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Entries Tagged as 'Immigration'

Coursey Will Have A Tough Time At Fancy Farm

August 1st, 2014 · No Comments

It appears that Brian Linder might be one of the dumbest people in Frankfort. And that’s saying a lot. [H-L] Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. The bill would have prohibited companies from deducting expenses related to moving their operations to a foreign [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

Andy Barr Realized He Has To Start Campaigning

August 1st, 2014 · No Comments

State Rep. Forrest “Ben” Waide, R-Madisonville, was indicted Tuesday by a Franklin County grand jury on felony campaign-finance charges. [John Cheves] As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Jack Conway · Polling · Youth

School Boards Insurance Trust: Disaster Time

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Really, Frankfort, giving the Ark Park loonies millions more? [H-L] Pushing back against new Environmental Protection Agency standards limiting carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, Alabama officials gathered Monday to argue that the new federal policy flouted the Almighty’s will by regulating a God-given resource. [HuffPo] Coal companies owned by a major political supporter of [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Did You Know Berea Is Taking Solar So Seriously?

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Personal items belonging to Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan are being displayed through Nov. 1 at Columbus-Belmont State Park in western Kentucky. [H-L] Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist on Friday delivered the perfect response to Republicans who claim they lack the scientific background to express an opinion as to whether man-made climate change is [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

John Yarmuth Will Again Win In A Landslide

July 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Fayette County Public Schools should try to help schools that can’t raise as much money as other schools and don’t have as much in their activity funds, board member Doug Barnett said during Monday night’s school board meeting. [H-L] When Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992, he admitted that he had “experimented with marijuana,” [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Journalism · KY-3 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth

Go To The Jesse Stuart Open House On August 8!

July 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ed Whitfield is lying about this — Hal Rogers’ people tell us that he’s lying. The investigation is a result of way more than fighting soring. Ed Whitfield, R-Hopkinsville, said Monday that an ethics investigation underway in Washington was prompted by efforts to derail his legislation to fight soring of Tennessee walking horses. [H-L] Drug [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth

Marijuana Could Be Kentucky’s Economic Savior

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul isn’t going person to person to try to sell his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to minority groups. But with only about 60 people gathering to hear Paul’s highly anticipated speech to the National Urban League on Friday morning, it sure felt that way. [H-L] The House of Representatives voted Friday [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

Kentuckians Wait For Grimes To Give Answers

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky. The bipartisan panel acknowledged the separate inquiries in terse statements that said nothing about why the lawmakers were being examined. [H-L] There may be a philosophical difference between the two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · The Gays

Tim Conley’s Cohorts Admitted To His Scheme

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

A married couple charged along with Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley in a federal corruption case pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Kenneth and Ruth Gambill of Salyersville each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. [H-L] An Arizona inmate gasped and snorted in an execution that lasted nearly two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Jobs · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell

Mitch Blames Democrats For Immigration Mess

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s elderly old coot Mitch McConnell blaming Democrats for partisanship in Republican Warshington. Immigration reform could have been a thing if it weren’t for people like Mitch McConnell and the cowards like Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes who don’t have the temerity to truly stand up.

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Tags: Hypocrisy · Immigration · Mitch McConnell