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Entries Tagged as 'Immigration'

Rand Paul Spreads Immigration Misinformation

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul says one thing: Fort Knox could be on a list of places to be used as a location to house immigrant children who have been detained at the border. After comments at the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce business summit Monday, Paul’s office released statements regarding the matter. Paul’s state communications director Dan Bayens [...]

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Tags: Immigration · John Yarmuth · Rand Paul

OH GOD THE BIGFOOT IS COMING, MEEMAWS!!1!

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Hannah Moore graduated from George Rogers Clark High School this year with all the right boxes checked off for college acceptance: a 4.0 GPA, National Honor Society member, cheerleader, and community volunteer. [H-L] Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, seemed to catch everyone off guard Wednesday when he [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · UK · Youth

Ed Whitfield’s Wife Might Pop A Vein Really Soon

July 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. [H-L] A recent analysis of U.S. gun deaths has found that a majority of mass shootings were related to domestic or family [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Stats · Takin yer guns!

We Can Wish In One Hand & Bleep In The Other?

July 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Just a reminder — Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes refused to say whether or not she supports the President of the United States of America when it comes to immigration: Kentuckians deserve an answer to that question, not obfuscation.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Immigration

Does Jensen Have What It Takes To Beat Barr?

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A federal judge has ruled that a former Barren County Sheriff’s deputy violated the constitutional rights of a man under arrest. [H-L] Lawmakers have been eating unemployed people’s lunch right and left this year. On Tuesday, the House of Representatives took another bite, approving a federal highway funding bill with a cost-cutting provision that had [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Law Enforcement · Polling

The Wingate Scandal Is The Chatter Of Frankfort

July 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Are you a generous person or someone who loves animals? Help Jackson the Dachshund out ASAP, as he needs surgery! Jessica has been a tireless advocate for years and has definitely given more than she’s received. Let’s all pitch in. [Go Fund Me!] A new digital emergency communication system in Lexington allows inter-agency communication throughout [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Veterans · Youth

Now McConnell Is Afraid Of Little Brown Children

July 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday the flood of child immigrants overwhelming officials along the country’s border with Mexico could be stopped by sending them back immediately. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) fired back at Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) in an op-ed published by Politico Monday, saying the governor is “dead wrong” to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · The Gays

Hal Rogers Is Still Askeerd Of The Furriners

July 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hal Heiner’s $4.2 million bet may be risky but no one has ever accused the man of having political sense. [H-L] As the political world grapples with how to respond to the current crisis on the nation’s border, several Republicans have begun warning fellow party members that doing nothing but opposing the president carries substantial [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Will Lt. Dan Suit Up & Run Against Jack Again?

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Attorney General Jack Conway is piling up endorsements and campaign cash in an effort to keep other Democrats out of the 2015 gubernatorial fight, but at least one potential challenger says he won’t be scared off. [Sam Youngman] The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are subject to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Dan Mongiardo · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Joshua Powell · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

Huge Campaign Misstep For Grimes Gets Worse

July 9th, 2014 · No Comments

About 24 hours after Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes unveiled her first attack ad against U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the senator fired back with his own spot that rips Grimes’ ad as “shaky” and “laughable.” [Sam Youngman] Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah defiantly told thousands of supporters Tuesday that he will declare [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Veterans