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Entries from August 2012

Your Presidential Race Has Turned Into A Circus

August 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Steve Beshear appointed Neil Howard to the Kentucky Horse Race Commission. He also reappointed Wade Houston Sr., Alan Leavitt, Harold Northup and Elizabeth Lavin. [Press Release] The Medicare debate promises to be front and center in this fall’s presidential campaign, as not just seniors but aging baby boomers focus on retiree healthcare. [Reuters] Awash in [...]

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Tags: Budget · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Steve Beshear · Taxes · The Gays

Beshear’s Sometimes/Occasional Video Address

August 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

Oh, look, Steve Beshear remembered to record a video again. Seems like it was yesterday (pre-election) when his office was sending out memos requiring all state government employees to view his video each week. Now that he’s been re-elected, it’s essentially been neglected. This time he focuses on the drought: Here’s hoping the weather improves.

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Tags: Spotted · Steve Beshear

Maybe The Most Perfect Photo From Floriduh Yet

August 31st, 2012 · 7 Comments

Take a look at this great photo from the Republican National Convention: The debt clock right above the signage that takes President Barack Obama’s quote wholly out of context. Also, is that Jamie Comer in the shot?

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Tags: Humor · Spotted

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

August 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses seat belt usage and impaired driving laws:

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Now Rand Paul Wants To Teabag The Entire Country

August 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

The national profile of Kentucky’s junior U.S. Senator, Rand Paul, continued to grow this week at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. [Ronnie Ellis] The CNN camerawoman who was pelted with peanuts by attendees at the Republican National Convention said that the incident was disheartening, and that it should serve as a wake-up call to [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Ernie Fletcher · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Rand Paul Couldn’t Lift That Flag Very High, Kids

August 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

The nation’s top civil rights lawyer visited the Fayette County Public Schools in Lexington on Wednesday, urging students to stand up and get involved in efforts to end all forms of bullying in schools. [H-L] On Tuesday Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Mittens Romney’s most prominent Mormon supporter in the U.S. Senate, broke with the presidential [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · FEAR! · Hypocrisy · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RPK · The Gays

This Month From Your House Republicrats

August 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This month the State House Republicrats talk about how horrible it is to teach science in public schools because Jesus, amen: Just can’t let the other handful of states look dumber than Kentucky.

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Tags: Education · FEAR! · RPK

The Attacks On Paul Ryan’s Dishonesty Have Begun

August 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Paul Ryan spent last evening attacking with already-debunked pieces of right-wing delusion. So the Obama Campaign has released a video pointing out that he’s wrong for the middle class: Whoopsiedaisy?

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Tags: Presidential Race

Eyebrows Beginning To Raise On Indian Coal Deal

August 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

It’s no secret that anybody with a brain is suspicious of the Keith Hall Indian coal deal. But it’s probably a surprise to you that Indian politicians do business just like Kentucky’s politicians. Here’s the headline: India’s Government Has Been Paralyzed By The Coal Contracts Scandal Now some highlights: HE MAY be the only world [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Kentucky Business

Here’s Why Mitch McConnell is Minority Leader

August 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments

And not Majority Leader. You’re probably into self-torture, right? So you’ll want to watch Mitch McConnell’s speech from last night: Maybe the most hilarious thing we’ve ever seen.

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