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Some group put out anonymous "JCPS report cards" across Louisville, urging people to support the state takeover. The same care wound up on a web site. How?
If you want a summary of why Medicaid work requirements are a bad idea, look no further than this document filed in federal court.
At this point, it is obvious that President Trump is focused on doing things that favor Russia. As Josh Marshall has said, it doesn't matter WHY this is, whether because of blackmail, or financial gain, or psychological/emotional need. What matters is naming it, containing the damage, and eventually trying to repair the damage. But, some are asking, what about Rand Paul and Thomas Massie?
Some KY electeds are using their "leadership PACS" to fund an expanded lifestyle, instead of using the money for campaigns as originally intended.
Dear all erstwhile governor candidates, and anyone thinking of running for any state-wide office in 2019: Please wait to announce until November 7, 2018.
We added a statewide event calendar to the site at the beginning of the year, hoping that people would find it useful AND that groups would submit their events. Our goal was to provide a central place where people could look for events in their area and get involved. I'm wondering, though, if it's worth keeping.
For a while, I wrote posts for the Publisher's Blog (PubBlog) to share both shorter posts that didn't really need to be on the main page, and news about the site. They didn't get much play, so I stopped. But now I'm starting again. Let me tell you why.
It's the second installment of our new feature, "Kentucky Politics News and Notes." Check it out, and let us know if you find it useful.
Jonathan Chait has laid out an important question: Is Trump under the control of Russia? Tom Nichols shares his insights on the Chait post. Read them both.
Here are pictures (and a very short video) from the OccupyICE / ThreePercenters event on Saturday, July 7, in Louisville.
This morning I attended the protest/counter-protest between OccupyIce and the ThreePercenters, and thought, "This is what democracy looks like."
The Janus case was a loss for working people everywhere. The question now is, Can we band together and win the war to save our democracy from the oligarchs?