Author: Mary Claire Couch

Lundergan Grimes: Obama’s Kentucky Candidate

Whether or not you are a Kentuckian, Mitch McConnell is quite the household name. While McConnell has been a Kentucky political fixture for almost three decades, the state Democratic Party has spent the better part of 2013 searching for the perfect candidate to unseat him in the upcoming Senatorial election. With the 2014 election cycle quickly approaching, it seems as if the Kentucky Democratic Party has thrown their last willing contender into the race. After the party was unable to get an out-of-state movie star to throw her hat into the ring, they moved on to a former Miss...

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Definition of a Hero

Last Monday, Washington Wizards player Jason Collins announced in a Sports Illustrated article that he was gay.  Now, let me be clear in saying, I am in no way attacking his sexual preference—that is his business, not mine. What I am attacking is the reaction of those around him, including the reaction of President Obama.  This is not an article about anyone’s sexual preferences, it however is an article about the very skewed views of our President and many in our country. After the announcement, President Obama personally called Collins congratulating him on the courage his announcement took. To...

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Obamacare: The Calm Before the Storm

If you read my article a few weeks ago or have been keeping up the ever-changing monstrosity that is Obamacare, you know one thing for sure: do not count on anything promised in this legislation. Turns out, I am not the only one aboard the Obamacare hate train: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, a democrat from Montana, was quoted recently as saying, “I just see a huge train wreck coming down.” Many people speculated that Baucus’ recent reaction to Obamacare would be detrimental to his political career.  Turns out those speculators were correct.  Max Baucus recently announced, after...

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