Former Kentucky Democratic Party Chairman Bill Garmer said Friday he is considering running for the U.S. Senate next year if Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes declines to enter the race against Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell. [PEE ALERT] Naturally, Republicans are split on a media shield law amid outrage over the Associated Press records seizure. [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Humor'
May 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment
May 17th, 2013 · No Comments
You know how we hyped the story about a painting of a naked Golden Girl selling for $1.9 million? Well, check this crap out: As you may have heard, last night at Christie’s, a painting of Bea Arthur entitled “Bea Arthur Topless” was purchased for $1.9 million. Was this buy the latest pick-me-up in Steve [...]
May 16th, 2013 · No Comments
Kentucky’s change to a managed care system of delivering Medicaid services continues to rile lawmakers, although they’re the ones who demanded cost-savings measures for the health care system for the poor and disabled. [Ronnie Ellis] Huxley Sommerville, group managing director at Fitch Ratings, increasingly fears another massive financial crisis. Ask him why and he tells [...]
May 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment
You can’t even be in Lexington these days without getting shot or stabbed. That town is still trying to catch up to Louisville. [H-L] Pat Buchanan has a plan to win more white voters for the GOP. Which should make some racist old coots in Frankfort quite happy. [HuffPo] People magazine dubbed him “the deadliest [...]
May 9th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Check out the photo Politico decided to use for its story about Jamie Comer campaigning for hemp in Washington: Seems one of those individuals is currently serving time for a fairly high-profile murder. Whoopsiedaisy? On the flip side, it’s still better than being photographed with Jonathan Miller.
May 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Caleb Brown leaves a comment on Page One – proving he’s sane and worthy of attention: Caleb O. Brown // May 2, 2013 at 4:57 pm At the risk of referring you to additional items produced by a “septic tank,” here are two short pieces I’ve written about the pension system and its constraints. LINK [...]
May 8th, 2013 · No Comments
Mitch McConnell dropped into Pikeville and Hazard on behalf of his own re-election last week, but also to help realize his dream of becoming Senate majority leader by electing a Republican to replace retiring Democrat Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia. [H-L] Sens. Rand Paul and Marco Rubio are facing a big obstacle if they seek [...]
May 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Nearly a year after it was fined more than $800,000 for safety violations, K and D Mining Inc. — run by two operators of the Kentucky Darby Mine where five miners died in 2006 — has essentially disappeared and none of the fines have been paid, federal records show. [C-J/AKN] President Obama’s nominee to head [...]
May 6th, 2013 · 10 Comments
Oh, yes. It’s even better than this: So make it good. HERE YOU GO: Amen.
May 5th, 2013 · No Comments
Last spring, Conor Murphy was a hired hand who spent his days galloping racehorses, combing knotted manes and shoveling manure in a stable in Berkshire, England. [H-L] The job market may not be as weak as it looked just a month ago — but it is still nowhere near as strong as it could be. [...]