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School Shooting, Child’s Body In Park, Awful Tuesday For Louisville, Folks. Send Warm Thoughts To The Big City. Worst Tuesday In Recent Memory.

October 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A state lawmaker is calling for the results of a review on the operations of Kentucky legislative staff to be made public. [H-L] THIS is the bullshit Rand Paul is supporting and pandering to. Anti-gay baker Melissa Klein openly cried at the Values Voter Summit last week over the forced closing of her business due [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Youth

You Daytime Drinking Over Senate Shenanigans?

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

There were 13,000 fewer people working in a 23-county area in Eastern Kentucky’s coalfield in May 2014 than a year earlier. [H-L] Chelsea Manning on Tuesday sued Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and the Pentagon in federal court for access to hormone therapy, warning that her mental condition is rapidly deteriorating in the face of more [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

Rand Paul Forgets Which State He Represents

September 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Candy Barr and Elisabeth Jensen offer vastly different prescriptions for Kentucky’s job woes. [John Cheves] Children hear hate speech and internalize it. [HuffPo] McConnell and Grimes also know their battle is not being waged in a vacuum. What happens outside Kentucky also will determine the political quality of life for the victor. [C-J/AKN] The deadly [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Youth

Aaaand The U.S. Senate Race Starts To Get Crazy

September 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has a small ownership stake in a vacant Lexington property that city officials have repeatedly cited for code violations and threatened legal action against for nonpayment of more than $20,000 in storm-sewer fees and fines. [Sam Youngman] Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · The Gays

Really Polite People Run For The U.S. Senate

September 19th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Urban County Council gave its blessing Tuesday for CentrePointe developers to seek up to $30 million in bond funding through the Kentucky League of Cities. So it looks like your taxpayer dollars will still be used. [H-L] To most Americans, Gingrich is a charming curiosity: His latest stint with public relevancy was a quixotic [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · KDP · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Robert Felner · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

What’s The Deal With That Girl’s Parents?

September 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tensions between ride-share drivers and taxicab operators boiled over Tuesday after the Urban County Council delayed action on whether to make companies such as Lyft and Uber follow the same regulations as the city’s taxi operators. [H-L] America’s top military officials on Tuesday made the case for President Barack Obama’s strategy to target the Islamic [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · RPK · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

Bereans Still Fighting Over Anti-Gay Hatred

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

The most lethal form of black lung disease among longtime coal miners in Eastern Kentucky and nearby areas has spiked to the worst level in 40 years, according to a journal article published Monday. [H-L] Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economic growth, rather than slow it as widely feared, but time [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats · Taxes · The Gays

There’s A Kid In Need & Maybe You Can Help

September 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two men vying for Lexington’s top job traveled more frequently than the men who previously held their jobs, an analysis of travel records shows. [H-L] The proportion of coal miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed in central Appalachia in recent years, according to experts with the National Institute [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Spotted · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money

One Reason Rand Paul Will Never Be President

September 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Let’s flash back to May 2010: And: This is still our collective reaction: MMM HMMM Yeah.

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Tags: Discrimination · Embarrassing · Flashback · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Do You Even Remember September 11, 2001, Kids?

September 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An Eastern Kentucky University professor testified Tuesday in front of a Senate committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to local police forces. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul blasted police militarization at a congressional hearing Tuesday, catching off guard a Pentagon official, who could not explain why local cops need 12,000 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth