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Mitch McConnell declines White House invitation

President Obama extended an invitation to Mitch McConnell to join the Kentucky Wildcats in the White House on Friday, but McConnell respectfully declined the President’s invite. McConnell will be in Louisville for Kentucky Derby festivities all weekend, according to The Hill.

Obama and McConnell have been known to turn each other’s invites in the past.

Go Cats, with or without him there.

McConnell turns down Obama invitation to celebrate Kentucky win

Article written by Drew Franklin

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130 Comments for Mitch McConnell declines White House invitation

  1. Sheltowee crusher
    5:02 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Good. Would have hated to see the turtle in the pics.

  2. Kidnut
    5:02 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    He may have legitimate commitments lined up. If not, I guess the compromise talk coming from the Republicans are nothing but empty chatter.

  3. Rabbit
    5:04 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    He’s just an old codger

  4. shelbyjoe
    5:05 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    good ole no-lips mitch – the biggest hinderence to progress in the country since … well, I can’t remember a bigger one.

  5. Grant
    5:05 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I believe he went to UL for a Bachelor of Political Science.

  6. J-Huh
    5:08 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I like to imagine Mitch with Fake Barney’s voice. It suits him.

  7. jgood
    5:08 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    at least we wont have to photoshop him out of the picture.

  8. Bravo
    5:11 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Not a Mitch fan but why invite the team during derby week? You can’t tell me that somebody didnt do that on purpose, or no I’m sorry it’s the Louisville Derby, nevermind.

  9. JustSayin
    5:14 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Interesting stuff in the article. Did not realize old sourpuss is a Cardinal fan. Also, Mitcheypoo can’t go to Washington and back to Kentucky on the same days so that he does not miss his Kentucky Derby party drinking-and-bashing-Obama fest?

  10. SKeller03
    5:15 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Anyone else find the guy in the back right really creepy looking? That smirk is too much.

  11. Ridge Runner
    5:17 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    10)…Yeah, he’s got a sh/tty-eating grin but I think it’s because he has just farted.

  12. No
    5:17 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    …his job is to say no, whad’ya expect.

  13. Beavis
    5:19 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Good for him,,,,,I do find it curious that they decide to have this little photo op on Derby weekend.

  14. Bigbluecalizone
    5:19 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Good. Although it’s never bad entertainment to have someone around that can speak without moving their lips. Maybe the fact that his words have nothing in them impacts that fact.

  15. Miracle of modern transportation
    5:21 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Calipari is Grand Marshal in the Derby Pegasus Parade on Thursday night in Louisville, but he will also meet with President Obama in Washington on Friday! Mitch needs to hook up with Calipari’s flying carpet.

  16. KY Republican
    5:23 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Good job Mitch! You know us white Republicans can’t stand that ni.. I mean just say no!

  17. Senator Wildcat
    5:25 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    McConnell is a UofL fan. Obama was rubbing it in.

    5:25 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink


  19. chiddercheddar
    5:26 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Why would he?

  20. jwcatfan
    5:26 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    16) Show everyone your true colors….typical rethug.

  21. Gary
    5:27 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    This is a great honor for the team, the coaching staff, and the University. I find the article title to focus on a non-story. Who cares if some State rep. is there or not? Last time I checked, he didn’t attend the University, didn’t coach the team, didn’t play on the team, and I am uncertain if he ever attended any games.

  22. Rumor
    5:28 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I heard Big Coal is using bible pages to hold the aborted fetuses that are being done in mountains. Um, I’m not sure Coal is good for our society. Free Energy!!!

  23. mike
    5:29 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Who cares?

  24. Beavis
    5:32 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I could not care less what color Obama is,,,green,,,red,,,blue,,or any combination. What I do care about is the 15.6 Trillion dollar debt and the fact that he has made no attempt to reduce spending. His solution,,,,some real creative ways to get his hands on more of my money so he can give it to his political allies. Somebody needs to say no,,,,on both sides of the aisle. Is it to much to ask that a new program be paid for instead of bilking us out of more money ?

  25. Politically Correct
    5:33 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    21: The Kentucky Wildcats are the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Team. They have just brought the NCAA Championship to the Commonwealth. Senator McConnell represents the citizens of the Commonwealth . . . wait, I guess you’re right.

