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Entries from November 2010

The Round-Up Comes Kinda Early This Evening

November 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Because I’ve got something amazing in the works, maybe, and have to kiss a little butt to make it happen. Other than the Koch Brothers, who funds the teabaggers in this country? [AlterNet] Hey, ladies and ladydudes. Some right-wing mouth-breathing “Christians” have produced a film aimed at fighting the “Green Dragon.” That’s right – pals [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Stats · Taxes


November 30th, 2010 · 18 Comments

No, they weren’t kidding. BIG TIME PEE ALERT. Check this media advisory: MEDIA ADVISORY Nov. 30, 2010 Gov. Beshear to hold press conference WHO: Gov. Steve Beshear Cary Summers, consultant to Ark Encounter LLC Mike Zovath, senior vice president of Answers in Genesis and head of the Creation Museum project Grant County Judge/Executive Darrell Link [...]

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Tags: Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Spotted · Steve Beshear

Foreigner Wants Us To Remove Some Old Link

November 30th, 2010 · Comments Off

HAHA, whaaaat? Check this email: Subject: Kindly delete our link from your site Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2010 20:57:30 +0000 From: Nick Shutterly To: Jake Dear Jake. You have a link to our website: $2,578 for “stained plantation shutters” window blinds This is linking to our website at shutterly fabulous in the UK and we [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Humor

Lincoln Bedroom, Your Tax Dollars & Retirement

November 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

In Kentucky, most everybody is at least an occasional fan of President Bill Clinton. A strong majority looks to him as the first black president. He’s one of the few people who can roll into the Commonwealth and send nearly everybody into a weak-kneed panic of excitement. That doesn’t mean we’re fans of some of [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Investigation · Spotted

Explosive Details About Senator David Williams

November 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Sure, we all receive tons of spam on a daily basis. But check this piece of comedy gold forwarded to us by tipsters and several members of the legislature. It’s from “Senator David Williams” from Somalia. Won’t the mouth-breathing Muslin-haters freak out over this news? DAVID WILLIAMS IS SECRET A MUSLIN!!1! It’s on the internet [...]

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Tags: Budget · David L. Williams · Humor · Spotted

Gays Are In Yer Military Redecorating Everything

November 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Northern Kentucky is freaking out over a potential new smoking ban. The same shiz people in Louisville spewed when the state’s largest city took the move for better health. All that freak out? Completely unnecessary. [H-L] John Boehner is huddling with some fancy Republican governors and Mitch McConnell. [WaPo] Jeebus is coming to I-75. Or [...]

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Tags: Corruption · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Investigation · KDP · Military · Mitch McConnell · The Gays

It’s Not Even 2011 & We’re Gagging Over The Races

November 29th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Will our state legislators end abuse of the elderly and vulnerable? Will Democrats be able to work with Republicans? Here’s hoping. [Page One] There’s a fight going on for House Appropriations and Hal Rogers is involved. Are y’all askeerd to lose all that pork? [The Hill] The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights and Native American [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Congress · Corruption · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · UofL

Buy This 2010 Centennial Capitol Ornament

November 29th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Seriously. Buy it. Just look: CLICK TO VISIT SITE How cool is that? It’s $25 and makes the perfect gift. For me, even, if you’re feeling frisky. It’s created by K&M Crafts from Campbellsville. You can also get the 2010 plate for the same price. And it’s just as cool.

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Tags: Kentucky Tourism · Spotted

Guess Which October 20 FEC Report is Live

November 29th, 2010 · 2 Comments

That’s right. Jack Conway’s October 20 report to the Federal Election Committee is finally live. More than a MONTH later. Let’s dig in… JACK CONWAY $1,630,647.46 raised $1,442,146.34 in unitemized contributions $1,472,569.77 spent $925,415.35 was on-hand at the close of the period $194,491.79 came from political organizations and PACs Notable Contributions Barbra Streisand $1,000 Nancy [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Flashback · Jack Conway · Senate

Now’s The Right Time To End Elder Abuse

November 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

There’s no time like the present, right? So let’s end elder abuse. Let’s start today and continue in the coming legislative session. State Rep. Joni Jenkins has pre-filed BR 202, which would: Amend KRS 209.990 to provide a civil remedy with treble damages for use against persons who are convicted of exploitation of an adult [...]

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Tags: Frustration · Giving Back