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Entries from June 2012

Don’t Worry, Damon Thayer Will Save You (HAHA)

June 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Wondering why Kentucky is screwed? It’s because Damon Thayer is co-chairing the Kentucky Public Pensions Task Force. [Twitter] Who will be the greatest hero in the struggle against the tyranny that is having medical care like every other Western nation? Will it be Scott Walker? Will it be Bobby Jindal? Will they throw on tights [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Journalism · Mainstream Mistake

Jane Beshear’s Summer 2012 Reading List

June 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

First Lady Jane Beshear released her summer reading list yesterday. “Educators have long known that reading over summer vacation leads to improved performance when school resumes, and fosters a lifelong love of reading,” said Mrs. Beshear. “My books for this list include some summer-themed selections and many tales of friendship, mystery, adventure and self-discovery.” Here [...]

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Tags: Education · Youth

McConnell Suddenly Doesn’t Like John Roberts

June 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Oh, look, it’s Mitch McConnell complaining about health care reform: It’s been how many years and Mitch McConnell STILL HAS NO ALTERNATIVE? Crocodile tears.

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Tags: Health Care · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell

It’s Only About Politics & Cash For Mitch McConnell

June 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

For Mitch McConnell, health care reform isn’t about health care, helping those who need it or even helping those he believes who are in need – the mythical “job creators.” No, for him, it’s about raking in all the campaign cash possible. Here’s the fundraising email blast McConnell sent out a few minutes after the [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell

Yarmuth Tells Republicans To Stop Misinformation

June 29th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Congressman John Yarmuth took to the House floor to remind Republicans to read the health care law: Don’t worry, John, they’ll never stop misinforming the American people when politics and campaign cash are at stake.

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Tags: Health Care · John Yarmuth

Rand Paul Yelled On Teevee About Health Care

June 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Here is everybody’s favorite god complex victim, Rand Paul, complaining about something his constituency sorely needs: Unfortunately for Rand, he’s still just an afterthought for most Americans and his colleagues in the U.S. Senate. Eventually, his novelty will wear off and even the media will tire of his constant yapping.

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Tags: Health Care · Rand Paul

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

June 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discussed last week’s super load: Thank you for holding the perverse jokes.

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Tags: Flashback · Spotted

Mouth-Breathers Are Still In A Raging Froth Today

June 29th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Reaction to the ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Healthcare Act was predictably along party lines in the state capitol, but the ruling will impact the state and its residents in very specific ways. [Ronnie Ellis] Even more evidence that Ben Chandler is 100% Republican. He’s in the wrong political party. [CN|2] [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Corruption · Environment · Greg Fischer · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · The Gays

Kentucky To Penalize Enviro-Friendly Car Drivers?

June 28th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Republican Ben Chandler is crying today because health care reform was upheld by the Supreme Court. Candy Barr is claiming that Ben Chandler is the reason it exists, despite him actually voting against it. [That District Loses No Matter What] It’s 2012 and a city the size of La Grange that’s so close to Louisville [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Ben Chandler · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Flashback · Health Care · KDP · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Taxes

Kentucky Is In Midst Of Crazy Drought Right Now

June 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Here’s the map released by the state climatologist today: Counties included in the Level 2 drought declaration: Purchase DMA: Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, McCracken, Marshall Pennyrile DMA: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Muhlenberg, Todd, Trigg Green River DMA: Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union, Webster Counties included in the Level 1 drought [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Environment