📻 I had a great talk with New England Patriots Hall of Fame tackle Matt Light on his hunting obsession, his Light Foundation community service, and kind words for Purdue Coach Jeff Brohm, former teammate Deion Branch, & Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin 🎙️ tinyurl.com/yxkxyycf #NFL #ProFootballHOF Derby Eve event details here.
📻 Here's Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on the phone with me. It's our annual year-end summation interview wrapped up with a Christmas message for all. His staff promised me 20 minutes on the phone but the governor got rolling and we went a full half hour. Of course, Matt Bevin was extremely frustrated after this week's aimless special session, plus he sustained a recent unanimous rejection by the Kentucky Supreme Court on the pension issue. What do we learn? He's definitely running for reelection, encourages others to challenge him, takes a hard pass at marijuana & sports betting, and paints attorney general Andy Beshear with dereliction of duty. I also asked who will be the next Lt. Gov, if the
A federal judge will soon rule on a lawsuit challenging a Kentucky abortion law. The state legislature passed HB 454 with bipartisan support. It bans D&E (dilation and evacuation) abortion procedures in the second trimester of a pregnancy. The ACLU claims the administration of Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is trying to end second trimester abortions. The governor's team says that less cruel methodologies are available although some medical professionals say they are more dangerous for the mother. Gov. Bevin (or his social media team) took a recent radio interview with me to reissue the government's stance on the lawsuit just as the trial ended. Yesterday, we wrapped up a weeklong trial defending HB 454 against out-of-state lawyers from the @ACLU. That anyone
With perpetual local interest in basketball, media outlets have found an off season storyline. The head basketball coaches at UK and U of L are in a war of words. Last week, Kentucky's John Calipari launched a not-very-subtle slam at Louisville's Rick Pitino, saying that coaches know about scandalous behavior when it happens on campus. Louisville is stewing in a sex scandal related to prostitutes brought into its basketball dorm. The NCAA is expected to make its final ruling soon. Calipari's notorious vacated Final Fours at UMass and Memphis were rooted in off-campus misdeeds by players. After Calipari's radio rant last week with Mike Lupica, Pitino returned fire this week on my radio show. AUDIO: Pitino also commented on Governor Matt Bevin's dismissal