  26. TurdBurglar
    5:33 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    McConnell is a turd and always has been!!

  27. kycolonelmatt
    5:34 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Why would we want a UofL grad and fan tainting our celebration? The more time he spends in Louisville the better it is for all of us anyway.

  28. nolablue
    5:34 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Amen, #1. Thanks for the good laugh, and you took the words right out of my mouth! 🙂 GO CATS!!!!!

  29. Ridge Runner
    5:35 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Wouldn’t this be better if the states “Gov.” was asked? Keep Congress & any political-potential feelings out of it as best you can from that brancch….ya know? Cuz whether any congressman had a legit excuse not to come or not, the other side would make it that way. I dunno… just thinkin’.

    Anyway…back to the guy who farted…

  30. 1ukfan
    5:36 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Don’t blame him. He has to see Obama.

  31. Politically Correct
    5:40 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    24: Shame about the trillions wasted on the Iraq War and TARP.

  32. bosshogg24
    5:40 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    # 4, the hinderence to progress is in the Whitehouse!

  33. JT
    5:40 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Can we please get rid of McConnell. He’s an embarrassment to the state of Kentucky.

  34. JC
    5:41 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Met Mitch McConnell several times. Never seen his lips move or a smile. He has the personality of a turtle. I’m a republican and he gives ME the chills. This would be the most human thing he’s done in a five years, and he balked.

  35. BlueMist
    5:42 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    ridge, i see your point. a govenor can be of opposite party (not ours right now but just sayin), however the gov is from the state level and would be more inclinded to make this a visit if he was or wasn’t.

  36. gottodoit
    5:42 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    A break for Obama.

  37. Catfanran
    5:42 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Mitch is an embarrassment to this state along with Rand Paul, and Williams. Mitch should have been gone 20 years ago…….Just another point the limit on terms should be TWO terms MAX….He went for assets of 1.6 to 24 million yep I think he is really helping our state.. The only one he cares about is HIMSELF…CFR

  38. Reggie Farmer
    5:43 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Hell boys, I’ll go!

  39. uklaw95
    5:46 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Funny when people on the same side insult each other because they don’t realize their buddy is being a smartass

  40. SpottedBass
    5:46 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I really enjoy KSR but all the politics is getting stupid. Obviously Matt and Drew are liberals and I don’t care. I click on KSR multiple times a day and I think they manage a very entertaining site. But potshots at the Senate minority leader serve absolutely no purpose. Couple this with the ads currently on this page about stopping “Mitt Romney’s anti-woman agenda” and KSR turns real shitty, real fast. #20 and #16 are obviously the same person btw.

  41. Beavis
    6:00 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    # 31 yep,,,,shame about the billions he gave to his political allies,,, and the 100’s of billions he gave to get Obama care passed. How much did Mitch give to the unions , Solyndra, Green Energy,, and other pet projects ? And a budget ( as required by the U S Constitution ) forget about it. Don’t get me wrong,,,,I think they should all go,,,clean house and start over in Washington. Thats my hope and change.

  42. stevie
    6:01 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Who could blame him for turning down the invite? My dog would make a better president.

  43. Slick Willie
    6:07 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    The government uses a different accounting system that the rest of the county, I know shocking. They only count the debt they have for the current year. If you count the entire future obligations of the government our national debt is more like $75 trillion. Sobering thought.

  44. B-Real
    6:07 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    40. where are the potshots? if you want to get mad, it would be nice to have a reason.

  45. Dr. Funke
    6:10 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I’m not a big McConnell fan but it would be political suicide for any republican to be caught with the president in a photo op at this stage. The Hill is reporting this as if McConnell is snubbing UK, which is dishonest.

  46. Marine
    6:10 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Mitch hates the working class. Just like all republicans. That’s why he hates the cats. He has no character. He ‘s just another rich republican prick.

  47. Briar Gates
    6:11 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Politicians and lawyers suck, and Washington is full of them.

  48. Mitchass
    6:15 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    How in the world is this Mitch turd getting elected when he is not even a wildcat fan? Just curious. I thought the turds are a minority in KY.

