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Mitch McConnell Is Still All Talk And No Action

January 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

A Kentucky-based company that specializes in dietary supplements is asking a federal appeals court to enforce a settlement over advertisements used by a competitor. [H-L]

Joe Scarborough said on Sunday that Republicans owe their majority in the House of Representatives to gerrymandering. [HuffPo]

Rep. Jonathan Shell, R-Lancaster, of House District 36 may be referred to as a “freshman” in Frankfort, but he already has become involved in several committees during his first few weeks in the state’s capital. [Richmond Register]

The Kentucky Department of Education is planning to release data next month on the state’s alternative schools for the first time as they look to improve transparency and accountability for the population the schools serve. [WFPL]

Mitch McConnell had a meltdown about the national debt today. Unfortunately, he continues to harp on “entitlement” programs without ever accepting responsibility and without ever bringing up the need for stopping things like SSI fraud. [Press Release]

As a result of the investigation, it was determined that 34 year old Jerry B Combs of Wayland, KY had been in an altercation with Mr. Fugate’s that resulted in his death. Jerry B. Combs was charged with the murder of Mr. Fugate and has been lodged in the Kentucky River Regional Jail in Hazard, KY. [KSP]

Here’s a children’s treasury of inauguration day stupids. Also, a bunch of fat white people who feign understanding of MLK’s legacy. [Wonkette]

Police in Lexington are investigating a violent home invasion in which a man was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning. [WLEX18]

Mitch McConnell is not going to like this one bit. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) is joining the fight to reform the filibuster, arguing that change is needed to move beyond “political obstructionism.” [HuffPo]

For one spectacular night, the rich, varied traditions of China are brought to the Central Kentucky stage in a community celebration. The Chinese New Year — 2013 is the year of the snake — will be celebrated Saturday by the Kentucky Chinese American Association. [H-L]

Seven in 10 adults say the Supreme Court should not overturn its landmark decision establishing abortion rights, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll. [The Hill]

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