There are so many things going on and I am right in the thick of a lot of it so I apologize if the news does not get to you quick enough for now. With that said here are some stories of interest:
KING COMMERCIAL: Jake over at the ville voice and page one released Jim King's new commercial to begin airing on Wednesday and you can view it here: Woah: Jim King’s First Mayoral TV Spot. It is a pathetic attempt by King, in my opinion, top portray himself as one of the poor boys who made good and had some missteps along the way.
For those of you who have been paying attention this is just more of King trying to fool somebody.
HE IS STILL under investigation, the whole "family man" thing is a joke considering his history of dealing with women in and outside of his marriage, and the whole accountability thing he speaks of. If he was a man of accountability and transparency he would not be under investigation and hiding behind multiple lawyers to cover up his wrongdoings.
But you have to admit the face lift and botox he had done was pretty good.
FRANK SIMON A HYPOCRITE?: Kudos to Jake once again for outing this story. Frank Simon’s Not Just a Hypocritical Bigot. As you know I am running in the primary against his right hand man the "Reverend" John Brewer who has seen fit to throw some lies out there about me. His robocalls are coming from none other than Frank Simon's office and one has to wonder why.
It seems that gambling is a sin but only for everyone and everything else but NCAA tourneys. Come on guys at least be consistent or not publicize the hypocrisy.
FRANKFORT UPDATES: As many of you know I have been pushing for SB 64 and HB 429 concerning the Ky Department of Fish and Wildlife. While I have been taking many hits for supporting these from the powers that be in the Department, and of course their mouthpieces, I am happy to report that HB 429 passed through the House quite easily as SB 64 did before it.
Kudos to the sportsmen of our Commonwealth for standing up for what is right.
On the flip side SB 53, the semi open primary bill that will allow independents to vote in primary elections, was finally brought out of committee thanks to the diligence of you readers getting involved and forcing Darryl Owens to do his job.
Unfortunately it was shut down immediately when it reached the floor this morning. Thank your local Democrat House members for being so blinded. From what I have been told Owens, Ron Weston, and Larry Clark were the problem. Big surprise huh.
SB 222 the bill I helped write to help charitable gaming AND the horsemen apparently has been stalled. The reason I am being told is that Greg Stumbo does not want it in the House so it is going nowhere right now. Typical politics. I am being told that Stumbo is working with Patrick Neely of KEEP and wants all the credit for anything relating to gambling and the horsemen so he can bolster his image for his upcoming Governor race announcement. Neely as you know was on board with SB 222 sponsored by Perry Clark from the beginning. Hell Neely was the one that called the meeting to come up with the plan.
Greed once again by KEEP and Stumbo playing politics are the real problem.
Let me make this easy for you Mr. Stumbo. If you want any shot at consideration for Governor from anyone you need to start being the leader you try to convince everyone you are and not the obstructionist you prove to be daily.
From the perspective of myself and the Charitable gamers who have worked their butt off trying to do YOUR JOB for you, free at that, could care less who gets credit for this passing. People are suffering needlessly because of the decisions made by this type of behavior by you guys in Frankfort.
Clean up your mess and pass this legislation so they can get back to trying to help themselves.
Putting people first is what you are charged with doing not lining your pockets or seeking glory for your own ego and agenda.
For KEEP and Patrick Neely? I told you in December we would work together as long as things stayed above board. We did our part you have not instead choosing to work on other agendas behind the backs of those of us who worked in good faith. You have chosen a path of lies and deception and that just will not work for me.
Stay tuned folks there will be more coming on the real KEEP agenda.
That's it for now.........
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