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President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama discussed ensuring equal pay for equal work:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Economy · Jobs

Really, How Creepy Is It? Let’s Discuss This…

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

On a scale of 1 to Julian Carroll, how creepy is it to hear Mitch McConnell foam at the mouth about job creation myths?

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Tags: FEAR! · Jobs · Mitch McConnell

You Won’t Hear Alison Complain About This Stuff

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Something else you’ll likely not hear Alison Grimes talk much about? Mitch McConnell’s absenteeism. Specifically when it comes to farm bills and things like that. Mostly because she’s been so absent from her day job in order to raise campaign cash. And because McConnell recently pushed a farm bill through and kind of made hemp [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Economy · Flashback · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Rep. John Yarmuth Stands Against Discrimination

March 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments

In the two months since likely Democratic Senate nominee Alison Lundergan Grimes unveiled her “detailed” job-creation plan, the candidate has held events across the state to promote the 24-page document, including one Wednesday night in Western Kentucky. [Sam Youngman] Forty-eight senators and 149 members of the House have signed a letter putting pressure on President [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Hypocrisy · Jobs · John Yarmuth · KY Supreme Court · Taxes · The Gays · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Does Alison Grimes Know She’s Riding A Horse?

March 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

To House Speaker Greg Stumbo, Alison Lundergan Grimes’ position in the U.S. Senate race is reminiscent of a scene in “Secretariat,” when Big Red is on his way to a record 31-length victory in the Belmont Stakes and trainer Lucien Laurin yells to jockey Ronnie Turcotte. [Sam Youngman] The federal government has signed off on [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Gambling · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Steve Beshear · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

Who Do You Believe? Grimes Or Beshear?

March 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s a question a Karl Rove front group is asking lately. Ignoring the fact that Kentuckians for Strong Leadership is merely an organization to enrich the coffers of McConnell supporters by running ridiculous ads and spreading misinformation at times, there are a few solid points made by KSL. Kentucky U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Economy · Flashback · Jobs · Senate · Steve Beshear

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

March 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on strengthening overtime pay protections:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Economy · Jobs

The State Budget Freakout Has Just Begun

March 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky might soon open a nursing home for elderly felons in House Speaker Greg Stumbo’s Eastern Kentucky district, even though the state Department of Corrections hasn’t requested such a facility. [H-L] Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) seems to have mixed feelings when it comes to how he approaches state-based legislation. [HuffPo] Over objections of [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Stats · Steve Beshear · Taxes · The Gays · Wasted Money

State House Republicrats Get More Extremist

March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Last week the State House Republicans were hardcore focused on killing job security for thousands of Kentuckians: Yet another nonsense move by Republicans to try to make themselves worse than the Kentucky Democratic Party leadership.

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Tags: Economy · Jobs · Kentucky Business · RPK

Edelen Had The Guts To Stand Up & Speak Out

March 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

“I’m not the attorney general, but I am the taxpayer watchdog, and I really don’t like the idea of spending money on lawyers when we’re laying off school teachers,” Edelen said. [Sam Youngman] Here are five things Kentucky could spend $73 million on instead of a fake Noah’s Ark. [HuffPo] Really, Joe Gerth? It’s unenviable [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Jack Conway · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Wasted Money