Fischer Says City Will Stop Work On Bond-Funded Projects After Council Vote

Mayor Greg Fischer is condemning a recent Metro Council vote to suspend bond payments for capital projects and said in response, the city would stop work on these projects immediately. Last week in an 18 to 8 vote, Council members … (more…)

Socialism and the 2020 American Election

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Cheney says House anti-Semitism resolution was effort to protect Omar

Rep. Liz Cheney said Sunday that the House resolution last week condemning anti-Semitism was little more than an attempt to protect Rep. Ilhan Omar by not calling her out by name. On March 7, Cheney was one of 23 Republican lawmakers to oppose a House resolution to condemn “anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, (more…)

Have the Democrats Finally Gone Too Far?

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Neighbors Highlight Concerns, Opportunities At Russell Design Meeting

Dozens of community members packed into a room last week at Joshua Tabernacle Baptist Church. They sat in pews and folding chairs, and after a short program they each received nine sticker dots: three green, three red and three blue.… (more…)

Kentucky Politics Distilled: Teacher Protests, Time Running Out

This week in state politics, teachers descended on Frankfort again to protest a handful of education and pension-related bills. And for the first time in state history, a medical marijuana bill got a vote. Time is running out on this … (more…)

We Will Survive Trump. Probably.

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times (more…)

Mazie Hirono at SXSW: Trump’s rhetoric and policies ‘give me a lot of reasons to be vocal and visible’

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) on Saturday said President Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric and his administration’s policies compelled her to “speak up” as a minority female lawmaker and the Senate’s only immigrant member, calling his recent jibes against her a “badge of honor.” “Let’s face it: This president and this administration (more…)