The United Auto Workers want to unionize Toyota’s largest American plant. What could possibly go wrong?

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Toyota tells Georgetown plant it needs to cut costs or else, media reports say By Trey Crumbie | tcrumbie@herald-leader.com | November 22, 2017 03:20 PM Georgetown: Toyota, the Japanese-based automobile manufacturer, has told the workers at its Georgetown plant to cut costs or face an uncertain future, according to Bloomberg News. …

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I am a hypocrite

Wombat_socho (Robert Stacey Stacy McCain’s site administrator and tech guru) responded to a tweet of mine: The GOP has been handicapped (so to speak) by having pols and voters who actually have/believe in principles. — wombat_socho (@wombat_socho) November 18, 2017 Alas! That tweet points out that I have been a hypocrite on the Roy Moore …

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Some nice lady paid for our breakfast

Elaine and I were having breakfast at the Old Timer’s Market in Ravenna, and a young woman paid for our meal. We had no idea until I got up to pay, and the manager said the previous customer, a twenty-something young woman, had already paid for it. The odds are that she will never see …

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Kathleen Kane: Still putting off being fitted for her orange jumpsuit.

Remember Kathleen Kane, the former Democratic Attorney General of Pennsylvania? The First Street Journal did several articles on her, noting her legal troubles, which eventually led to her conviction on several charges, and was sentenced to 10 to 23 months in jail. While reading an article on alleged misconduct by Kentucky Secretary of State Alison …

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The cowardice of the Lexington Urban-County Council.

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: In a surprise move, Lexington removes controversial Confederate statues By Morgan Eads, Karla Ward And Beth Musgrave | meads@herald-leader.com | October 17, 2017 6:46 PM The city of Lexington carried out a surprise removal of two controversial Confederate statues from the lawn of the former Fayette County courthouse Tuesday evening and …

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October Court Day! A celebration of, among other things, the Second Amendment

When I was growing up in Mt Sterling, Kentucky, there was a tradition called October Court Day. Court Day is the third Monday in October, and it was when the rural folk would bring all sorts of their produce and hand-made goods to town for sale or trade. Having been away from the Bluegrass State …

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