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Anheuser-Busch Releases New Anti-HB168 TV Spot

March 3rd, 2015 · 2 Comments

The beer mess in Frankfort is getting crazy and Anheuser-Busch has released another commercial:

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Tags: Jobs · Kentucky Business

These Temperatures Harming Kentucky’s Poorest

February 20th, 2015 · No Comments

Ann Parrish remembers trying to wrangle and bundle her two toddlers during last winter’s cold snap so they could get on a bus to find another place to stay. [H-L] James Risen reiterated on Tuesday a warning about the White House that he delivered nearly one year ago. [HuffPo] This week’s ruling by a federal […]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Immigration · Jobs · Journalism · Poverty · Presidential Race · UK · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Winter Takes Its Toll On The Poorest Kentuckians

February 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments

PEE ALERT! Steve Beshear appointed Daniel Logsdon, Jr. to the PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION! [PEE ALERT] Two large public gatherings are planned in the next week by groups trying to create a brighter future for Eastern Kentucky. [H-L] A private foundation will give out millions of dollars in grants to local jurisdictions that agree to try […]

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Tags: College Sports · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Poverty · Wiretapping

More Felner Folks Are Now Under Investigation

February 6th, 2015 · Comments Off

Ready for the mainstream media to help Greg Fischer pull the wool over peoples’ eyes in Louisville? At least people with some sense know the truth. [The ‘Ville Voice] Kentucky legislative leaders argued Wednesday about how to fix the troubled Legislative Research Commission that they oversee, but they failed to take any action. Each chamber […]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Robert Felner · Wiretapping

Your Taxes Support Discrimination & Harassment

February 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Eastern Kentucky and other areas of Appalachia hit hard by a sharp drop in coal jobs would share in a $1 billion lifeline under the budget proposal put forth Monday by President Barack Obama, though the budget faces difficult prospects in Congress. [H-L] Does your member of congress have policies in place protecting LGBT staffers […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Corruption · Dan Mongiardo · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Giving Back · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · The Gays · Wasted Money

Granny Mitch Doubling Down On That Big Pipe

February 3rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Here’s Mitch McConnell claiming that the Keystone XL Pipeline will create lots of (temporary) jobs: Do you has jorb? Big pipe will give you jorb.

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Tags: Environment · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Lil Randy Paul Thinks He’s Ron Swanson

January 29th, 2015 · Comments Off

The Lexington-Fayette County Human Rights Commission has filed a discrimination complaint against Fayette County Public Schools. Executive director Raymond Sexton said the complaint was filed Jan. 16 after he had received several complaints alleging that district employees were victims of race discrimination. [H-L] President Barack Obama will propose a budget on Monday that calls for […]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Jobs · KDP · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Surprise: The KSP Is Short About 100 Troopers

January 26th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Kentucky State Police is about 100 troopers short of its authorized staffing level, due in part to retirements and challenges in finding recruits. [H-L] Many topics animated GOP officials, activists and operatives that gathered at Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit, which marked the unofficial start of the 2016 presidential primary. But an issue that once faced […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Jobs · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Presidential Race · The Gays

Tim Conley Rolled Over On Corrupt Democrats

January 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

Turns out Tim Conley rolled over on the two wealthy families in Morgan County and he thinks that’s reason enough for him not to receive a lengthy prison sentence. [H-L] A bill that would redefine a full-time work week under the Affordable Care Act as 40 hours instead of 30 actually amounts to a break […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jack Conway · Jobs · KDP · Labor · Law Enforcement · Steve Beshear

Kentucky Power Actually Lost One For Once

January 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off

Mayor Jim Gray said Tuesday that he will include money to save the old Fayette County Courthouse on Main Street and for a new urban park in his upcoming budget. [H-L] Kentucky‚Äôs seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate nearly matched the U.S. rate as it plunged to a preliminary 5.7 percent rate in December 2014 from […]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Taxes