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Entries Tagged as 'Mitch McConnell'

Watch The Mitch Ad Everybody Is Talking About

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Here it is: It’s been a huge deal in Morehead and seems to be resonating in other areas of the state.

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Paducah Sure Is Getting The Shaft Like Woah

September 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

West Virginia plans to frack beneath the Ohio River, which supplies drinking water to millions. Like everyone in Louisville. [Think Progress] Paducah residents upset over sky high electric rates thanks to cost overruns at a new power plant say they have no idea when they might get some relief. [H-L] A senior adviser to U.S. [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Humor · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Wasted Money

Health Care Devil Didn’t Come After All, Teatoots

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Key Republicans running for election Nov. 4 say the federal Affordable Care Act is putting Kentuckians out of work, but employment data and interviews with Kentucky-based economists suggest otherwise. [John Cheves] Looks like Robert Felner’s boy, John Deasy, has yet another nightmare on his hands in Los Angeles. [HuffPo] Alison Lundergan Grimes refused to say [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate · Taxes

What On Earth Is Alison Grimes Smoking?

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes claims Mitch McConnell was unaware of the legalization of medical marijuana in Colorado: It’s almost like she had no clue he’s the reason hemp is a thing in Kentucky? Or that his staff has been exploring a future push for the reclassification of cannabis in the United States? If we can [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Embarrassing · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Is Alison Grimes’ Senate Dream Just Dead?

September 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

When it comes to battling the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is President Barack Obama’s “Kentucky candidate.” [Sam Youngman] Monday night marked the beginning of another U.S. war in the Middle East — one with no specified time frame, no estimated price tag, lingering questions about its legality [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Economy · Education · Health Care · John Yarmuth · KY Supreme Court · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats

Alison Grimes Releases Most Confusing Ad Yet

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

In a move that is confusing meemaws and poppops everywhere, Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes has released her most confusing ad yet: As CN|Toot points out, it’s a response to Scott Jennings’ borderline racist ad: But most people in Kentucky have no flipping clue what’s going on.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Immigration · Mitch McConnell

You Daytime Drinking Over Senate Shenanigans?

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

There were 13,000 fewer people working in a 23-county area in Eastern Kentucky’s coalfield in May 2014 than a year earlier. [H-L] Chelsea Manning on Tuesday sued Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and the Pentagon in federal court for access to hormone therapy, warning that her mental condition is rapidly deteriorating in the face of more [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

Can You Believe Some Dems Still Fight Hemp?

September 24th, 2014 · No Comments

A male supervisor exposed himself to female guards and sexually assaulted them at the state prison in Elliott County, four of the women have claimed in a lawsuit. [H-L] Money may not grow on trees, but it apparently does grow on marijuana plants. If all 50 states legalized cannabis today, they’d be collectively raking in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · Youth

Finally, A Not Awful TV Ad From Alison Grimes

September 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Okay, it’s a definite improvement over blaming Mitch McConnell for killing the heroin bill in Kentucky‚Ķ even though it was Democrats who killed it. Thankfully, there’s no embarrassing gun nonsense. But she’s still doing that talk-yelling thing. And we still have no idea where she stands on anything.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Rolling Your Eyes At Fayette Co. Schools Mess?

September 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Fayette County School Board got an earful at its first public meeting since the auditor’s report. Fun fact: This guy has done far less than Montgomery County’s superintendent but Frankfort (Adam Edelen, who has staffers telling us they won’t waste their time in Montgomery County) is taking him more seriously. [H-L] Hundreds of military [...]

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