  49. Mudcreekmark
    6:19 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    41) You are correct my friend. Term limits would be a good place to start but who is going to vote for it? That has got to change, somehow, someway. Two terms is enough for any office. The only thing these politicians are worried about is winning the next election so they make laws directed to the most votes. East Kentucky is a joke because everyone here is “on the draw”.They have figured a way to stay at home and make more money than the working man. If a politician took a stance to crack down on Social Security fraud, he wouldn’t get very many votes here. Just from the 10% of the working age people who are actually working.

  50. SpottedBass
    6:20 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    #44. I’m not mad. “Go Cats, with or without him there” is a snide remark to conclude a pointless story.

  51. Dr. Funke
    6:36 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    31 – At least the money “wasted” in Iraq vaquished a ruthless dictator, liberated a country, and formed a new ally to the US. All the money this administation is spending is doing is growing the size of the federal government… 5 trillion in 4 yrs. >> 4 trillion in 8 yrs.

  52. Mudcreekmark
    6:39 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    The guy on the right isn’t buying what ever McConnell is try to sell. That’s the biggest smirk I’ve ever seen.

  53. chitown wildcat
    6:41 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    i am a lifelong cats fanatic, proud to actually lived in Ky, but i find the few racist remarks about the POTUS not only offensive but they serve to reinforce old Kentucky sterotypes. Did any of you racist idiots ever see a picture of the 6 quality, classy, talented young men who brought us # 8

  54. Mudcreekmark
    6:43 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    52) If you think Iraq is our new ally why don’t you take the family there on vacation and see how much they love us.

  55. JV
    6:44 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    All this donkey can do is sat no. Just a waste of skin.

  56. BravoBigBlue
    6:48 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Prick should go! Don’t give me that derby festivities BS. We voted you in and we can vote you out. In all seriousness, stay in DC and “represent” for the Wildacats, Coach Cal, and Big Blue Nation. It would be a nice gesture Senator (if you’re not too busy) AND it would be smart. Show everybody you’re the bigger person. At least in this instance. It’s a slam dunk. A layup for you, sir.

  57. Alton Michael
    6:48 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    In its 2009 report, liberal government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington named McConnell one of the 15 most corrupt members of Congress, stating that “Sen. McConnell’s ethics issues stem primarily from (1) earmarks he inserted into legislation for clients of his former chief of staff in exchange for campaign contributions and (2) the misuse of his nonprofit McConnell Center for Political Leadership at the University of Louisville.”[30] McConnell was also included in the group’s report in 2007 and 2008.[30]

  58. blueblue
    6:48 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Can’t believe #16 hasn’t been deleted yet!!!

  59. Cosmic Wrangler
    6:52 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Good! Who knew you could aquire a networth of 20 million being a politician. #Termlimits

  60. PaBlue
    6:56 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Good call, Mitch.

  61. Roland
    6:57 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Repubs talk yadda yadda on the debt. Not a single member of either party talk of reducing the retirement of members of congress but like to go after social secuirty.

  62. Bluecat
    7:00 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    He is a damned old loserville fan and this proves it!

  63. Owensboro CatFan
    7:05 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Mitch, Its a ceremony honoring KENTUCKY’S TEAM!!!! Its not an Obama re-election fundraiser. Get your damn head right

  64. kywildcat
    7:11 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    right on mitch.

  65. REAL BLY
    7:12 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I wouldn’t go either….and if Obama pulled up in my yard, I’d tell him to get off my lawn!!

  66. ProspectMike
    7:15 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I’m a lifelong Republican, but this isn’t right. He can get there if he wants to. I hope some Tea Party candidate is waiting to challenge him in the primary.

  67. kentuckyjoe
    7:26 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    The guy’s a total douchebag.

  68. Robin
    7:26 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Don’t want to ruin anyone’s opportunity to dump on Mitch, but it is probably worth remembering that this same weekend last year President Obama came to Kentucky in order to meet face to face with the SEAL team that killed Osama Bin Laden and the President invited Governor Beshear to come to Fort Knox with him to honor those soldiers. The governor couldn’t be bothered to make the trip from Louisville to Ft. Knox/Campbell (I can’t recall which) because he “had plans to go to the Oaks.”

