July 29, 2013 - 9:00am
The Cards' men's basketball team has yet another accolade to add to their shelf, this time coming from the capital.
In 1865, four months after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, new president Andrew Johnson invited the baseball team the Brooklyn Atlantics to the White House.
January 21, 2013 - 8:00am
On Monday, January 21st, our nation will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as well as the inauguration of President Barack Obama. The Muhammad Ali Center invites the community to celebrate both with them.
In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a multitude of civil rights supporters marched in Washington, D.C. from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial. At the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. King gave his now famous and iconic I Have a Dream speech.On Monday, January 21st, our nation celebrates the...
May 16, 2012 - 3:53pm
“The president recently weighed in on marriage and you know he said his views were evolving on marriage. Call me cynical, but I wasn’t sure his views on marriage could get any gayer.”
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, gave a little talk in Iowa last Friday to the 12th annual meeting of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a Christian conservative non-profit that opposes same-sex marriage. He drew big laughs from the crowd, when he mocked President...
February 6, 2012 - 9:58am
When Mitch McConnell was elected to the Senate, the Cold War was still on. Deng Xiaoping still reigned in China. Where were you in... 1984?
The other day Senator Mitch McConnell said President Obama is the most divisive president he has ever served with. As a liberal blogger, my first thought probably should have been to counter this with something about George W. Bush, or McConnell's breathtaking obstructionism, but it wasn't...
July 29, 2012 - 7:01pm
Mitch McConnell got some tough-love from Occupy Louisville, when the group protested his vote for the National Defense Authorization Act. Many believe the law effectively repeals the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
Occupy Louisville protested Senator Mitch McConnell's support of the National Defense Authorization Act [NDAA] today outside the Gene Snyder Federal Courthouse on West Broadway with a demonstration they called "Occupy Mitch McConnell". Senator McConnell earned Occupy's...