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KY Still Wastes Money Naming Roads & Bridges

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Kentucky Voters finds McConnell with 52% support to Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes’ 44%. [Rasmussen Reports] Mayor Jim Gray and challenger Anthany Beatty sparred Wednesday night over public utilities and public safety. [H-L] According to the latest FiveThirtyEight Senate forecast, Republicans have about a 60 percent [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

How To Suck At Open Records Requests In Kentucky: MSU & Joshua Powell Edition

October 17th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Filed an open records request with Morehead State University on October 8. Even after speaking with their attorney, MSU has still not responded. Here’s what we requested of Jane Fitzpatrick, General Counsel: All email communication between (to and from) Dr. Richard Hughes (r.hughes@moreheadstate.edu) and Dr. Joshua Powell, Montgomery County Schools superintendent from January 1, 2013 [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell

Senate Fatigue Got You Down? It’s Almost Over!

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined more than 4,000 of Alison Lundergan Grimes’ supporters for a rally Wednesday night as Democrats were eager to rebut the narrative that Grimes’ campaign was struggling down the stretch in her U.S. Senate race against incumbent Mitch McConnell. [H-L] You can thank Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes and Mitch [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Electioneering Cat Fight Just Got More Slappy

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

A Kentucky law banning election-day campaigning near polling places was struck down Tuesday by a federal judge, who ruled the 300-foot buffer impedes free speech by reaching private homes and yards. [H-L] In a new report laying bare the runarounds and hopelessness distressed student loan borrowers are treated to by lenders and loan servicers, a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Immigration · Iraq · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Spotted

Puppies Dead, Rainbows Gone In U.S. Senate Race

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes declined Wednesday to say whether she will pull a television ad that three left-leaning, pro-immigration reform groups condemned Tuesday as “offensive” and “hurtful.” [Sam Youngman] People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell

The Poors Don’t Go To College? You Don’t Say

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

PEE ALERT! Even MoveOn.org is hitting Alison over her ridiculous, racist immigration ad. [CLICK THE CLICKY] A federal agency has approved plans for a natural gas pipeline across Todd County, Kentucky, that would mostly serve Clarksville, Tennessee. [H-L] The Democrats talk a good game when it comes to getting rid of the influence of money [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Stats · Youth

Do You Have The Ebola Yet, Meemaw? Poppop?

October 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rand Paul took a break from his Lexington weekend to offer some free advice to Kentucky media who sponsored a poll showing U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell trailing Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. [Sam Youngman] Remember when Obamacare was a terrible deal for young adults, and how “young invincibles” didn’t even want health insurance? [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · FEAR! · Gambling · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wiretapping

Everybody Cringing In Anticipation Of Awful Debate

October 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters Friday that he voted for Richard Nixon, the only president to resign from office, as he continued to criticize his Democratic opponent for refusing to say if she voted for President Barack Obama. [H-L] Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes on Thursday repeatedly dodged inquiries as to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul

Breathitt County Is Basically A Giant, Hot Mess

October 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Fascinating to see WKYT finally get interested in the Joshua Powell mess. Unfortunately, the station continues a string of lazy, unoriginal reporting in Lexington by not only using our footage (hello? you can see our logo on screen for a moment) but not bothering to provide proper attribution. That’s effectively plagiarism and the station has [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Elaine Chao · Hypocrisy · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Military · RPK · Taxes · Wasted Money

The Stumbo Crew Is Mad About Coal Money

October 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Lexington is likely to join a growing number of Kentucky communities in banning electronic cigarettes in most indoor workplaces. [H-L] In a recent campaign ad for Republican Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky woman tells of how the U.S. Senate’s minority leader fought to help get her daughter back from war-torn West Africa in a custody battle [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money