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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

Senate Fatigue Got You Down? It’s Almost Over!

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined more than 4,000 of Alison Lundergan Grimes’ supporters for a rally Wednesday night as Democrats were eager to rebut the narrative that Grimes’ campaign was struggling down the stretch in her U.S. Senate race against incumbent Mitch McConnell. [H-L] You can thank Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes and Mitch [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

That Senate Debate Wasn’t Great For Kentucky

October 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

State GOP Chairman Steve Robertson filed a complaint alleging the Democratic Party abused its nonprofit permit. [H-L] A former director of the National Security Agency says he doesn’t see the need for the U.S. government to prosecute the New York Times reporter who revealed the agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans. [HuffPo] Kentucky’s Republican U.S. senator [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Journalism · KDP · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate

Breathitt County Is Basically A Giant, Hot Mess

October 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Fascinating to see WKYT finally get interested in the Joshua Powell mess. Unfortunately, the station continues a string of lazy, unoriginal reporting in Lexington by not only using our footage (hello? you can see our logo on screen for a moment) but not bothering to provide proper attribution. That’s effectively plagiarism and the station has [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Elaine Chao · Hypocrisy · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Military · RPK · Taxes · Wasted Money

The Gays Are Winning Everything These Days

October 9th, 2014 · 2 Comments

After weeks of criticism from a popular sports radio host, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called in to Kentucky Sports Radio on Wednesday to proclaim his love for Big Blue Nation. [H-L] Howard Fineman spent hundreds of words talking about those Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes videos and didn’t bother mentioning Crit Luallen. Luallen is [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Stats · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Ark Parkers Are Losing Their Minds This Week

October 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

A controversial plan to award $18 million in state tax incentives to a religious-themed amusement park that plans to feature a life-sized Noah’s Ark in Grant County could be in jeopardy because of potential hiring discrimination. [H-L] 21 numbers that explain why the time to address climate change is right now. Or maybe yesterday. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

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

Miniature Texan Gets Crazier By The Minute

October 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

A Veterans Affairs hospital botched the treatment of a suicidal Marine by sending him to another medical facility even though he had an emergency condition, a federal judge said. [H-L] Rand Paul’s budget would have cut funding for agencies leading the ebola response. [HuffPo] Long story short: Mitch McConnell is full of whatever Joshua Powell [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Journalism · Labor · Mainstream · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Veterans · Wasted Money

Meanwhile, McConnell Spreads Climate Misinfo

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The two men who want to lead Lexington agree on many things, such as encouraging more downtown development and preserving area farmland. But Mayor Jim Gray, who is finishing his first term, and Anthany Beatty, an administrator at the University of Kentucky and a former Lexington police chief, differ on what needs to be done [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

Your Senators Hemmed & Hawed Over Syria

October 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Do you have 47 minutes and 12 seconds to listen to Rand Paul drone on about arming Syrian rebels? Okay: Contras that with what Mitch McConnell had to say on the matter:

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Tags: Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate