Here’s Mitch McConnell complaining that the IRS is clamping down on organizations that shadily spend hundreds of millions of dollars supporting him: He didn’t feel the same way a decade or two ago.
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February 28th, 2014 · No Comments
February 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments
Former President Bill Clinton declared “I love Kentucky” on Tuesday as he took the stage to a standing ovation from about 1,100 Democrats at a fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. [H-L] Women are clearly unworthy of any sort of respect. It’s science, right? A pregnant woman is just a “host” that should [...]
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 [...]
February 20th, 2014 · Comments Off
If anyone knows why Montgomery County High School’s principal was fired, please drop us the details via email. [Click Here] UPDATE: Now we hear he wasn’t fired, which seems to be a change of heart from admins after being called out. -Ed. A constitutional amendment that would restore the voting rights of ex-felons who complete [...]
February 18th, 2014 · Comments Off
This was originally published a year ago but it’s worth watching again. Remember when Mitch McConnell LOVED campaign finance reform and independent expenditures? No? Now you remember it.
February 18th, 2014 · 5 Comments
Matt Bevin’s campaign is as laughably frustrating as the one run by Some Dude Named Bill Johnson. The law breaking has gotten just as silly: FROM TWITTER Bevin’s folks are selectively choosing which laws they follow and are ignoring the fact that placing campaign signs on government property and in rights-of-way is illegal in Kentucky. [...]
February 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments
Greg Stumbo finally feels politically safe enough to support a statewide fairness effort. Says a lot about the time we’re living in. [Deep Gay Thoughts] We love nearly anything and everything related to Eastern Kentucky. But the latest from Jamie Comer seems to be nothing more than promotional hype. He’s ignored prominent Eastern Kentuckians – [...]
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February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off
Tea Party groups supporting Matt Bevin’s bid against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said they are satisfied with Bevin’s explanation for signing a document that praised the federal bank bailout of 2008. But lawyers who have worked with and against the Securities and Exchange Commission take issue with the explanation, expressing surprise and dismay that [...]
February 11th, 2014 · Comments Off
Kentuckians should compare Sen. Mitch McConnell’s and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers’ responses to the discovery of an endangered fish in the headwaters of Lake Cumberland. The contrast is instructive. [H-L] At Monday’s congressional hearing on the chemical spill that left 300,000 West Virginians without access to tap water last month, lawmakers had a lot of [...]
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February 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment
It’s tough to be Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell these days. One day he’s praised for helping “save” more than 2,000 jobs in the Lexington area. A week later, he’s down by 4 points in a poll looking at his re-election prospects. [H-L] How will Republicans spin his one? The Obama administration has eased the [...]
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