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Entries Tagged as 'Andy Barr'

Candy Barr Will Spend All Of Your Cash, Kids

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Seems Candy Barr is a little big nervous this year by outspending more than 400 of his colleagues when using taxpayer dollars to promote himself. U.S. Rep. Andy Barr spent more than $190,000 in taxpayer money to send mail and conduct telephone town hall meetings with constituents in his first 15 months in office, according [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money

Campbellsville University Deserves Major Praise

July 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Campbellsville University will forgo nearly $1 million a year in funding from the Kentucky Baptist Convention in order to get more flexibility over appointments and academic freedom, the school’s board of trustees announced Wednesday. This is the best thing CU has done in years. [H-L] The Obama administration believes marijuana policy is a states’ rights [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business

Barr Supports Illegal Wiretapping & Surveillance

June 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Did you know that just three of your elected congresscritters in Warshington voted to protect your interests last week? Last week Rep. Thomas Massie offered an amendment (HR 4870) to shut backdoors that allow the National Security Agency to conduct secret backdoor searches on the internet. AKA spying on you for the sake of spying [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Congress · Hal Rogers · John Yarmuth · Wiretapping

Dissecting Attacks From Montgomery Co. Cabal

May 27th, 2014 · 10 Comments

On May 2nd we randomly mentioned a former reporter at the Mt. Sterling Advocate. A couple weeks later, that former reporter identified herself as a Joshua Powell apologist and went out of her way to attack Jake personally while painting herself as a superb, untouchable journalist. FROM FACEBOOK But wouldn’t you know it? That was [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Education · Flashback · Hypocrisy · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Journalism · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell

More Thoughts On Primary Election Results

May 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments

We discussed turnout and the U.S. Senate race a bit ago. Now it’s time to dig into other races around the state. 3rd District Congressional John Yarmuth — 52,025 — 87.04% Ray Pierce — 7,747 — 12.96% A total of 59,772 votes were cast. Who even knew Yarmuth had a Democratic opponent? We’ve probably written [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Greg Stumbo · John Yarmuth · KDP · RPK

Stumbo’s Neck Of The Woods Is A Corrupt Mess

May 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The former mayor of Martin, in Floyd County, intimidated poor people to vote for her, a federal jury ruled late Thursday. [H-L] Rand Paul has a serious inability to move away from ridiculous and scandalous moments. From inadvertent (purposeful?) racism to this latest mess. [HuffPo] A 250-pound shipment of hemp seeds is being held up [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Flashback · Gambling · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Kentucky Business · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL

Why Not Feed The Hungry Instead Of Gambling?

May 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Andy Barr of Lexington collected $42,808 in banking industry campaign donations last year through a short-lived fundraising committee that he helped run with U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm of New York, who was charged Monday with 20 counts of business and tax fraud. [John Cheves] Three Democratic senators announced their plans on Thursday to introduce a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Tourism · Poverty · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Will Broadband Be A Thing In Rural Kentucky?

April 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

We can’t wait until all the Cathy Bailey dirt starts to see the light of day as she tries to run for governator. The least of her worries will be her serious residency issue. [Deep Teabagger Thoughts] Congressional candidate Elisabeth Jensen ended the first quarter of 2014 in about the same cash position she started [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business

Barr’s Opponent Actually Running As A Democrat

April 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Several bills looked like slam dunks going into the 2014 General Assembly in January, with bipartisan support and advocacy groups rallying behind them. [John Cheves] Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Sunday said that America “can’t invite the whole world” to enter the country, no matter how much some immigrants may love the U.S. [HuffPo] No, [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns!

Kentucky Needs Needle Exchanges In Worst Way

March 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

After striking an aggressive posture against Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr last fall, national Democrats appear to have cooled on their chances of defeating Barr with Democratic candidate and likely nominee Elisabeth Jensen. [Sam Youngman] The Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them last year under the [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Giving Back · Kentucky Tourism · Poverty · Stats