April 11, 2012 - 5:05pm
"We are concerned that as we approach the end of your current term, this commitment will be further undermined by a final push to issue a set of 'midnight regulations,' with little opportunity for oversight."
As part of what they describe as their “ongoing effort to protect jobs and economic growth from job-killing regulations,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in a letter Wednesday called on President Obama to live up to his “pledge...
April 10, 2012 - 7:22pm
“Looking back, it seems like there wasn’t anything Democrats, including the President, weren’t willing to promise in order to get this bill across the finish line. As then-Speaker Pelosi famously said, ‘We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.’”
The Affordable Healthcare Act—popularly known as “Obamacare”—has just celebrated its second anniversary, and Louisville’s congressional delegation appears to have wildly divergent opinions about the new law. Actually, just about every politician, pundit, and...
April 9, 2012 - 2:16pm
"Things should never have reached this point."
So starts the public letter from a massive coalition of powerful economic and social justice organizations that is setting out to prepare 100,000 people to take part in non-violent direct action this Spring.
What: 99% Spring Direct Action TrainingWhen: Sunday, April 15th, 10:00 - 5:00 PMWhere: 3813 Taylor Blvd., Louisville, KY 40215
April 6, 2012 - 8:55pm
“It was thrilling to see all these talented students enter this contest with such creativity and thoughtfulness,” said TARC Executive Director J. Barry Barker. “The 13 winners can see their artwork on the bus, and there are many others who submitted outstanding work.”
Thirteen local children have been named winners of TARC’s annual Design A Bus competition and will get to see their artwork adorn a bus that will be unveiled at the Louisville Zoo Friday morning.
April 5, 2012 - 6:49pm
"Occupy LouisviIle’s failure to protect its participants from each other in the past and the lack of any security plan in the current application to address the problem is another reason the application must be denied.”
The fecklessly comedic ragtag group calling itself “Occupy Louisville” for the past six months appears to be approaching its dénouement. The failure of their magical thinking was not only predictable, but was predicted (by us). Having devolved from a handful of...