What’s Larry Clark Got to Hide?

A whole flipping lot, that’s for sure. Note to readers: If you have stories, hit us up. We’re like vaults and love the gossip.

And this week he’s proved yet again that his word is worth jack shit.

According to Barefoot & Progressive (by way of KFTC), Rep. Larry Clark is a first-rate hypocrite who deserves quite a bit of blame for the Stream Saver bill that failed to make its way out of committee by just 2 votes.

Larry made it a point to tell dozens and dozens of constituents that he supported the bill. Dozens. Then flip-flopped by voting against it because he said it was in the “wrong committee.”

We’re in total agreement with B&P. Call Larry up and let ole boy know how disgusted and ashamed you are to have him as a state representative. Tell him what a coward he is.

(502) 968-3546

And don’t forget to thank him for the stink he caused last week.

Pillheads Rush to Move to Louisville

Did you know? Millions and millions of tons of scary, nasty, poisonous prescription drugs are in the Louisville water supply and we’re all going to die!

For real (kinda):

Trace amounts of pharmaceutical drugs are lurking in Louisville’s drinking water, including one used to treat people with bipolar disorder and alcohol withdrawal, and another prescribed to combat seizures.

The findings came as no surprise to Judy Petersen, executive director of the Kentucky Waterways Alliance, a group that lobbies for cleaner rivers and lakes.

“There is a drug cocktail, if you will, in our nation’s waters,” Petersen said, adding that there’s little known about how those drugs might be affecting people or the environment. “We’re kind of flying in the dark.”

Louisville Water Co. officials acknowledged an increased concern of the potential health effects of trace amounts of drugs in drinking water, even as they noted there are no national standards for pharmaceutical chemicals in the water supply.

And this part should make you even happier:

How do the drugs get into the water?

People take pills. Their bodies absorb some of the medication, but the rest of it passes through and is flushed down toilets.

Oh Snap Monday. Snow’s Melting Edition.

Democrats and Republicans across Kentucky are scrambling to become delegates at national party conventions this year. We won’t go on and on about how screwed up the national election process is in this country. But. It’s screwed up. [H-L]

The Rural Democrat closes the doors. We think he’ll be back, though, once it becomes apparent that the only way to stop the corruption in Frankfort is to air dirty laundry on a daily basis. [The Rural Democrat]

Mark Hebert says Steve Beshear is following in Ernie Fletcher’s footsteps. From socking his friends to abushing them with proposals, Mark lays it out. “What he (Beshear) has had, so far, is the ability to place himself on a deserted political island, all by himself. And it’s a lonely place. Just ask Ernie Fletcher.” [Hebert]

Wanting all Kentuckians to die of lung cancer is truly bipartisan in Frankfort these days. No one but our flip-flopping governor supports a cancer stick tax increase higher than 25 cents. Yay. More cancer for everyone. [Enquirer]

Will huge embarrassment Jim Gooch kill Stream Saver legislation? Who wants to take bets? If you’re someone who thinks for yourself, well, it may be a good idea for you to flood your elected representative with telephone calls today. A vote is expected tomorrow. [BGR, KFTC]

These are interesting times, kids. It’s fun to watch Republicans (okay, and Democrats in Kentucky) try to grasp the concept of global warming. [Cyberhillbilly]

Weekend Snow Bloggin’

Saturday is/was International Women’s Day!

Also, did you know it snowed a bunch? We watched it snow like 400 feet in six hours. Peep the top of our Jeep and the view of our swimming pool. Yes, the snow is that deep. In March.

Any cool snow shots from your neck of the woods, readers?

Friday Updates N Such. Snowy Again Edition

Jim Welp made fun of Jim Gooch again. YES! [LEO]

Heather French Henry in a dance off with John Schnatter, Susan Sweeney Crum and Ed Hamilton? WTF? Really? [C-J]

OMG. Ask a Mexican is on YouTube! The end is extremely effing nigh, people. We are in the same sort of heaven Stuff White People Like created. [YouTube]

Mountaintop Removal and Stream Saver legislation finally got some mainstream coverage. Can you believe it? Yeah, us either. [KFTC]

Mark McKinley takes issue with the fact that Bruce Lunsford is a “corporatist” but he neglects to recognize that his chosen boy, Greg Fischer, is also a corporate brat, as are all of the Christy & Owsley-backed candidates McKinley has supported over the last few election cycles. Yes, we’re equal opportunity haters and will hate on Bruce again soon. [LEO]

Southern Political Report is loosely kind to Greg Fischer and not even negative toward Bruce Lunsford. The Report had the following to say of Fischer’s poll released a couple days ago, “They pays their money and you takes your choice.” Snap. [Southern Political Report]

Speaking of Bruce Lunsford, his horse Tessa Blue has earned a race-best $452,800. In case you were wondering, that’s more than most people make in 15 years. [Blood-Horse]

And Steve Beshear is seriously supporting a 70-cent cancer stick tax hike? What is the world coming to?! Steve Beshear is showing balls again! Like the time a couple weeks ago when he almost showed slight leadership! How courageous. [PolWatchers]

Al Gore Has $$$$$$$$$

Did you know?

Former Vice President Al Gore got woah loaded after the presidency was stolen from him in 2000. Basically, I want to grow up to be just like Al Gore: disgustingly wealthy with all kinds of free Apple products.

If any friendly Republicans would like to help us (okay, just Jake, forget Rick– he’s on his own) get sickeningly rich by talking about the melting polar icecaps, well, that’d be just fine.

Email me here. Get rich quick schemes welcome. So are anonymous cash donations and free Apple products. (Hint: MacBook Pro with 4 gigs of ram, 15″ glossy, please.)

Check it:

Gore Invests $35 Million for Hedge Funds With EBay Billionaire

By Miles Weiss

March 6 (Bloomberg) — Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore left the White House seven years ago with less than $2 million in assets, including a Virginia home and the family farm in Tennessee. Now he’s making enough to put $35 million in hedge funds and other private partnerships.

Gore invested the money with Capricorn Investment Group LLC, a Palo Alto, California, firm that selects the private funds for clients and invests in makers of environmentally friendly products, according to a Feb. 1 securities filing. Capricorn was founded by billionaire Jeffrey Skoll, former president of EBay Inc. and an executive producer of Gore’s Oscar-winning documentary film on global warming.