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Entries from July 2012

Geoff Davis Resignation Effective Immediately

July 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

Statement from Davis: “I thank the people of Kentucky’s Fourth District for the honor of serving as their Congressman over the last eight years. “When I was a Cadet at West Point, I internalized the words of the U.S. Military Academy’s motto, ‘Duty, Honor, Country.’ Next, I learned that success was based on honoring God, [...]

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Tags: Congress · Geoff Davis · KY-4

Tennessee Beats Eastern Kentucky In Craziness

July 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

A federal judge says the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped its powers by setting up water-quality criteria for coal mining operations in Appalachia. [WFPL] So of COURSE Steve Beshear has something dumb to say: “Today’s action by the federal court is a victory for coal miners who have seen mines close and their jobs put in [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Rumor · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Youth

Anti-For-Profit Schools Guy Got Sweet Appointment

July 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

Remember Mark Bryant? He was a two-time maxed out contributor to Jack Conway’s campaigns and so was his wife. They held fundraisers for him at their home and such. He’s also an attorney and his firm spends a great deal of time suing for-profit colleges and marketing their services, which we wrote about last year. [...]

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Tags: Education · Flashback · Jack Conway · Spotted · UK

Rand Paul Spends 24/7 Talking To Faux Reporters

July 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

No, you’re mistaken, Rand Paul can’t take a break from throwing up on national television: If anyone can decipher the high-pitched squeaks, please let us know what he’s saying.

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Tags: Rand Paul · Spotted · Taxes

What Will $1.3 MillIon Buy You At UK These Days?

July 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

In a recent email blast, University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto told the story of why he is so awesome and why it was worth $1.3 million to buy some reports. No, it’s not because of Karpf and crew. What is it? This: How do we demonstrate to our colleagues, to donors and to policymakers [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Spotted · UK

Rand Paul Working Against Martha Jane King

July 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Still don’t believe that Martha Jane King is risking it all? Here’s the latest from her opponent: CLICK TO ENLARGE WATB Liberty Christ Rand Paul is working against her. And she’s still silent.

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Tags: Rand Paul · Spotted

Teabaggers Freak Over Jesus Health Clubs & Gays

July 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

You know how the teabaggers pretend to stand for change and wasted money? And then they foam at the mouth about some pretend Jesus health club? Now they’re foaming at the mouth how everyone needs to stand together against the gays. Here’s what David Adams’ pretend “Kentucky Knows Best PAC” had to say in its [...]

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Tags: FEAR! · Health Care · The Gays

Mouth-Breathers Again Melt Down Over The Gays

July 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Time for some radical Mennonite fundamentalism. Exciting new front in culture wars, kids. Ex-gay, two-mommy child abductions for Jesus. [Wonkette] When you read Mittens Romney’s outrageous remarks about Israel-Palestine, you immediately begin to understand what a twit the man is. [HuffPo] Presidential also-rans have stiffed small businesses. Michele Bachmann used a fleet of golf carts [...]

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Tags: Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Stats · The Gays · UK · UofL

UofL Hire Pales In Comparison To The Head Of KET

July 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

Everybody is all upset over this guy hired at the University of Louisville because of politics. But what about the heads of Kentucky Educational Television? She makes more than that guy. [H-L] Wondering why Kentucky can’t have nice things? The state paid $109,000 for a fence to hide an air conditioning system at the courthouse [...]

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Tags: Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Giving Back · Law Enforcement · Military · Presidential Race · UK · UofL

Cockfighting Always Brings Out The Best In People

July 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s official. Kentucky’s educational system has failed every single internet commenter attempting to defend cockfighting. Like this individual: True American // Jul 29, 2012 at 12:32 am I will not waist my time any longer on debating wether cockfighting is wrong or right , I am not god to judge these people, but I do [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Education