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Everybody Has Grimes-McConnell Fatigue Again

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments

The chairman of Kentucky’s Republican Party has called on a Democratic state House candidate to withdraw from the race after the candidate was indicted on a misdemeanor charge of failing to promptly report suspected sexual abuse of a child. Someone should splain to Steve Robertson that Ben Waide did more than accept illegal contributions. [H-L] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Education · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · KDP · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate

Watching Obama Run From KY Is Hilarious/Sad

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Speaking to a crowd of several hundred people at the Lyric Theatre on Saturday night, philosopher Cornel West quoted everyone from Socrates to Sly Stone but always came back to W. E. B. Du Bois and the principles of integrity, honesty, decency and virtue. [H-L] When the United States suddenly announced last week that it [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Iraq · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate

More Proof Powell Lied About Student Smoking

September 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For months, Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell has boasted that all of the school district’s campuses are smoke-free. We proved Powell a liar way back in July. FROM THE JULY STORY But get a load of what the principal of the Sterling School had to say during the most recent school board meeting: [Audio [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Health Care · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Youth

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Occasional Video Update

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Late last week Papaw Beshear decided to do another video update. This time he focused on the drop in Kentucky’s uninsured rate:

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Tags: Health Care · Stats · Steve Beshear

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

Is Alison Grimes’ Senate Dream Just Dead?

September 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

When it comes to battling the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is President Barack Obama’s “Kentucky candidate.” [Sam Youngman] Monday night marked the beginning of another U.S. war in the Middle East — one with no specified time frame, no estimated price tag, lingering questions about its legality [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Economy · Education · Health Care · John Yarmuth · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats

You Daytime Drinking Over Senate Shenanigans?

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

There were 13,000 fewer people working in a 23-county area in Eastern Kentucky’s coalfield in May 2014 than a year earlier. [H-L] Chelsea Manning on Tuesday sued Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and the Pentagon in federal court for access to hormone therapy, warning that her mental condition is rapidly deteriorating in the face of more [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

Can You Believe Some Dems Still Fight Hemp?

September 24th, 2014 · No Comments

A male supervisor exposed himself to female guards and sexually assaulted them at the state prison in Elliott County, four of the women have claimed in a lawsuit. [H-L] Money may not grow on trees, but it apparently does grow on marijuana plants. If all 50 states legalized cannabis today, they’d be collectively raking in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · Youth

Rolling Your Eyes At Fayette Co. Schools Mess?

September 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Fayette County School Board got an earful at its first public meeting since the auditor’s report. Fun fact: This guy has done far less than Montgomery County’s superintendent but Frankfort (Adam Edelen, who has staffers telling us they won’t waste their time in Montgomery County) is taking him more seriously. [H-L] Hundreds of military [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · Veterans · Wasted Money

The Groob Shenanigans Just Won’t Quit In NKY

September 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

A University of Kentucky program’s goal is more bikes, fewer cars. [H-L] China’s coal addition threatens the planet. But can it handle a natural gas revolution? [HuffPo] Seriously? They’re apologizing for a sports thing that appeared to be a joke? [C-J/AKN] We hear things like this happen in Frankfort all the time. [Think Progress] With [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · College Sports · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Taxes · UK