You thought Kentucky politics were jacked up? Get a load of this race in Tennessee! HOLY WOW. Jacked up. [Wonkette]
$450,000 in checks from the University of Louisville to the National Center on Public Education and Prevention were deposited into a Louisville bank. And Robert Felner, whom we saw at a Bats game last night, has his hand in the cookie jar. His attorney says he’s helping to locate and reimburse any funds that could be in question. [C-J]
UPDATE: In the C-J’s updated story, the myth of this entire investigation being about one single grant is still perpetuated. Still. Two months later.
Speaking of the University of Louisville… Been wondering what your buddies at UofL make each year? Find out by searching the UofL salary database. [H-L]
Kentucky favorite Al Smith won a fancy award from the Society of Professional Journalists. He was one of three people named as Fellows of the Society. The other two were Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Tim Russert. [PolWatchers]
Today Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-03) will examine the domino effects of high gas prices. He’ll be delivering Meals on Wheels in the A.M. hours and will make a delivery for Kentucky Harvest to Wayside Christian Mission in Louisville in the afternoon. Wouldn’t it be hilarious to see Anne Northup helping the needy or the homeless with her bare hands? Or donating $150K to charity every year? [Press Release]