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Tim Conley Rolled Over On Corrupt Democrats

January 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Turns out Tim Conley rolled over on the two wealthy families in Morgan County and he thinks that’s reason enough for him not to receive a lengthy prison sentence. [H-L] A bill that would redefine a full-time work week under the Affordable Care Act as 40 hours instead of 30 actually amounts to a break […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jack Conway · Jobs · KDP · Labor · Law Enforcement · Steve Beshear

Papaw & Hal Held A Fun Presser Yesterday

December 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed it yesterday or didn’t read this post from this morning, here’s the Steve Beshear – Hal Rogers presser about broadband expansion:

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Tags: Hal Rogers · Steve Beshear

Don’t Forget That Scathing Andy Beshear Story

December 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Poor Andy Beshear. More than a year away from being sworn in to an office he hasn’t even won, and already his integrity in that office is open to question because of his unprecedented fund-raising. Not to mention the shadow cast on the administration of his father, Gov. Steve Beshear, as state contractors, lobbyists and […]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money

Kentucky Really Excells At Coal Corruption

November 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

A coal company in Eastern Kentucky has resumed filing false water-pollution reports despite being caught cheating on previous reports that concealed widespread violations, environmental groups have charged. [H-L] The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a […]

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Tags: Budget · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Hal Rogers · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Taxes · Youth

Woah, We Can’t Believe Bob Damron Got Beat

November 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell beat Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in a landslide Tuesday to win a sixth term and a likely promotion to majority leader of the United States Senate. [Sam Youngman] Go read this story about Mitch McConnell’s election night party. It’s one of the funniest senate-related stories we’ve come across. […]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Greg Fischer · Hal Rogers · Humor · Joshua Powell · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate

Shameful That Rogers Faces No Real Challenge

November 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Most Kentuckians do not think America is prepared to deal with a widespread outbreak of the Ebola virus, a new poll shows. Proof that Kentuckians are easy to terrify. [H-L] How fitting for Kentucky’s own Hal Rogers to have indirect ties to Iran. [HuffPo] The private watchdog organization Kentucky Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee has condemned […]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Iraq · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

No One Thought They’d Endorse Mitch, Right?

October 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

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

Dems: Stop Trying To Out-Repub The Repubs!

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Candidates in Kentucky’s combative U.S. Senate race are bringing in outside help with two weeks to go as Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will campaign with Bill Clinton on Tuesday and a trio of Republican congressmen will stump for Sen. Mitch McConnell beginning Monday. [H-L] Rand Paul is now making up his on Ebola facts that […]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Robert Felner · Senate

Franklin County Sheriff Probably Drank It All

October 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s been a year since almost 200 bottles of rare 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon went missing. And nobody has seen it since. [H-L] This past September was the warmest since records began in 1880, according to new data released by NASA. [HuffPo] The University of Louisville announced Thursday that a capital campaign started seven […]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Law Enforcement · Senate · Stats · UofL