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KY Still Wastes Money Naming Roads & Bridges

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Kentucky Voters finds McConnell with 52% support to Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes’ 44%. [Rasmussen Reports] Mayor Jim Gray and challenger Anthany Beatty sparred Wednesday night over public utilities and public safety. [H-L] According to the latest FiveThirtyEight Senate forecast, Republicans have about a 60 percent [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

Electioneering Cat Fight Just Got More Slappy

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

A Kentucky law banning election-day campaigning near polling places was struck down Tuesday by a federal judge, who ruled the 300-foot buffer impedes free speech by reaching private homes and yards. [H-L] In a new report laying bare the runarounds and hopelessness distressed student loan borrowers are treated to by lenders and loan servicers, a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Immigration · Iraq · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Spotted

The Poors Don’t Go To College? You Don’t Say

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

PEE ALERT! Even MoveOn.org is hitting Alison over her ridiculous, racist immigration ad. [CLICK THE CLICKY] A federal agency has approved plans for a natural gas pipeline across Todd County, Kentucky, that would mostly serve Clarksville, Tennessee. [H-L] The Democrats talk a good game when it comes to getting rid of the influence of money [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Stats · Youth

The Stumbo Crew Is Mad About Coal Money

October 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Lexington is likely to join a growing number of Kentucky communities in banning electronic cigarettes in most indoor workplaces. [H-L] In a recent campaign ad for Republican Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky woman tells of how the U.S. Senate’s minority leader fought to help get her daughter back from war-torn West Africa in a custody battle [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money

Ark Parkers Are Losing Their Minds This Week

October 9th, 2014 · No Comments

A controversial plan to award $18 million in state tax incentives to a religious-themed amusement park that plans to feature a life-sized Noah’s Ark in Grant County could be in jeopardy because of potential hiring discrimination. [H-L] 21 numbers that explain why the time to address climate change is right now. Or maybe yesterday. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

Could Coursey’s Legal Battles Cost Him His Race?

October 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer raised more than half a million dollars during his first three weeks as an announced candidate in the 2015 gubernatorial race. And someone is already doing negative push-polling. [H-L] The discovery of cells in the brain that act as the body’s internal global positioning system, which won three scientists the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Election 2015 · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Business · KY-3 · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Another Scary Week Of Spinning Polls Is Upon Us

October 7th, 2014 · No Comments

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has regained a two-point edge over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate Race, according to a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] The Supreme Court turned away appeals Monday from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Senate · The Gays

Help Give That Poor Kid A Dignified Funeral

October 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Will Kentucky’s Senate race be like Nevada in 2010 or Nevada in 2012? [H-L] The world has known about Ebola for almost 40 years, yet there’s no cure or vaccine on the market. [HuffPo] Kentucky Retirement Systems has declined to file a claim in the Seven Counties Services bankruptcy case despite arguing that the agency [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Education · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Paducah Sure Is Getting The Shaft Like Woah

September 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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

So Much For Obamacare Being The Scary Devil

September 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fact-checkers find fault with several claims made in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race. [Bluegrass Politics] The Obama administration on Thursday finally revealed how many people paid for Obamacare on the national and state health insurance exchanges: 7.3 million. [HuffPo] The U.S. Census Bureau reported this week that the nation’s poverty rate has declined slightly, which might [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Anne Northup · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Youth