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Entries from May 2010

Read This Bourbon Bill Release Rant Thing

May 28th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Wow. I can’t get anyone to give me specifics, other than to provide this release that I received at 7:59 from the House Democrats in Frankfort. It’s a hot mess and a pee alert all in one. Just. Wow. Here it is, unedited: Compromise Offered on Distiller’s Bill Compromise Rejected, House Votes Down H.B. 6 [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Embarrassing · Kentucky Business · Spotted

Please Enjoy Your Fancy Three-Day Weekend

May 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Hahaha. You folks were foaming at the mouth when I poked fun of Rand Paul’s love of the gold amero. And whattya know? There’s video. [Joe Arnold] Today the Transportation Cabinet put out a big press release (with attached, wasteful Word document of the same thing available in the release) about the “2010 Kentucky Official [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Environment · Giving Back · Humor · Jim Bunning · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Rand Paul · Wasted Money

Some Memorial Day Celebrations In Kentucky

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

Memorial Day is May 31st and you should attend a celebration in your area. Here’s a list of events, courtesy the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs: Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North: KVCN’s Memorial Day Event will take place at 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday, May 31. It will honor all the veterans and dependents [...]

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Tags: Giving Back · Military · Veterans

Big State House Republican Flip-Flop

May 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Isn’t it hilarious to watch State House Republicans change their minds? The Republican Party fought hard against the appliance rebate program, from which 34,000 Kentuckians benefited, but have seemingly taken part in a giant flip-flop. Take a look at a blurb in the May 25, 2010 edition of “The House Republican Era” newsletter: CLICK TO [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Hypocrisy · Taxes

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 2:56 discussing Memorial Day:

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Tags: Military · Steve Beshear · Veterans

Corruption Zone In Lexington Turns Into Nightmare

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

Hoo boy. Jim Newberry is up a creek: Gray shot right back into the fraud assessment report, asking Johnston when he wrote it. He explained that he did so in 2008, and then brought it up once more in 2009, with no one showing any concern over it. Gray then asked him how many times [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Hypocrisy · Investigation · Spotted

You Should Read Rand Paul’s Lips

May 28th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Rand Paul, in his own words, in an October 28, 2003 letter to the editor appearing in the Kentucky Post: “Politics 101: The closer you get to an election, the closer you should scrutinize all candidates’ promises.  Or, “read my lips” but also watch my hands as I may lift your wallet while simultaneously promising [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Humor · Rand Paul · Senate

Jack Conway Holds Massive Moderates Lead

May 28th, 2010 · 14 Comments

What? Jack Conway holds leads among centrists? You don’t say: In places like Kentucky and Missouri, where the GOP will be slightly favored to win this fall, Robin Carnahan and Jack Conway lead their respective Republican opponents by 40 points with moderates. Jack Conway leads Rand Paul 60 to 20 when it comes to moderates. [...]

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Tags: Jack Conway · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate

Transportation Lady’s Weekly Video Update

May 28th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses a new traffic information website and the Adopt-a-Highway Summer Scrub:

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Tags: Uncategorized

Big TeeVee Ruh Ro For Mitch McConnell

May 28th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Check out this ad from Americans United for Change: I’m so askeerd!

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Tags: FEAR! · Mitch McConnell