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Will Thomas Massie Really Run For Re-Election?

February 24th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Democrats have become a confused political party with a muddled message and an inability to turn out enough of its loyal voters, a party task force charged with how to revive the embattled party said Saturday. [H-L] U.S. District Judge James Boasberg issued a preliminary injunction Friday blocking the Obama administration from detaining individuals seeking […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Journalism · KY-4 · Labor · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Wasted Money

Big City Newspaper Inching Toward Death Rattle?

February 19th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Lexington shoppers who stocked up on groceries Sunday might need to stretch them out a bit longer. Around the city, people were reporting shelves and coolers denuded of bread, lunchmeat, milk and other staples. [H-L] A federal judge’s ruling halting the president’s executive actions on immigration did little to persuade either party in Congress to […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mainstream · Military · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Lil Randy Paul Is A Military Expert Once Again

February 13th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Breaking news: Rand Paul still thinks he’s a foreign relations and military expert. So here he is on Fox attacking President Barack Obama: In other words, he’s butthurt that Hillary Clinton is superior to him in every way.

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Tags: Barack Obama · FEAR! · Iraq · Military · Rand Paul

Winter Takes Its Toll On The Poorest Kentuckians

February 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments

PEE ALERT! Steve Beshear appointed Daniel Logsdon, Jr. to the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION! [PEE ALERT] Two large public gatherings are planned in the next week by groups trying to create a brighter future for Eastern Kentucky. [H-L] A private foundation will give out millions of dollars in grants to local jurisdictions that agree to try […]

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Tags: College Sports · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Poverty · Wiretapping

Fayette Co Should Run Quickly Away From KSBA

February 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off

The Fayette County school board on Saturday reviewed applications from two national firms and the Kentucky School Boards Association to help in the search for the district’s next superintendent. [H-L] Republicans in Congress aim to revamp an anti-regulatory law from the Newt Gingrich era in an effort to paralyze new financial, environmental and labor rules […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Polling · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

Think Lobbyists Don’t Own Frankfort? Wrong

January 27th, 2015 · Comments Off

Interest groups spent a record-breaking $18.4 million to lobby the Kentucky General Assembly in 2014, the state’s Legislative Ethics Commission said Friday. [H-L] Despite the latest successes of the Iraqi Army and the forces of the Kurdish regional government, known as the peshmerga, hundreds of thousands of refugees in Iraq are facing a harrowing winter […]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · FEAR! · Greg Stumbo · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · The Gays · Wasted Money

That Reuters Story Will Cause Mega Nightmares

January 21st, 2015 · Comments Off

Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes is running for statewide office, but which one? [H-L] This is what happens when extremists travel the globe. Some countries have allowed Muslims to establish autonomous neighborhoods in cities where they govern by a harsh version of Islamic law, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday during a speech in London. [HuffPo] […]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · FEAR! · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Presidential Race · Takin yer guns!

Folks Freaked Out Over Ebola But Not Influenza

January 1st, 2015 · Comments Off

The Kentucky Department of Public Health say five adults and one child have died as the result of flu this season. [H-L] In one of his final acts of governor of the state of Maryland, Martin O’Malley has commuted the sentences of four death row inmates to life without parole. Can you imagine Steve Beshear […]

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Tags: Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · Jobs · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Stats · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money

Something Positive Happened In Bullitt County

December 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Another fun scandal is brewing at the University of Louisville. The VP of Human Resources was canned and escorted away by cops. [The ‘Ville Voice] Lexington police Chief Ronnie Bastin was promoted to public safety commissioner on Tuesday, and the city quickly began a search for a new chief. [H-L] For Dreamers, the president’s unveiling […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · The Gays · UofL · Wasted Money

The Expanded Smoking Ban Kicks In Tomorrow

November 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

On most workdays outside the mammoth building that houses the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, dozens of state employees spend their twice-a-day, 15-minute breaks smoking. [H-L] Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday that the U.S. military is accelerating its efforts to train and advise Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State militants. [HuffPo] The Obama administration’s […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Wiretapping