“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?"
By allowing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to resume horse meat inspections, the new law will effectively allow the operation of slaughterhouses in the U.S. that butcher horses for human consumption.
If and when you discuss America's latest imperialistic war with your friends, be sure to let them know that you first heard about it on louisville.com.
Rand Paul has apparently found his inner liberal. He is blocking a new pipeline safety law, which may open the door for the Obama administration to require safety improvements that Congress would have allowed industry to forego.
The Environmental Protection Agency has said new greenhouse gas regulations, as proposed, may be "absurd" in application and "impossible to administer."
What The Courier-Journal cannot do, however, is to continue with the façade of claiming to be a balanced and impartial source of news.
When he's right, he's right. Driving up our national debt is "...irresponsible. It's unpatriotic!"
"The President is a brilliant, brilliant, man,...but he is a little bit incapacitated by his complicated mind."
"The idea of doing things on my own is very tempting. But that's not how -- that's not how our system works."
"Make no mistake about it, what we're witnessing here is a catastrophe on multiple levels. It is, of course, a political catastrophe for Democrats, who just a few weeks ago seemed to have Republicans on the run over their plan to dismantle Medicare; now Mr. Obama has thrown all that away."
President Obama, in his own words.
You know that moment when Wile E. Coyote is over the cliff but he hasn't started falling yet? That's where Mitch McConnell is now with the debt ceiling issue -- and only the President of the United States can save him.
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