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Entries Tagged as 'Presidential Race'

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

The Gays Are Winning Everything These Days

October 9th, 2014 · 2 Comments

After weeks of criticism from a popular sports radio host, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called in to Kentucky Sports Radio on Wednesday to proclaim his love for Big Blue Nation. [H-L] Howard Fineman spent hundreds of words talking about those Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes videos and didn’t bother mentioning Crit Luallen. Luallen is [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Stats · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

School Shooting, Child’s Body In Park, Awful Tuesday For Louisville, Folks. Send Warm Thoughts To The Big City. Worst Tuesday In Recent Memory.

October 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A state lawmaker is calling for the results of a review on the operations of Kentucky legislative staff to be made public. [H-L] THIS is the bullshit Rand Paul is supporting and pandering to. Anti-gay baker Melissa Klein openly cried at the Values Voter Summit last week over the forced closing of her business due [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Youth

Rand Paul Forgets Which State He Represents

September 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Candy Barr and Elisabeth Jensen offer vastly different prescriptions for Kentucky’s job woes. [John Cheves] Children hear hate speech and internalize it. [HuffPo] McConnell and Grimes also know their battle is not being waged in a vacuum. What happens outside Kentucky also will determine the political quality of life for the victor. [C-J/AKN] The deadly [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Youth

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

There’s A Kid In Need & Maybe You Can Help

September 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two men vying for Lexington’s top job traveled more frequently than the men who previously held their jobs, an analysis of travel records shows. [H-L] The proportion of coal miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed in central Appalachia in recent years, according to experts with the National Institute [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Spotted · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money

One Reason Rand Paul Will Never Be President

September 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Let’s flash back to May 2010: And: This is still our collective reaction: MMM HMMM Yeah.

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Tags: Discrimination · Embarrassing · Flashback · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Polls, Polls, Polls, It’s Nonstop Polls These Days!

September 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes pushed back Wednesday against public polling that shows U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with a growing lead in Kentucky, releasing an internal poll that shows a race to be a dead-heat. [H-L] Have scientists had volcanoes all wrong? A popular theory has it that, at least in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate

Remember When Miniature Texan Went South?

September 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Did you see Lil Randy when he was on the teevee talking about doctorin’ on all those folks in Guatemala? No? Here you go: It’s not like you were doing anything at work anyway. You had 26:47 to waste.

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Tags: Flashback · Health Care · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Might As Well Hammer The Rand Thing Again

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Two-thirds of Kentuckians oppose changing the law to allow Rand Paul to run for senate and president at the same time. [H-L] As the debate rages about the best way to fix America’s public schools — from heated rhetoric on the role of standardized testing to wonkier discussions about the intricacies of curricula — a [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Polling · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RPK · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wasted Money