Louisville Paper Covers 'Dozens' Trying to 'Counter' NRA Convention

May 22nd, 2016 7:12 PM
Friday morning, the Louisville Courier-Journal gave the Kentucky chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America priceless free publicity by promoting the group's "event on gun violence Saturday at Spalding University in Louisville." Reporter/promoter Deborah Yetter relayed the group's hype that "Due to limited space, organizers are asking people to register in advance for free tickets."…

Louisville Paper Smears NRA with Cartoon of Crucified Kids

May 16th, 2016 10:15 AM
In a cartoon appearing in Monday’s Louisville Courier-Journal, cartoonist Marc Murphy attacked the National Rifle Assocation (NRA) ahead of its national convention by depicting children being fatally crucified on crosses that read “2nd Amendment.” Murphy unveiled the cartoon in a tweet on Sunday morning and with a few doses of sarcasm, he welcomed the NRA to the city by telling them to “[e]njoy…

U of L: Prof. Position is Only For Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans

December 21st, 2015 10:55 PM
Did you hear about the university which advertised for "a tenure-track Assistant Professor position that will be filled by a White American or Asian American"? Of course you didn't, because it didn't happen. But it's not difficult to imagine the outrage which would justifiably ensue if such an ad were ever placed. Well, last week it became widely known that the University of Louisville placed an…

Maher Hits Carson with Uncle Ben's, Bevin Is 'Teabagger,' GOPers Cheat

November 8th, 2015 5:02 PM
On Friday's Real Time on HBO, host Bill Maher aimed venom at a number of conservative public figures as he referred to Uncle Ben's rice in a racially tinged joke about Dr. Ben Carson, and asserted that it is President Reagan's fault that many middle aged white Americans have personal problems that lead them to drunkenness, heroin addiction, and early death, as the HBO host tagged them "Trump…

Bozell & Graham Column: Liberals Losing the Culture Wars?

November 7th, 2015 8:00 AM
The libertine Left has done a lot of boasting over the last several years about the inevitability of History vanquishing every corner of American social conservatism. Election Day 2015 was a terrible day for these revolutionaries, as so often it is when it’s the American people, not liberal elites, making the decisions. Let's assess the damage.

This Year's Pre-election Polling: As Bad As or Worse Than 2014

November 5th, 2015 4:04 PM
After the November 2014 midterm elections, I wrote that "Despite all of their supposed science, improved methodologies, and sophisticated turnout models, nation’s pollsters have just suffered through their worst midterm elections drubbing in 20 years. The last time they were off this badly was when they woefully underestimated Republican gains in the Newt Gingrich 'Contract with America' midterms…

Hardball's Matthews Ignores Bad News for Dems in 2015 Elections

November 4th, 2015 8:35 PM
"Under President Obama, Democrats have lost 900+ state legislature seats, 12 governors, 69 House seats, 13 Senate seats. That's some legacy," tweeted Purple Strategies managing director Rory Cooper, a former Eric Cantor staffer and alumnus of the conservative Heritage Foundation. Of course, if you relied on the Nov. 4 edition of MSNBC's Hardball for your political analysis, you wouldn't have a…

NYT's Unpleasant Surprise: Tea Party 'Loose Cannon' Wins KY Gov Race

November 4th, 2015 12:02 PM
Republican and Tea Party favorite Matt Bevin easily won the Kentucky governor's race last night, to the surprise of New York Times reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg and her headline writers, who wondered if Bevin was a "loose cannon" who would risk the GOP "losing an opportunity" to pick up a seat.

HuffPo Editor: Kim Davis Isn't Rosa Parks, She's the Bus Driver

September 14th, 2015 3:09 PM
Kim Davis’s willingness to be jailed for acting on her convictions has now provoked Gabriel Arana, the senior media editor of the Huffington Post to anger. The headline of his piece left nothing to the imagination: “Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Is No Rosa Parks. She's The Bus Driver.”

Sour Lemon: CNN Host Argues Over 'West Wing' Clip with Ky. Republican

September 9th, 2015 8:15 PM
As if this story didn’t leave Americans enough to argue about, CNN’s Don Lemon yesterday thought it would be a great idea to play, of all things, a clip from The West Wing that had gone viral earlier this week in reaction to Rowan County Kentucky Court Clerk Kim Davis (D) and her religious stance on gay marriage.

CBS: Jailed Clerk 'Last Front in a Losing Battle Against Gay Marriage'

September 4th, 2015 12:16 AM
At the top of Thursday’s CBS Evening News, anchor Scott Pelley proclaimed that the jailing of Rowan County, Kentucky Democratic Clerk Kim Davis “could be the last front in a losing battle against same-sex marriage” as she had been refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing gay marriage on June 26.

Ashley Judd: Smart Enough to Be Governor? Doesn't Know Deadline Passed

February 4th, 2015 8:45 AM
Emily Heil at The Washington Post’s “Reliable Sources” gossip column promoted liberal actress Ashley Judd discussing her latest flirtation with running for office. Maybe she should run for governor of Kentucky, since it's kind of a Third World state, and she has a "deep bench on that stuff." Problem: Post political reporter Reid Wilson pointed out the filing deadline for the governor's race…

NBC Hypes 'Close' Ky. Race and 3 Seats That Are 'Big Hurdles' for GOP

October 14th, 2014 10:55 PM
Following a segment that aired on Sunday night’s NBC Nightly News on President Obama’s unpopularity ahead of the midterm elections, the evening news program with two more midterm election segments on Tuesday. Both segments, however, were not without liberal bias, as one segment promoted the “close” Kentucky Senate race and the other discussed three Senate races to watch that present “big hurdles…

Networks Ignore EPA Protest by Mostly Democratic Union Members

October 8th, 2014 4:22 PM
"More than 300 union members and their families from Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia gathered at the Environmental Protection Agency's headquarters Tuesday to protest a proposal to limit carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants that they said would kill jobs in Appalachia," the Washington Examiner's Zack Colman reported today. Colman also noted, that "Many of the protesters were…