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Tom Shelton Can’t Catch A Break These Days

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

In the face of concerns from custodial staff, Fayette County Superintendent Tom Shelton has dropped a proposal for a pilot program to outsource some janitorial ser vices at the district’s Central Office. [H-L] Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Gambling · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Taxes · The Gays

Al Cross Makes Important Political Points Again

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. [H-L] During a book signing in Florida on Saturday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was confronted by a group of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Youth

Bi-Partisan Louisville Effort To Clean Up LMAS

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

You can’t even wear a towel and sing Christmas carols outside a Lexington school these days without getting arrested. [H-L] More than five years into an economic recovery, with unemployment falling and the stock market at record highs, millions of Americans like Taormina still can’t afford basic nutrition, according to a blockbuster study. [HuffPo] State [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Humor · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

McConnell Played Pat-A-Cake With Some Bigots

August 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rand Paul was wearing cowboy boots, jeans and what appeared to be a white linen shirt, assailing a president who he said acts like a king, drawing murmurs of approval from the crowd standing on the hot August blacktop outside of Ray Jones and Triple J Trucking in Greenville. [H-L] Rand Paul (R-Ky.) added his [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul

Hal Heiner Oblivious To What’s About To Come

August 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

More from the Department of Things That Don’t Matter… Harrodsburg police officer David Patterson will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot for U.S. Senate in Kentucky as a Libertarian. [H-L] NOW Rand Paul has decided to go all silent on Iraq? Now? Of all times? [HuffPo] Here’s an example of Hal Heiner’s campaign staff going [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wiretapping

Morgan Co’s Tim Conley Finally Pleading Guilty

August 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Told ya Tim Conley was guilty! Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley will plead guilty to a federal fraud charge, according to a motion filed Monday. [H-L] For much of the summer, President Barack Obama had watched with alarm as a brutal, al-Qaida-linked insurgency seized more and more territory in northern Iraq. But it wasn’t until [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Stats

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed how we’re going to fail in Iraq again:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Iraq · Military

Matt Bevin: Still Embarrassing After Many Moons

August 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

You already know that Matt Bevin is a butthurt jackass. But did you know he’s also less intelligent than a five-year-old? Here he is blaming voters for his monstrous defeat at the hands of Mitch McConnell. It wasn’t that he praised bailouts, fudged his online résumé or even that he got caught appearing at a [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes

Comer’s Louisville Network Is Deceptively Huge

August 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Even if two victims of the deadly Ebola virus recover after being given a medicine derived from genetically modified tobacco, much more study would be needed to confirm whether the drug worked, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. [H-L] Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) stood by his recent remarks that [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream · Polling · Wasted Money · Youth

Kentuckians Wait For Grimes To Give Answers

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

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