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Bill Straub: Quite a pair. As Trump disintegrates, McConnell just keeps digging grave for democracy

America’s Il Duce, one Donald John Trump, aka President Extremely Stable Genius, aka President Great and Unmatched Wisdom, in MacArthur-returns-to-the-Philippines mode, stormed Lafayette Park like a ground sloth on Monday to stand in front of a church and display a book he has never read, The Bible, whose passages he couldn’t distinguish from a limerick that starts “There once was a man from...

Bill Straub: Some judges shouldn’t be considered for quick advancement, and Justin Walker is one

What, Pigmeat Markham wasn’t available? Senate Republican Leader Mitch “Root-‘n-Branch’’ McConnell, fulfilling his primary duty as consigliere to an addled wanna-be king has, as always, convinced President Donald J. Trump, aka President Extremely Stable Genius, aka President Great and Unmatched Wisdom, to nominate U.S. District Judge Justin Walker, of the Western District of Kentucky, to...

Kentucky is 29th state to join Electronic Registration Information Center to maintain voter rolls

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has announced Kentucky has joined the Electronic Registration Information Center, Inc. (ERIC) to continue efforts to maintain Kentucky’s voter rolls. ERIC is a nonprofit corporation that exists to improve the accuracy of voter rolls and increase access to voter registration. Alison Lundergan Grimes “I have worked to make Kentucky’s election...

Beshear fighting temporary injunction request seeking to halt nation’s health care system

Attorney General Andy Beshear is fighting a request for a temporary injunction filed this week by a group of states seeking to halt the nation’s health care system while an ongoing lawsuit on the issue plays out in federal court. Beshear Beshear and a group of state attorneys general are intervening in the lawsuit – Texas et al. v. United States et al. – that claims the ACA is unconstitutional...