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Fun Political Things Happening At Morehead State

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Mitch McConnell has opened up a five-point lead over Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes and appears well positioned to win a sixth term, according to the final Bluegrass Poll before Tuesday’s election. McConnell leads Grimes 48 percent to 43 percent in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race, with Libertarian candidate David Patterson pulling 3 percent. [H-L] Appalachian [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · First Amendment · Flashback · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Wasted Money

The U.S. Senate Race Is Officially A Slap Fight

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., has collected $1.1 million in contributions from energy interests since taking over the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power less than four years ago. [H-L] A growing anti-vaccination movement, coupled with ongoing difficulties in reaching underserved populations, is taking a global toll on efforts to eradicate infectious diseases, new data from the [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · KY-1 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wiretapping

No One Thought They’d Endorse Mitch, Right?

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

The Herald-Leader editorial board had to work hard to come up with a creative way to endorse Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes. It’s a shame it couldn’t have been an easier decision. [H-L] The last U.S. Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on Sunday as they packed up to [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · The Gays · Wasted Money

Scary Mitch McConnell Maimed The World In 2008

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

This ad will burn McConnell for sure: Though, it reeks of spin and desperation. The DSCC should have been pushing stuff like this a year ago. Because this ad won’t sway anyone so late in the game. People already know they hate Mitch McConnell and that’s not going to change now. Minds are made up. [...]

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Tags: DSCC · FEAR! · Flashback · Mitch McConnell

People Got Crazy With KET Over The Debate

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Since KET is a fancy government agency, we were able to snag transcripts of the reaction line from the evening of the U.S. Senate debate between Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes. Some were negative, some were positive but they were all entertaining. Contact information removed for obvious reasons. 10-13-2014 8:16pm Kristin Frankfort, KY My question [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Does Anyone Remember Ron Lewis In KY-02?

October 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Of course you don’t. He’s a former congresscritter you wrote off in 2008 because he abruptly ran away from his office, allowing his chief of staff to file in his place… and he just endorsed Jamie Comer’s campaign for governator. CLICK TO ENLARGE From a release: Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture and candidate for Governor James [...]

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Tags: Election 2015 · Flashback · KY-2

Jessamine County Sheriff Has Deputized Criminals

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The hits just keep coming for embattled Jessamine County Sheriff Kevin Corman: KEVIN CORMAN Take a look: Mega Appearance Of Impropriety In Jessamine Co [June 10] Sources: Big Federal Investigation In Jessamine Co [October 6] Jessamine Sheriff Confirms Ongoing Investigation [October 9] Jessamine Co. Deception Gets Crazier By The Day [October 10] We’ve told you [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Flashback · Law Enforcement

Fun Grimes Writing Was On The Wall Last Year

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Woah, check out what we wrote a year ago today: It’s Fun Alison Grimes Stupid Move Time October 17th, 2013 Guess who snubbed Rachel Maddow! Alison Grimes. She was set to be seated right by Maddow Tuesday evening but she was a no-show. Jerry Lundergan was there, however, and he was adamant that she was [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback

Fascinating Alicia Sells & Sylvia Lovely Moment

October 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

Our mention of the Robert Felner scandal’s John Deasy this week brought a lot of folks out the woodwork. Remember Alicia Sells? A Much-Awaited Inside Look at the Communication of Robert Felner, Jim Ramsey and Shirley Willihnganz – Or How to Make the University of Louisville Look As Bad As Possible [August 27, 2008] Stumbo [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Flashback · Spotted

Another Robert Felner Lackey Bites The Dust

October 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Do you remember this guy? JOHN DEASY That’s John Deasy. A centerpiece of the Robert Felner scandal. Here’s a bit of a refresher: Update On the Deasy Shenanigans at UofL [September 10, 2008] Breaking Deasy Update: Ramsey Appoints Review Committee [September 10, 2008] The Robert Felner Story Hits the WaPo [September 11, 2008] Felner-Deasy Update [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Flashback · Robert Felner · UofL