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Entries Tagged as 'Alison Grimes'

Everybody Has Grimes-McConnell Fatigue Again

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments

The chairman of Kentucky’s Republican Party has called on a Democratic state House candidate to withdraw from the race after the candidate was indicted on a misdemeanor charge of failing to promptly report suspected sexual abuse of a child. Someone should splain to Steve Robertson that Ben Waide did more than accept illegal contributions. [H-L] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Education · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · KDP · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate

Do You Love This New Anti-McConnell DSCC Ad?

October 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here’s the latest from the DSCC: But… does it change anything? Present anything new? Nope. We can’t figure out why everyone from Jerry Lundergan to the DSCC can’t kick the man square in the you-know-where with his decades of nonsense. Instead, they’re trying to out-Republican the Republicans and are running ads that don’t change anything. [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · DSCC · Mitch McConnell · Senate

School Shooting, Child’s Body In Park, Awful Tuesday For Louisville, Folks. Send Warm Thoughts To The Big City. Worst Tuesday In Recent Memory.

October 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A state lawmaker is calling for the results of a review on the operations of Kentucky legislative staff to be made public. [H-L] THIS is the bullshit Rand Paul is supporting and pandering to. Anti-gay baker Melissa Klein openly cried at the Values Voter Summit last week over the forced closing of her business due [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Youth

Watching Obama Run From KY Is Hilarious/Sad

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Speaking to a crowd of several hundred people at the Lyric Theatre on Saturday night, philosopher Cornel West quoted everyone from Socrates to Sly Stone but always came back to W. E. B. Du Bois and the principles of integrity, honesty, decency and virtue. [H-L] When the United States suddenly announced last week that it [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Iraq · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate

PEE ALERT! Watch Alison Snap At A Reporter

September 30th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Watch Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes snap at Herald-Leader reporter Sam Youngman: Fun, isn’t it? Refusing to answer questions about how many days of work she’s missed in her official capacity as Secretary of State. Even more fun: she once accidentally texted the wrong person when trash-talking Youngman. Something about how she hates him for questioning [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Humor · Spotted

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

Stumbo & Stivers Fighting For More Secrecy

September 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

As Superintendent Tom Shelton works on a corrective action plan in response to State Auditor Adam Edelen’s examination of Fayette County Public Schools, Shelton said he will “shore up” district policies on budget transfers. [H-L] Police officers on duty in Ferguson should not be wearing wristbands showing support for the cop who shot and killed [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Health Care Devil Didn’t Come After All, Teatoots

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Key Republicans running for election Nov. 4 say the federal Affordable Care Act is putting Kentuckians out of work, but employment data and interviews with Kentucky-based economists suggest otherwise. [John Cheves] Looks like Robert Felner’s boy, John Deasy, has yet another nightmare on his hands in Los Angeles. [HuffPo] Alison Lundergan Grimes refused to say [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate · Taxes

Granny Mitch Trots Out Grimes-Style Hypocrisy

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Way to go, Kentucky! Substantiated reports of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky continued to increase last fiscal year, with substance abuse remaining a leading cause of the problem, according to the latest state report on the issue. [H-L] How many meemaw & poppop voters does the Grimes Camp believe actually read HuffPo in Kentucky? [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Iraq · Military · Spotted · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money · Youth

What On Earth Is Alison Grimes Smoking?

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes claims Mitch McConnell was unaware of the legalization of medical marijuana in Colorado: It’s almost like she had no clue he’s the reason hemp is a thing in Kentucky? Or that his staff has been exploring a future push for the reclassification of cannabis in the United States? If we can [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Embarrassing · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Senate