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OH NOES YOU’RE ALL GONNA GET EBOLAD!!!1!

October 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Surrounded by cheering supporters, Mayor Jim Gray recently stood in the center of the airy first floor of Gray Construction as he detailed the accomplishments of his first term in office. [H-L] September brought more record heat globally, and meteorologists say Earth is now on pace to tie for the hottest year ever recorded. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · RPK · Spotted · Taxes

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

Ark Parkers Are Losing Their Minds This Week

October 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

A controversial plan to award $18 million in state tax incentives to a religious-themed amusement park that plans to feature a life-sized Noah’s Ark in Grant County could be in jeopardy because of potential hiring discrimination. [H-L] 21 numbers that explain why the time to address climate change is right now. Or maybe yesterday. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

Mitch & Alison Have Drowned Out Everything Else

October 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprise move that will allow gay men and women to marry in five states where same-sex weddings were previously forbidden. [Reuters] For the next three years, specialists from Fayette County Public Schools main office will [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · The Gays · Wiretapping

Miniature Texan Gets Crazier By The Minute

October 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

A Veterans Affairs hospital botched the treatment of a suicidal Marine by sending him to another medical facility even though he had an emergency condition, a federal judge said. [H-L] Rand Paul’s budget would have cut funding for agencies leading the ebola response. [HuffPo] Long story short: Mitch McConnell is full of whatever Joshua Powell [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Journalism · Labor · Mainstream · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Veterans · Wasted Money

Meanwhile, McConnell Spreads Climate Misinfo

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The two men who want to lead Lexington agree on many things, such as encouraging more downtown development and preserving area farmland. But Mayor Jim Gray, who is finishing his first term, and Anthany Beatty, an administrator at the University of Kentucky and a former Lexington police chief, differ on what needs to be done [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

Watching Obama Run From KY Is Hilarious/Sad

September 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Speaking to a crowd of several hundred people at the Lyric Theatre on Saturday night, philosopher Cornel West quoted everyone from Socrates to Sly Stone but always came back to W. E. B. Du Bois and the principles of integrity, honesty, decency and virtue. [H-L] When the United States suddenly announced last week that it [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Iraq · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate

Paducah Sure Is Getting The Shaft Like Woah

September 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] Paducah residents upset over sky high electric rates thanks to cost overruns at a new power plant say they have no idea when they might get some relief. [H-L] A senior adviser to U.S. [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Humor · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Wasted Money

Granny Mitch Trots Out Grimes-Style Hypocrisy

September 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Way to go, Kentucky! Substantiated reports of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky continued to increase last fiscal year, with substance abuse remaining a leading cause of the problem, according to the latest state report on the issue. [H-L] How many meemaw & poppop voters does the Grimes Camp believe actually read HuffPo in Kentucky? [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Iraq · Military · Spotted · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money · Youth

Can You Believe Some Dems Still Fight Hemp?

September 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

A male supervisor exposed himself to female guards and sexually assaulted them at the state prison in Elliott County, four of the women have claimed in a lawsuit. [H-L] Money may not grow on trees, but it apparently does grow on marijuana plants. If all 50 states legalized cannabis today, they’d be collectively raking in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · Youth