You won't often find this liberal blogger praising Sen. Rand Paul, but today you will.
The PC police have threatened members of the House of Representatives against wishing constituents a "Merry Christmas," if they want to do so in a mailing paid for with tax dollars.
Congress gets set to pass a 1,209 page, $1 trillion spending bill. At a dense $827 million of spending per page, few members of Congress will have much idea what is in the bill, seeing as they will have had less than 48 hours to consider it. Kentucky Congressman and Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Hal Rogers (R-Ky) says "it is good to see that responsible leadership and good governance can triumph.”
Rand Paul's proposed budget for 2012 did not get nearly the attention it deserved. Here's another installment in rectifying that.
"I'm here today, though, Mr. President. Where are you?"
A summary of local news for January 31, 2011
The weather is getting warmer and Louisville is starting to wake up before the big party starts in a few weeks. Here are some weekend highlights.