Happy Kentucky Oaks & Kentucky Derby, Folks!

Another d-bag in Frankfort is facing animal cruelty charges. Way to go, Kentucky. [H-L]

Yeah, there’s absolutely no problem in America with bullying. Nothing to see here. Move along. [HuffPo]

Don’t miss Comment on Kentucky tonight at 8:00 P.M. Eastern on KET. Scheduled guests: Tom Loftus, Janet Patton, Amanda Van Benschoten. [KET]

Are you ready for this fancy Ben Sollee documentary? Get ready because it’s on its way. [Wooden Box]

Maybe some day the real reason for Reeeechie Farmer’s divorce will come out. A southeastern Kentucky bank has filed a foreclosure suit against former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and his wife seeking more than $300,000 due on their mortgage loan of 2004. [WLEX18]

Once a woman beater, always a woman beater? Robby Albarado was arrested – again – for alleged domestic violence. [C-J/AKN]

Noted American humorist Dave Barry once remarked that the main jobs of a lieutenant governor are to wear a tie and call up the governor once a day to make sure he or she isn’t dead. [Wonkette]

Will this year’s presidential election determine whether a nasty dose of austerity can be avoided? [The Economist]

The gays in Lexington are getting their fancy t-shirts for free. From a company in Cincinnasti. [H-L]

Slowest internet speeds in the country? Kentucky isn’t even in the top ten for a change! [Click the Clicky]

Ever wondered what it’s like for a famous gay to take down Rush Limbaugh? Consider this your pee alert. [HuffPo]

Lawwwd, you can’t even go to Lexington these days without getting your purse snatched. You better warn your meemaw! [WKYT]

Hiring in the United States slows as more and more people are giving up their search for work. So don’t believe those unemployment numbers – people are just dropping from the rolls. [Reuters]