  69. CO Cat Fan
    7:31 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    As the late, great Gatewood Galbraith said to me many years ago in Kinko’s on Rose St. when asked what he thought about one party vs. the other in a recent presidential election, “Son, it doesn’t matter because they’re two different wings on the same bird of prey.”

  70. thenamerobdigity
    7:39 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    McConnell lost 1 vote because of that

  71. thenamerobdigity
    7:41 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Raise your hand if you voted for Bush, ok get out, now lets start the discussion.

  72. ky1der
    7:42 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Amazing, he can’t fly to Washington to honor his state University’s accomplishment but, he could fly to Wyoming and give the eulogy for one of his Republican buddies. This guy is a complete tool.

  73. Owensboro CatFan
    7:51 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    69.) I agree 100% that was a dumb.ass move on Gov. BeShear too.

  74. blindsided
    7:57 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Dont know who’s worse. Mitch or the people that keep voting him into office.

  75. Karma cam
    8:02 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Politics aside, McConnell is totally embarrassing and a self serving asswipe. Term Limits for all!!!! 12 years and out. Reps 6×2, Sens 2×6, Pres 3×4.

  76. bigdaddy
    8:12 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    People you do realize that Congress is out this week and it looks like no other Kentucky officials will be there either..

  77. brick tamlin
    8:13 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink


  78. stevie
    8:14 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I don’t know who is worse: a non-natural born American, who claims to have been born in Hawaii but has a Connecticut SSN, or the gullible people who put him there.

  79. Jman
    8:16 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Right on Mitch. I wouldn’t accept it either. The country and state will be better off when than socialist punk is out of the whitehouse.

  80. Bob
    8:17 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Old Mitch is way past his expiration date. He keeps stinking up the joint. Somebody put him out to pasture already.

  81. Bob
    8:18 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    72, lmao

  82. stevie
    8:21 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink
    ***This doesn’t sound to me like a man who hates UK basketball.

  83. Kaptain Kat!
    8:22 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Mitch McConnell sucks! Ditch Mitch!

  84. stevie
    8:24 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    #16 is a Liberal. Conservatives believe that blacks are every bit as intelligent and just as capable of earning a living as are whites. We believe that all are equal and that one’s worth is not based on skin tone.

  85. stevie
    8:27 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I’m not defending Mitch, and perhaps he should be replaced. But, my dog would make a more competent leader than O’Bama. He has clearly shown the world that he has never been more than a community organizer.

  86. Blue4ever
    8:27 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I realize this President and White House are extremely inept but this is beyond stupid to host the national champion Kentucky Wildcats the same weekend as the Kentucky Derby. But “Stupid is as stupid does”.

  87. I know nothing about politics
    8:30 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Yelp, there goes his vote from me next year. RAWWWWWWRRRRR

  88. Paratrooper
    8:39 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Hosting this glorified photo op the same week as the Derby is no accident. This is Obama at his slimy best and it incomprehensible that there are so many lib tards that don’t get it. God for you, Mitch !! For once you’re not acting like a RINO republican. Strike a blow against the putrid puke Obama and big government TYRANNY.

  89. SpottedBass
    8:42 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Matt Jones can’t go to the White House either because of derby events. He must hate UK also. Morons.

  90. Wildcatsteeler
    8:47 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Good! I don’t want that turkey neck rightwing tool there anyway. He’s nothing but a pox on Kentucky and the nation.

  91. Total cat
    8:48 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I am so embarrassed this person is associated with the state of kentucky.

  92. Wildcatsteeler
    8:53 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    @85 Nice try Stevie. I work with your kind and the N word is thrown around like it’s nothing. Although f’n Mexican has surpassed it now. Know who Rick Santorum is? Hear his campaign speech saying “he doesn’t want to “make black people’s lives better by giving them somebody else’s money.”

  93. Blue Cat
    9:04 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    #46 I like your style. Just the facts Joe Friday. Everybody else shut up and could we get back to what really counts on this website UK Basketball. For everybody that wants to talk politics try Huffington.

  94. HatenonMitch
    9:08 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    This rat of a senator has done more to hurt this state and someone keeps sending him back to rip us off some more. I have sent more give it up letters to this corrupt man than I can count. Vote this loser out of office.

