted the question of whether, given this flood, the voice of the people can still be heard.
Last week two political actions in downtown Louisville highlighted opposite sides of the same coin. Heads was a protest put on by Occupy Louisville as part of the nationwide Occupy the Courts day of action marking the two year anniversary of the Supreme Court's Citizen United decision....
January 15, 2012 - 3:28am
“If Rand Paul was on the ticket, libertarians of every stripe might be attracted to the GOP in a way not seen in years. Even big ‘L’ libertarians might even cast a vote for him. Meanwhile, the enormous and well fought Ron Paul machine would have something to campaign on. Depending on the top of the ticket, Rand could be an exceptional choice.”
Unlike our local newspaper, the internet is virtually exploding with suggestions that Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, would make an ideal vice-presidential candidate for Republican front-runner Gov. Mitt Romney in this year’s presidential race. In fact, if you...