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Old People Problems (Red State Update Podcast 201)

Red State Update | Posted 09.16.2016 | Comedy
Red State Update

Hillary is sick! Is it pneumonia or every sickness known to man? What will the debate be like? What about the adult diapers? Whose blood waters the wh...

Kentucky Lt. Governor Bashing the Study of History (updated April 9)

Don McNay | Posted 04.09.2017 | Politics
Don McNay

I was stunned when Kentucky's Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton told the Eastern Kentucky University Progress (a paper that I wrote for from 1978 to 1980) that, "I would be looking for degrees that would land a job. I would not be studying history."

HUFFPOLLSTER: Here's What We Can Learn From The Polling Miss In Kentucky

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 11.06.2015 | Politics

RECAPPING ELECTION DAY 2015 - Republicans scored some significant victories on Tuesday, including an unexpected win in the Kentucky gubernatorial race...

GOP Win In Kentucky 'Heartbreaking' For Obamacare Advocates

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Kentucky attracted the national spotlight over the past two years as the state slashed its uninsured rate and implemented Obamacare more...

Here's Why The Kentucky Polls Were Wrong

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Politics

The results of Tuesday's gubernatorial election in Kentucky came as something of a surprise to many, who thought Democrat Jack Conway held the advanta...

Conservatives Have A Big Night In Local And State Elections

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics

Conservatives triumphed in high-profile local and statewide elections on Tuesday, with voters delivering big victories to Republican candidates and re...

GOP's Kentucky Wins A Good Sign For The Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican officials here in the capital had dismissed Matt Bevin’s chances of winning the governor's race in Kentucky. They thought h...

Matt Bevin Wins 2015 Kentucky Governor Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

Republican Matt Bevin has won the election for Kentucky governor, the Associated Press reports. Bluegrass State voters took to the polls on Tuesday to...

Samantha Lachman

Tea Partier Matt Bevin Clinches GOP Nomination For Kentucky Governor | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

Businessman and tea party favorite Matt Bevin on Friday become the official Republican nominee in Kentucky gubernatorial race after his opponent, Agri...

Kentucky GOP Gubernatorial Primary Too Close To Call

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

Businessman Matt Bevin led Kentucky Agricultural Commissioner James Comer by just 83 votes with all the precincts reporting in the state's Republican ...

What The Fark? Founder Of Running For Governor

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.02.2015 | Weird News

Let's hope he doesn't fark this up. Drew Curtis, the founder of popular news aggregation website,, is running for governor of Kentucky. ...

The Hall of Fame and Dead Kentucky Lawyers

Don McNay | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Don McNay

It was a session of the Kentucky Bar Association, but it felt like a wake. A reasonably large crowd came to hear about the downbeat topic of attorney suicides. Two years ago, a number of Kentucky attorneys took their own lives.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway Running For Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway will run for governor in 2015. Conway, a Democrat, officially announced his candidacy in a Tuesday statement...

Book Marketing Lessons From "The Last Free Man in America"

Don McNay | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home
Don McNay

I'm mourning the loss, at age 64, of my friend, author and frequent Kentucky political candidate Gatewood Galbraith.

Howard Fineman

This Man Could Teach Obama A Thing Or Two About Reelection | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky is a red state with two Republican senators, a Republican state Senate, and a recent history of voting for GOP presidentia...

Is Anti-Hinduism the GOP's New Silver Bullet?

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

David Williams, Kentucky's GOP nominee for governor, may have finally found the elusive political silver bullet. The State Senate President has hit upon a new campaign theme that might just bring him a stunning, surprise victory: Anti-Hinduism.

Kentucky Candidate Criticizes Governor For Participating In 'Hindu Religious Ceremony'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

Kentucky Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams criticized Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear Tuesday for participating in what Williams called ...

KY Governor's Race Poses Eternal Question: Can a Father-in-Law Love Too Much?

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

The father-in-law at issue is Terry Stephens, a highly successful businessman in rural southern Kentucky. And his son-in-law, Kentucky Senate President and GOP gubernatorial nominee David Williams, is having a very, very bad year.

Why Americans Hate Politics

Jonathan_Miller | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics

A political firestorm erupted in the tiny rural hamlet of Fancy Farm, Kentucky, last weekend when a scandalous speech delivered by Governor Steve Beshear received universal approbation from political insiders and the capital press corps.

The Opening Round in the Battle to Implement Health Care Reform

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

A recent battle in my home state of Kentucky gives a good preview of how the national battle to implement health care reform is going to go -- kicking and screaming.

KY-Gov: 44% Beshear (D), 35% Williams (R) (PPP 10/30)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PPP 10/28-30/10; 1021 Likely voters, 3.1% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP PDF) Kentucky 2011 Governor 44% Beshear (D), 35% Williams (R) ...

It's Time to Teach Children About Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

I'm convinced that most of the mistakes made handling money result from lack of information and bad habits formed in childhood.

Hank Paulson, Up To His Old Tricks

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Last year, I wrote that I felt that the American people were being conned. As I watch Paulson testify in front of Congress today, I KNOW we're being conned.