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Jack Coicidentally Ramps Up “Press Conferences”

January 15th, 2013 · 2 Comments

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Hunters killed 92 sandhill cranes in Kentucky’s second hunting season for the bird. That’s 42 more than were killed in the previous season. [H-L]

One month after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the National Rifle Association has released a new game for iPhone and iPad that is being billed as appropriate for ages 4 and up. [HuffPo]

Mandy Connell’s “apology” was almost as absurd as her Anti-Semitic “Yellow Star” remarks to Congressman John Yarmuth. [The 'Ville Voice]

Despite Bahrain’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, the U.S. has continued to provide weapons and maintenance to the small Mideast nation. [ProPublica]

Here’s what Congressman Hal Rogers had to say yesterday about the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013. [Click the Clicky]

The gun lobby has weathered this before. It has faced public outrage over gun massacres many times. And it has its playbook ready. First, attack those who want to end gun violence by saying they “exploit” the grief of those who lost children at the Newtown massacre. [Politico]

Mouth-breathers are absolutely going to freak out over this one. Creating a third vacancy on the federal bench in the Western District of Kentucky, Judge Charles R. Simpson III has announced he is taking senior status Feb. 1. [C-J/AKN]

The U.S. Postal Service’s Board of Governors has directed the cash-strapped agency to speed up cost-cutting and revenue-boosting measures, as legislation to restructure the mail carrier remains stalled. [HuffPo]

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 39 men over the weekend who were in Lexington illegally. The men were targeted primarily because of criminal convictions. [H-L]

Sen. Mitch McConnell (Ky.) will probably not face a credible primary challenger in 2014, giving the Republican leader more leeway to strike a deal on the deficit. [The Hill]

Tomorrow at 11:00 A.M., Jack Conway says he will “announce a major development” in his investigation of some for-profit colleges. [Press Release]

Tags: Hal Rogers · Immigration · Investigation · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns!

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 spinnikerca // Jan 16, 2013 at 12:48 am

    Gurley Martin 2014!

  • 2 Novena // Jan 16, 2013 at 8:08 am

    “NRA Sinks Beneath the Gutter”

    Now that the NRA has spawned a TV ad in which it uses President Obama’s daughters as pawns for its irrational crap campaign, it might be time to put this organization to bed and give it an underground funeral so none of us need bear its stench any longer.