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Entries from December 2012

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

December 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

In his final address of 2012, President Barack Obama urged Congress to do its job. No one is holding their breath.

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress

Casey County Is Making Kentucky Really Proud

December 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s the final round-up of the year. We’ll be back to normal on Wednesday. What’s that? A racist twit in Casey County? Surely not! A Casey County man says the life-sized mannequin in his front yard of President Obama holding a slice of watermelon was meant as a joke and not a racist display. The [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Economy · Embarrassing · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · UK · Wiretapping

Teabagging Never Pays, Kids, Just Don’t Do It

December 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

It’s Holiday Week so we’re on a limited post schedule. So here’s a pointless round-up. The growing role of class in academic success has taken experts by surprise since it follows decades of equal opportunity efforts and counters racial trends, where differences have narrowed. It adds to fears over recent evidence suggesting that low-income Americans [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Poverty · Takin yer guns!

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

December 24th, 2012 · 2 Comments

This week President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama extend a holiday greeting and thank our troops for their service:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Military

It’s Your Christmas Eve Round-Up Funtimes

December 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen because it’s so close we can taste it. [Support Our New Project!] What pension crisis? Steve Beshear has appointed his fourth Republican legislator to a fancy state job. This time it’s Danny Ford making $85,000 as surplus [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Economy · Education · Flashback · Health Care · KY-4 · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · UofL

We Hope Everyone Has A Great Holiday Vacation

December 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen because it’s so close we can taste it. [Support Our New Project!] An election date has been set for voters to decide on Sunday alcohol sales in Ashland. The vote will take place in both the Moore [...]

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Tags: Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Takin yer guns!

Governor Beshear Finally Releases New Video

December 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

It’s been a couple months since Steve Beshear released a video. So here he is with Jane with a Christmas message:

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The Latest Political Move From Jack Conway

December 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Oh, look, Jack Conway has a Political Action Committee called Jack PAC (mentioned a week or so ago): CLICK TO ENLARGE It is – shocker – using an email database obtained from his AG campaign and that of his failed U.S. Senate campaign.

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Jack Conway · Spotted

Will Edelen Ever Look At KET’s Mega Problems?

December 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Now that the Bluegrass Mental Health scandal has broken, we can only hope Adam Edelen wakes up to the reality that he needs to investigate some of his old friends at Kentucky Educational Television. You’ll note the similarities. Primarily executives getting salary increases while the rank and file are starved. Remember KET’s line about budget [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Investigation

The Bluegrass Mental Health Audit Concerns Us

December 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

There’s a lot of drama surrounding Bluegrass Mental Health this week. Hoo boy. And if the agency goes down? It could push KERS much further into the ground, potentially forcing Kentucky Retirement Systems to take even more from CERS. For the past 20ish years, Bluegrass and other mental health agencies have relied much more on [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Economy · Investigation