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Entries Tagged as 'Embarrassing'


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 · No Comments

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? 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 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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

All Eyes Are Again On Eastern Kentucky Poverty

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

When the Associated Press posted details on Twitter Thursday morning about the events Alison Lundergan Grimes is having this weekend with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Josh Holmes couldn’t resist replying. “Happy to pick her up at the airport,” responded Holmes, a senior adviser to U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. [H-L] Potential 2016 presidential candidate [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Hal Rogers · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Presidential Race · Senate · The Gays

Kentucky Has Some Terrible Places To Live

June 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Where are the hardest places to live in the United States? Many of them are in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. WORST PLACES TO LIVE? The worst in the ENTIRE COUNTRY? Clay County: Annie Lowrey writes in the Times Magazine this week about the troubles of Clay County, Ky., which by several measures is the hardest [...]

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Tags: Economy · Embarrassing · Stats

Fayette County Schools Apparently Hate Twerking

June 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Maybe Fayette County Schools should focus on the money instead of twerking? [H-L] Restaurants that serve the well-off are thriving, while those that serve the rest of us are struggling, in a microcosm of the broader economy. [HuffPo] Really, curbing carbon emissions could help improve air quality? What a novel idea that no one has [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

Will Alison Do Anything But Pander This Year?

June 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The names of the presidents of the University of Louisville and Kentucky State University were noticeably absent last week from a group of more than 200 national college leaders who indicated their support for the controversial Common Core education standards by forming the coalition Higher Ed for Higher Standards. [H-L] America is treating its low-wage [...]

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