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Al Cross Makes Important Political Points Again

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. [H-L] During a book signing in Florida on Saturday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was confronted by a group of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Youth

Despite Democratic Efforts, Hemp Is A Big Deal

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Thousands participate in River Blast at Fort Boonesborough State Park. Jason Ledford grew up swimming in the Kentucky River at Fort Boonesborough State Park. [H-L] After a preliminary autopsy this weekend revealed that Michael Brown was shot at least six times, the teenager’s mother had just one question on Monday for police: “What else do [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement

Andy Barr Realized He Has To Start Campaigning

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

State Rep. Forrest “Ben” Waide, R-Madisonville, was indicted Tuesday by a Franklin County grand jury on felony campaign-finance charges. [John Cheves] As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Jack Conway · Polling · Youth

Candy Barr Will Spend All Of Your Cash, Kids

July 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

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