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Entries from May 2008

The World Really is Ending. Right Now.

May 31st, 2008 · 8 Comments

You didn’t believe me. So now the whole world is going to end. Because of this Clinton supporter. Take a deep breath before watching.

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Tags: FEAR! · Presidential Race

AHH! The DNC Weekend Terror! Run & Hide!

May 31st, 2008 · 6 Comments

Ugh. How scary is that? From MSNBC: WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 31: Protesters rally as the Democratic National Committee Rules and Bylaws Committee prepares to meet at the Marriott Park Wardman hotel May 31, 2008 in Washington, DC. The committee is meeting to determine how to count the primary votes for Michigan and Florida. (Photo [...]

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Tags: FEAR!

Okay. We’re Calling It a Week.

May 30th, 2008 · Comments Off

It’s 5:32 P.M. Nothing is happening in the news or politics in Kentucky. We’re just gonna go ahead and head out for the weekend. By the way– you’d think that with all the traffic we’re sending to our struggling mainstream newspapers, the least they could do is give us credit when we give them a [...]

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Tags: Andrew Horne · Bruce Lunsford · FEAR! · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Gas Prices Dampen, Well, Everything

May 30th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Fancy pants elitist (journalist) Ronnie Ellis, who spends far too much time in the reality-based community, says gas prices have both Democratic and Republican voters in a sour mood. And he says things are rough for folks running for office: It’s not a good climate for candidates, especially incumbents and even more especially for Republican [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Economy · Frustration · George W. Bush · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Senate

Polling & All That for Beshear, McConnell

May 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Mark Hebert reports that Governor Steve Beshear’s approval rating has improved by 6 points in the past month. Survey USA says 44% of Kentuckians approve of Beshear’s job while 50% disapprove. That’s up from 38-54 in April. The survey shows a majority of men approve of Beshear’s work (50%-46%) while a majority of women do [...]

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Tags: Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee

May 30th, 2008 · Comments Off

You’d think those fancy tv people would learn their lesson and stop putting us on the air– but no! We’re way too powerful and important or whatever. This week Rick referred to Larry Clark as Perry Clark (Perry: at least he didn’t refer to you as Doug Hawkins), made fun of Jerry Abramson’s budget and [...]

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Tags: Budget · FEAR! · Humor · Mainstream

Reminder: Watch Comment Tonight on KET

May 30th, 2008 · Comments Off

Comment on Kentucky is by far the most important must-watch for politicos and newsie-types in Kentucky these days. And it’s brought to you by KET. You won’t want to miss tonight’s episode with the following guests: Jack Brammer – Lexington Herald-Leader Stephenie Steitzer – Courier-Journal Greg Stotelmyer – WTVQ Lexington If you can’t watch it [...]

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Tags: Journalism · Mainstream

Friday Updates & Such. Awesome Weather Edition.

May 30th, 2008 · Comments Off

A story you first read here. The Herald-Leader wrote about Joni Jenkins challenging Larry Clark as Speaker Pro Tem in the State House. Jody Richards took the opportunity to endorse Jenkins over Clark. And Larry is so afraid he refused to talk to reporters. Greg Stumbo admits he’s looking at a leadership race. [H-L] SPR [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Eastern Kentucky · Humor · Jody Richards · Kentucky Business · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Afternoon Update Dept of You Missed It

May 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams’ Appalachia will be playing at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft next Tuesday, June 3 at 8:00 P.M. $5.00 or free for Louisville Film Society and KMAC members. [KMAC, Film] We called this ages ago. The re-election campaign of Rep. John Yarmuth (D KY-03) is taking over [...]

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Tags: Budget · Eastern Kentucky · FEAR! · Humor · Hypocrisy · John Yarmuth · KDP · Kentucky Business · KY-3 · Mainstream · Mainstream Mistake · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Trey Grayson

Breaking: Joni Jenkins to Challenge Larry Clark

May 29th, 2008 · 9 Comments

We called this on April 5th. It’s official. Rep. Joni Jenkins will challenge Rep. Larry Clark as Speaker Pro-Tem of the Democratic House Caucus. Oh snap! It’s on. This is a good move for women in government. More importantly, it’s a great move for Kentucky. It’s high time we step up and demand good government-types [...]

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Tags: KDP · Mainstream