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Rand Paul Lives In His Own Little Fantasy World

August 25th, 2014 · No Comments

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

Unemployment Rates Allegedly Fell In 117 Counties

July 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Kentucky’s Education and Workforce Development Cabinet says county jobless (unemployment) rates were down in 117 counties during the month of June. And, as you know, state government agencies under Steve Beshear never, ever try to paint a rosier picture than reality. Some of the highlights claimed in the latest report: Boone County had the lowest [...]

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Tags: Economy · Jobs · Stats

You Should Go To Pine Mountain ASAP. Do It.

July 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A special prosecutor has been tapped to review the death investigation of a Northern Kentucky woman shot by a Boone County sheriff’s deputy as she left a field party earlier this year. [H-L] Homeless man who sold sketches of his dog now has his own art show and credits his ‘guardian angel’ pup. [HuffPo] Now [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Wiretapping · Youth

This Terry Holliday Thing Will Have You Rolling

July 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky children’s economic security is far worse off today than in 1990, according to the National KIDS COUNT Data Book released Tuesday. [H-L] A survey conducted by the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling on behalf of Americans United for Change and the Center for American Progress Action Fund found that 69 percent of Republican respondents said [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · The Gays · Youth