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Entries from July 2008

Obama Campaign Launches Fancy New Website

July 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments

The Obama campaign has launched a new website called the Low Road Express and it’s all about John McCain’s consistently-negative campaign. Take a look: CLICK TO VISIT

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Tags: Presidential Race

Thursday Afternoon Update Dept of Craziness

July 31st, 2008 · 23 Comments

Did you know? Martin Cothran says a story about gay-hating really had nothing to do with gay-hating. How quaint. Also, Jake thinks he’s “big stuff” these days. And yeah, those who do nothing but complain about the gays all the time are probably closet queens, Marty. For example: Mark Foley, Larry Craig, Glenn Murphy, Jr. [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Discrimination · Economy · Embarrassing · FEAR! · Humor · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · RPK · Senate · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Most Sickening Story of the Week: Toby Keith is a Racist Hack, Just Like Sonny Landham

July 31st, 2008 · 38 Comments

You’ve gotta read this story: Toby Keith’s Pro-Lynching Publicity Tour Hits Colbert, CBS and More While Keith belted out “Beer For My Horses,” Colbert’s studio audience clapped to the beat, blithely unaware that they were swaying to a racially tinged, explicitly pro-lynching anthem that calls for the vigilante-style hanging of car thieves, “gangsters doing dirty [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Embarrassing · FEAR! · Mainstream Mistake

Need a Job and Love the Environment?

July 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

Kentuckians for the Commonwealth is hiring 14 electoral organizers to work (for folks who want to work 20 to 40 hours per week) for 11 weeks across the commonwealth building long-term power and relationships leading up to election day. Organizers will recruit and train volunteers, manage canvassing programs and develop phone banks throughout the fall. [...]

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Tags: Environment · Jobs

More Mitch McConnell Hypocrisy? Oh Yeah

July 31st, 2008 · 3 Comments

We love that Mitch McConnell is continually opening the hypocrisy door because it’s eventually going to bite him in the butt. His latest mess? He’s released a new attack ad complaining that Bruce Lunsford has investments in big oil. Never mind that Mitch himself owns up to $250,000 (PDF Link) in a fund that invests [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Interesting State House Leadership Rumors

July 31st, 2008 · 5 Comments

We hear through the grape vine that University of Louisville president Jim Ramsey is making telephone calls in support of Larry Clark in the Speaker Pro-Tem race against Joni Jenkins. We’re pretty sure this is bad news for Larry Clark. Aside from the fact that Clark was probably the only person other than Tony Lindauer [...]

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Tags: Education · Embarrassing · Flashback · Robert Felner · Rumor · Steve Henry · UofL

Thursday. Day Before The Dead Pig Picnic.

July 31st, 2008 · 14 Comments

Be glad you’re not Chris Koster, a party-switcher running for attorney general in Missouri. His ex-wife bought nearly $200,000 in airtime ti take down his campaign. How insane is this? WE LOVE IT! [KC Star] Jim Bunning is suddenly all upset over China’s spying and poor treatment of, you know, everyone. He apparently isn’t familiar [...]

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Tags: David Williams · Discrimination · Education · FEAR! · Geoff Davis · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Jim Bunning · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Steve Beshear · The Gays

McConnell Caves, Donates Stevens’ Money

July 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Mitch McConnell caved under pressure and has decided to donate the $10,000 he received from indicted Ted “The internet is not a truck!” Stevens to charity. McConnell aids say he’s giving the money to Wayside Christian Mission in Louisville. From The Hill: McConnell becomes the highest-ranking senator to distance himself from the Alaska Republican, who [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Comment on Kentucky This Week

July 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

We’re posting this early because everyone else is doing it. This week’s Comment on Kentucky will be live from Fancy Farm on Friday at 8:00 P.M. Eastern. It’s sure to be a doozy. Scheduled guests are: Mark Hebert, WHAS Bill Bartleman, Paducah Sun Ronnie Ellis, CNHI In addition to Comment, KET will be streaming video [...]

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Tags: Humor · Journalism · Mainstream

Does Mitch McConnell Know Where He Lives?

July 30th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Apparently not. It may seem silly to get picky over how Mitch McConnell signs his letters to major newspapers. But you’d think when running the most fiery re-election campaign of your U.S. Senate career, you’d want to make sure every last one of your constituents believes you’re a tried and true Kentuckian, right? Right. On [...]

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Tags: Embarrassing · Hypocrisy · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell