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Entries Tagged as 'Death Penalty'

Thousands Are Homeless & We Spend $ On Pot

July 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky State Police are preparing for helicopter flights this summer to check rural areas of the state for marijuana plants. [H-L] Americans are unsure about both the tea party’s current strength and its future prospects, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. [

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Senate · Wasted Money

Steve Beshear: Hilljack Yokel Spreading Ignorance

July 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Because you know that’s how he appears to the rest of the world. Two top officials in McCracken County have declined to take plea offers and plan to go to trial on charges of tampering with public records. [H-L] This is potentially one of the funniest moments of the week. Louisiana state Rep. Lenar Whitney [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money

Accused Killer Is Right About Jury Hearing Details

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Make sure you’re caught up on the latest in the Will Coursey sex scandal. Complete with newspaper and video realness, gurl. [Page One] Kentucky history gets a little tipsy Saturday, with the Filson Bourbon Academy at Belle’s Cocktail House in Lexington. [H-L] The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved by voice vote an amendment that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Death Penalty · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Jack Conway · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate

Rand Paul Thinks He’s Already The President

May 28th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Childish display by school board won’t benefit students. I got chills watching the recent Fayette County [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Rumor · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

Despite Democratic Efforts, Hemp Will Be A Thing

May 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Kentucky’s industrial hemp commission on Tuesday approved regulations setting guidelines for research projects that are meant [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Budget · Death Penalty · Education · Environment · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate

Nearly All National Stories About KY Are Awful

May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Races for various city and county offices dominate the May 20 ballots in the counties adjacent to Fayette County and in Franklin County. [H-L] According to Amnesty International, executions only occur in a small percentage of countries today. The fact that the United States is among this percentage should be disturbing to anyone who believes [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Death Penalty · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Senate

Stumbo’s Neck Of The Woods Is A Corrupt Mess

May 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The former mayor of Martin, in Floyd County, intimidated poor people to vote for her, a federal jury ruled late Thursday. [H-L] Rand Paul has a serious inability to move away from ridiculous and scandalous moments. From inadvertent (purposeful?) racism to this latest mess. [HuffPo] A 250-pound shipment of hemp seeds is being held up [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Flashback · Gambling · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Kentucky Business · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL

Worst Week Yet For Failed Candidate Matt Bevin

May 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Ohio Department of Transportation is supporting a legislative proposal that would require motorists to pay a toll to cross a major Ohio River bridge. [H-L] Just one month after the Supreme Court struck down aggregate campaign contribution limits, Republican Party officials are set to join what may be the next big court challenge in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate

Quit Pretending Climate Isn’t Changing, Wingnuts

May 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission found former state Rep. John Arnold guilty Wednesday of three charges in a sexual harassment case brought by employees of legislative aides. [H-L] Over the next month, two of President Barack Obama’s closest first-term advisers will spill insider details on the administration’s handling of the early days of the Great [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Takin yer guns!

Freaky Gethsemani Scandal Will Melt Your Brain

May 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Bluegrass Area Development District will retain control of $8 million in annual federal workforce investment funds for the next six months as officials ask the state attorney general to clarify who should be in charge. [H-L] An overwhelming majority of voters would support sweeping reforms to the Supreme Court, as trust and confidence in [...]

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