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You’re Paying For Jack Conway’s Security Detail

November 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Grimes wouldn’t admit she voted for President Barack Obama, her party’s nominee, and McConnell wouldn’t acknowledge the overwhelming scientific consensus about climate change. It was an absurd spectacle. [Tom Eblen] From the Department of Things Ken Ham Won’t Understand… The first fossil of an amphibious ichthyosaur has been discovered in China, and the scientists who [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · George W. Bush · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Stats · Taxes · Wasted Money

Of Course They’re Playing Judicial Politics

October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

The latest numbers are in and the most current Bluegrass Poll has Mitch McConnell regaining a narrow lead over Alison Lundergan Grimes. [WHAS11] Last year, long-time Lexington politician Kathy Stein stepped down from the state Senate to fill a vacant judgeship in Fayette County Family Court. One year later, she will fight for that seat [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · George W. Bush · Jack Conway · Kentucky Business · Labor · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · The Gays

Hey, Jerry Lundergan: There’s More Than Coal

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

With signs pointing to a potentially rocky road ahead in coal country, Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes sought to retool her coal message this week, injecting a populist strain into her pro-coal platform. [Sam Youngman] The Republican National Committee is celebrating former President George W. Bush’s birthday this weekend by selling wistful “I Miss [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · George W. Bush · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RNC · Senate · Veterans

Alison Can’t Change The U.S. Senate Discussion

June 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

The state has proposed new permitting rules for coal mines aimed at resolving the concerns of federal environmental authorities who have objected to dozens of new or expanded surface mines in Eastern Kentucky. [H-L] Journalist Glenn Greenwald defended the value of digital privacy and slammed those who dismiss its importance during a stop on his [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · George W. Bush · Health Care · Iraq · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Veterans · Wiretapping

Beshear Still Making Excuses For KRS Mess

June 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] How many years have we been saying all of this? Glad to see it finally hit [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · George W. Bush · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Stats · Steve Beshear · Wiretapping

Kentucky’s Budget Is Not Puppies & Rainbows

June 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

You already knew this was going to happen. State government is taking in less tax revenue than expected, and a budget shortfall for the fiscal year that ends June 30 is “inevitable,” state budget director Jane Driskell warned Tuesday. [H-L] When Vanderbilt University professor Jason A. Grissom started exploring how the No Child Left Behind [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Gambling · George W. Bush · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Taxes · Veterans

Is W. Keith Hall Still Running Kinda Scared?

June 2nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

President Barack Obama is about to unveil the centerpiece of his agenda to fight climate change, a much anticipated rule to slash the emissions of planet-warming gases from power plants. [H-L] On June 2, the EPA released a proposal that will set the first-ever national carbon pollution standards limits for America’s existing power plants. Find [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · George W. Bush · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · The Gays

We Can’t Wait For The U.S. Senate Debates

May 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Rand Paul, a free-market disciple who prides himself on bucking the Washington establishment, is preparing for [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · College Sports · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · George W. Bush · Giving Back · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns!

KDP Is Handing RPK The Chance To Take Over

May 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Democrats maintain a comfortable lead in registered voters in Kentucky, but Republicans are closing the gap. Yet more evidence that the current version of the Kentucky Democratic Party is one of the most incompetent in a century. [H-L] The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in April, as the unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent, the [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Death Penalty · Economy · Flashback · Gambling · George W. Bush · Health Care · Jobs · Journalism · KDP · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate · Stats · Wiretapping

Laurel County Sounds Like A TLC Reality Show

April 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

State lawmakers approved a passel of tax breaks for businesses earlier this week with little public discussion, providing potentially lucrative benefits for a proposed 21c Museum Hotel in Lexington, the state’s bourbon and beer industries, start-up companies and more. [H-L] African-Americans and Latinos are losing economic ground when compared with whites in the areas of [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Gambling · George W. Bush · Health Care · Kentucky Business · The Gays