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Entries from March 2008

Heather Ryan at the Ruby Laffoon Dinner

March 31st, 2008 · 9 Comments

Guest Brian Smith contributes this piece from Heather Ryan’s campaign. She’s the Democratic candidate for Kentucky’s 1st District U.S. House seat. …Heather Ryan made her debut as the most dynamic Democrat to spring from Western Kentucky since Alben Barkley. Speaking at the annual Governor Ruby Laffoon Dinner in Madisonville, KY she rocked the audience with [...]

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Tags: Congress · KDP · KY-1 · Presidential Race

Breaking: Fischer Violating Charitable Gaming Laws

March 31st, 2008 · 7 Comments

Last week Greg Fischer’s campaign for U.S. Senate sent a fundraising email promoting an event during the Thunder Over Louisville celebration in April. That email outlines a reception and dinner being held by the campaign on the roof of Waterfront Park Place during the famed air and fireworks show. Fischer’s manager, A.J. Carrillo, outlines an [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Greg Fischer · Mainstream Mistake · Senate · Wasted Money

Senate Poll Results: Lunsford has Huge Lead

March 31st, 2008 · 8 Comments

In the ongoing battle (haha. battle. hahaha.) for the Democratic nod for U.S. Senate, we’re finally seeing some solid poll results. WHAS11 & SurveyUSA today released polling data that shows Bruce Lunsford the front-runner, more than 35 points ahead of opponent Greg Fischer. And like we said months ago, Fischer’s name I.D. is way below [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · David L. Williams · Greg Fischer · Mainstream · Polling · Senate · Stats

Reminder: Enter Our Contest to Win

March 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

Just a reminder to enter our fancy First Lady Coloring & Caption Contest. It’s your chance to make a few hilarious political jokes while winning tickets to two uniquely Kentuckian tourist traps in the western part of our beautiful Commonwealth. Color & caption pictures of Barbara Pierce Bush, whom we picked because she is so [...]

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Tags: Contest · Giving Back · Humor · Kentucky Tourism

Chelsea Clinton Update & More

March 31st, 2008 · 4 Comments

Looks like the news we broke yesterday about Chelsea Clinton was on the money. Ryan Alessi reports that the former First Daughter will be at the University of Kentucky on Tuesday at 1:00 P.M. And her dad, former President Bill Clinton, will be back in the Bluegrass on Thursday for a rally and fundraiser at [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Presidential Race · Steve Henry

Faux Rights Group Slanders David Williams

March 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments

As Ben reports, the faux rights organization Kentucky Equality Federation has killed the last remaining ounce of credibility it allegedly had. The organization is no longer making up names of board members and claiming a legal counsel who isn’t a member of the Kentucky Bar Association (because she allegedly doesn’t exist). Nor are they attempting [...]

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Tags: David Williams · Discrimination · Embarrassing · Frustration · Hypocrisy · Mainstream Mistake · RPK · The Gays

Fischer Campaign Attacks Horse Industry Again

March 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

For the second time in a day Greg Fischer’s campaign for U.S. Senate has attempted to harm Kentucky’s Thoroughbred Horse industry. In a veiled and passive attack against Democratic primary candidate Bruce Lunsford, the campaign is ignoring reality and pushing the mainstream media to paint Lunsford as a traitor for sending a surrogate to the [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Economy · Greg Fischer · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Senate

Dick Cheney in Lexington Today

March 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

We’re a little distracted at Page One today, but figured we could at least point out that Vice President Dick Cheney is in Lexington today for a fundraiser for Republican Brett Guthrie, candidate in Kentucky’s 2nd District for the U.S. House. Vice President Dick Cheney landed in Lexington a little before 11 a.m. Monday aboard [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Hal Rogers · KY-2

Page One & The ‘Ville Voice on TeeVee

March 31st, 2008 · Comments Off

We’re so high-class that we’re on television. Check Rick out on a segment from this past Friday: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page]

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Tags: FEAR! · Mainstream

Fischer Passively Attacks Lunsford. Again.

March 31st, 2008 · 3 Comments

Being passive, as you well know, gets you no where in politics. But that’s Greg Fischer’s campaign tactic. Where has it gotten him? To 5% name I.D. with very little money in the bank. So it only makes sense that his campaign would continue being passive, right? The campaign sent out a last-minute fundraising email [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Greg Fischer · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Senate