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Fun Political Things Happening At Morehead State

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Mitch McConnell has opened up a five-point lead over Democratic opponent Alison Lundergan Grimes and appears well positioned to win a sixth term, according to the final Bluegrass Poll before Tuesday’s election. McConnell leads Grimes 48 percent to 43 percent in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race, with Libertarian candidate David Patterson pulling 3 percent. [H-L] Appalachian [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · First Amendment · Flashback · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Wasted Money

Dems: Stop Trying To Out-Repub The Repubs!

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Candidates in Kentucky’s combative U.S. Senate race are bringing in outside help with two weeks to go as Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will campaign with Bill Clinton on Tuesday and a trio of Republican congressmen will stump for Sen. Mitch McConnell beginning Monday. [H-L] Rand Paul is now making up his on Ebola facts that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Robert Felner · Senate

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

October 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama said hard work should be rewarded:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Economy · Jobs

Isn’t Jacobson Park Where Everyone Gets Shot?

October 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fayette County Public Schools board member Doug Barnett recommended Monday that a trust fund at issue in a state audit be used to help the Lexington elementary school with the lowest test scores in the state. [H-L] SAT scores for the class of 2014 averaged a 497 in reading, 513 in math and 487 in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL · Youth

McConnell Hollered About Fighting For Coal Jobs

October 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Watch this video of Mitch McConnell from a few days ago as he hollered on the floor of the U.S. Senate about coal jobs: We all know coal jobs aren’t even really a thing anymore.

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Tags: Jobs · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Health Care Devil Didn’t Come After All, Teatoots

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Key Republicans running for election Nov. 4 say the federal Affordable Care Act is putting Kentuckians out of work, but employment data and interviews with Kentucky-based economists suggest otherwise. [John Cheves] Looks like Robert Felner’s boy, John Deasy, has yet another nightmare on his hands in Los Angeles. [HuffPo] Alison Lundergan Grimes refused to say [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate · Taxes

Be Thankful Greg Fischer Isn’t Your Senator Now

September 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

A federal judge has ordered the Kentucky State Penitentiary to allow a group of death row inmates to hold an annual powwow with traditional foods after the prison chaplain tried to stop the ceremony. [H-L] The U.S. has more low-paying jobs than any other country in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Election 2015 · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Jobs · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Stats

You Daytime Drinking Over Senate Shenanigans?

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

There were 13,000 fewer people working in a 23-county area in Eastern Kentucky’s coalfield in May 2014 than a year earlier. [H-L] Chelsea Manning on Tuesday sued Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and the Pentagon in federal court for access to hormone therapy, warning that her mental condition is rapidly deteriorating in the face of more [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

Really Polite People Run For The U.S. Senate

September 19th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Urban County Council gave its blessing Tuesday for CentrePointe developers to seek up to $30 million in bond funding through the Kentucky League of Cities. So it looks like your taxpayer dollars will still be used. [H-L] To most Americans, Gingrich is a charming curiosity: His latest stint with public relevancy was a quixotic [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · KDP · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Robert Felner · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Jamie Comer Finally Made It Official For 2015

September 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

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