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Entries from September 2010

A Kentucky Newspaper’s Newsroom Reads Us 24/7

September 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Want to see a great show at Actors Theatre this Halloween season? Enter to win two tickets to see The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful. [Page One] Woah – it appears the Kathy Groob drama in her neighborhood of Old Seminary Square continues to this day. [OSS] Dear Joe Arnold: health care reform [...]

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Tags: Contest · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays

Rand Paul Suffers From McConnell Syndrome

September 30th, 2010 · 12 Comments

It’s cute watching Rand Paul run from workers at a Dairy Queen, isn’t it? You’d think a man running for the United States Senate would give two flips about what voters think.

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Tags: FEAR! · Rand Paul · Senate · Spotted

4th District Candidates Release Campaign Ads

September 30th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Congressional candidates in Kentucky’s 4th District are hitting the airwaves this week. First up is Democrat John Waltz: On being a veteran: An attack ad on Rep. Geoff Davis: And here’s the latest spot from Rep. Geoff Davis: At this point, I don’t think anyone believes Waltz can defeat Davis. But I wanted to share [...]

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Tags: Congress · Geoff Davis · KY-4 · Veterans

Rasmussen: Rand Paul 49%, Jack Conway 38%

September 30th, 2010 · 11 Comments

The latest polling data from Rasmussen says: Rand Paul $49% Jack Conway 38% Other 5% Undecided 8% Other highlights of the likely voters poll released today: 82% of Republicans support Paul, 24% of Democrats support him 67% of Democrats support Conway Paul leads with Independents by nearly 20%

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Tags: Jack Conway · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate

Julian’s TeeVee Confronter Gets Court Challenge

September 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Remember Mike Lewis, the guy who embarrassed Julian Carroll on CNN? The State Journal wrote about it, too. The Kentucky Democratic Party is challenging his petition signatures in court. He has 164 signatures, but 34 live outside his district, 30 aren’t registered to vote and several don’t have valid addresses. Lewis is attempting to challenge [...]

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Tags: Embarrassing · Flashback · KDP

Kentucky Has A Registered Sex Offender Problem

September 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

The latest audit from Crit Luallen’s office underscores something that should be common sense: registered sex offender address comparisons can strengthen the monitoring process for child care and out-of-home placement providers. But, as you know quite well, this is Kentucky. And nothing ever makes sense in Kentucky. In the audit, which you may review below, [...]

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Tags: Crit Luallen · Frustration · Investigation · Youth

Welcome To Your Poverty-Filled Thursday Morning

September 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Want to see a great show at Actors Theatre this Halloween season? Enter to win two tickets to see The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful. [Page One] Did Jack Conway take things out of context in order to make Rand Paul look as batshiz as he really is? [NPR] Progressives are freaking out [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Contest · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Jim Bunning · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes

Have You Seen Lexington’s Water Rate Increase?

September 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Want to see a great show at Actors Theatre this Halloween season? Enter to win two tickets to see The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful. [Page One] An Assistant Attorney General in Michigan is attacking a gay college student for promoting a “radical homosexual agenda.” What the fuck country is this?  Something tells [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Ben Chandler · Contest · Corruption · DCCC · FEAR! · Gambling · Giving Back · KDP · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · The Gays

Win Tickets To See The Mystery of Irma Vep

September 29th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Giving away tickets to attractions in our own back yard is one of my favorite things to do. So I’d like to do that very thing again. We’ve had great success with previous contests – Dracula and The Kite Runner – both terrific productions at Actors Theatre. The next give-away is for The Mystery of [...]

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Tags: Contest · Giving Back · Kentucky Tourism

Fancy Book For Kentucky’s Nature Lovers

September 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

The Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission has released something my nerd ass has been waiting for a while: Kentucky’s Natural Heritage: An Illustrated Guide to Biodiversity. It’s got a foreword by Wendell Berry will be a terrific buy. CHECK OUT THE COVER FEATURING THE CUMBERLAND RIVER The book retails for $39.95 and contains more than [...]

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Tags: Education · Environment · Kentucky Tourism