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Entries Tagged as 'Campaign Finance'

Will Thomas Massie Really Run For Re-Election?

February 24th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Democrats have become a confused political party with a muddled message and an inability to turn out enough of its loyal voters, a party task force charged with how to revive the embattled party said Saturday. [H-L] U.S. District Judge James Boasberg issued a preliminary injunction Friday blocking the Obama administration from detaining individuals seeking […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Journalism · KY-4 · Labor · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Wasted Money

Essentially, Snow Has Completely Ruined KY

February 18th, 2015 · Comments Off

Steve Beshear issued two executive orders Tuesday: to protect consumers from price gouging and to make sure Kentuckians have access to needed prescription orders during winter’s onslaught. [H-L] Attorney General Eric Holder called Tuesday for a moratorium on the death penalty pending a Supreme Court decision on the use of lethal injection drugs in Oklahoma. […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Steve Beshear · Youth

Medical Weed Supporters Losing Some Hope

February 5th, 2015 · 2 Comments

President Barack Obama unveiled his $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday morning, and there were a number of proposals near and dear to the future of Kentucky and its coal-producing regions. So naturally Kentucky junior U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was on radio and television talking about … vaccinations? [H-L] President Barack Obama’s nearly $4 trillion […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Congress · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Rand Paul · The Gays · UofL

Of Course LRC Report Revealed Nothing New

January 28th, 2015 · Comments Off

Now you know why Greg Stumbo wanted that LRC report to hit. Because it didn’t contain anything that made him look like a doofus. [H-L] Of course Republican extremists (some who self-hate) are keen on hating the gays even more than they already do. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) said Sunday he would support an […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Labor · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · The Gays · Wasted Money

LG&E-KU Wants Even More Of Your Money

January 20th, 2015 · Comments Off

An unlikely surge in home sales in December saved Lexington’s 2014 real estate market from a down year, according to figures from Fayette County Property Valuation Administrator David O’Neill. [H-L] Republican lawmakers are already signaling they will do what they can to block President Barack Obama’s pitch for tax increases on the wealthiest Americans. [HuffPo] […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Taxes

What’ll You Ask Greg Stumbo About Today?

January 15th, 2015 · Comments Off

University of Kentucky officials are pondering a capital campaign to raise as much as $1.5 billion as the state’s flagship university begins its 150th year. [H-L] The American health care system may finally be catching up to the rest of the 21st-century economy, in which convenience is not only expected, but demanded — and massive […]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · KDP · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · The Gays · UK · Youth

One Lexington Neighborhood Flying Its Bigot Flag

January 13th, 2015 · Comments Off

The dispute over tax breaks for a proposed Noah’s Ark theme park is ridiculous on many levels, but it offers a good economic development lesson for Kentucky politicians and taxpayers. [H-L] One of the House Republican leadership’s first bills of the new Congress will add some $53 billion to the deficit and cost hundreds of […]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Taxes · The Gays · Wasted Money

KRS Probably Can’t Be Saved At This Point

January 9th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Environmental groups are trying to force federal regulators to respond to a demand that they stop letting state officials in Kentucky and West Virginia enforce federal clean-water rules. [H-L] She may be just like Steve Henry and his wife, living off campaign funds, but she’s still not a witch. The Federal Election Commission filed suit […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · The Gays

Recycled Democrats: Jody Richards A Thing Again

January 7th, 2015 · Comments Off

In a surprise on the first day of Kentucky’s 2015 General Assembly, House Democrats elected former speaker and gubernatorial candidate Jody Richards of Bowling Green to their No. 2 leadership position in a run-off vote. And Johnny Bell is free to run rampant with his bizarre-o racism and sexism. [H-L] Progressive unrest over free trade […]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Poverty · Presidential Race · Stats · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Wasted Money

Jean-Marie Lists Every Person She’s Ever Met

January 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Lord have mercy. Jean-Marie Too Many Names lobbed out this giant email blast yesterday that will cause your eyes to roll back in your head. Take a look: CLICK EACH TO ENLARGE Sure, your reaction is probably, “What the christ!” But stick with it. Here’s one of the fun parts: We did it! I am […]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Election 2015