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  • Grimes and McConnell debating
    McConnell outsources to get more enthusiasm
    Senator Mitch McConnell is throwing around a lot of “free speech” these days. Free speech is equal to unlimited campaign contributions that equate corporations with people. When you are flush with capital, spend it.Allegedly, McConnell...
  • Matt Bevin - TEA Party challenger to Senator Mitch McConnell
    Election 2014 - May 20 Primary Results - Through the Looking Glass
    This writer is just going to set fingers to keyboard and see what comes out.This writer is having problems understanding this current election cycle.First we have the Main Stream Media reporting on this division within the Republican Party between...
  • Cockfighting
    Cockfighting in Kentucky
    The right to be ignorant has been in the news all weekend what with an NBA owner exposing his being a blatant racist. President Obama wrapped it up by saying that he has a right to be ignorant. Yes, indeed. There is another example of the fight...
  • Capitol Hill
    US Capitol struck by polar vortex
    Political weather report: Frigid conditionsFresh into 2014, and just when you think relations on “the Hill” couldn’t get colder, they dip into a subzero deep freeze. The first consequence is delaying a vote on extending...
  • 58% of Republicans voted to keep government closed and default on debt
    58% of Republicans voted to keep government closed and default on debt
    The media, talking heads, and a lot of politicians continually say that a “small minority” of the Republican Party was responsible for the costly government shut down and our close call with default. A radical minority might have...
  • Debt Ceiling deal
    America gets 'porked' again on debt deal
    News sources on Thursday are reporting just what America really got when an agreement was reached yesterday on the bill to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling.Again, as it has done so many times in the past, Congress couldn't help...
  • Fancy Farm, KY
    Fancy Farm Fest, KY: McConnell and Grimes faceoff
    Inspired by Craig Howie’s story at Politico today, here is how veteran right-wing Obama saboteur Senator Mitch McConnell fares against against the challenger who is about 1/3rd his age, the KY state attorney general and woman with deep...
  • Reid and McConnell
    Compare the relationships: Reid, McConnell, to citizens, right-wing
    A story this afternoon in the Washington Post describes the situation in the Senate where leader, Harry Reid is contemplating allowing a vote to change the rules such that Senators cannot filibuster Presidential nominees.Since the beginning of the...
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell calls for probe of IRS leaks of confidential taxpayer information
    Sen. Mitch McConnell calls for probe of IRS leaks of taxpayer information
    Kentucky's senior senator, U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding reports that the IRS leaked confidential taxpayer information about an organization called the National...
  • Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dumb
    Fascinating: Senate votes to censor itself, but not too much
    Am I reading this correctly? The Senate set out to stifle too much filibustering that inhibits the chamber from getting work done. Then, it pulled back and just managed to streamline some other snarling procedures instead. Minorities have rights...
  • These are the times that try mens souls
    Leadership: Omni-directional crisis
    I am out of sync again as I wrote about “leadership” a couple of times last week. Now, the Washington Post is catching up on the subject. Their story by Steven Pearlstein is titled: “It’s a leadership crisis, stupid&rdquo...
  • Rand Paul electrifies the base
    McConnell, Rand Paul both blast Obama in Wednesday RNC speeches
    The Wednesday list of speakers at the Republican National Convention in Tampa featured back-to-back orators from Kentucky. The first, Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, took the podium shortly after 7 PM EDT, and immediately began to assail...
  • Senator John McCain
    Onward RINO pantywaist!
    "Always stay in your own movie" -- Ken KeseyKen Kesey, the author of books likeOne Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Sometimes a Great Notion had a fairly rich understanding of certain social dynamics. His advice to "always stay...
  • Louisville politicians disagree on today’s Supreme Court ruling
    Louisville politicians disagree on today’s Supreme Court ruling
    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision to reverse a Montana court’s ruling in American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock; deciding that the state’s ban on corporate campaign contributions violates the First Amendment...
  • Mitch McConnell, Senator Fillibuster
    Romney correct: Citizen, enterprise, and government
    Romney underscored that the election is about relationships between the elements of the American system that produces economic output. (My words, not his)“I think this election is a watershed election, which will determine the relationship...