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Entries Tagged as 'Senate'

Woah, More Matt Bevin Sign Wavers Than Staffers!

April 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Get a load of this hilarious email from the Central Kentucky Teabaggers: From: Central KY Tea Party Patriots Date: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 8:37 PM Subject: sign waving I just wanted to thank all of you who participated in our sign waving this evening. It is an interesting way to get peoples attention. We [...]

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Tags: Embarrassing · Senate

On Keeping Polling Data In Proper Perspective

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments

While the Democrats attempt to beat their chests (doesn’t accomplish much, because Kentucky is so obese), it’s important to keep a few thing in perspective while discussing the latest New York Times polling data that shows Mitch McConnell leading Alison Grimes by a single point. The Kentucky sample used by the paper? It had Mittens [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate

Hold Out Hope For Eastern Kentucky’s Economy?

April 23rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Working groups that are part of an effort to boost Eastern Kentucky’s economy will meet for the first time Thursday in Somerset during the East Kentucky Leadership Conference. [H-L] Republicans in America suffer a crippling anxiety. It’s the terrible fear of corporations paying poor workers too much. [HuffPo] On Monday’s Republican Senate debate, Louisville businessman [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · FEAR! · Humor · Jack Conway · Polling · Poverty · Senate · Taxes · The Gays · UK

Richie Farmer’s Stuff Is Gonna Be Auctioned Off

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Matt Bevin is making it a family affair, and Mitch McConnell wants Kentucky to think of him as a conservative “workhorse.” [Sam Youngman] Eight million Americans are insured through the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges, President Barack Obama announced Thursday. [HuffPo] Some say the real estate market in Louisville is beginning to pick up. Which may [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Richie Farmer · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns!

Being A Good Dad Doesn’t Make One Senatorial

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Woah, Matt Bevin really is as despicable as you thought. Using his children to spin his misrepresented past in a campaign ad. No wonder three members of his campaign staff quit in a huff.

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Tags: Senate

Mitch McConnell’s Latest Ad Is What You’d Expect

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

If you haven’t already seen it, the latest ad from Mitch McConnell is worthy of a few eye rolls:

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Tags: Mitch McConnell · Senate

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

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

Bevin Teabaggers Still Delusional On Cockfighting

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Just how delusional are the Matt Bevin teabaggers? Get a load of this: CLICK TO ENLARGE Embry is the guy who signed filing papers for cockfighting defender Craig Davis but was ineligible to do so. And he’s one of Bevin’s biggest supporters. That’s how Bevin’s campaign is handling the cockfighting mess.

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Tags: Embarrassing · Senate · Spotted