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Entries from April 2011

Guns, Stem Cells, Teabagging And Fundraising

April 29th, 2011 · 4 Comments

WHAS11′s reporters have taken a look inside a Florida drug trip and it’s loosely alarming. [WHAS11] Republican lawmakers tout Medicare reform by stretching a comparison to the health benefits they receive. Time for some fact checking. [WaPo] Wait, the teabagger running for auditor is in bankruptcy? The Republicans can’t field better candidates than that? Really? [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · David L. Williams · Education · Election 2011 · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Richie Farmer · Takin yer guns! · Taxes

Governor Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

April 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 2:52 discussing the Derby Celebration in Frankfort:

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Tags: Kentucky Tourism · Steve Beshear

Papaw Beshear Filled Sandbags For A Photo Op

April 29th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Yesterday Governor Steve Beshear visited Western Kentucky to assess flood and storm damage. “Today I have once again seen the damage and destruction that a natural disaster can inflict on Kentucky families,” said Gov. Beshear. “My administration has emergency management officials, members of the National Guard, employees from my office, as well as from a [...]

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Tags: Spotted · Steve Beshear

Barzun Heads Obama’s Campaign Fundraising

April 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

U.S. Ambassador to Sweden Matthew Barzun is heading President Barack Obama’s re-election fundraising effort: Matthew Barzun, a former Lincoln resident who is now US ambassador to Sweden, will give up his diplomatic post to work for President Obama’s re-election by overseeing what some have projected could be the country’s first $1 billion White House campaign, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Presidential Race

Rep. Geoff Davis Addresses Financial Literacy

April 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

In his latest column, Congressman Geoff Davis discusses Financial Literacy Month: April is Financial Literacy Month, and now is a great time to learn or review the basics of budgeting, saving, investing, responsibly using credit cards, managing your credit rating and protecting yourself from identity theft. There are an abundance of useful resources to help [...]

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Tags: Budget · Congress · Economy · Geoff Davis · KY-4

Moffett Camp Hit By KREF, Openly Mocks Law

April 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Phil Moffett’s campaign “manager,” David Adams, tweeted this last night: FROM TWITTER Yup – openly mocking the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance, which sent a letter to Moffett regarding his illegal campaign activities, which we first told you about: Moffett’s Camp Coordinating With Outside Group [April 21] Teabaggers Just Love Ignoring & Violating The Law [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Election 2011

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

April 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses flooding rains and reminds drivers not to drive around barricades or through high water:

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Tags: Spotted

TGIF! Protectin Yer Kids And Yer White Women

April 29th, 2011 · 2 Comments

David and Reeeechie started their fancy bus tour yesterday after defending all of Reeeechie’s fancy state expenses. [Bluegrass Politics] Here’s a veteran reporter’s take on the Williams-Farmer campaign kick-off event. [Ronnie Ellis] This is a horrible headline: “Schickle ‘Pickle & Wiener Feast’ May 27.’ Absolutely horrible. Amanda should be tarred and feathered. [Amanda Van Benschoten] [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · College Sports · David L. Williams · Discrimination · Election 2011 · Environment · FEAR! · Humor · Jack Conway · Rand Paul · Richie Farmer · The Gays

Everything Should Be Viewed Through Birther Eyes

April 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Today President Barack Obama honored outstanding math and science teachers. The two from Kentucky are: Charles Rutledge, Grayson (Math) & Andrea Broyles, Corbin (Science). [Press Release] Senate Republicans – like Mitch McConnell – are telling the White House not to check political contributions of contributors. Imagine that. [The Hill] Mitch McConnell is forcing a retaliatory [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Fischer · Humor · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Taxes

Some Thoughts On Adam Edelen’s Remarks

April 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Yesterday, Adam Edelen was in Northern Kentucky with Elaine Nogay Walker and Jerry Abramson and said, “Our party is one that doesn’t quit on people.” Unfortunately for him, that’s just not true. Edelen may not quit on people but Kentucky Democrats most certainly do. The Party has most certainly tried to crap on Alison Grimes, [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Election 2011