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Entries Tagged as 'Embarrassing'

Marijuana Could Be Kentucky’s Economic Savior

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul isn’t going person to person to try to sell his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to minority groups. But with only about 60 people gathering to hear Paul’s highly anticipated speech to the National Urban League on Friday morning, it sure felt that way. [H-L] The House of Representatives voted Friday [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

Grimes Promotes Extremist Group In Email Blast

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

HAHAHA! On Saturday Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes sent out an email blast touting a bogus poll from the right-wing hate site Human Events: CLICK TO ENLARGE And promoted it like crazy after we started pointing everything out: JUST HILARIOUS CLICK TO ENLARGE They’re the folks who employ Ann Coulter. The folks targeted by Right Wing [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Embarrassing · Humor · Polling

Kentuckians Wait For Grimes To Give Answers

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky. The bipartisan panel acknowledged the separate inquiries in terse statements that said nothing about why the lawmakers were being examined. [H-L] There may be a philosophical difference between the two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · The Gays

Rand Paul Whines: It’s All About Enriching Himself

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Can we all just go ahead and admit Rand Paul only gives a flip about the Israel-Palestine conflict because he wants that sweet AIPAC cash? Because that’s what it’s all about for him.

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Tags: Embarrassing · Rand Paul

OH GOD THE BIGFOOT IS COMING, MEEMAWS!!1!

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Hannah Moore graduated from George Rogers Clark High School this year with all the right boxes checked off for college acceptance: a 4.0 GPA, National Honor Society member, cheerleader, and community volunteer. [H-L] Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, seemed to catch everyone off guard Wednesday when he [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · UK · Youth

Yes, Virginia, The Dems Are Standing By Coursey

July 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

What was that, again, about the Democratic establishment standing behind Will Coursey 100%? Here you go: MMM HMM — THANKS TO SEVERAL TIPSTERS Interesting how that works.

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Tags: Corruption · Embarrassing · KDP · Spotted

Montgomery County Mess Was Blown Wide Open

July 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Getting a General Education Diploma in Kentucky just a lot got cheaper — for a while. For a limited time, qualifying students can take the test for as little as $40, a savings of $80, state education officials announced Wednesday. [H-L] Biggest pee alert of the year? FactCheck.org calling Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes’ Medicare ad [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Rand Paul · Stats

Huge Campaign Misstep For Grimes Gets Worse

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

About 24 hours after Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes unveiled her first attack ad against U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the senator fired back with his own spot that rips Grimes’ ad as “shaky” and “laughable.” [Sam Youngman] Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah defiantly told thousands of supporters Tuesday that he will declare [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Veterans

Steve Beshear Is Now Using Children As Pawns

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

In a new ad from Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, retired coal miner Don Disney looks straight into the camera and asks Mitch McConnell why he voted to raise his Medicare costs by $6,000. The only problem? McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, cast no such vote. [ABC News/AP] A proposal to rezone agricultural land [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Investigation · Iraq · Jack Conway · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

Rep. Yarmuth Continues Immigration Reform Push

July 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Larry McCarthy has been in the Mitch McConnell ad business since the beginning. Literally. He even appeared in one of McConnell’s earliest and most famous — or infamous — ads. [Sam Youngman] Yes, Paul Hornback is continuing to embarrass the Commonwealth of Kentucky. [HuffPo] A federal judge today ruled that same-sex couples have a right [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · The Gays · Veterans · Wiretapping · Youth