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Entries Tagged as 'Bruce Lunsford'

Bruce Is Making Jerry Pop A Vein Right Now

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials in eastern Kentucky are discussing ideas, such as forming a regional economic development organization, to attract more business to Appalachia. [H-L] Pope Francis called for more respect for nature on Saturday, branding the destruction of South America’s rain forests and other forms of environmental exploitation a sin of modern times. [HuffPo] There’s been a [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Bruce Lunsford · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes · Veterans · Wiretapping

H-L Editorial Pushing For Campaign Finance Reform

February 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Herald-Leader appears to be backing campaign finance reform to prevent wealthy candidates from buying an office. Here’s a taste: In two attempts at winning the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, Louisville businessman Bruce Lunsford put nearly $14 million of his personal wealth into his campaigns, $8.1 million in 2003 and $5.7 million in 2007. In the [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Campaign Finance · Flashback · Mainstream Mistake · Steve Henry

EKY Series Won’t Matter, Region Will Sadly Continue To Suffer, Frankfort’s Head In Sand

June 24th, 2013 · 2 Comments

You’ll want to read the latest installment of stories about coal country from the Herald-Leader. And read the previous installments if you haven’t already done so. [Here, Here & Here] Hours before dying in a fiery car crash, award-winning journalist Michael Hastings sent an email to his colleagues, warning that federal authorities were interviewing his [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Special Election · Wiretapping

Will Obama Admin Pull It’s Head Outta Its Rear?

May 15th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Complaints from Pimlico Apartments tenants affected by a mass relocation has prompted the Urban County Council to question how the Lexington Housing Authority is handling the move. [H-L] What would you do if the IRS wanted to see your interactions on social media? At least one Tea Party group in Ohio received just such a [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Education · Environment · Gambling · Giving Back · Health Care · Investigation · Journalism

A Look At The McConnell Campaign 4 Years Ago

February 26th, 2013 · Comments Off

We decided it’d be fun to go trolling Mitch McConnell’s old campaign YouTube channel and looky what popped up first: A video of Ashley Judd – from nearly five years ago – used to attack Bruce Lunsford. An almost prophetic appearance of Judd. Also found this one: Sadly, there’s been no effort to help Eastern [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Coventry Cares May Be Less Popular Than Duke

August 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Way to go, Madison County, for doing yet another horrible thing. It’s like you want to be the Clay or Laurel County of the central part of the state. [WAVE3] Kentucky’s largest health care system on Thursday said it is terminating contracts at all its facilities with Medicaid managed care provider Coventry Cares. KentuckyOne Health [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · KY Supreme Court · Military · Presidential Race · Stats · Steve Beshear

Will The Environment Matter This Year? Naaaah

August 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Thousands of Kentuckians with HIV or AIDS could have access to more effective treatment because of health care reforms if advocates and providers inform state officials what’s needed to make it work — now. [H-L] She jumped through hoops, wrangled with bureaucrats and overcame obstacles, but Gracie Fowler finally figured out how to make sure [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Bruce Lunsford · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Polling · Poverty · Presidential Race

The Horsey Set Is All Fluffed Up This Evening

June 12th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Anybody with common sense knows that bourbon is the most important thing on earth. Specifically, Maker’s 46. But. Uh. Back to regular bourbon. It is super-important and so is this story about saving this historic bourbon mansion. (Yes, we probably give Maker’s 46 way too much free media without getting any of that brown juice [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Flashback · Humor · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Mean EPA Is Prolly Gonna Cold Drone Yer Farm

June 5th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Supporters of Hillary Clinton have already started pushing her to run in 2016. You know she’d lead to hugely Democratic numbers in Kentucky – especially in a primary. [WaPo] Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms announced on Monday that Grade I winner Madcap Escapade died this past Saturday of colic and will be buried on the farm. [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Campaign Finance · Environment · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Takin yer guns!

Fischer Continues Trail Of Campaign Finance Lies

February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Still remember Greg Fischer’s latest campaign finance mess? The one where he’s lied umpteen times to the press about inaugural fund contributions from Bruce Lunsford and Ed Hart? The funds he and his people pulled a bait-and-switch with to use as campaign contributions to retire Greg’s personal debt? Here’s your refresher: Fischer’s Crew Still Don’t [...]

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Tags: Bruce Lunsford · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Law Enforcement