Tagged: Kentucky

2010-06-14 :: madlibertarianguy // Kentucky
Jessamine County Sports Complex

Greg Kocher in The Lexington Herald-Leader on the Jessamine County Sports Complex: After languishing for a couple of years, the effort to build a soccer and football complex and a Kentucky Pro Football Players Hall of Fame in Nicholasville has been reinvigorated. Local officials say they have a good chance of obtaining federal funding that […]

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2010-06-14 :: madlibertarianguy // Government + Rand Paul
The More I see, The Less I Likey

And no I’m not talking about ObamaCare this time, but Rand Paul.  I was of the mind that he represents a very good chance at getting a consistently pro-liberty senator in the federal government.  But with each piece of news I hear since his slaughter of republitard establishment favorite Grayson, I lean more towards the […]

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2010-06-14 :: madlibertarianguy // Firearms + Kentucky
Good Stuff

I’ve always been the envy of my gun loving friends when they discover that Buds Gun Shop, the retail location for, is a local gun shop here in town.  Now Buds is even better. I’m not in the habit of pimping other people’s stuff, but Buds is a high quality establishment with a fantabulous […]

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2010-06-14 :: madlibertarianguy // Firearms + Government + Kentucky + Rand Paul
An Important Battleground

Roger Alford of the AP via The Lexington Herald-Leader: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul reached out to gun advocates on Saturday, trying to shore up support from a major voting bloc in Kentucky. . . . Conway, the state’s attorney general, also is vying for the NRA endorsement, said campaign spokeswoman Allison Haley. “Jack […]

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2010-05-21 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Journalism + Rand Paul
Good Try, Salon

Gabriel Winant of Salon: It’s time to stop taking libertarianism seriously. So let me see if I can follow your argument (considering I’m apparently so fucking stupid as to actually subscribe to libertarian thought).  Libertarianism is so stupid, juvenile, selfish and bratty that we should all stop taking it seriously, yet Salon has been actively […]

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2010-05-21 :: madlibertarianguy // Journalism + Kentucky + Rand Paul + Tea Party
Welcome to Politics Dr. Paul

David Swerdlick via The Root: He took a decidedly anti-choice position on abortion and fudged on the (after the fact) banking bailout by focusing on the (before the fact) housing bubble. He didn’t distinguish himself from the Congress from which he’s ”taking government back.” By contrast, it would’ve only taken the senior Paul two minutes […]

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2010-05-19 :: madlibertarianguy // Government + Kentucky + Rand Paul
Better Days for Liberty

Tad DeHaven via Cato-at-Liberty: I’d prefer to believe Paul’s victory last night was a repudiation of the GOP establishment as much as it was a repudiation of Washington in general. Popular discontent with the statist Democrat establishment in Washington is well recognized. But if Kentucky Republicans just signaled their displeasure with the statist Republican establishment, […]

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2010-05-14 :: madlibertarianguy // Government + Kentucky + Rand Paul
The Rand Paul Review

Being a Kentuckian with an interest in liberty, I find myself in the envious position of perhaps having a senatorial candidate in my state commonwealth who can legitimately be perceived as a guy who isn’t a political douchebag.  Rand Paul (R-KY) has a strong pro-liberty pedigree in that his father, the venerable Ron Paul (R-TX), […]

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