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Lesson In Taxpayer-Funded Campaigning From Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes – State Fair Edition

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Just in case Jack Conway’s pandering wasn’t enough, here’s a release Alison Grimes sent out from her official office yesterday: Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes today joined guests at the Kentucky State Fair for Military Monday to honor Kentucky’s many active-duty and veteran military members. Grimes participated in the Military Monday opening ceremonies [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Military · Senate · Veterans

Gotta Sweeten That Pension Up A Whole Bunch

August 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Gotta get that pension bump! State Sen. Bob Leeper has filed paperwork to run for McCracken County judge-executive. [H-L] Rand Paul thinks civilization will fall apart if abortion rights aren’t curtailed. The stupid gets thicker by the day with this small man. [HuffPo] The ethics of experimental Ebola medications are no academic matter for Liberian [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 11th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama discussed how we’re going to fail in Iraq again:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Iraq · Military

Matt Bevin: Still Embarrassing After Many Moons

August 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

You already know that Matt Bevin is a butthurt jackass. But did you know he’s also less intelligent than a five-year-old? Here he is blaming voters for his monstrous defeat at the hands of Mitch McConnell. It wasn’t that he praised bailouts, fudged his online résumé or even that he got caught appearing at a [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes

Woah, There’s A Mess In Glasgow, It Seems

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

The drug being credited with potentially saving the lives of two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus was produced in Owensboro. [H-L] In February 2013, Move America Forward announced an ambitious fundraising goal. The charity, launched in part by one of the most prominent figures in the Tea Party movement, had adopted the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · UK

Remember When Stumbo Tried To Ignore MSU?

July 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes only leads women by ONE PERCENT. That’s at least an 11-point drop in six months. What the living hell are Jonathan Hurst and Jerry Lundergan doing over there to lose women so hard?! [WHAS11 More WHAS11] When people talk about diversifying an Eastern Kentucky economy dominated for a century by coal [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Taxes · The Gays · Wasted Money

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

We’re Still Shocked By The New Fischer Scandal

July 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ latest campaign ad unfairly and inaccurately blames U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for lost coal jobs, according to the Kentucky Coal Association. [H-L] If House Republicans have their way, District of Columbia residents won’t be allowed to walk the streets with a joint in their pocket, and they will be [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns!

EPSB Continues Circling The Powell Wagons

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Campbellsville University should just ditch that million bucks from the Kentucky Baptist Convention closet cases and tell them to suck it. [H-L] One of the biggest riddles in Earth’s history is why animals did not evolve after a spike in oxygen levels approximately 2.3 billion years ago. Instead, despite what scientists had thought was a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Richie Farmer · Taxes · Veterans

School Funding Disparity & Judicial Shenanigans

July 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A petition was posted last week on GoPetition.com signed by parents upset that socioeconomic status is a primary consideration in redrawing Fayette schools attendance zones. [H-L] The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a “stand-down order” held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Gambling · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Military · Mitch McConnell · UofL · Veterans · Wasted Money