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Oh dear: On November 14, 2012, Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) wrote to Elizabeth King, the Pentagon’s congressional liaison, with an unusually credulous query. “I am writing on behalf of a constituent who has contacted me regarding Guantanamo Bay prisoners receiving Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits,” McConnell wrote in a letter acquired by Danger Room. “I would appreciate […]
Get big government out of my grocery store liquor aisle! A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Kentucky law prohibiting grocery and convenience stores from selling wine and distilled spirits is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II of Louisville said the state law “violates the U.S. Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause in that it […]

Derby Day!

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In Robert Farley
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On May 5, 2012
Ladies and gentlemen, start your mint juleps. Here’s Smooth Bobby Farley’s Derby picks: Union Rags Alpha Take Charge Indy Take it to the bank*. *Do not take to any reputable bank.  Any resemblance to actual order of finish is purely coincidental.     Share

Ron and Rand

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In Robert Farley
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On January 8, 2012
Alyssa notes something that people in Kentucky have been talking about for a while: Rand Paul’s potential Presidential candidacy in 2016.  It’s an interesting problem.  Rand surely has more potential as a charismatic advocate of the Paul family ideology than his father, and he lacks much of the baggage (although he obviously has some).  I […]
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