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Entries Tagged as 'Senate'

Jesse Benton’s Gone But Daddy’s Bus Mess Isn’t

September 1st, 2014 · No Comments

It’s a three-day weekend. Don’t expect much beyond a roundup or two today. The re-election campaign of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has gained momentum in the last month, propelled by huge leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in Western and Eastern Kentucky and among men, according to a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] Like [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Environment · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

Alison’s Camp Asleep At The Wheel Or What?

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Seriously — is her entire campaign team asleep at the wheel? It hasn’t mentioned this scandal at all. From Sam Youngman, the only person to score an interview with Benton: Jesse Benton, the campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, will resign his post as a bribery scandal from the 2012 presidential campaign [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Senate

What’s Up With The Carroll County Sheriff?

August 29th, 2014 · No Comments

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

A Shame Our Candidates Aren’t Truthful On Coal

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Despite reports last week that dozens of wild horses had been shot to death in Harlan County, state police say only one horse was found dead, and they do not know how it died. [H-L] Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they’re not claiming that it’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Mittens Is Coming To Campaign For Granny Mitch!

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Failed presidential candidate and the creator of Obamacare — Mittens Romney — is coming to Kentucky to campaign for Mitch McConnell. [Sam Youngman] Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. [HuffPo] After months of back and forth and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate

A Real Ruh Ro Moment For Alison & Daddy?

August 21st, 2014 · No Comments

What? Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes is spinning her wheels for her daddy now? Surely not! [H-L] As American students return to classes in a public education system projected to be majority minority for the first time this fall, new test scores provide alarming evidence that students of color remain far behind their white counterparts. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Taxes

Hell Has Frozen Over In The State’s Largest City

August 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

When Dr. Pamela Graber traveled in Uzbekistan and Turkey, she was surprised to find fast, reliable Internet connections. She just wishes she could get that kind of service at her home, 20 miles from Kentucky’s State Capitol building. [H-L] In the aftermath of the October 2013 government shutdown — as each side took stock of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Youth

More On The Mitch-Ag-Alison Funtimes Game

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Wondering where that story in The Hill came from? Here you go: Came directly from Alison’s campaign so she could create an ad sourcing the story. Sure, McConnell needs to be held accountable. But voters also deserve to know how these campaign games are played.

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Democrats Back Alison Grimes. Who Knew?

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Can you believe Republicans are spending $660,000 on this ad? Moral of the story: Democrats support Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes. That’s not the best part, though. Here’s the best part: They tried running that death tax ad in April. Like we said at the time: The only people who pay the death tax are MEGA-WEALTHY! [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Senate

Lesson In Taxpayer-Funded Campaigning From Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes – State Fair Edition

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Just in case Jack Conway’s pandering wasn’t enough, here’s a release Alison Grimes sent out from her official office yesterday: Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes today joined guests at the Kentucky State Fair for Military Monday to honor Kentucky’s many active-duty and veteran military members. Grimes participated in the Military Monday opening ceremonies [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Military · Senate · Veterans