Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear Mandates Wearing Masks in Public.

There are no real details on how this is executive order is to be enforced, but Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is mandating that you must wear a mask if you are out in public. Amid “an explosion of COVID,” all Kentuckians must wear masks in public starting Friday at 5 p.m., Gov. Andy Beshear announced…

One Of The Cops Involved With Killing Breonna Taylor To be FIRED.

The Louisville Courier-Journal is reporting today that one of the police officers involved in the Breonna Taylor killing will be terminated. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mayor Greg Fischer announced Friday that Louisville Metro Police is initiating termination of Officer Brett Hankison, one of three LMPD officers to fire weapons on March 13 at Breonna Taylor's apartment, killing…

State Poll Summary: Trump Slump Continues

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… The two major national polls released today are Quinnipiac which shows Biden with an 8% lead and  the Fox News Poll which has Biden with a 12% lead. An average of 10% seems about right and mostly agrees with the state polls. Website 538 shows Trump’s average approval looking at many polls is 41.4% versus…

Further Data On Absentee Ballot Requests in KY For Upcoming June Primary.

According to the Lexington-Herald Leader, requests for absentee ballots for the June 23rd Primary indicate a higher voter turnout statewide since the 2008 Primary. Nearly 27 percent of registered voters in Kentucky have requested an absentee ballot or already cast their vote a week out from the June 23 primary, according to the Kentucky State…

State Poll Summary: Consensus to Fire Trump Is Building

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Donald Trump can’t get no respect these days. The coronavirus won’t disappear as he said it would, and CNN won’t retract their national poll saying he’s 14 points behind Biden. To top that off, the Dow Jones Industrial stock index dropped 1861 (-6.9%) points today when Wall Street suddenly discovered we are in a recession….

State Polling Summary: Hitting the Fan Edition

This week pollsters have fed us a fair size helping of state polls. Most of which should give Republicans heartburn. The only good poll for Trump is a Hodas and Associates poll showing Trump four points ahead in Pennsylvania, but you can explain that by the breakdown, 43.2% Republican to 36.7% Democratic, in that particular survey. Six other polls…

Moscow Mitch's “Shut Up” to Obama Was A Foghorn To Kentucky Racists.

Moscow Mitch’s attack on Obama’s criticism of Trump’s criminal negligence when dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is pure Trumpism — blatant racism aimed at the former president.   The Republican base, especially in Kentucky, is filled with bigots and racists, and one of their favorite punching bags is that uppity black man Obama.  Moscow Mitch knows this,…

White Guy Arrested For Threatening Gov. Beshear AND Kentucky State Troopers.

Seems that Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and the Kentucky State Police earned the ire of Jeremiah “Protect Going To Church During a Pandemic” Wooley.  Seems that Wooley made threats about killing Gov. Beshear and Kentucky State Troopers.  And it appears those threats were not idle. CNN)A 25-year-old man is facing federal charges for possession of…

About Time! Man Arrested For Threatening Gov Beshear Over Shelter In Place Order.

Finally!  The cops have arrested a man, James Troutman, who made threatening remarks on a Facebook page against Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear.  Seems Troutman is one of those who is protesting Governor Beshear’s shelter in place order over the coronavirus pandemic.   Kentucky State Police officials were contacted last week, court documents show, after a Facebook account…

In Kentucky, 521,592 People Have Applied For Unemployment Since March 16th.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s Administration announced today that 521,592 people have filed for unemployment since March 16th.  Doing the math, it means that the unemployment rate in Kentucky is approximately 29.6% (87,900 plus 521,592/2,058,000 in workforce x 100).  As for how many have gotten unemployment compensation so far: Almost 157,000 Kentuckians have received unemployment insurance…

Kentucky Republicans Continue To Politicize A Viral Pandemic.

I shoudn’t let it surprise, shock, or bother me, but the fact that Kentucky Republicans are politicizing the coronavirus pandemic makes me very angry.  We have already lost 23,000 people nationally, and we are most likely going to break a total of 100 deaths today in Kentucky.  But never let it be said that Kentucky…

Rural Counties In Kentucky Are Also Hotspots For COVID-19.

For all those people in rural Kentucky that thought they were immune to COVID-19 or didn’t take it seriously, some of the other hotspots for the coronavirus are in western Kentucky.  And yes, it only took one revival meeting to make one rural county — Hopkins — the number one hotspot for COVID-19 based upon population…