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Entries Tagged as 'Military'

We’re Still Shocked By The New Fischer Scandal

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

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

Hal Heiner Loves Trying To Buy Public Office

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

As a child, James Sutherland wanted to become a soccer player or a golfer. He loved life, was full of energy, adored his family and loved going to church. But as a teenager, things got more complicated, his mother, Elly Sutherland, recalled. [H-L] First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Frustration · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Youth

Hey, Jerry Lundergan: There’s More Than Coal

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

With signs pointing to a potentially rocky road ahead in coal country, Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes sought to retool her coal message this week, injecting a populist strain into her pro-coal platform. [Sam Youngman] The Republican National Committee is celebrating former President George W. Bush’s birthday this weekend by selling wistful “I Miss [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · George W. Bush · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RNC · Senate · Veterans

Papaw Hates The Gays But Loves Health Care

July 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Owensboro is considering a proposal to make a ban on smoking even stricter. [H-L] Starting in August, the Obama administration will dramatically revamp and cut back the formula it uses to send transportation funds to the states unless Congress replenishes the Highway Trust Fund. [HuffPo] Former Louisville Teamsters leader Jerry T. Vincent [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Labor · Military · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money

Rep. Yarmuth Continues Immigration Reform Push

July 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Larry McCarthy has been in the Mitch McConnell ad business since the beginning. Literally. He even appeared in one of McConnell’s earliest and most famous — or infamous — ads. [Sam Youngman] Yes, Paul Hornback is continuing to embarrass the Commonwealth of Kentucky. [HuffPo] A federal judge today ruled that same-sex couples have a right [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · The Gays · Veterans · Wiretapping · Youth

We Hear Edelen’s Selective Outrage Is Personal

June 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] All the sudden Adam Edelen can make demands in this case but can’t in Montgomery County? [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · FEAR! · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns!

Will Alison Do Anything But Pander This Year?

June 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The names of the presidents of the University of Louisville and Kentucky State University were noticeably absent last week from a group of more than 200 national college leaders who indicated their support for the controversial Common Core education standards by forming the coalition Higher Ed for Higher Standards. [H-L] America is treating its low-wage [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Humor · Iraq · Labor · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns!

You’re Paying For Rand Paul’s Promotional Tour

June 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Just what the students of Kentucky need: rising tuition at community colleges. [H-L] From the Department [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · Military · Presidential Race · Rand Paul