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Entries from November 2008

Keep Julie Denton In Your Thoughts

November 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Her youngest son was reportedly killed last night somewhere between Louisville and Lexington. We don’t yet have further details but will link you when we find them out.

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Tags: Frustration

Rumor: Governor to Support Homophobe?

November 29th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Is it true? is Governor Steve Beshear really planning to support Daniel Mongiardo in a run for the U.S. Senate? The guy who sponsored the marriage amendment (SB 245)? And is Crit Luallen really going to be appointed Lt. Governor? That’s the hot rumor these days.

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Tags: Crit Luallen · Dan Mongiardo · Jim Bunning · Senate · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Rumor: Carroll Wants Boswell as KDP Chair

November 28th, 2008 · 5 Comments

We hear through the fancy rumor gayvine that former Governor and current State Senator Julian Carroll is attempting to get failed U.S. Congressional candidate and current State Senator David Boswell the job as chairman of the Kentucky Democratic Party. All because Boswell is (thankfully/hopefully) threatening to retire and Carroll doesn’t want to lose him the [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Humor · KDP · Rumor

GOBBLE GOBBLE

November 27th, 2008 · 4 Comments

While Rick is thankful for, you know, meaningful things… We are thankful for things that actually matter. Like hot tubs, schadenfreude and pumpkin spice-flavored things (in that order). Oh, we’re also thankful for whomever invented unsweetened soy milk and sweet mint gum. The end. Hope everyone is enjoying their holiday feasting. We’re preparing to watch [...]

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Tags: FEAR! · Giving Back · Takin yer guns!

Thanksgiving Eve Afternoon Time Wasting

November 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Oh, haha, so, funny story… Today just might have been a slower news day than yesterday. Anyone else surprised that the State Parks didn’t put out a press release about Thanksgiving meals at the parks early this week? Weird. Yes, it’s so slow that we’re thinking about that. So seriously – which one of our [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Flashback · George W. Bush · Health Care · Humor · Presidential Race · Wasted Money

Your Weekly LEO Roundup

November 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

LEO, once again, is filled with all kindsa stuff. Rather than pimp one story, let’s do several. Because it’s slow and no one is in front a computer today anyway. Butchertown is no longer gonna smell like death and pig poop. [What a Week] With layoffs looming, the Courier-Journal’s publisher discusses the state of the [...]

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Tags: Jobs · Mainstream · Mainstream Mistake · Wasted Money

Robert Felner & UofL Non-Story Update

November 26th, 2008 · 26 Comments

Here’s your daily non-story from Business First. The University of Louisville is providing investigation updates on the Robert Felner situation. Officials with the University of Louisville provided updates on steps the school has taken in the wake of former College of Education and Human Development dean Robert Felner’s federal indictment on charges of money laundering, [...]

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Tags: Education · Investigation · Robert Felner · UofL · Wasted Money

Farm Bureau Conference Coming to Louisville

November 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

The Kentucky Farm Bureau is holding its 89th annual meeting at the Galt House in Louisville December 3rd through the 6th. Keynotes will include Mitch McConnell, Steve Beshear and Tommy Thompson. Fairness groups, take notice. Wouldn’t it be nice to take that opportunity to remind the KFB what it did to Todd Eklof and how [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Flashback · The Gays

Oh Noes! Put On Your Prayin’ Caps!

November 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Our idol has been hospitalized! Former first lady Barbara Bush is expected to be released from Methodist Hospital today after spending the night there because of a “little bit of pain,” family spokesman Jim McGrath said. Bush, 83, was driven to the hospital by her husband about dinner time Tuesday and walked in on her [...]

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Tags: FEAR!

It’s Kind Of Like Friday Update Dept

November 26th, 2008 · 8 Comments

He’s back! Dr. Tinycat returns! And don’t forget the original. (It’s Thanksgiving and, yes, this is what we do on the holidays… and every other day. It’s called wasting time. [Dr. Tinycat Returns & The Original] This is quite possibly the best story we’ve read all week. Every line is comedy gold. [Best Story Ever] [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Crit Luallen · Education · Environment · Humor · KDP · Steve Beshear