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Entries Tagged as 'KY-2'

Woah, Prestonsburg Produced A Big Ass Pumpkin

August 19th, 2013 · Comments Off

State regulators and a watchdog agency for people with disabilities have reached an agreement that advocates say will dramatically improve the lives of 600 people with serious mental illness who are living in personal care homes. [H-L] There has been lots of reporting on the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs in recent months. But the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Economy · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · KY-2 · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Wiretapping

Central Kentucky Teabaggers Ambushing Guthrie

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Central Kentucky Teabaggers are planning to ambush Brett Guthrie with their intellect and political skill. Check this recent email blast: Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:19:52 -0400 Subject: CONGRESSMAN GUTHRIE TOWN HALL MEETINGS From: Central KY Tea Party Patriots To: undisclosed-recipients:; Below are the date of the town hall meetings for next week. Please [...]

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Tags: Humor · KY-2

Congressman Brett Guthrie Posted For A Photo Op

August 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Brett Guthrie hosted a lunch gathering at Rafferty’s in E-town this week. Here he is with a popular bartender: Our favorite part? The flattering background.

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Tags: Humor · KY-2

Clay & Laurel Counties Back To Winning Awards

July 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Eight Clay County residents convicted of taking part in a widespread vote-buying conspiracy should receive a new trial, a federal appeals panel ruled Wednesday. [H-L] Individuals buying health insurance on their own will see their premiums tumble next year in New York State as changes under the federal health care law take effect. [NY Times] [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · DCCC · Eastern Kentucky · First Amendment · Health Care · Jack Conway · KY-2 · Rand Paul

BREAKING NEWS! Obama Chewed Some Gum

July 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Trayvon Martin case and what it means for Lexington will be the topic of a town hall meeting Tuesday night. The event, hosted by local poet Bianca Spriggs and moderated by Renee Shaw, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning at 251 West Second Street. [H-L] July 15, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Kentucky Business · KY-2 · Military · Rand Paul · Taxes

25 Years? Drug Dealers Get Tougher Sentences

July 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

A Lexington council member is urging his colleagues to block the annual $75,000 payment the city makes to the Bluegrass Area Development District until the state auditor gives the group a clean bill of health. [H-L] Transparency in government? Haha, fat chance, dream on. Not going to happen. [Politico] A financing plan for a new [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Discrimination · Flashback · Immigration · Jobs · KY-2

Will This Guy Have A Shot Against Guthrie?

July 8th, 2013 · Comments Off

Will this guy have a shot against Brett Guthrie in Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District? No one we’ve spoken with seems to think so But his experience should give him a fighting chance whether or not the KDRP taints his candidacy.

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Tags: Congress · KY-2

What Does Brett Guthrie Think About Immigration?

May 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

Here’s part of his KET interview with Bill Goodman: Long story short: he believes immigration reform is necessary so unbelievably low, unlivable wages can continue to be payed for extremely difficult labor.

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Tags: Immigration · KY-2

Bug Bug Bug Bug Bug Bug Bug Bug Bug Bug

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday accused a Kentucky Democratic super-PAC of planting bugging devices in his campaign office and asked the FBI to investigate. [The Hill] U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell asked the FBI Tuesday to investigate a secret recording of a private meeting in which he and his campaign aides discussed Ashley [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · KY-2 · Mitch McConnell · Taxes

More On Hardin Co. Teabagger Gloating/Meltdown

November 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

Central Kentucky Teabaggers (reality: they’re just a handful of teabaggers in Hardin County) have been publicly patting themselves on the back and freaking out at both the re-election of President Barack Obama and the Republican Party itself. So we thought it would be fun to share this photo of Bobby Alexander of the Central Kentucky [...]

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Tags: Flashback · KY-2 · Spotted