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Entries Tagged as 'Mitch McConnell'

Richie Farmer’s Stuff Is Gonna Be Auctioned Off

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Matt Bevin is making it a family affair, and Mitch McConnell wants Kentucky to think of him as a conservative “workhorse.” [Sam Youngman] Eight million Americans are insured through the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges, President Barack Obama announced Thursday. [HuffPo] Some say the real estate market in Louisville is beginning to pick up. Which may [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Richie Farmer · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns!

Mitch McConnell’s Latest Ad Is What You’d Expect

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

If you haven’t already seen it, the latest ad from Mitch McConnell is worthy of a few eye rolls:

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Tags: Mitch McConnell · Senate

There’s A Little Egg On Greg Stumbo’s Face

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Greg Stumbo followed his Twitter incident up with this: EVEN MORE CRAZINESS HEAD – DESK.

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Tags: Embarrassing · Greg Stumbo · Mitch McConnell · Spotted

Jeff Hoover & Crew Shoulder Some Responsibility

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas. [H-L] Living in America has taught Matt Taibbi that we as a society have “a profound hatred of the weak and the poor.” [HuffPo] Looky there, it’s Mitch McConnell spreading minimum wage fear. [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul

How Will Keith Hall Lie His Way Outta This One?

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A coal-mining company owned by state Rep. W. Keith Hall, D-Phelps, spilled an undetermined quantity of a chemical into his constituents’ drinking water supply in Pike County earlier this month, state and local officials said Thursday. [John Cheves] Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Jobs · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Wiretapping

Look What Greg Stumbo Got Drunk & Tweeted

April 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Um…

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Tags: Greg Stumbo · Humor · Mitch McConnell · Spotted

Democratic Harassment Scandal Just Won’t Quit

April 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The troubled Fleming County school district likely won’t have money to properly fund its high school because it hasn’t followed Kentucky Department of Education recommendations, Commissioner Terry Holliday said in a sharply worded letter. This is a couple days old but needs to be shared again. [H-L] As anyone who’s ever paid a health insurance [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · College Sports · Corruption · Education · Health Care · KDP · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · UofL · Wasted Money

Last We Checked, KDP Was Silent On Harassment

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he has a history of handling sexual harassment cases the right way, and Frankfort Democrats are “scrambling to try to belatedly get it right.” [Sam Youngman] In 1942, still reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government ordered thousands of Japanese Americans to leave [...]

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Tags: College Sports · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · KDP · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Wasted Money

McConnell Complains About Democratic Politicking

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

You know what’s sad? When Kentucky’s senior senator spends all of his time beating his chest, attacking the opposition party because he can’t ever take a break from playing politics: You know what’s even more sad? There’s no alternative to really get voters excited.

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Tags: Economy · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Mitch McConnell

It’s Always About The Big Money In Frankfort

April 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The University of Kentucky and eight other universities in Kentucky and West Virginia announced a $2.5 million grant Monday to help more minority students graduate with degrees in math and science. [H-L] Even though the number of people living with dementia is expected to [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Stats · UK · Youth