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Entries Tagged as 'Polling'

Fear! Jesse Benton Will Eat All Your Babies!

September 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Benton was Team Mitch, but considering the intensely loyal army of aides McConnell has cultivated and kept over the years, it’s probably fair to say he was never really part of Mitch’s team. [Sam Youngman] President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Gambling · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · The Gays

Will Republicans Take The KY State House?

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

On this Labor Day weekend, most Kentuckians favor changing laws to allow employees to work without joining unions, according to a new poll that also says they want an increase in the minimum wage. [H-L] Hundreds of demonstrators tracked through pouring rain and blistering heat on Saturday, calling for accountability for the officer who gunned [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Jesse Benton’s Gone But Daddy’s Bus Mess Isn’t

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

It’s a three-day weekend. Don’t expect much beyond a roundup or two today. The re-election campaign of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has gained momentum in the last month, propelled by huge leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Western and Eastern Kentucky and among men, according to a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] Like [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Environment · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

What’s Up With The Carroll County Sheriff?

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Federal regulators have proposed fines totaling $245,000 against two companies accused of violating environmental rules in Eastern Kentucky. [H-L] The Asian American Journalists Association has called on Fox News to apologize for its recent segment on ISIS and the murder of US journalist James Foley. [HuffPo] Paid attendance at the 2014 Kentucky State Fair, held [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · RPK · Senate

Fun Health Clinic Scandal Unfolding In Morehead

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

With a 4-1 vote Monday, the Fayette County Public Schools board approved tax rates for the 2014-15 school year that represent a 2.3 cent increase per $100 of assessed value. [H-L] After months of campaigning and with primary season nearly at a close, the midterm elections landscape remains decidedly decidedly game-unchanged. [HuffPo] For the first [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Polling · Spotted · Stats · Taxes · Veterans

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 · Comments Off

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