Republicans Plan Pension Raid, Again

If you are not paying attention, let me catch you up. Since 2009, the KY State Senate and House have been raiding the State Employee Insurance fund each year to offset the underfunding of state budgets. In this year's budget Governor Matt Bevin proposed a $200m raid, but today the House ($400m) and Senate ($300m)… Continue reading Republicans Plan Pension Raid, Again

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CW 150: Secession, Timing, and Purpose

During the time following the attack on Ft. Sumter┬ábut before the Battle of Bull Run, the country held its breath and began to find out what secession really means. No one was truly surprised when Firebrands in GA and SC began to push the slave holding aristocracy towards secession in the Deep South. Lincoln could… Continue reading CW 150: Secession, Timing, and Purpose