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Some Jim Bunning Insanity From A Decade Ago

May 16th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Can you believe it’s been ten years since Jim Bunning compared Daniel Mongiardo to Saddam Hussein’s sons? Al Cross, Courier-Journal, April 1, 2004: Republican U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, at a recent GOP event, told diners that state Sen. Daniel Mongiardo, his likely opponent in the November election, looks like one of Saddam Hussein’s sons. Yesterday, [...]

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Tags: Dan Mongiardo · Flashback · Jim Bunning

No More Gun Cleanin’ In The Annex, Meemaws

January 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

We tweeted this out yesterday but go read all about it again. An area of southeast Kentucky struggling with chronic poverty and the loss of thousands of coal jobs will get priority when seeking federal money for job training, education, housing and other programs, the White House announced Wednesday. [H-L & Beshear PDF] A common [...]

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Tags: Budget · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Jim Bunning · Polling · Poverty · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns!

Greg Stumbo Now In Full Melt-Down Mode

August 27th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers does not have to weigh the cumulative health impact caused by surface mining for coal before it issues a permit, a federal judge has ruled. [H-L] The United States provided Iraq with intelligence on preparations for an Iranian offensive during the Iran-Iraq war even though it knew Baghdad would [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Economy · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Iraq · Jim Bunning · Mitch McConnell · UofL

Endorsement Stunt Indicator Of Financials & Polling

April 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

If you think Alecia Webb-Edgington’s endorsements yesterday came as a “surprise” – as she claimed in an email blast? From: Alecia Webb-Edgington Sent: Mon, Apr 23, 2012 5:32 pm Subject: Surprise Endorsements Friends, A few minutes ago we announced some game changing good news in this campaign! Senator Jim Bunning and Congressman Geoff Davis both [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Geoff Davis · Jim Bunning · KY-4

All Kinds Of Hot New 4th District Gossip

April 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Now that Geoff Davis has endorsed Alecia Webb-Edgington, there’s all kinds of hot gossip. Primarily surrounding the reason Webb-Edgington is in the race. While we think it’s silly, there’s plenty of speculation that she’s in the race to benefit Thomas Massie. Many believe she pulls votes from Gary Moore. So it’s not too far fetched. [...]

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Tags: Congress · Geoff Davis · Jim Bunning · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Rumor

Jim Bunning Endorsing Alecia Webb-Edgington

April 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments

We hear poor old Jim Bunning is endorsing Alecia Webb-Edgington at a noon press conference/event today. So, by a show of hands, who thinks Jimbo will even know what’s going on?

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Tags: Congress · Jim Bunning · KY-4

Dems Afraid To Talk Economy Until After Tomorrow

November 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments

This is one for the history books: a right-wing independent expenditure group got an anti-Jack Conway ad correct. Strange, for sure. And it’s being completely ignored by the mainstream media – they’re allow Jack Conway to white wash the scandal as he has done for a year. [Page One] You should go read this column [...]

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Tags: Budget · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2011 · Environment · Humor · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Jim Bunning · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Steve Beshear

WHAT Does Steve Beshear Have To Be Afraid Of?

September 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Executive Branch Ethics Commission is being super-quiet about the investigation(s) it’s been discussing. [Ronnie Ellis] It’s a shame Steve Beshear is refusing to do interviews so the state’s newspapers (plural) can merely profile him. What on earth is so horrible that the man can’t allow himself to be questioned? Jesus H. No wonder his [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jim Bunning · Jobs · Military · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Gambling On A $28 Million Payment Is Just Crazy

August 29th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Somebody let Jim Bunning out of the home long enough to endorse David Williams on Saturday. [Press Release] Looks like the admission party is over for for-profit colleges. [Consumerist] Did the BABY overdose or did the PARENT overdose the baby? Goodness gracious. [H-L] The move by Democrats to keep the payroll tax cut may be [...]

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Tags: David L. Williams · Economy · Education · Election 2011 · Jim Bunning · Labor · Mainstream Mistake · Steve Beshear · Taxes · The Gays

Happy Furlough Day, State Gubmint Employees!

May 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

Republican Party of Kentucky Chairman Steve Robertson questioned Jack Conway for the 23rd Day: “Jack Conway’s tenure as Attorney General has been mired in scandal and personal turmoil,” said Robertson. “And he fails on the issues that matter to Kentuckians. At some point, we must all ask ourselves if we can stomach another term with [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Election 2011 · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Health Care · Jack Conway · Jim Bunning · Jobs · Presidential Race · Richie Farmer · RPK · Steve Beshear · Trey Grayson