April 10, 2012 - 6:22pm
“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...
July 1, 2011 - 2:23pm
Some conservatives say the Democratic Party has no room for moderates like Blue Dog Ben Chandler. The truth is -- it has even less room for true liberals.
Representative Pete Sessions (R-CA) speculated earlier this week in Politico that the end is near for Blue Dog Democrats like Rep. Ben Chandler (D-KY). His premise is that the Democratic party of (the hated) Nancy Pelosi is so relentlessly liberal that it no longer has room for the “moderate...
June 13, 2011 - 7:00am
McConnell proposes solving our problems by refusing to pay for the solutions.
Mitch McConnell is not telling the truth when he says of our fiscal issues, “We don’t have this problem because we tax too little. We have it because we spend too much.”That isn't even close to true.Our nation faces unprecedented challenges on many fronts.
March 2, 2011 - 8:42am
Local news for March 2, 2011
"Kentucky’s state employee health plan was one of the largest recipients of money last year from a new federal program to help pay health claims of retirees under age 65. The state received $29.7 million from the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program, which was established by the health reform law...
November 9, 2010 - 9:09pm
Mr. Conservatively Conservative speaks at UofL
Earlier today I heard Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) speak to a room full of students and reporters at the McConnell Center at U of L. He was there to discuss “his election, recent developments in Washington and the future of American politics after the 2010 midterm elections." Brown famously was...