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Entries Tagged as 'Greg Fischer'

Stumbo & Stivers Fighting For More Secrecy

September 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

As Superintendent Tom Shelton works on a corrective action plan in response to State Auditor Adam Edelen’s examination of Fayette County Public Schools, Shelton said he will “shore up” district policies on budget transfers. [H-L] Police officers on duty in Ferguson should not be wearing wristbands showing support for the cop who shot and killed [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Health Care Devil Didn’t Come After All, Teatoots

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Key Republicans running for election Nov. 4 say the federal Affordable Care Act is putting Kentuckians out of work, but employment data and interviews with Kentucky-based economists suggest otherwise. [John Cheves] Looks like Robert Felner’s boy, John Deasy, has yet another nightmare on his hands in Los Angeles. [HuffPo] Alison Lundergan Grimes refused to say [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate · Taxes

Granny Mitch Trots Out Grimes-Style Hypocrisy

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Way to go, Kentucky! Substantiated reports of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky continued to increase last fiscal year, with substance abuse remaining a leading cause of the problem, according to the latest state report on the issue. [H-L] How many meemaw & poppop voters does the Grimes Camp believe actually read HuffPo in Kentucky? [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Iraq · Military · Spotted · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money · Youth

Be Thankful Greg Fischer Isn’t Your Senator Now

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

A federal judge has ordered the Kentucky State Penitentiary to allow a group of death row inmates to hold an annual powwow with traditional foods after the prison chaplain tried to stop the ceremony. [H-L] The U.S. has more low-paying jobs than any other country in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Election 2015 · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Jobs · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Stats

Rand Paul Forgets Which State He Represents

September 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Candy Barr and Elisabeth Jensen offer vastly different prescriptions for Kentucky’s job woes. [John Cheves] Children hear hate speech and internalize it. [HuffPo] McConnell and Grimes also know their battle is not being waged in a vacuum. What happens outside Kentucky also will determine the political quality of life for the victor. [C-J/AKN] The deadly [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Youth

Polls, Polls, Polls, It’s Nonstop Polls These Days!

September 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes pushed back Wednesday against public polling that shows U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a growing lead in Kentucky, releasing an internal poll that shows a race to be a dead-heat. [H-L] Have scientists had volcanoes all wrong? A popular theory has it that, at least in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

Do You Even Remember September 11, 2001, Kids?

September 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An Eastern Kentucky University professor testified Tuesday in front of a Senate committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to local police forces. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul blasted police militarization at a congressional hearing Tuesday, catching off guard a Pentagon official, who could not explain why local cops need 12,000 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

Republicans & Democrats Work Together In Louisville To Investigate Greg Fischer’s Scandal

September 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Wanna see what can happen when a bi-partisan group of councilfolks can accomplish when they work together? … Miss yesterday’s Metro Council ad-hoc committee on Metro Animal Services? We mentioned some highlights yesterday. But now it’s time to see video highlights. We’ve broken down the important bits into ten parts. If you want to see [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Greg Fischer · Investigation

What The Heck, Shevawn? What Is Going On?

September 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

How is this even a story? Really? Jamie Comer is screwed because Richie Farmer is a criminal sitting in prison? The early desperation is strong. [H-L/AP] Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gas hit a record in 2013 as carbon dioxide concentrations grew at the fastest rate since reliable global records began, the World Meteorological Organization said [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Jamie Comer Finally Made It Official For 2015

September 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Republican Agriculture Commissioner James Comer formally entered the 2015 race for governor on Tuesday in front of hundreds of hometown supporters in an ambitious campaign rollout more than a year before the election. [WKYT] Members of Fayette County Public Schools’ Equity Council are calling for the district to eliminate most out-of-school suspensions and suggesting that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Spotted