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The U.S. Senate Race Is Officially A Slap Fight

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., has collected $1.1 million in contributions from energy interests since taking over the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power less than four years ago. [H-L] A growing anti-vaccination movement, coupled with ongoing difficulties in reaching underserved populations, is taking a global toll on efforts to eradicate infectious diseases, new data from the [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · KY-1 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wiretapping

No One Thought They’d Endorse Mitch, Right?

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

The Herald-Leader editorial board had to work hard to come up with a creative way to endorse Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes. It’s a shame it couldn’t have been an easier decision. [H-L] The last U.S. Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on Sunday as they packed up to [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · The Gays · Wasted Money

Paducah Sure Is Getting The Shaft Like Woah

September 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] Paducah residents upset over sky high electric rates thanks to cost overruns at a new power plant say they have no idea when they might get some relief. [H-L] A senior adviser to U.S. [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Humor · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Wasted Money

We’re Still Shocked By The New Fischer Scandal

July 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ latest campaign ad unfairly and inaccurately blames U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for lost coal jobs, according to the Kentucky Coal Association. [H-L] If House Republicans have their way, District of Columbia residents won’t be allowed to walk the streets with a joint in their pocket, and they will be [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns!

Huge Campaign Misstep For Grimes Gets Worse

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

About 24 hours after Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes unveiled her first attack ad against U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the senator fired back with his own spot that rips Grimes’ ad as “shaky” and “laughable.” [Sam Youngman] Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah defiantly told thousands of supporters Tuesday that he will declare [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Veterans

Hal Heiner Loves Trying To Buy Public Office

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

As a child, James Sutherland wanted to become a soccer player or a golfer. He loved life, was full of energy, adored his family and loved going to church. But as a teenager, things got more complicated, his mother, Elly Sutherland, recalled. [H-L] First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Frustration · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Youth

Bruce Is Making Jerry Pop A Vein Right Now

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials in eastern Kentucky are discussing ideas, such as forming a regional economic development organization, to attract more business to Appalachia. [H-L] Pope Francis called for more respect for nature on Saturday, branding the destruction of South America’s rain forests and other forms of environmental exploitation a sin of modern times. [HuffPo] There’s been a [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Bruce Lunsford · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes · Veterans · Wiretapping

Maybe We’ll Stop Eating Crow Sometime Soon

June 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] A University of Kentucky professor’s 40-second demonstration during the World Cup could have a lasting impact. [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Corruption · Education · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Journalism · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Senate · Stats · UK

Mitch McConnell-Alison Grimes ACA Slap Fight

May 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

British liquor giant Diageo plans to build a $115 million new distillery in Shelby County, the company announced Thursday. [H-L] Fake appointments, unofficial logs kept on the sly and appointments made without telling the patient are among tricks used to disguise delays in seeing and treating veterans at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics. [HuffPo] An [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Veterans · Wiretapping

One Corrupt Superintendent Down, Many To Go!

May 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bourbon County, like most Kentucky counties, has a rich tobacco heritage and that makes enacting smoking bans difficult. Foley says it can’t ever see it happening in Bourbon County. [H-L] At a recent meeting, the Tampa Bay Young Republicans recited the Pledge of Allegiance, prayed and then tackled the night’s topic: marijuana. Their guest? Personal [...]

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