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Entries Tagged as 'Greg Stumbo'

No 2015 Candidate Has A Grasp On Health Care

November 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Increasing lung cancer screening, expanding access to care and improving survival rates for lung cancer patients is the aim of a new $7 million, three-year effort in Kentucky. [H-L] AT&T says it has stopped its controversial practice of adding a hidden, undeletable tracking number to its mobile customers’ Internet activity. [HuffPo] Mitch McConnell told a [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · UK · UofL · Wiretapping

Pray Rand Runs So His Senate Seat Opens Up

November 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s your pee alert of the day! Mitch McConnell claiming that he’ll support Rand Paul if he runs for the presidency. [Sam Youngman] Over the past three years, House Republicans have repeatedly tried, and failed, to bar federal agencies from adopting regulations to govern the campaign finance landscape created by the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Humor · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · The Gays

W. Keith Hall Goes On Trial January 2015

November 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mayor Jim Gray will begin his second term in January with the support of an overwhelming number of Lexington voters, a new vice mayor and five new council members. [H-L] The new Senate Republican majority creates an opportunity for likely Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to force a vote on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline he’s [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Steve Beshear · Veterans · Wiretapping

Politico Really Hammered Jesse Benton There

November 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Kentucky Supreme Court will not hear oral arguments or issue decisions in November after officials cited a lack of cases ready to be heard. [H-L] A Republican Congress can’t repeal Obamacare. That won’t stop them from trying. [HuffPo] In separate news conferences Wednesday, Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Republican Senate President Robert Stivers [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · John Yarmuth · KY Supreme Court · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate

Kentucky’s Small Towns Remain In The Dark

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mitch McConnell drew a crowd of about 100 at the Republican Party headquarters here Saturday, a number that will undoubtedly be dwarfed by the crowd to see former President Bill Clinton when he stumps here Tuesday. [Sam Youngman] Predicting the ways in which Obamacare would fail and ruin America has been something of a cottage [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Greg Stumbo · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate

The Gays Are Winning Everything These Days

October 9th, 2014 · 2 Comments

After weeks of criticism from a popular sports radio host, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called in to Kentucky Sports Radio on Wednesday to proclaim his love for Big Blue Nation. [H-L] Howard Fineman spent hundreds of words talking about those Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes videos and didn’t bother mentioning Crit Luallen. Luallen is [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Stats · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

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

Time For Another Fun Will Coursey Caption Contest

September 18th, 2014 · 4 Comments

It’s been a minute since we’ve had a Will Coursey caption contest, so here you go: YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO! Make it funny! Bonus: CLICK EACH TO ENLARGE Fun stuff.

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Tags: Contest · Greg Stumbo · Humor · Spotted · Steve Beshear

State House Dems Spending Unbelievably Freely

September 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

What the hell is going on in the State House? Everyone knows state legislators can receive $188.22 per day for interim pay (leadership amounts are higher). But has everyone taken a look at just how much cash people are pocketing for little to nothing to show for it? Let’s take a look at interim pay [...]

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Tags: Greg Stumbo · KDP · RPK · Stats · Wasted Money

Rand Paul Is Still Afraid Of The Brown People

August 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Public water systems still don’t reach more than 200,000 Kentuckians who live in rural areas. [H-L] Rand Paul arrived at the Graves County GOP breakfast here Saturday all but incognito, without an entourage, wearing jeans, cowboy boots and his usual bemused look. [

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Stats · Taxes