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Entries Tagged as 'Kentucky Tourism'

Should Jensen Run For Something Statewide?

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

In what has been a marathon race to the bottom, both the campaigns of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes continued to be in fine form this past Friday. [Sam Youngman] A bipartisan duo of Senate heavyweights is set to unveil an unusual bill that would give lawmakers an incentive [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · KDP · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Senate · Stats · Veterans

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Late last week Governor Bigot and his wife, Jane, discuss the Dawkins Line again:

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Kentucky Tourism · Steve Beshear

KY Still Wastes Money Naming Roads & Bridges

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Kentucky Voters finds McConnell with 52% support to Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes’ 44%. [Rasmussen Reports] Mayor Jim Gray and challenger Anthany Beatty sparred Wednesday night over public utilities and public safety. [H-L] According to the latest FiveThirtyEight Senate forecast, Republicans have about a 60 percent [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

Mitch & Alison Have Drowned Out Everything Else

October 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprise move that will allow gay men and women to marry in five states where same-sex weddings were previously forbidden. [Reuters] For the next three years, specialists from Fayette County Public Schools main office will [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · The Gays · Wiretapping

Help Give That Poor Kid A Dignified Funeral

October 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Will Kentucky’s Senate race be like Nevada in 2010 or Nevada in 2012? [H-L] The world has known about Ebola for almost 40 years, yet there’s no cure or vaccine on the market. [HuffPo] Kentucky Retirement Systems has declined to file a claim in the Seven Counties Services bankruptcy case despite arguing that the agency [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Education · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Rand Paul Forgets Which State He Represents

September 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Candy Barr and Elisabeth Jensen offer vastly different prescriptions for Kentucky’s job woes. [John Cheves] Children hear hate speech and internalize it. [HuffPo] McConnell and Grimes also know their battle is not being waged in a vacuum. What happens outside Kentucky also will determine the political quality of life for the victor. [C-J/AKN] The deadly [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Youth

Aaaand The U.S. Senate Race Starts To Get Crazy

September 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has a small ownership stake in a vacant Lexington property that city officials have repeatedly cited for code violations and threatened legal action against for nonpayment of more than $20,000 in storm-sewer fees and fines. [Sam Youngman] Lifting a ban on blood donations from gay men would increase [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · The Gays

Republicans Still Complaining About Health Care

September 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

A former official of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources violated the state ethics code by creating an oppressive work environment for women employees by telling them what clothes to wear and asking one to let him see her breasts. [Bluegrass Politics] Another day, another survey showing that Obamacare is beginning to cure [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats

There’s A Kid In Need & Maybe You Can Help

September 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two men vying for Lexington’s top job traveled more frequently than the men who previously held their jobs, an analysis of travel records shows. [H-L] The proportion of coal miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed in central Appalachia in recent years, according to experts with the National Institute [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Spotted · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money

Don’t Drink & Ride Your Lawnmower, Meemaws

September 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Police in Pulaski County recently worked two incidents in a week’s time involving alleged drunk drivers on riding lawn mowers, including one arrested after he ​drove to the drive-through window at a fast-food restaurant, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office. [H-L] An astounding 72% percent of Americans say they are unhappy with Republicans in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · KDP · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Wiretapping