About Those Racist Attacks on Elaine Chao

I covered them here. Note that this isn't the first time such attacks have been leveled. So, I may have had reasons for writing, as I did, that "I wouldn’t be in the least bit surprised if Groob was told to make the statements and take the professional hit in order to make racism work …

Some Might Call It “Racism”

Apparently, in the U.S. Senate race in Kentucky, it is incredibly important to point out that Mitch McConnell's wife, former labor secretary Elaine Chao, is "Asian," and therefore, allegedly, "not from" Kentucky. To call this kind of rhetoric "nauseating" is to understate matters, of course. The state Democratic party has rebuked Kathy Groob, the operative …

So, Mitch McConnell Won His Primary

Not that this news should surprise anyone at all: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) easily defeated his primary challenger, businessman Matt Bevin, in a sour loss for the Tea Party on Tuesday night. The Associated Press called the race for McConnell right as polls closed at 7 p.m. in the Bluegrass State, where the Senate minority …

You Know What Would Be Nice to Have in This Country? Some Economic Liberty. That’s What.

Link: The state of Kentucky believes that writing a newspaper column is not protected by the First Amendment. On May 7, Kentucky’s office of attorney general sent a letter to newspaper advice columnist John Rosemond. The letter ordered him to sign a consent decree that he would stop practicing psychology without a license in their state, …