Republican Sex Perverts in the Afternoon Updates

John Boehner’s coming to town to help Brett Guthrie raise the skrilla and some dude we’ve never heard of is campaigning for Anne Northup. [PolWatchers]

Kids in Kentucky are poor, starving and going woah downhill. We’re all gonna die. Also, this is depressing/sad/hard to read. [C-J]

What? McConnell never distorts reality? And never takes things out of context? Mitch McConnell and Fox News are pros at distorting Barack Obama’s statement about high gas prices. Edited and taken out of context, no less. Imagine that. We won’t hold our breath for David Adams to feign outrage over this. [Huffington Post]

Not exactly mind blowing, but Kentucky agencies are only 80% compliant with the Civil Rights Act. The Governor’s Office for Local Development, Kentucky Board of Elections, Cabinet for Economic Development and Finance and Administration Cabinet all failed to succeed by having minority board representation in 2007. [PolWatchers]

Rep. John Yarmuth announced legislation that could dramatically increase oil production in the USA. Would compel oil companies to use the 68 million acres the federal government leased to them for oil and natural gas production, but are failing to use. Or lose it. This could double U.S. oil production and cut oil imports by one-third. 68 million acres is more than three times the size of the 19 million acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, of which only about eight percent is being considered for drilling. [Press Release]

Louisville International Airport’s spinmeisters are believing their own spin! “Airport officials expected to hear complaints after May 1, when most airlines added a $20 to $25 charge to check a second bag for passengers, but they didn’t hear a word, Tyra said.” What on earth planet are they living on? That’s all travelers can talk about these days. It’s all over the news and all over every air terminal in the country. [Business First]