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Will Republicans Take The KY State House?

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

On this Labor Day weekend, most Kentuckians favor changing laws to allow employees to work without joining unions, according to a new poll that also says they want an increase in the minimum wage. [H-L] Hundreds of demonstrators tracked through pouring rain and blistering heat on Saturday, calling for accountability for the officer who gunned [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Flashback To A Year Ago On Health Care In KY

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

This was happening a year ago on the health care front in Kentucky:

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Tags: Flashback · Health Care · Steve Beshear

Fun Health Clinic Scandal Unfolding In Morehead

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

With a 4-1 vote Monday, the Fayette County Public Schools board approved tax rates for the 2014-15 school year that represent a 2.3 cent increase per $100 of assessed value. [H-L] After months of campaigning and with primary season nearly at a close, the midterm elections landscape remains decidedly decidedly game-unchanged. [HuffPo] For the first [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Polling · Spotted · Stats · Taxes · Veterans

Mittens Is Coming To Campaign For Granny Mitch!

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Failed presidential candidate and the creator of Obamacare — Mittens Romney — is coming to Kentucky to campaign for Mitch McConnell. [Sam Youngman] Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. [HuffPo] After months of back and forth and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate

Rand Paul Took The TV People On A Big Trip

August 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul is doing everything he can to get the teevee people to take him seriously. So he took Meet the Press with him to Guatemala:

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Tags: Health Care · Rand Paul · Spotted

Al Cross Makes Important Political Points Again

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. [H-L] During a book signing in Florida on Saturday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was confronted by a group of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Youth

Rand Paul Lives In His Own Little Fantasy World

August 25th, 2014 · No Comments

When the University of Kentucky’s new emergency room opened in 2010, Dr. Michael Karpf, executive vice president for UK’s health affairs, compared the sleek new facility to a Ferrari. [H-L] President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · UK · Veterans · Wasted Money

Alison Grimes Still Running From Bus Controversy

August 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

“Does the $11K the campaign paid for the bus include fuel costs?” the Herald-Leader asked Norton in an email Tuesday night. “The driver and bus rental are included in the fee we pay; fuel is additional,” Norton responded. But Politico wrote Thursday morning that Norton’s answer to the Herald-Leader “directly contradicts what they told Politico [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · UK

Poop Smell On Penile Road (No Joke, Serious)

August 21st, 2014 · No Comments

There’s still hundreds of millions being flushed down the toilet each year, so this is a paltry sum. Kentucky Retirement Systems will get $23 million from Bank of America’s $16.65 billion national settlement with the federal government over accusations that the bank improperly dumped “toxic” mortgage-backed securities on the market, helping fuel the economic recession [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Journalism · KDP · Poverty · Stats · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

A Real Ruh Ro Moment For Alison & Daddy?

August 21st, 2014 · No Comments

What? Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes is spinning her wheels for her daddy now? Surely not! [H-L] As American students return to classes in a public education system projected to be majority minority for the first time this fall, new test scores provide alarming evidence that students of color remain far behind their white counterparts. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Taxes