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Entries from August 2010

This Just In…

August 31st, 2010 · 16 Comments

David Williams and Richie Farmer will make an announcement in Frankfort tomorrow morning at 11:00 A.M. I guess Reeeechie is gonna play, coach. (The news comes from – as I predicted – Scott Jennings)

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Tags: David L. Williams · Election 2011 · Richie Farmer

Overlord Obama Is Coming For White Women

August 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

Oh, wait, Gregory L. Wilson asked a judge to halt his September 16 execution. He’s apparently mentally retarded? [H-L] Bill Johnson, like all people who turn into perennial candidates, says he’s going to run for Secretary of State or the State Senate. [Ryan Alessi] Teabaggers in Louisville just can’t believe that the NAACP and African [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Giving Back · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Taxes

ERRP Funds Hitting Kentucky Announced

August 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that tons of Kentucky businesses, unions and government organizations have been accepted into the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program. The program helps maintain coverage for early retirees aged 55+ who aren’t yet eligible for Medicare. Those accepted receive reimbursement for medical claims. “In these tough economic [...]

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Tags: Economy · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Labor · Taxes

Latest Anti-Conway Attack Ad Goes Live

August 31st, 2010 · 2 Comments

The latest from Karl Rove & Co tries to scare meemaw away from Jack Conway with health care reform. My favorite part is the claim that eleventy billion dollars is being cut from Medicare, when in reality it’s Medicare Advantage – a cut to corporations profiting from Medicare. Like Joe says, hide your daughter before [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · FEAR! · Health Care · Jack Conway · Senate

2010 KIDS COUNT Data Book Released

August 31st, 2010 · Comments Off

Kentucky Youth Advocates has released the 20th annual KIDS COUNT County Data Book. Here’s what KYA had to say about it in a release: This year’s book focuses on fifteen indicators of economic well-being and gives a glimpse into the effects of the national recession on children and families in the Commonwealth. A number of [...]

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Tags: Education · Stats · Youth

Tom Eblen Hits The Nail On The Head

August 31st, 2010 · 2 Comments

Tom Eblen, a known America-hater and guy who rides a bicycle around Lexington sometimes, has hit the nail on the head with his latest. Steal $100,000 in a University of Kentucky ticket scam, as former UK basketball star Ed Davender did, and you could get eight years in prison. Steal five times that much from [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Mainstream · Wasted Money

KRS Placement Agent Living The High Life

August 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Steve Schwarzman says taxes are killing him. He compared Barack Obama to Hitler. And he threw himself a $3 million birthday party, according to CNN: Steve Schwarzman threw himself a 60th birthday party few have forgotten. The $3 million soiree in Manhattan’s Park Avenue Armory in February 2007 marked a peak to the modern gilded [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Investigation · Spotted · Taxes · Wasted Money

Kentucky Has Another Senate Candidate

August 31st, 2010 · 8 Comments

And this guy is at least as blessed with political genius as Mica Fields Sims: Thanks to Joe for the heads-up. Here’s what he had to say in his YouTube fanciness: I am announcing that I am running as a write-in candidate for Jim Bunning’s vacant Senate seat in the state of Kentucky. I have [...]

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Tags: Senate · Spotted

Miss The Melting KDP Last Night?

August 31st, 2010 · 11 Comments

Really, did you miss the melting of the Kentucky Democratic Party last night? LOGSDON GETTING CORRECTED BY ROBERTSON – CLICK TO ENLARGE Maybe you read what I had to say about someone sweating like a hog and getting chased by a thin, energetic bear named Holly? Well, you’re in luck. Click here (this will launch [...]

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Tags: Embarrassing · KDP

KDP Turned Over A New Leaf And It Is Rotting

August 31st, 2010 · 6 Comments

In case you missed it last night? The Kentucky Democratic Party’s Republican chairman, Daniel Logsdon, was, uh… he was on teevee. Nice to finally have a spokesperson who isn’t awful, though. You have GOT to check the archive out when you get a chance. [Page One] A majority of Republicans believe Barack Obama sympathizes with [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Embarrassing · FEAR! · Heather French Henry · Jack Conway · KDP · Mainstream · Polling · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate · Takin yer guns!