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Entries from June 2010

Are You Glad Kentucky’s Scandal Moved to West?

June 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Folks all over California are are beginning to take note of John Deasy’s murky past. Stay tuned throughout the next month or so as I share some rather interesting, um, tidbits. [California Watch] Marty Cockring professes to hate us and ignore us with great passion. Reality is, however, he reads everything we write so frequently [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Congress · Corruption · Crit Luallen · Education · FEAR! · Flashback · Giving Back · Health Care · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · KY-3 · Polling · Rand Paul · Robert Felner · Senate · Spotted · The Gays · UofL

Daniel Mongiardo’s Jumping Over The Edge

June 30th, 2010 · 11 Comments

I know I’ve linked to this story a few times already, but please explain the latest from Ronnie Ellis: Mongiardo believes there are two Democratic parties in Kentucky — that led by the establishment personified by former Sen. Wendell Ford, state Auditor Crit Luallen, Beshear and others and another one made up of “the little [...]

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Tags: Crit Luallen · Dan Mongiardo · Embarrassing · Jack Conway · Steve Beshear

FEC Investigating Paul’s Campaign For Liberty

June 30th, 2010 · 9 Comments

The Federal Election Commission has launched two investigations into Ron Paul’s/Rand Paul’s Campaign for Liberty – and the elder Paul isn’t happy about it. Here’s a bit from C4L’s latest email blast: Dear Liberty Activist, The FEC has launched a pair of investigations on Campaign for Liberty. Both are meritless, but could seriously disrupt our [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · First Amendment · Flashback · Rand Paul

Rand Paul Has Flip-Flopped Yet Again

June 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

This time on farm subsidies. From Jack Brammer: Paul’s Democratic opponent in this year’s race, Attorney General Jack Conway, has criticized Paul, especially in Western Kentucky, for opposing farm subsidies. “The interesting thing is they start out with that being my position and I’m actually much more moderate than that. You know how moderate I [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Rand Paul · Senate · Spotted

Teabaggers Just Cold Getting Vandalized?

June 30th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Oh, you read that right, ladies and ladydudes. Lookit: Retired Lt. Col. Thomas James North of Jersey Court in Elizabethtown was arrested by Elizabethtown police the first week of March after, according to police, surveillance video recorded him pouring paint thinner on a pickup owned by a man who said his conservative political views have [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · FEAR! · Takin yer guns!

Right-Leaning Poll Has Paul Up 7% on Conway

June 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Here’s the latest on the U.S. Senate race from Rasmussen: Rand Paul 49 Jack Conway 42 Other 3% Undecided 6% Margin of error is 4.5%. Dead heat much? Highlights: 70% of Rand Paul’s supporters favor an Arizona-like immigration law 25% think very favorably of Paul, 24% very unfavorably 17% think very favorably of Jack Conway, [...]

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Tags: Jack Conway · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate

Polling Has Turned Into A Crazy Hot Mess

June 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

Woah, where’d this cat fight over polling come from? It’s like everyone is tied up in a burlap sack just cold fighting it out. Research 2000 is threatening Markos Moulitsas of the Daily Kos with jail time. Because he claims their polling data has been jacked up for two years. R2K literally threatened Moulitsas, saying, [...]

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Tags: FEAR! · Polling · Senate · Stats

The Story Behind Debby Yetter’s Sad Story

June 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

You know how Debby Yetter wrote (in A Kentucky Newspaper) that story about the state yanking $600K from foster kids? Yeah? Turns out those funds were awarded like personal service contracts. Meaning Steve Beshear pulled them. All so he didn’t have to cut the dough from a few of his political “advisers.” Smooth move.

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Tags: Flashback · Steve Beshear

Important Q: Should We Let Them Use The WC?

June 30th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Daniel Mongiardo is lying about not having heard from Jack Conway since the election. Daniel actually bailed on a meeting with Jack and the governor. He’s run quickly away every single time Jack has reached out to him. But they’ve spoken – it’s silly for him to act like they haven’t. Jack’s also met with [...]

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Tags: Congress · Dan Mongiardo · Discrimination · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · KY-3 · Military · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · The Gays · Veterans

Herald-Leader Should Get A New Pollster ASAP

June 29th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Jack Conway told me weeks ago that he would be at Fancy Farm. Daniel Mongiardo’s folks also told me that he would be at Fancy Farm around the same time. [Bluegrass Politics] Do the taxpayers care about the corruption of the court and former Blue Grass Airport officials who swindled hundreds of thousands of dollars? [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Dan Mongiardo · Discrimination · Flashback · Investigation · Jack Conway · KY-3 · Mainstream Mistake · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays