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Jamie Comer Finally Made It Official For 2015

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Republican Agriculture Commissioner James Comer formally entered the 2015 race for governor on Tuesday in front of hundreds of hometown supporters in an ambitious campaign rollout more than a year before the election. [WKYT] Members of Fayette County Public Schools’ Equity Council are calling for the district to eliminate most out-of-school suspensions and suggesting that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Spotted

Kentucky Already Knew Its Kids Were Super-Fat

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Under a broiling sun Thursday in front of the Kentucky Capitol, House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover explained and expounded on his vision for a Republican-led state House. [H-L] Please, Republicans, keep touting your wingnuts who do nothing to push their racism all over the place. [HuffPo] Recent botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio throw into [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Spotted · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping · Youth

Kentuckians Must Be Tired Of Lil Randy Paul

September 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky. [H-L] The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers. This map gives a sense of just how dramatic its effect [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Taxes

Rand Paul Lives In His Own Little Fantasy World

August 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

When the University of Kentucky’s new emergency room opened in 2010, Dr. Michael Karpf, executive vice president for UK’s health affairs, compared the sleek new facility to a Ferrari. [H-L] President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · UK · Veterans · Wasted Money

Rep. Yarmuth Calls Again For Raising The Wage

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed it like most people, Congressman John Yarmuth was on the teevee saying Congress needs to raise the minimum wage:

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Tags: Congress · Economy · Jobs · John Yarmuth

Thank Goodness Rand Paul Isn’t From Kentucky

August 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

After 30 years in the Senate, Republican leader Mitch McConnell isn’t terribly popular at home in Kentucky. Fortunately for him, President Barack Obama borders on politically toxic. [H-L] Lawmakers who support abortion rights have long fought against policies that restrict women’s access to the procedure, such as gestational limits, mandatory waiting periods and physical building [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Youth

Edelen Already Hyping His Non-Accomplishments

August 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The only person who right now believes Adam Edelen could win a U.S. Senate race in 2016 is Adam Edelen. [H-L] The U.S. Congress approved $225 million in emergency funding for Israel’s “Iron Dome” missile defense system on Friday, sending the measure to President Barack Obama to be signed into law. That’s right — your [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Death Penalty · Economy · Education · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Papaw Beshear Continues Paying Back Donors

August 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear on Friday announced appointments to state university governing boards, including campaign donors who cumulatively have given more than $500,000 to him, the Kentucky Democratic Party and others. [John Cheves] Howard Fineman is either delusional or playing nice when he claims Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes has a first-rate campaign team. Because most [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Humor · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

July 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

On Friday, Papaw Bigot hollered about Kentucky receiving a national award for job creation and securing investments: Sadly, most everyone in Kentucky now knows that Beshear’s hype about job creation is just that.

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Tags: Economy · Jobs · Steve Beshear

Tim Conley’s Cohorts Admitted To His Scheme

July 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

A married couple charged along with Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley in a federal corruption case pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Kenneth and Ruth Gambill of Salyersville each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. [H-L] An Arizona inmate gasped and snorted in an execution that lasted nearly two [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Jobs · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell