December 19, 2011 - 7:17pm
What is it about Democrats and their haircuts? The self-styled “party of the working man” would be well advised to emulate some of the thrifty habits of Republicans such as Kentucky’s Senator Rand Paul.
We expect that some readers will not consider this a monumentally important political news story, but we were simply fascinated to learn that Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, cuts his own hair.
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...
November 1, 2010 - 8:23am
Get-out-the-vote rally starts at 5 p.m. at Graweeyer Oval.
President Bill Clinton is coming to Louisville today to campaign for the guy who's going to lose the U.S. Senate race to Rand Paul—Rand Paul!—tomorrow. The get-out-the-vote rally starts at 5 p.m. at Grawemeyer Oval (the intersection of S. 3rd St. and Eastern Parkway) on the University of...
October 29, 2010 - 9:35pm
Local news for Oct. 29, 2010
"Two new polls released Thursday show Republican Rand Paul widening his lead over Democrat Jack Conway in their race for the U.S. Senate." [Bluegrass Politics] "Former President Bill Clinton is expected to be in Louisville Monday night on the eve of the Nov. 2 election to...
October 22, 2010 - 10:27am
Local news for Oct. 22, 2010
"Less than two months after saying Americans 'got burned,' [on the $787 billion economic stimulus bill, U.S. Senator Mitch] McConnell sent letters to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, quietly seeking support for local projects — which he characterized as important initiatives — to be...