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Ashley!

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In Robert Farley
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On February 26, 2013
Thanks to the Daily Caller, I’m now a strong supporter of Ashley Judd’s potential 2014 Senate bid: – On her comparing mountaintop removal to the Rwandan genocide: “President Clinton has repeatedly said doing nothing during the genocide in Rwanda in 1994 is the single greatest regret of the Presidency. Yet here at home, there is full […]

Horror and Pornography

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In Robert Farley
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On January 10, 2013
I hesitate to link to this; take care, because it’s a genuinely horrible story of the death of a small child.  Newspapers acquire, justified or not, reputations for certain kinds of stories. The Lexington Herald Leader, it seems, almost invariably has some terrible tale of something awful befalling a toddler, whether shooting or car accident […]
Eric Lipton’s feature on the decline of coal in Kentucky is interesting, though flawed. He tells a heartbreaking story for these coal miners, helping us understand just how deeply people in eastern Kentucky believe in coal. Even if other economic opportunities appeared in the region, a lot of people just don’t want to imagine a […]

Derby Day!

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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 re

In the course of what amounts to an aesthetic argument on behalf of the Louisville Cardinals, Dennis Berman argues: This should be a moment of elation for Kentucky fans. Their team plays a ruthlessly beautiful brand of basketball. Their starting lineup is better than the New Jersey Nets. And yet there is something lurking underneath: […]
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