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Entries Tagged as 'Barack Obama'

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

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

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

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama spoke about bombing the crap out of everybody forever:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Military

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

Be Thankful Greg Fischer Isn’t Your Senator Now

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

A federal judge has ordered the Kentucky State Penitentiary to allow a group of death row inmates to hold an annual powwow with traditional foods after the prison chaplain tried to stop the ceremony. [H-L] The U.S. has more low-paying jobs than any other country in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Election 2015 · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Jobs · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Stats

Is Alison Grimes’ Senate Dream Just Dead?

September 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

When it comes to battling the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is President Barack Obama’s “Kentucky candidate.” [Sam Youngman] Monday night marked the beginning of another U.S. war in the Middle East — one with no specified time frame, no estimated price tag, lingering questions about its legality [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Economy · Education · Health Care · John Yarmuth · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats

You Daytime Drinking Over Senate Shenanigans?

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

There were 13,000 fewer people working in a 23-county area in Eastern Kentucky’s coalfield in May 2014 than a year earlier. [H-L] Chelsea Manning on Tuesday sued Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and the Pentagon in federal court for access to hormone therapy, warning that her mental condition is rapidly deteriorating in the face of more [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

Can You Believe Some Dems Still Fight Hemp?

September 24th, 2014 · No Comments

A male supervisor exposed himself to female guards and sexually assaulted them at the state prison in Elliott County, four of the women have claimed in a lawsuit. [H-L] Money may not grow on trees, but it apparently does grow on marijuana plants. If all 50 states legalized cannabis today, they’d be collectively raking in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · Youth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

September 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama spoke again about uniting against ISIL/ISIS/whatever it’s called:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Military