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Entries Tagged as 'Alison Grimes'

Kentuckians Must Be Tired Of Lil Randy Paul

September 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky. [H-L] The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers. This map gives a sense of just how dramatic its effect [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Taxes

You Can Tell It’s Campaign Season In Kentucky

September 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Alison Grimes is getting hammered pretty hard in Eastern Kentucky and Jack Conway needs to rebuild his support base there for the gubernatorial election. So what happens? This: WHO: First Lady Jane Beshear and Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway WHAT: will have a ceremonial check presentation at Pathways Inc., a facility that received a KY [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Eastern Kentucky · Jack Conway · Spotted

Battle Of The Teevee Ads: Which One Is Worse?

September 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Here’s Mitch McConnell’s new bus ad: This is the ad Alison started running a few days prior — one that her family members are now pushing around: Which is worse? We think the bus ad is more damaging.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Will Republicans Take The KY State House?

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

On this Labor Day weekend, most Kentuckians favor changing laws to allow employees to work without joining unions, according to a new poll that also says they want an increase in the minimum wage. [H-L] Hundreds of demonstrators tracked through pouring rain and blistering heat on Saturday, calling for accountability for the officer who gunned [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Jesse Benton’s Gone But Daddy’s Bus Mess Isn’t

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

It’s a three-day weekend. Don’t expect much beyond a roundup or two today. The re-election campaign of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has gained momentum in the last month, propelled by huge leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Western and Eastern Kentucky and among men, according to a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] Like [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Environment · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

Alison’s Camp Asleep At The Wheel Or What?

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Seriously — is her entire campaign team asleep at the wheel? It hasn’t mentioned this scandal at all. From Sam Youngman, the only person to score an interview with Benton: Jesse Benton, the campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, will resign his post as a bribery scandal from the 2012 presidential campaign [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Alison Opens Up Door For Republican Response

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes has a new teevee ad and it’s pretty good: But we’re not sure how much actual work she’s done in office. Because she’s been on the campaign trail every single day for more than a year. How many DV cases has she handled? Or was that just a blurb so she [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Hypocrisy

Morgan County Can Finally Take A Deep Breath

August 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey said the people of Morgan County deserved better than repeated acts of betrayal by the person they trusted to head county government. “This was not a one-time lapse in judgment. Mr. Conley essentially transformed the public office he held to a criminal enterprise in order to serve his own purposes,” [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Taxes

A Shame Our Candidates Aren’t Truthful On Coal

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Despite reports last week that dozens of wild horses had been shot to death in Harlan County, state police say only one horse was found dead, and they do not know how it died. [H-L] Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they’re not claiming that it’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Mittens Is Coming To Campaign For Granny Mitch!

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Failed presidential candidate and the creator of Obamacare — Mittens Romney — is coming to Kentucky to campaign for Mitch McConnell. [Sam Youngman] Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. [HuffPo] After months of back and forth and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate