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CHUTZPAH AWARD WINNERS DON AND MIRA BALL

By Ray PaulickThe Paulick Report is giving its first annual Chutzpah Award to Don and Mira Ball of Donamire Farm near Lexington, Ky. The Balls, well, they have the balls to be hosting a fundraising reception at their farm July 28, one week from tonight, “honoring Kentucky’s Senate Republican Caucus and benefiting the Republican Party […]

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A SAD DAY FOR KENTUCKY

By Ray PaulickMonday was a sad day in Kentucky for the Thoroughbred horse industry. It wasn’t a great day for democracy, either. A Senate committee stacked with Republican followers of Senate President David “Blackjack” Williams voted 10-5  not to allow the full Senate to consider VLT legislation designed to close Kentucky’s budget deficit, improve education, […]

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KENTUCKIANS: KNOW WHO YOUR FRIENDS ARE

By Ray PaulickThere were several byproducts of the Kentucky General Assembly’s special session called last month by Gov. Steve Beshear to tackle the state’s budget crisis and consider a bill to allow video lottery terminals or slot machines at racetracks. One of those was anger, an emotion directed largely at Republicans in the Kentucky […]

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HORSEMAN’S GUIDE TO PROTESTING

When horse people are told about demonstrations, they probably think about a salesman or company rep showing them how the newest product or gadget works in order for them to improve their business. But in the proud history of the United States, a different kind of demonstration has been a key part of protest movements […]

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