Jim Gooch

Greg Stumbo, you’re part of the problem

Jim Gooch, Kentucky’s global warming denying Frank Simon-endorsed secessionist “Democratic” chair of the House Natural Resources & Environment Committee, recently decided to fork over money to Jack Conway’s Republican opponent. We noted that this embarrassment of a representative could have…

Two birds with one rotten stone

Kentucky is currently making a killing off of blowing up its mountains, dumping waste in the valley streams, burning the sweet goodies inside, leaving its waste to stew next to poor communities, and spraying grass seed on the flat barren…

Hot and Wet

In fact, 2010 was the hottest and wettest year in recorded history. But Jim Gooch assures us that there’s nothing to see here, because those two scientists in England sent each other emails and stuff. And remember, kids: treason in…

Jim Gooch: "Secession is an option"

The most embarrassing legislator in Kentucky has outdone himself. Today, when referring to EPA regulations on mountaintop removal mining, he threw out this as an option for Kentucky: “Secession is an option.” Yes, he really said that. I know this…