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Entries Tagged as 'Polling'

McConnell Played Pat-A-Cake With Some Bigots

August 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rand Paul was wearing cowboy boots, jeans and what appeared to be a white linen shirt, assailing a president who he said acts like a king, drawing murmurs of approval from the crowd standing on the hot August blacktop outside of Ray Jones and Triple J Trucking in Greenville. [H-L] Rand Paul (R-Ky.) added his [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Iraq · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul

Gotta Sweeten That Pension Up A Whole Bunch

August 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Gotta get that pension bump! State Sen. Bob Leeper has filed paperwork to run for McCracken County judge-executive. [H-L] Rand Paul thinks civilization will fall apart if abortion rights aren’t curtailed. The stupid gets thicker by the day with this small man. [HuffPo] The ethics of experimental Ebola medications are no academic matter for Liberian [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Morgan Co’s Tim Conley Finally Pleading Guilty

August 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Told ya Tim Conley was guilty! Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley will plead guilty to a federal fraud charge, according to a motion filed Monday. [H-L] For much of the summer, President Barack Obama had watched with alarm as a brutal, al-Qaida-linked insurgency seized more and more territory in northern Iraq. But it wasn’t until [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Stats

We Should All Do More For Eastern Kentucky

August 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Possible links between health problems and mountaintop mining in Eastern Kentucky emerged as a key concern of people attending sessions aimed at coming up with ideas to improve the economy and quality of life in the region, according to the dentist who chaired the sessions. [H-L] Aiming to sidestep a logjam in Congress, the Obama [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Taxes · Youth

Comer’s Louisville Network Is Deceptively Huge

August 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Even if two victims of the deadly Ebola virus recover after being given a medicine derived from genetically modified tobacco, much more study would be needed to confirm whether the drug worked, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. [H-L] Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) stood by his recent remarks that [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream · Polling · Wasted Money · Youth

Coursey Will Have A Tough Time At Fancy Farm

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

It appears that Brian Linder might be one of the dumbest people in Frankfort. And that’s saying a lot. [H-L] Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. The bill would have prohibited companies from deducting expenses related to moving their operations to a foreign [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

Andy Barr Realized He Has To Start Campaigning

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

State Rep. Forrest “Ben” Waide, R-Madisonville, was indicted Tuesday by a Franklin County grand jury on felony campaign-finance charges. [John Cheves] As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Jack Conway · Polling · Youth

Did You Know Berea Is Taking Solar So Seriously?

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

Personal items belonging to Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan are being displayed through Nov. 1 at Columbus-Belmont State Park in western Kentucky. [H-L] Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist on Friday delivered the perfect response to Republicans who claim they lack the scientific background to express an opinion as to whether man-made climate change is [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

John Yarmuth Will Again Win In A Landslide

July 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fayette County Public Schools should try to help schools that can’t raise as much money as other schools and don’t have as much in their activity funds, board member Doug Barnett said during Monday night’s school board meeting. [H-L] When Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992, he admitted that he had “experimented with marijuana,” [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Journalism · KY-3 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth

Go To The Jesse Stuart Open House On August 8!

July 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ed Whitfield is lying about this — Hal Rogers’ people tell us that he’s lying. The investigation is a result of way more than fighting soring. Ed Whitfield, R-Hopkinsville, said Monday that an ethics investigation underway in Washington was prompted by efforts to derail his legislation to fight soring of Tennessee walking horses. [H-L] Drug [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth