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.
December 26, 2011 - 5:37pm
If citizens want to change their party registration in time to participate in their party’s primary election next Spring, they must do so by December 31, 2011; otherwise, they might miss out on their chance.
What’s that you say? You’re a registered Republican, but you’re getting tired of being associated with the “Just Say No” obstructionists in congress? Or, you’re a lifelong Democrat, and you’re embarrassed that your golfing buddies rag you about...
December 23, 2011 - 11:51am
Mitch McConnell didn't like the Tea Party from the get-go, but he was a shrewd enough political player to carry their water when he had to. Those days are over. He has survived their onslaught, and from here on out expect him to call the shots.
Mitch McConnell didn't like the Tea Party from the get go. He is a strategist -- a chess player. You could tell from the start that the Senate minority leader saw no upside whatsoever in having the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower, and Reagan represented by idiots like Christine O'Donnell,...
December 12, 2011 - 9:30am
When the Paul family, Ron Paul and son Rand Paul, blame the Federal Reserve and its cheap money policy during the Bush years for creating the housing bubble and the resulting financial collapse, they are only telling a fraction of truth. The bigger problem was the loophole Phil Gramm wrote into the 2000 Federal Budget that made it possible for banks to lend at ratios that were guaranteed to end in disaster.
The father and son Paul duo, Ron and Rand, have been pointing to the Federal Reserve's low interest rates, primarily under the Bush administration, as the primary factor in creating the housing bubble. If we do some root cause analysis on this, we find that the Fed's low interest rates were...
October 12, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for Oct. 12, 2011
"The Environmental Protection Agency has shouldered much of the blame from Kentucky politicians for the struggling economy during the 2011 campaigns. Both Democrats and Republicans have criticized the EPA for what they see as job-inhibiting regulations. The refusal of 19 mine permits in...