Is Gov. Steve Beshear (D, KY) extorting campaign contributions?

(Via Instapundit) That’s the rather bombshell allegation being made today; the gist is that Rodney Young (a retiring psychologist for the Department of Juvenile Justice has reported that his colleagues were the target of an attempt to extort $500 contributions to Steve Beshear’s re-election campaign, with the threat that they could lose their jobs if they did not so contribute. The major argument against this happening is that it would be EXTREMELY STUPID of anyone affiliated with the Governor to make this kind of threat; particularly considering the video found below.

For those without video access, that’s Steve Beshear promising that accountability begins at the top, and that he’s expecting all of his top staffers will be trained in ethics.

Well. All right, then. (more…)


RedState Interview: Todd P’Pool (R CAND, KY-AG).

Todd P’Pool is the Republican nominee for Kentucky Attorney General, and he’s looking to topple incumbent Jack “Aqua Buddha” Conway this November.  We talked about that, the need for Kentucky to join the fight against Obamacare (and the job-killing EPA), and a variety of other things, starting with his name:

Todd’s site is here.

Moe Lane (crosspost)

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