Voting mandate addresses non-problem WASHINGTON — The poet Carl Sandburg supposedly was asked by a young playwright to attend a rehearsal. Sandburg did but fell asleep. The playwright exclaimed, “How could you sleep when you knew I wa...
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 | 1 |
By GEORGE F. WILL Washington Post Writers GroupThe Paducah Sun
GOP should recommit to federalism To understand why Republicans have a “branding problem,” you first need to understand how the system is rigged against conservatives. Such is the schizophrenic dysfunction of our politics: We const...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 | 2 |
By JONAH GOLDBERG Tribune Media ServicesThe Paducah Sun
BOGUS Enviros keep shoveling to kill Keystone jobs Environmentalists managed to convince President Obama to block the Keystone XL pipeline last year based on a bogus purported threat to groundwater along its course through the Nebraska sandhills. I...
Obama may blow ‘grand bargain’ shot WASHINGTON — In order for an ambitious budget deal to emerge, an awkward conversation must take place. House Speaker John Boehner needs to tell President Obama: “I can give some on rates for the we...
Dec 18, 2012 | 0 | 1 |
By MICHAEL GERSON Washington Post Writers GroupThe Paducah Sun
Twelve days to a merry, free-market Christmas On the day I’m writing this, there are exactly 12 days until old St. Nick reveals his decision about which Kentucky legislators and judges have been naughty and which are nice. So I decided to try ...
Dec 17, 2012 | 0 | 3 |
By JIM WATERS The Bluegrass InstituteThe Paducah Sun