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Entries Tagged as 'Campaign Finance'

Republican State Rep. Ben Waide Just Indicted

July 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Earlier today we revealed on Twitter that a source told us there were grand jury movements in Franklin County related to State Representative Ben Waide. Here’s some back story on him: Does Ben Waide Have A Problem On His Hands? [January 2, 2014] Deeper Look At The Ben Waide Spending Scandal [January 22, 2014] The [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Flashback · RPK

Can’t Say It Better Than Tom Eblen Says It

July 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Mail processing for Lexington is scheduled to be moved to Louisville and Knoxville next year. The U.S. Postal Service said the processing center on Nandino Boulevard is among 82 facilities nationwide that are planned for “consolidation” in 2015. [H-L] President Barack Obama suffered a setback Tuesday in a legal battle that threatens to unravel his [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Heather French Henry · Humor · Immigration · KDP · Veterans

Front & Center: Greg Fischer’s Inability To Lead

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ latest campaign ad unfairly and inaccurately blames U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for lost coal jobs, according to the Kentucky Coal Association. If Bill Bissett wants to get his message out, he ought to advertise on publications that, you know, gets messages out. [Sam Youngman] Certain life factors make a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

Ed Whitfield’s Wife Might Pop A Vein Really Soon

July 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. [H-L] A recent analysis of U.S. gun deaths has found that a majority of mass shootings were related to domestic or family [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Stats · Takin yer guns!

Rand Paul Gets More Delusional By The Day

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments

One month after being elected majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California was asked about progress Washington might be making on dealing with the flood of migrant children at the nation’s southern border. [H-L] Here’s Rand Paul showing how out-of-touch with reality he is. No wonder his kids [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · The Gays

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

Does Jensen Have What It Takes To Beat Barr?

July 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

A federal judge has ruled that a former Barren County Sheriff’s deputy violated the constitutional rights of a man under arrest. [H-L] Lawmakers have been eating unemployed people’s lunch right and left this year. On Tuesday, the House of Representatives took another bite, approving a federal highway funding bill with a cost-cutting provision that had [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Law Enforcement · Polling

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

This Is What $719,000 Will Buy You In Kentucky

July 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Can you believe the Kentucky Opportunity Coalition is spending $719,000 on this?

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Senate · Wasted Money

EPSB Continues Circling The Powell Wagons

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Campbellsville University should just ditch that million bucks from the Kentucky Baptist Convention closet cases and tell them to suck it. [H-L] One of the biggest riddles in Earth’s history is why animals did not evolve after a spike in oxygen levels approximately 2.3 billion years ago. Instead, despite what scientists had thought was a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Richie Farmer · Taxes · Veterans