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Entries Tagged as 'Polling'

Scandal Central UofL Still Does Amazing Things

April 9th, 2014 · No Comments

And down the stretch they come. There are only six weeks left until the May 20 primary between Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican challenger Matt Bevin. [Sam Youngman] U.S. childhood obesity rates have increased over the past 14 years, according to a study published on Monday, casting doubt on a recent analysis by [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Senate · Stats · UofL · Youth

Sounds Like Some Fun Corruption In Harlan Co

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hailed a decision Wednesday by the U.S. Supreme Court that strikes down aggregate limits on how much donors can give to political parties and committees in a two-year election cycle. [Sam Youngman] Democrats have repeatedly mocked Republican promises to craft a replacement for Obamacare, and while the GOP is [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wiretapping

Internal Campaign Docs Illustrate McConnell Rise

April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

We’ve been taking a great trip down Mitch McConnell memory lane. Primarily because his opponent, Alison Grimes, is absent on 99% of everything. And partially because history is fun. Let’s take a look at internal polling data from way back in the early 1980s. Here’s the McConnell Campaign presenting its roadmap to victory to former [...]

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Tags: Flashback · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate

Mitch McConnell Wasn’t Pro-Choice In Late 70s

March 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

An expert opinion offering a new take on old evidence after a re-examination of the materials does not constitute newly found information about two murders, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday. [H-L] [Democratic] congressional party committees and super PACs are on record pace ahead of their Republican counterparts, while the majority of Democratic incumbents in [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Journalism · KY Supreme Court · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Rumor · Stats · Taxes · The Gays · Wiretapping

Damon Daydreams Of Running Alongside Rand

March 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Damon Thayer will present to a legislative committee Thursday a new version of his bill to let U.S. Sen. Rand Paul run for re-election and president on the same Kentucky ballot in 2016. [Bluegrass Politics] What kind of year is 2014 shaping up to be for President Obama? Two just-released polls tell significantly different stories, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Law Enforcement · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Wish This Pension Bill Would See Light Of Day

March 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bookkeeping for Harlan County’s fiscal court was so poor in 2012 that state auditors couldn’t verify the accuracy of the county’s financial statements. [H-L] A new poll shows the vast majority of Americans — including a strong majority of Republicans — oppose the idea of businesses denying service to gays and lesbians. [WaPo] Long story [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Polling · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money

KYTC Remains The Worst Part Of State Govt

March 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Six state Transportation Cabinet employees received disciplinary notices after an investigation found abusive behavior at the Lee County highway garage, including crew members repeatedly being hit in the testicles. This is why we pay so much attention to KYTC. [H-L] The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that employees at private firms that contract with [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Polling · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Will Jack Conway Do The Right Thing Or Not?

March 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

A federal judge agreed Friday to delay until March 20 his order requiring Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages from outside the state. [John Cheves] This Enron/Arnold guy is who Jim Gray and Greg Fischer blindly support and accept mega cash from. [David Sirota] In an effort its spokesman has described as “outreach to rednecks,” the [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jack Conway · Mainstream Mistake · Polling · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Wasted Money

Will Rand Paul’s Dream Come True Or Not?

February 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A proposed statewide ban on smoking in public places faces “an uphill fight” in the Kentucky House, with nowhere near the necessary votes, House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Tuesday. [H-L] A huge new haul of planets has joined the tally of alien worlds discovered by NASA’s Kepler space telescope, scientists announced yesterday. [HuffPo] Potentially bringing [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Mainstream Mistake · Polling · Poverty · Rand Paul · Stats · The Gays · Youth

KREF Remains In The Dark Ages Either Way

February 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

If anyone knows why Montgomery County High School’s principal was fired, please drop us the details via email. [Click Here] UPDATE: Now we hear he wasn’t fired, which seems to be a change of heart from admins after being called out. -Ed. A constitutional amendment that would restore the voting rights of ex-felons who complete [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · The Gays