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Electioneering Cat Fight Just Got More Slappy

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

A Kentucky law banning election-day campaigning near polling places was struck down Tuesday by a federal judge, who ruled the 300-foot buffer impedes free speech by reaching private homes and yards. [H-L] In a new report laying bare the runarounds and hopelessness distressed student loan borrowers are treated to by lenders and loan servicers, a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Immigration · Iraq · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Spotted

Puppies Dead, Rainbows Gone In U.S. Senate Race

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes declined Wednesday to say whether she will pull a television ad that three left-leaning, pro-immigration reform groups condemned Tuesday as “offensive” and “hurtful.” [Sam Youngman] People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell

The Poors Don’t Go To College? You Don’t Say

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

PEE ALERT! Even MoveOn.org is hitting Alison over her ridiculous, racist immigration ad. [CLICK THE CLICKY] A federal agency has approved plans for a natural gas pipeline across Todd County, Kentucky, that would mostly serve Clarksville, Tennessee. [H-L] The Democrats talk a good game when it comes to getting rid of the influence of money [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Stats · Youth

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

Alison Grimes Releases Most Confusing Ad Yet

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

In a move that is confusing meemaws and poppops everywhere, Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes has released her most confusing ad yet: As CN|Toot points out, it’s a response to Scott Jennings’ borderline racist ad: But most people in Kentucky have no flipping clue what’s going on.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Immigration · Mitch McConnell

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

Kentucky Already Knew Its Kids Were Super-Fat

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Under a broiling sun Thursday in front of the Kentucky Capitol, House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover explained and expounded on his vision for a Republican-led state House. [H-L] Please, Republicans, keep touting your wingnuts who do nothing to push their racism all over the place. [HuffPo] Recent botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio throw into [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Spotted · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping · Youth

Polls, Polls & More Polls = Endless Spin Cycle

September 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Wanna see Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes and Jerry Lundergan throw each other under the bus?Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes’ oft-discussed campaign bus was nowhere to be found at the Roots and Heritage parade in Lexington on Saturday. [Sam Youngman] The race for control of the U.S. Senate remains very much in doubt, coming [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Steve Beshear

Your Commonwealth: 24/7 Environment Killing Fun

September 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The state this week finalized new rules on coal-mining permits that include upgraded water-quality standards. Several environmental groups argue the rules aren’t strong enough, however, and are suing over one key provision. [H-L] Lil Randy raised eyebrows this weekend when he endorsed one of the most hawkish positions toward the Islamic State militants currently wreaking [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · The Gays · Wiretapping

Might As Well Hammer The Rand Thing Again

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Two-thirds of Kentuckians oppose changing the law to allow Rand Paul to run for senate and president at the same time. [H-L] As the debate rages about the best way to fix America’s public schools — from heated rhetoric on the role of standardized testing to wonkier discussions about the intricacies of curricula — a [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Polling · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RPK · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wasted Money