Let’s Spend Even MORE Money On The Ark Park!

We’re not going to shut up about you giving to the Red Cross for tornado relief efforts. This will take a long time. [Click Here To Give]

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State is questioning the $2 million being spent on a road near the Ark Park Church Orgy Funtimes Pool Party Warehouse. [H-L]

Senate President David Williams made a complicated compromise proposal Wednesday night in an effort to resolve differences between the House and Senate on the state’s 2012-14 budget. [C-J/AKN]

Hal Rogers is in meltdown mode in Warshington over budget proposals. And you thought things in Kentucky were fun. [Politico]

People are freaking out over President Barack Obama’s campaign database. They fail to realize that the RNC has a database – and has had it for a decade – that contains far more information. [Pro Publica]

Death and disarray at America’s racetracks. You should probably read this horsey story. [NYT]

Of course abuse bills are hurt by adding secrecy. That’s just the Kentucky way of life. Always gotta screw something up in Frankfort. [H-L]

Wanna know how corrupt and psychotic drilling and mining companies can be? Look what they’ve accomplished. Under a new law, doctors in Pennsylvania can access information about chemicals used in natural gas extraction—but they won’t be able to share it with their patients. [Mother Jones]

If the wily chief justice felt squeamish about leading the Supreme Court into an election-year political maelstrom, that was nowhere on display Tuesday, when the Roberts-led conservative majority signaled its collective skepticism, even hostility, for President Barack Obama’s health care law. [More Politico]

Watching Darrell Issa apologize for being a tired, sexist hack was kind of enjoyable for many people. [The Hill]

Kentucky is going to be pelted with a hail storm every week forever and ever, amen, because why not? Sounds like a good idear to us. Let’s just cold have the weather ruin everything the tornadoes didn’t get. [WKYT]

Rand Paul is not going to let you just unanimously consent to “sanctions” against the Ayatollah (is he still there? It is still 1979, right?) should he or they or whomever is now in charge decide to get them a nookular bomb and rain hellfire from the skies, as is their right as a sovereign nation. [Wonkette]

Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs died at the age of 88. If you’re from Kentucky, unlike the folks at the Kentucky Democratic Republican Poopchute, you’re probably familiar with his body of work. Maybe even “Petticoat Junction.” [HuffPo]