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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

What’s Up With The Carroll County Sheriff?

August 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

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

Hypocrisy, What’s It Mean? Rand Wants To Know

August 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Kentucky State Rep. Terry Mills said Friday that his family takes “some satisfaction” that 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after his granddaughter and another child opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said in an interview published Thursday that he supports legislation ending the president’s program [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Immigration · Rand Paul · RPK · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Safe To Say Alison & Jerry Are Raging Mad Today

August 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

By now you know that the Republican Party of Kentucky has filed an FEC complaint against Alison Grimes for the apparent illegal corporate contribution(s) she’s received from her father’s business. Rather than write a story about it and force you to read it, let’s just dig directly in to the complaint: CLICK FOR PDF If [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · RPK

Republican State Rep. Ben Waide Just Indicted

July 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Earlier today we revealed on Twitter that a source told us there were grand jury movements in Franklin County related to State Representative Ben Waide. Here’s some back story on him: Does Ben Waide Have A Problem On His Hands? [January 2, 2014] Deeper Look At The Ben Waide Spending Scandal [January 22, 2014] The [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Flashback · RPK

Maybe The RPK Is Stepping Up Its Game A Little

June 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Republican Party of Kentucky has been super-boring with its campaigning against Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes the past few weeks. Primarily because of its bogus “War On Coal” nonsense that only serves to make Kentuckians dumber than Jim Gooch x Will Coursey. But RPK has stepped it up a tiny big: CLICK TO ENLARGE Maybe [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Humor · RPK

Republican Apathy Won’t Win The State House

June 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

While Kentucky’s expensive U.S. Senate race is dominating the airwaves, a quieter fundraising battle is shaping up over control of the state House of Representatives. Democrats have a 54-46 majority in the state House of Representatives. Republicans have not had a majority since 1920. [H-L] The South Dakota Republican Party passed a resolution on Saturday [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · KDP · Kentucky Tourism · Rand Paul · RPK · Takin yer guns! · Youth

More Thoughts On Primary Election Results

May 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments

We discussed turnout and the U.S. Senate race a bit ago. Now it’s time to dig into other races around the state. 3rd District Congressional John Yarmuth — 52,025 — 87.04% Ray Pierce — 7,747 — 12.96% A total of 59,772 votes were cast. Who even knew Yarmuth had a Democratic opponent? We’ve probably written [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Greg Stumbo · John Yarmuth · KDP · RPK

Another Cockfighter Primed For Getting Arrested

May 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A major ratings agency named Kentucky the WORST state pension plan at 23% funding. [Ouch] Coal production edged up in Kentucky in the first three months of 2014, though there was a continued slide in tonnage and employment in the state’s eastern coalfield. [H-L] Paul Ryan’s approach to poverty is straight out of the 19th [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · RPK

Nearly All National Stories About KY Are Awful

May 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Races for various city and county offices dominate the May 20 ballots in the counties adjacent to Fayette County and in Franklin County. [H-L] According to Amnesty International, executions only occur in a small percentage of countries today. The fact that the United States is among this percentage should be disturbing to anyone who believes [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Death Penalty · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Senate