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Entries from January 2013

Pee Alert: Jerry Abramson Thinks About Running

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Wednesday that Republicans must “evolve” on immigration while preventing America from becoming a magnet for immigrants to come and get benefits. [Politico] Jerry Abramson will not be governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He can dream, though. [WBKO] When President Obama told supporters that he would morph his campaign into [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Death Penalty · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul

What Will Poop On Bob Stivers This Year?

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

A year ago, a penguin was pooping on David Williams or something. So what will poop on Bob Stivers?

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Tags: David L. Williams · Flashback · Humor

Time For A Damon Thayer Gambling Flashback

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

A year ago, Damon Thayer said he would “think about” releasing his horse industry client list: State Sen. Damon Thayer, who is expected to file a casino gambling bill in coming days that could bring big bucks to Kentucky’s horse industry, collected at least $208,835 in consulting fees from the industry during 2010 and part [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Gambling

Mitch McConnell Set To Support Hemp Push?

January 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment

As Jake offered on Twitter earlier today, it looks like Mitch McConnell is set to announce his support of hemp in Kentucky, since he just issued a statement. Since he had a lengthy meeting with Rand Paul and Paul’s top staffer, it seems to be a solid move to help stave of tea party opposition. [...]

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Tags: Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell

The Latest On The SAC Capital Investigation

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Kentucky Retirement Systems will never join this because they’re in bed with Blackstone: Bernstein Liebhard LLP today announced that it is investigating SAC Capital, the investment adviser of SAC Capital hedge funds, for its alleged mismanagement of the limited partnership and certain hedge funds that hold over $14 billion in assets. SAC Capital Advisors and [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Investigation · Wasted Money

Jane Beshear Promotes Shop & Share Day

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

First Lady Jane Beshear has come out of her hidey hole to discuss the upcoming Shop & Share Day: Shop & Share takes place on Saturday, February 2nd. (Get it? Groundhog Day. Hidey hole.)

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Tags: Giving Back

OH GOD! JOHN YARMUTH IS TAKIN YER GUNS!

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

Ruh ro! John Yarmuth says no one is coming for yer guns: HIDE YER GUNS!!! He’s gonna take yer guns!!!1!

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Tags: FEAR! · John Yarmuth · Takin yer guns!

Gambling’ll Give Them Way More Money To Waste

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

When are these nutjobs going to realize video games aren’t the root of the gun violence problem? Other countries have the same damn video games. [HuffPo] Federal and state authorities may have shut down Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing for allegedly operating as an illegal pyramid scheme, but some of its members are staying defiantly busy as [...]

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Tags: Corruption · FEAR! · Gambling · Polling · Poverty · Takin yer guns! · Taxes · Wasted Money

Thought The Economy Was Puppies & Rainbows

January 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Lexington, called the efforts of a bipartisan group of U.S. senators to bring about immigration reform “a sign of progress on a broken system.” Not sure how it’s progress, really, as it’s the same plan Barack Obama has been pushing for years while Republicans foamed at the mouth. Guess Republicans will [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Economy · Education · Humor · Immigration · Polling · Poverty · Stats · The Gays

How To Combat Negative Press With Steve Beshear

January 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

How do you overcome bad news like this? Ashland Inc. shares tumbled Tuesday after the company reported higher first-quarter earnings that nonetheless came in below Wall Street expectations. You have the governor’s office push up an announcement and send out a release: Gov. Beshear Announces Ashland Inc. to Invest $15 Million in Calvert City Facility, [...]

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Tags: Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear