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Entries Tagged as 'Alison Grimes'

Is Alison Grimes Twisting In The Keystone Wind?

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Because that’s what the mainstream thinks: We have no idea because she’s never really taken a firm position on anything.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Environment

How Will Keith Hall Lie His Way Outta This One?

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A coal-mining company owned by state Rep. W. Keith Hall, D-Phelps, spilled an undetermined quantity of a chemical into his constituents’ drinking water supply in Pike County earlier this month, state and local officials said Thursday. [John Cheves] Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Jobs · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Wiretapping

The KDP Has Been Eerily Silent On Harassment

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Stung by criticism over its handling of sexual harassment allegations, the Kentucky House voted Monday to strengthen and diversify the Legislative Ethics Commission, which is supposed to police lawmakers’ conduct. [John Cheves] Attorney General Eric Holder is “cautiously optimistic” about how things are going in Washington state and Colorado following the legalization and state regulation [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Humor · Journalism · KDP · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays

McConnell’s Efforts Almost As Empty As Grimes’

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Alison Grimes may be a gigantic hypocrite when it comes to standing up for women because her actions speak louder than her empty words. Empty words crafted by Jonathan Hurst and spread by her angry spokesperson. But Mitch McConnell thinks THIS is the solution to helping women in the United States? Please.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Let Us Count The Ways Re: Alison’s Responsibility

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Many have written in to ask why Alison Grimes should have to answer questions about the John Arnold sexual harassment/ethics nightmare. Here’s an inconclusive list: She says she’s an advocate for women She’s supported by feminist organizations like Emily’s List Prominent progressive women like Rep. Joni Jenkins and CW Tina Ward-Pugh support her She claims [...]

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Grimes Awards Kids With Some Sweet Cash

April 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Yep, we’re quick to hit Grimes for everything she does. But this thing is actually good. From a press release early yesterday: Three Kentucky middle school students’ original slogans were chosen by the public to help promote voting in Kentucky in the Secretary of State’s 25th annual Slogan Contest. Evan Chaney, an eighth grader at [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Youth

Alison Grimes’ Office Made A Major Mistake

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A University of Kentucky health survey that was emailed to students last week has drawn attention from a conservative-leaning news website for college students. [H-L] Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, notably photo identification requirements, saying they threaten to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · College Sports · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · UK

Alison Grimes Got Both Feet Stuck In Her Mouth

April 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A judge has overruled Midway College’s motion to seal the entire public record of a lawsuit filed by seven former employees who claim that the school breached their contracts and committed age discrimination by terminating them last fall. [H-L] Out of 50 governors and 100 U.S. senators, not a single one has announced support for [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · The Gays

Grimes Narrative On Arnold-George-Ethics: Bogus

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Contrary to the story Alison Grimes’ campaign is pushing about John Arnold’s victims, they most certainly believe the Legislative Ethics Commission is a stacked deck: It’s important to discuss because of Alison’s close ties to the people controlling the LEC. The good old boy system in Frankfort is alive and well.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Hypocrisy · Spotted

CBO Grimes Is Quick To Play The Blame Game

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Last week, Alison Grimes went crazy on Mitch McConnell over a Fruit of the Loom factory closing. Reality? She should have been yelling at Steve Beshear. But we digress… Grimes likes to refer to herself as Kentucky’s Chief Business Officer, which means almost nothing, since she can still do her job while traveling the country [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Steve Beshear