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Entries from September 2012

An Awful Chinese Restaurant Joke Just Wrote Itself

September 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment

At least she wasn’t wielding a sword? A knife-wielding woman assaulted three people in an attempted robbery early Wednesday at a Perry County convenience store. [H-L] Aww, Mittens Romney is less popular than George W. Bush. The national survey, conducted by Bloomberg News and released Wednesday, found that Bush received a favorable rating of 46 [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · FEAR! · George W. Bush · Health Care · Humor · Polling · Presidential Race · Rumor

BREAKING: Secret Mexican And Ketchup Spotted

September 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Spotted at a Mexican restaurant! A Secret Mexican and Ketchup with Keeyum: Also Brett Guthrie, who accidentally left his pink heart sunglasses at the end of the table.

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Tags: Humor · Spotted

Recurring Theme In Cockfighting Comments We Get

September 28th, 2012 · 2 Comments

There appears to be a recurring theme among those leaving comments regarding cockfighting in Kentucky: john // Sep 24, 2012 at 4:40 pm you people that are against cockfighting are as ignorant as the words you typed. Gamefowl will fight till theres a winner , dead or beaten down till he can’t move, this is [...]

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Tags: Education · Spotted

Brent Yonts Lies About Blame For The KRS Mess

September 28th, 2012 · 2 Comments

When a legislator lies and obfuscates in an attempt to deflect responsibility, we automatically assume they’re more corrupt than Steve Henry or Julian Carroll. So get a load of what Brent Yonts had to say recently: Lawmakers and many of you want to know who, exactly, is to blame for the pension mess. Well, according [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Hypocrisy · Wasted Money

How Do You Lose To Ben Chandler Two Times?

September 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

You allow a coal executive – not merely a lowly coal miner – to play a spot in a campaign commercial as lowly coal miner… and then queen out when someone sheds light on it. And then you run a minute-long ad featuring that coal executive instead of running a spot that promotes your candidacy: [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Hypocrisy

Your Weekly Not Transportation Lady Video Update

September 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

This week the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet released another one of those hideous “centennial” videos that everybody hates. It’s about the Kentucky Turnpike, the first modern toll road in the Commonwealth: The least they could do is have the Transportation Lady handle the voiceover.

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Tags: Flashback · Spotted

It’s Been A Minute Since A Sword Crime Occurred

September 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Kentucky is one of the most aggressive states in the nation for rooting out pharmaceutical fraud, according to a report released Thursday by a non-profit watchdog group. [H-L] Here’s yet another look at how Andy Barr is losing to Republican Ben Chandler as he lies and lies and lies about health care and, well, everything. [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Ben Chandler · Corruption · Economy · Health Care · Jobs · Presidential Race · Stats · Wasted Money

David Williams Has Dems & Repubs Freaked Out

September 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

You can’t even go to Somerset these days without getting attacked with a hammer. [WKYT] University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has banned alcohol, DJs and bands from non-reserved tailgating spots along a stretch of Cooper Drive for this weekend’s football game against South Carolina. [H-L] GOP presidential nominee Mittens Romney touted his health care [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · College Sports · David L. Williams · Economy · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Labor · Polling · Presidential Race

It’s Probably Reverse Caption Contest Time!

September 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This tweet: KYComer: Very successful day in the office. Not to mention we are having some of Fred Nesler’s famous beans for lunch! Fred is quite the chef! #KDA Needs an awesome photo to go with it. Get to work!

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Tags: Contest · Humor

Two Big New Obama-Biden Ads Hit Kinda Hard

September 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment

What the heck is “new economic patriotism”? President Barack Obama is talking about it in this two-minute ad: None of that really matters, though, thanks to this scathing new ad: Happy politickin!

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Tags: Barack Obama · Economy · Presidential Race