Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. [H-L] A recent analysis of U.S. gun deaths has found that a majority of mass shootings were related to domestic or family [...]
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July 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment
July 18th, 2014 · No Comments
Seems Candy Barr is a little big nervous this year by outspending more than 400 of his colleagues when using taxpayer dollars to promote himself. U.S. Rep. Andy Barr spent more than $190,000 in taxpayer money to send mail and conduct telephone town hall meetings with constituents in his first 15 months in office, according [...]
Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money
July 16th, 2014 · No Comments
Are you a generous person or someone who loves animals? Help Jackson the Dachshund out ASAP, as he needs surgery! Jessica has been a tireless advocate for years and has definitely given more than she’s received. Let’s all pitch in. [Go Fund Me!] A new digital emergency communication system in Lexington allows inter-agency communication throughout [...]
July 16th, 2014 · Comments Off
This is the last call for General Election advertising. You a SuperPAC? Campaign? A small business just looking to take advantage of our eyeballs/get in front of every lawmaker in Kentucky? If you’ve made inquiries or plan to advertise, it’s now or never.
July 15th, 2014 · No Comments
A federal appeals court is declining to stand in the way of the Obama administration’s efforts to block water pollution from mountaintop removal coal mining. [H-L] It’s pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they’ve called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignorant to be given a piece of [...]
July 15th, 2014 · No Comments
Remember late September last year when Mitch McConnell tag teamed in the Senate floor to rail on health care reform? Interesting how their fearmongering fell flat.
July 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday the flood of child immigrants overwhelming officials along the country’s border with Mexico could be stopped by sending them back immediately. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) fired back at Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) in an op-ed published by Politico Monday, saying the governor is “dead wrong” to [...]
July 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments
It’s the final weekend to get your nominations in for the Golden Poo Awards. It’s been a hot minute since we’ve held them, so please chime in. Love a politician or public d-bag? Hate them? Think they’re corrupt? Want to see someone awful win a very fitting award? This is your opportunity to make your [...]
July 11th, 2014 · 13 Comments
It’s day ten! Be sure you cast your vote for previous (s)categories! Day 1 — For the Candidate Who Campaigned for Something and Was Counted On to Bring It…. But Couldn’t Produce Shit When the Pressure Was On Day 2 — Worst Example Of Total Incompetence From A Local Or State Official Day 3 — [...]
July 11th, 2014 · No Comments
Attorney General Jack Conway is piling up endorsements and campaign cash in an effort to keep other Democrats out of the 2015 gubernatorial fight, but at least one potential challenger says he won’t be scared off. [Sam Youngman] The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are subject to [...]
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