July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Occupy Louisville protests NDAA by with Occupy Mitch McConnell [Opinion: The Are
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...
January 26, 2012 - 6:31pm
SOTU 2012
“What he fails to mention,” said McConnell, “is that we’ve been working off the President’s blueprint for three years. And what’s it gotten us: millions still looking for work, trillions in debt, and the first credit downgrade in U.S. history.”
On Tuesday, before President Obama gave his third State of the Union address, Kentucky’s senior senator, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell accurately predicted that the president would present a “blueprint for the economy.”  “What he fails to mention,” said...
January 25, 2012 - 1:23pm
Sen. Rand Paul at Nashville airport
“The police state in this country is growing out of control. One of the ultimate embodiments of this is the TSA that gropes and grabs our children, our seniors, and our loved ones and neighbors with disabilities. The TSA does all of this while doing nothing to keep us safe.
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, was detained at the Nashville airport this morning by agents of the Transportation Security Agency, and it was all over the news.  Many were describing it as a show-down between a libertarian senator and the Obama police state.
January 18, 2012 - 11:52pm
Defending free speech on the internet...
"The Internet, as we know it, has had a profound impact on job creation, the global economy and prosperity. It has accelerated wealth creation and facilitated a more connected world. But the Internet's development is based on the free flow of information, innovation, and ideas, not central government control."
Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, threw down his gauntlet in the SOPA and PIPA battle today, promising to “…oppose, filibuster and do everything in my power to stop government censorship of the Internet."  SOPA is short for the "Stop Online Piracy...
January 15, 2012 - 4:28am
Sen. Rand Paul  (WDRB screenshot)
“If Rand Paul was on the ticket, libertarians of every stripe might be attracted to the GOP in a way not seen in years. Even big ‘L’ libertarians might even cast a vote for him. Meanwhile, the enormous and well fought Ron Paul machine would have something to campaign on. Depending on the top of the ticket, Rand could be an exceptional choice.”
Unlike our local newspaper, the internet is virtually exploding with suggestions that Kentucky’s junior senator, Republican Rand Paul, would make an ideal vice-presidential candidate for Republican front-runner Gov. Mitt Romney in this year’s presidential race.  In fact, if you...