  95. kybigblue
    9:27 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Isn’t Calipari taking part in the Derby parade and isn’t he suppose to be in the paddock on Derby Day when the jockeys take their mounts but he will also be in D.C. on Friday afternoon. Of course, the Senator is an older man and may not be able to keep such a busy schedule like Calipari. I hope he didn’t just put politics ahead of the honor being received by the UK team and coaches.

  96. truefan
    9:49 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    McCONnel is a criminal. Why does Kentucky keep electing these crooked bastards?

  97. KY Republican
    9:59 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Mitch is totally right! I mean think about it, Obummer is black (but not the African American kind), wants health care for all Americans, and even has Hussein in his name. That makes him a thug, Socialist, and terrorist by our good ol’ American standards.

    Besides, like #85 said, we Republicans understand best that racism is perpetuated by liberals and “people like Obama” and not us.

  98. KY Republican
    10:12 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I wish my boy Santorum would’ve said it in the clip below and put that Commie bastard in his place once and for all!

  99. KY Republican
    10:16 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    Like Santorum said, let’s hope No-bama is the last “blah” person to ever hold the presidency! Let them stick to the rap music, drugs, and everything else “they” do.

    Go Mitch! Go Republicans!

  100. Melody
    10:21 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    typical McConnell wimping out. Glad he’s not going to be there. He’s a weasel…never liked him. Never voted for him. Don’t want his weasel mug with our team.

  101. nky
    10:22 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    100. who is THEY? dont be a coward behind a keyboard! tell us who THEY is?

  102. Viren
    10:22 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I am sure he would have made the effort to make both Kentucky Derby festivities as well as honoring Kentucky Wildcats had there been a Republican president in the White House. This just goes to show these Republicans are waste of american taxpayer dollars. Those who are fool enough to vote for these dumb jacks need their heads evaluated.

  103. xcoach
    10:49 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    I was just about to post that we need to leave politics out of this and then I read #100. You must be stuck in the 1800’s. What a dumb butt. Are you really a Tenn. fan? Go Cats!!!! I’m sure the players and all involved will never forget their experience no matter what their political views.

  104. SpottedBass
    11:02 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    #100 is the stupid leftist posing as a Republican. He’s also about 20 new accounts on this board I bet.

  105. Just the facts Ma'am
    11:14 pm May 1, 2012 Permalink

    52: You really should read the article and view the graphic. Both deficit numbers are for 8-year periods. 2001-2009: $5.1 trillion, 2009-2017: $0.983 trillion

    “The other judgment call was when to end the analysis. After 10 years? After the first term? We chose 2017, the end of a hypothetical second term. Those are the years Obama might be blamed for, so they seemed like the ones to watch. But Obama’s spending is frontloaded, and his savings are backloaded. The stimulus bill, for instance, is mostly finished. But the Budget Control Act is expected to save $2.1 trillion over the next 10 years. The health-care law is expected to save more than a trillion dollars in its second decade. If our numbers were extended further, the analysis would have reflected more of Obama’s planned deficit reduction.”

  106. smh
    1:32 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    If you honestly believe the President was not born in the United States OR you believe the President manipulated his schedule to conflict with the derby OR you believe anyone in the White House is a socialist — you are the reason the stereotypes of Kentuckians exist.

  107. dukes_of_maggard
    1:33 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    @107 – FACT

  108. bigcat44
    2:09 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    Matt Jones taking a shot at Republicans… Imagine that. Douche bag.

  109. Beavis
    6:51 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    # 106 You must be joking.

  110. DT in DC
    7:54 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    Will the Democrat representing the Louisville area of Kentucky in Congress be at the White House or Louisville Friday at 4:30pm EST? BTW, the Senator went to UK Law School.

  111. LeeW
    8:46 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    Don’t have a dog in this fight but McConnell refuses to fly private (would have to disclose the flight as a gift) and according to some in DC it would be impossible to fly back to DC for event and then make it to Louisville for scheduled Derby events flying commercial. Just passing along what I was told before McConnell even declined.

  112. KY Republicans
    8:50 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    Why all the hate? You do realize that we Republicans understand race better than any other Americans? Do you remember the lady at the McCain rally that said Obama is an Arab? I mean she exemplified our nuanced understanding of race in the Republican party!

