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Entries Tagged as 'Mitch McConnell'

Frankfort Is Already Working To Ruin 2015

December 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A new study says Kentucky’s public school districts pay workers up to 51 percent more for construction projects because of the state’s prevailing wage law, but a divided panel of lawmakers refused to adopt the report during a contentious meeting Tuesday that could set the tone for the upcoming legislative session. [H-L] If there’s one [...]

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Mitch McConnell Wants To Further Ruin The Planet

December 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

If you missed it last night, the Louisville Metro Council released a scathing report about Animal Services and the Fischer Coverup. You’ll want to check it out. Sadiqa Reynolds, Donald Robinson, Margaret Brosko and Fischer himself torn to shreds. And they’re still trying to fight transparency in the matter. [The 'Ville Voice] President Barack Obama [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money · Youth

Marcus Woodward And The Duct Tape Bandit

December 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Fayette County school board member Doug Barnett should recuse himself from the superintendent selection in the wake of comments he made on Facebook last month, a parent said during Monday’s board meeting. [H-L] In a rare show of defiance of the National Rifle Association, the Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy to serve as [...]

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Tags: Budget · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Mitch McConnell Sings Jingle Bells Or Something

December 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Oh, hey, Granny is here with some greetings:

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Our Poor Children Deserve Better Health Care

December 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Six Kentucky sites have been approved by a state review board for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. [H-L & Press Release] A prosecutor released hundreds of pages of additional documents Saturday from the investigation into the police shooting of Michael Brown, including an interview transcript of a friend who initially asserted that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Stats · Youth

Mitch McConnell During Gold Medal Ceremony

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s Mitch McConnell during the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony honoring the WWII members of the Civil Air Patrol:

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Tags: Military · Mitch McConnell

Really, Andy Beshear? Pat-A-Caking So Soon?

December 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

What was that, again, about everything being 100% puppies and rainbows with Andy Beshear? He won’t disclose his work for companies that run afoul of the attorney general. Jonathan Miller is probably gritting his teeth this week. [John Cheves] The Senate passed the $1.1 trillion government funding bill Saturday night that will keep Uncle Sam [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Budget · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate · Steve Beshear

Mitch McConnell Goes In Deep With Little Rand

December 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments

One of the arguments often made against government involvement in health care is that it impedes the action of the marketplace which, if left unfettered, could solve all our problems. [H-L] When Olivia Papa signed up for a new health plan last year, her insurance company assigned her to a primary care doctor. The relatively [...]

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Another Hyped Up Beshear Jobs Claim Goes Bust

December 8th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Here comes the Rand Paul crackpot hypocrisy train. Don’t you love how this lunatic is the nation’s clown? [H-L] Isn’t it fascinating to see a bunch of fat white people freaking out about a scary black guy protesting? Because it’s obviously the best thing to do — to prosecute a protestor instead of bothering to [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Something Positive Happened In Bullitt County

December 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Another fun scandal is brewing at the University of Louisville. The VP of Human Resources was canned and escorted away by cops. [The 'Ville Voice] Lexington police Chief Ronnie Bastin was promoted to public safety commissioner on Tuesday, and the city quickly began a search for a new chief. [H-L] For Dreamers, the president’s unveiling [...]

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