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Entries from October 2007

Trick-or-Treating with Ernest Lee!

October 31st, 2007 · 3 Comments

Have children? Oh man. Put on your Lary Craig mask and drive as quickly as you can to Frankfort. Glenna’s giving out candy at the governor’s mansion. From the New York Times: “We always get about 1,200 trick-or-treaters at the governor’s mansion; this year we are giving them gummy finger puppets, gum-ball eyeballs, candy corn [...]

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Tags: Ernie Fletcher · FEAR! · Humor

Halloween Briefing Dept

October 31st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Revisionist History. Larry Dale Keeling takes offense at Ernie Fletcher’s claim that his illegal merit firing hit list was a “promotions list.” Ernest Lee would never let little things like facts get in the way of telling a remarkable, lie-filled story or two. [KyKurmudgeon] More Anti-Mitch Fever. Chris Cillizza of The Fix gets it right [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher · Gambling · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Steve Beshear

Happy Halloweener!

October 31st, 2007 · Comments Off

What’s scarier than Peppy Martin’s election night prom dress? Terrify friends and coworkers with your wide stance: be Larry Craig for Halloween. P.S. Please send us all of your trick-or-treat chocolate.

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Tags: FEAR! · Humor

Thoughts for Linda Greenwell

October 31st, 2007 · Comments Off

It’s not often a candidate for higher constitutional office in Kentucky has to leave the campaign trail and when it happens it’s usually for a serious reason. As most readers have heard by now Republican candidate for Auditor Linda Greenwell has had to leave her campaign in the hands of her very competent supporters. Unfortunately, [...]

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Tags: Election 2007 · Linda Greenwell

RPK Breaking Campaign Finance Law

October 31st, 2007 · Comments Off

We’ve given the Republican Party of Kentucky the benefit of the doubt about correcting an error for several months. More than enough time has passed for the RPK to correct any mistake made. So it’s time to talk about it. For months upon months the RPK has sent blast e-mails advocating the election of Ernie [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher

Jim Waters: What the devil does the doctor mean?

October 31st, 2007 · Comments Off

You’ll notice Jim Waters’ column is now published a week later on Page One. This is as a courtesy to an unnamed print publication we believe is remarkable and want to succeed in every way possible. If we were being asked to bow for a Gannett or Clear Channel-owned publication we’d be foaming at the [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Ernie Fletcher · Health Care

In case you didn’t know…

October 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

SurveyUSA’s latest gubernatorial poll results put Steve Beshear at a commanding 24-point lead over Ernie Fletcher. 60-36 with only 4% undecided. The end is extremely effing nigh, Ernest Lee! You’ll never get to hate the gays (many of whom you know, love and employ) again! And we’ll never have to think of you as a [...]

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Tags: Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Confirmed: Crit “Looking” at Senate Race

October 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

Politics 1 confirms that Auditor Crit Luallen is indeed looking at the 2008 senate race against Mitch McConnell: “Luallen and Horne both confirmed they were looking at the McConnell race.” Sooo haters. Guess we’re not the only ones talking about it. And what’s so terrible about furthering her name ID, anyway? We could never understand [...]

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Tags: Crit Luallen · Mitch McConnell

HOLY GOD! The funniest crap ever!

October 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

Oh man. Oh man. Oh man. Put ALL beverages down and move all liquids away from your computer NOW. Okay. Take a look at Stan Lee’s campaign commercial and the latest from Jack Conway’s camp: FEAR THE ‘STACHE!

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Tags: Election 2007 · FEAR! · Humor · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Stan Lee

DailyKos: Looking Rough for McConnell

October 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

The front page of DailyKos is really paying attention to Mitch McConnell and potential 2008 opponents lately. Today Markos Moulitsas examines the Herald-Leader’s poll numbers that pitch Mitch against Horne, Stumbo, Luallen and Chandler. Moulitsas also reminds readers that Andrew Horne was a “Fighting Dem” in 2006. He spent a couple days in Louisville on [...]

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Tags: Mainstream · Mitch McConnell