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Entries from January 2010

Very Important: Lt. Dan on Miss Kentucky

January 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Ready for it? This is the most awkward thing I’ve received from state government. And I’ve received a lot, kids. Miss Val sent out an urgent press release a little bit ago and the entirety of Frankfort has been about to wet itself. Take a look: Lt. Governor Wishes Miss Kentucky Good Luck in Miss [...]

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Tags: Dan Mongiardo · Humor

Happy Snow-Laden Friday Evening, Folks!

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Everybody is pissed – especially state workers – at state workers. And they’re rallying. [Debby Yetter] Randy Rand Paul’s singer lady is a truther. Nice. [Barefoot & Progressive] Is Jack Conway taking a page out of Daniel Mongiardo’s playbook by trying to play on both sides of the fence? In short? Mmm hmm. [More B&P] [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Dan Mongiardo · Education · Ernie Fletcher · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Humor · Jack Conway · Jobs · Labor · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

January 29th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 3:11 discussing the disastrous budget:

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Tags: Budget · Spotted · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money

Lawson & Nighbert: Not Guilty Of Anything

January 29th, 2010 · 8 Comments

That’s right – Leonard Lawson and Bill Nighbert, not guilty on all charges. I hear some folks are upset with Steve Beshear & crew for politicizing everything. Thoughts? Discuss!

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Tags: Corruption

Obama Details Small Business Tax Cut

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Today President Barack Obama will announce all the details of the Small Business Jobs and Wages Tax Cut, part of the shenanigans he mentioned during the State of the Union address. Here’s the gist… you get a fancy tax cut for hiring new people. Through the SBJWTC: Businesses will receive a $5,000 tax credit for [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Economy · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Taxes

Jack Conway Wraps Up Jobs Tour

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Jack Conway finally wrapped up his jobs tour in Eastern Kentucky. Here’s the final video:

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Jack Conway · Jobs · Senate

Todd Eklof Releases An Interesting New Book

January 29th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Take note, religious types (and all gays everywhere), cause Todd Ekloff has released a book that is nothing short of intriguing. It’s called A Gospel for Liberals: Considering the historical Jesus in light of today’s most controversial social issues. Remember Todd? He’s the heterosexual guy fired by Kentucky Farm Bureau because he didn’t hate the [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Flashback · Kentucky Business · Mainstream Mistake · The Gays

It’s Poll Position Time in Kentucky!

January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Yesterday everybody and their mother drew for ballot position. So let’s dig right in with the U.S. Senate candidates: First Congressional District Republicans Trey Grayson Bill Johnson Gurley Martin Rand Paul Jon Scribner John Stephenson Democrats James Buckmaster Jack Conway Daniel Mongiardo Darlene Price Maurice Sweeney Second Congressional District Republicans Bill Johnson Gurley Martin Rand [...]

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Tags: Dan Mongiardo · Jack Conway · Rand Paul · Senate · Trey Grayson

TGIF! How’s The Snow Storm In Kentucky, Folks?

January 29th, 2010 · 15 Comments

Everybody is askeert of the weather so today’s legislation session in Frankfort is canceled. True story. [Everybody] Suddenly Mitch McConnell wants Barack Obama to play pat-a-cake and not get anything accomplished. WATB alert. [Jim Carroll] Crit Luallen plans to audit the company that provides prison food. Ruh ro. The governor’s crew (*cough* Larry *cough*) isn’t [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Crit Luallen · Dan Mongiardo · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Giving Back · Humor · Investigation · Mitch McConnell · Spotted · Steve Beshear

RUH RO: Evidence of Papaw on the Googlebox

January 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Oh, holy night! My prayers have been answered! Actual photographic evidence of Steve Beshear on the googlebox!!! “NOW, MASH ON THIS BUTTON RIGHT HERE” Oh, yes. It really happened.

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Tags: FEAR! · Humor · Spotted · Steve Beshear