  113. For Kentucky
    8:51 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    Not a Mitch fan but definitely understand him having commitments on Oaks Day. Gotta love Matt not so secretly pushing his liberal supporting agenda on a SPORTS site. My business has been approached many times to advertise with Jones and company and I have said NO every time because of crap like this!

  114. DT in DC
    9:15 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    Good point 112. I didn’t think about that. The team isn’t flying commercially, so they can fly up and back in a matter of hours. There aren’t (unfortunately) a lot of flight options from DC to L’ville on Friday evenings.

  115. C. Allen
    10:03 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    So glad Howdy Doody won’t be there to put a damper on the team’s enjoyment of the afternoon. And as mentioned previously, he won’t have to be photoshopped out of the picture.

  116. Malcom
    10:17 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    KY Republicans is one of those closet homos. He probably loves huntin and fishin and anything else that makes him feel like a man because he doubts his masculinity all the time. “Could I be…!?!?” Angry, fearful white guy who is probably gay. STFU you little girl.

  117. KY Republican
    10:39 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    #117 We don’t like gays in the Republican Party but we do love to hunt, fish, and kill people.

  118. KY Republican
    10:52 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    #117 As a KY Republican let me express how proud I am of your homophobia and sexism. That’s how we roll in the Republican Party!

  119. Malcom
    10:58 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    You fear them gays don’t you, you little girl. Gonna ruin your stupid little marriage of convenience aren’t they. The republican party. Afraid of anything and everything not having to do with 1950’s America. Scared of gays, the big black man in the White House, scared of Mexicans, scared you’re not as manly as you should be. Women had better know their damn place too. Cook mah dinnah!! Clean mah house!! You’re a fading party. And you really think Rich Mitt has a chance in hell. LMAO. Obama is your daddy.

  120. best1978
    11:00 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    It is not just Derby Weekend, it is Oaks day.

  121. KY Republican
    11:04 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    #120 In the spirit of NJT, the joke of KY Republican is on you lol

  122. Malcom
    11:07 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    yeah, well maybe you’ll have a heart attack and die soon. (fingers crossed)

  123. KY Republican
    11:14 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    *laughing that a liberal finds KY Republican offensive*

    I guess you’re not that cunning after all lol

  124. jeffj
    11:45 am May 2, 2012 Permalink

    mitch needs to go away. period. i have a very strong dislike for that man. if i had only one question to ask him it would be “why should i believe anything you say?

  125. stevie
    12:49 pm May 2, 2012 Permalink

    93, what the h-ll is the N word? I agree with one thing completely. My money is my money and no one has a right to it. There are bums who want other people’s money; are you one of them? Everyone has the means to get an education in America, and those who do not chose to do so must live with their choices? If we split the country into halves, into socialism & capitalism, and each of us got to choose where he would reside, in which half would you live? I stand by my statement that you are a Liberal pretending to be a Conservative.

  126. stevie
    1:22 pm May 2, 2012 Permalink

    120, ***Your comment was “women had better know their damn place too. Cook mah dinnah!! Clean mah house!!”

    What would your comment be to the fact that the African American spousal homicide rate is 8.4 times that of whites?

    Or, that the incidence of spousal homicide is 7.7 times higher in interracial marriages compared to intraracial marriages?

    And, you’re worried about someone cooking dinner!

  127. stevie
    1:25 pm May 2, 2012 Permalink

    #120, ***what would you have to say about 70% of African American women having babies out of wedlock? How big of a man does it take to get a women pregnant and then run away from one’s responsibilities?

    How much of a man does it take to allow one’s child and his/her mother to live on welfare?

    How much of a man does it take to allow other men to financially support what they themselves are too d-mn lazy to support?

  128. InternationalPhilosophy
    3:06 pm May 2, 2012 Permalink

    stevie & paratrooper: We’d all be better off if you guys would join the space program and volunteer to leave the galaxy.

  129. about #16
    10:23 pm May 2, 2012 Permalink

    To those upset about #16….I’m pretty sure it was a sarcastic comment, based on mcconnell’s statements about ruining Obama being preferable to passing any meaningful legislation in the US Senate.