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Entries from June 2009

Late Tuesday Dept of Abramson Isn’t Happy

June 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Don’t miss your chance to win copies of Bluegrass Treasures and Horse Farms! Enter today. Drawing is Friday afternoon. [Page One] Poor old Jim Bunning’s fundraiser in Lexington last night? Hahaha. It was “postponed” until August because too many people are “on vacation.” HAHAHAHA. These stories really should come with pee alerts. Nice that Bill [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Contest · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Giving Back · Jim Bunning · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Mainstream · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money

Ronnie Ellis Has Some Good Advice For You

June 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Ronnie Ellis really does have some good advice for you in his latest piece  about the recently-behind-us special legislative session (not his latest article, but latest about the special session): Disingenuously, Beshear said “it is too early to tell” if the gambling debate will be a central issue in 2010 legislative campaigns. Three hours later, [...]

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Tags: Gambling · Journalism · Mainstream · Steve Beshear

Mayoral Watch 2010: End of Abramson?

June 30th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Earlier this morning we attended a press conference at the Jefferson County Republican Party Headquarters where Party Chairman Brad Cummings laid out his case against Mayor for Life/McCheese Jerry Abramson. Feel free to refresh yourself by reading Cummings’ remarks. There’s no denying that we’re not fans of Abramson and we feel it’s time for him [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Mainstream · Spotted

Barzun Key Player in US’s New Green Economy

June 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Could Matthew Barzun’s role as Ambassador to Sweden be key to the United States’ reformation in the “green” era? In a Swedish story about the US embassy expanding its “A-List” of clean tech firms, we learn that really does seem to be the case. “With this latest update, Embassy Stockholm is carrying on the tradition [...]

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Tags: Environment · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Spotted

Berman Spending JCPS Funds On Himself?

June 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

In light of recent (major) budget and personnel cuts within Jefferson County Public Schools, we thought it’d be prudent to let our readers know about a rumor (dozens have spammed us with it – many individuals were entirely credible) that Superintendent Sheldon Berman is having his office renovated. At an alleged cost of $150,000. Complete [...]

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Tags: Education · Investigation · Wasted Money

A Damaging Case Against Jerry Abramson

June 30th, 2009 · 15 Comments

UPDATE – See video of the entire press conference by clicking here. Original story below… Right now, Louisville GOP Chairman Brad Cummings is holding a press conference about Louisville Mayor for Life Jerry Abramson and all of his misdeeds. No matter your political bent, Brad’s case is highly damaging and paints an honest picture of [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Flashback · Mainstream · Rand Paul

John Yarmuth on Health Care Reform

June 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Here’s a short video of Congressman John Yarmuth questioning witnesses on health care reform during a hearing of the House Ways & Means Committee. We love watching him obliterate people with the facts.

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Tags: Congress · Health Care · John Yarmuth · KY-3

Early Tuesday Dept of More Old People Dying

June 30th, 2009 · Comments Off

Entered to win Bluegrass Treasures and Horse Farms yet? Enter today. Drawing is Friday. [Page One] Will KACo explain its spending habits? Fat chance. KACo and KLC are embarrassments of the highest order. Such waste, fraud and abuse is a pox on the entire Commonwealth. Oh, and Damon? Why aren’t you hauling UofL officials before [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Contest · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Tourism · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money

Your Monday Dept of Regular Political Hypocrisy

June 29th, 2009 · 9 Comments

In case you missed it, Daniel Mongiardo sided with king coal and the Republican Party – not the Democratic Party – on cap and trade. Both John Yarmuth and known pussyfooter and wannabe Republican Ben Chandler voted in support of the legislation. [Barefoot & Progressive] That Barack Obama will hold a national town hall on [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Ben Chandler · Dan Mongiardo · Environment · Flashback · Geoff Davis · Health Care · Hypocrisy · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · The Gays

Bluegrass Treasures & Horse Farms Give-Away

June 29th, 2009 · 27 Comments

We recently gave away copies of The Complete Guide to Kentucky State Parks because we love our magnificent state parks system. And now, thanks to Sunshine Publications, we’ve pleased to give away two copies (each) of Horse Farms and Horse Tales of the Bluegrass and Bluegrass Treasures: A Guide to Extraordinary Lodging, Dining & Entertainment. [...]

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Tags: Contest · Giving Back · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism