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Rand Paul Hypocrisy, How Does It Work????

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments

To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine. [H-L] Rand Paul warned that the climate change debate shouldn’t be dumbed down. Then he dumbed it down. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Environment · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Poverty · Rand Paul · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Alison Grimes Just Alienated More Thinking People

April 24th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Rand Paul said voters in perennial Democratic strongholds such as Chicago and Milwaukee will think differently if they see Republicans not just visiting these places, but discussing issues pertinent to their circumstances. Fortunately, Kentuckians know he’s crazier than a shithouse rat. [H-L] A joint fundraising committee controlled by Republican Senate leaders Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul

Here’s Yet Another Rand Paul Faux News Spot

April 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Because we need more filler today, here’s Rand Paul foaming at the mouth about… we don’t even know: Needed all this fluff and filler to power through several thousand pages of open records requests. Maybe we won’t use filler tomorrow. Maybe.

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Kentucky Just Can’t Get A Leg Up This Week

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

The biggest political fallout from the just-ended legislative session won’t be about what lawmakers did, but what they did not do. So… just like every year. [H-L] Of course Kentucky’s in the national news again for something terrible. A prison doctor has been fired and two other staffers are in the midst of being dismissed [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Iraq · Mainstream Mistake · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays · Wasted Money

Jeff Hoover & Crew Shoulder Some Responsibility

April 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas. [H-L] Living in America has taught Matt Taibbi that we as a society have “a profound hatred of the weak and the poor.” [HuffPo] Looky there, it’s Mitch McConnell spreading minimum wage fear. [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul

How Will Keith Hall Lie His Way Outta This One?

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A coal-mining company owned by state Rep. W. Keith Hall, D-Phelps, spilled an undetermined quantity of a chemical into his constituents’ drinking water supply in Pike County earlier this month, state and local officials said Thursday. [John Cheves] Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Jobs · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Wiretapping

Democratic Harassment Scandal Just Won’t Quit

April 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The troubled Fleming County school district likely won’t have money to properly fund its high school because it hasn’t followed Kentucky Department of Education recommendations, Commissioner Terry Holliday said in a sharply worded letter. This is a couple days old but needs to be shared again. [H-L] As anyone who’s ever paid a health insurance [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · College Sports · Corruption · Education · Health Care · KDP · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · UofL · Wasted Money

Greg Fischer’s Admin Loses Another Lawsuit

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Wild Turkey, one of the most down-home of Kentucky bourbons, officially debuted a sophisticated new face Tuesday. [H-L] It turns out the hole in the now famous ozone layer above the South Pole isn’t the only hole in the atmosphere. Researchers recently discovered, to their considerable surprise, that the atmosphere above part of the western [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns!

Rest Of Country Not Forgetting Rand’s Messes

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

We mentioned it yesterday but here’s a bigger look at what the Wall Street Journal had to say about Rand Paul: Mr. Paul was in New Hampshire last weekend, speaking to conservative activists at the Freedom Summit, emphasizing the need for Republicans to do a better job of reaching out to Hispanics and African-Americans. It’s [...]

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Tags: Humor · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

The KDP Has Been Eerily Silent On Harassment

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Stung by criticism over its handling of sexual harassment allegations, the Kentucky House voted Monday to strengthen and diversify the Legislative Ethics Commission, which is supposed to police lawmakers’ conduct. [John Cheves] Attorney General Eric Holder is “cautiously optimistic” about how things are going in Washington state and Colorado following the legalization and state regulation [...]

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