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Will T. Scott Will Not Be Your Next Governor

November 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Worst-kept secret for 2015? He still has no idea he has no shot. Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Will T. Scott of Pikeville said Monday he will decide by early January whether to run for governor next year. [H-L] Undocumented LGBT immigrants are criticizing President Barack Obama for excluding them from his immigration plan, even as [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Ben Chandler · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Giving Back · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Law Enforcement · The Gays · Wasted Money

State Still Spends Millions On Anti-Gay Groups

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from an Oklahoma prison facing a death sentence in the fatal kidnapping of a Kentucky distillery worker. [H-L] Uncertainty over a short-lived proposal to open employment to gays at Kentucky’s largest private child care agency prompted many [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · KY Supreme Court · Military · Rand Paul · The Gays

The Louisville School Bus Mess Is Terrifying

November 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

Steve Beshear’s tax reform plan is gathering dust alongside eight previous proposals. Yet another we-told-you-so moment, Kentucky. All Jerry Abramson and Steve Beshear did was waste taxpayer dollars traveling the state to do absolutely nothing. [John Cheves] October’s jobs report was sorta confusing, wasn’t it? We had a big jump in jobs, but unemployment rose, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Ben Chandler · Discrimination · Economy · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Steve Beshear · Taxes

Nunn’s Ex-Wife Profits From His Victim’s Death

July 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Lexington police officer and two retired officers are appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of their lawsuit alleging that the city is violating their constitutional rights by not contributing 100 percent of the cost of retiree health insurance premiums. [H-L] The Justice Department will sift through trial testimony, interviews and other evidence during what is [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Ben Chandler · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Steve Beshear

Ben Chandler Will Take ALL The Jobs. All Of Them.

May 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Eastern Kentucky University will give buyout packages to 127 employees who applied for them and were accepted, officials announced Tuesday. [H-L] Republicans controlling the House pressed ahead Tuesday with slashing cuts to domestic programs far deeper than the cuts departments like Education, Interior and State are facing under an already painful round of automatic austerity. [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Budget · Corruption · Economy · Education · Heather French Henry · Humor · Jobs · KDP · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Special Election

Keith Hall’s Corrupt Pals Now Getting Away With It

May 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Wondering how directly the good old boy corruption of the Kentucky Democratic Party impacts you? A private utility company in Pike County can keep secret how it spends public money under a change the General Assembly made to the Kentucky Open Records Act in 2012, a judge has ruled. [H-L] Hoo boy, Liberty Christ is [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Health Care · KDP · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Special Election

56th District Special Election: Big Hilarious Mess

May 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments

In the 56th House District special election, the Democrats have this guy: Kay said he wants to see the legislature debate tax reform in order to modernize the system. And in the heart of horse country, he said he also expects casino gambling to be a key issue in the special election, although he said [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Ben Chandler · Embarrassing · Greg Stumbo · RPK · Special Election

Pee Alert: Ben Chandler Shopping His Name Around

March 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Folks in a southern Kentucky town have formed a Neighborhood Watch after three suspicious fires occurred on one street. [H-L] The Supreme Court’s ruling on the federal Defense of Marriage Act won’t just be a question of fairness for some 17,000 troops and military retirees, advocates say — it’s also a major pocketbook issue. [Politico] [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Crit Luallen · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays

What Fun Thing Will Ben Chandler Do Next, Kids?

January 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] It’s past time Kentucky confronted its own fiscal cliff represented by more than $33 billion in unfunded liabilities in its pension system, local leaders said Monday. [Ronnie Ellis] Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has been [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Ben Chandler · Corruption · Environment · George W. Bush · Health Care · Humor · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns! · Youth

How Did Kentucky’s Students Mock Vote This Year?

November 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

Alison Grimes polled roughly 160,000 students in Kentucky for a mock election. Let’s see how they voted: President & Vice President Romney/Ryan — 50.6% Obama/Biden — 49.4% Congress – 1st District Whitfield — 58.8% Hatchett – 41.2% Congress – 2nd District Guthrie — 47.1% Williams — 39.7% Astor — 13.3% Congress – 3rd District Yarmuth [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Ben Chandler · Congress · Education · Hal Rogers · John Yarmuth · Presidential Race · Youth