July 12, 2011 - 7:00am
Rand Paul's proposed budget for 2012 did not get nearly the attention it deserved. Here's another installment in rectifying that.
Rand Paul's 2012 budget proposal was, for the most part, received by his colleagues in Congress with a deafening silence. With good reason. But it provides a wealth of insights into Rand Paul's thought processes that shouldn't just be swept under the rug.In today's installment we...
July 1, 2011 - 9:45am
You know that moment when Wile E. Coyote is over the cliff but he hasn't started falling yet? That's where Mitch McConnell is now with the debt ceiling issue -- and only the President of the United States can save him.
Mitch McConnell has been promoting a new big lie of late... that the debt ceiling be considered a viable leverage point for Draconian Republican demands.Called out for couching his position several weeks ago, the senior senator from Kentucky has gone from running to legs a blurred, fiery, circle of...
June 3, 2011 - 7:15am
Rand Paul's budget took Washington nowhere, but it will take us inside his head!
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has to be disappointed by the response to his plan for balancing the federal budget in five years. For its part, the media briefly noted that it called for the elimination of entire functions of government and then they chucked it onto the “weird news” stack...
June 3, 2010 - 11:20am
A summary of local news for June 2, 2010
"The first of two public hearings on Mayor Jerry Abramson's proposed budget for fiscal year 2010-11 will be held today. The hearing, set for 1-3 p.m., will be in the Louisville Metro Council chambers at City Hall, 601 W. Jefferson St." [Courier-Journal]
June 1, 2010 - 8:52am
A summary of local news for June 1, 2010
"After a day of tense negotiations, the Kentucky General Assembly approved a two-year, $17.1 billion budget late Friday, averting a broad shutdown of state government when the new fiscal year begins July 1." [Bluegrass Politics]