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Entries Tagged as '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

Everybody Is Apparently Mad At Alison’s TV Spot

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Okay, okay, here’s Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes with her latest attack ad: We didn’t think it was that big of a deal because, well, it’s the dumb U.S. Senate race. But: But McConnell’s campaign hit back, calling the ad an attack on his wife, former U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, because it targets the senator [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Mitch McConnell · Senate

So Women Shouldn’t Have Their Own Thoughts?

August 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Keep those umbrellas close. It’s about to start pouring garbage in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race. [H-L] The Huffington Post’s Ryan J. Reilly and the Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery were arrested Wednesday evening while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri after the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot by a police officer [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Gotta Sweeten That Pension Up A Whole Bunch

August 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Gotta get that pension bump! State Sen. Bob Leeper has filed paperwork to run for McCracken County judge-executive. [H-L] Rand Paul thinks civilization will fall apart if abortion rights aren’t curtailed. The stupid gets thicker by the day with this small man. [HuffPo] The ethics of experimental Ebola medications are no academic matter for Liberian [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Hal Heiner Oblivious To What’s About To Come

August 12th, 2014 · No Comments

More from the Department of Things That Don’t Matter… Harrodsburg police officer David Patterson will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot for U.S. Senate in Kentucky as a Libertarian. [H-L] NOW Rand Paul has decided to go all silent on Iraq? Now? Of all times? [HuffPo] Here’s an example of Hal Heiner’s campaign staff going [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wiretapping

Rand Paul Back To Blaming Democrats For Failures

August 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Miniature Texan Rand Paul is back to blaming Democrats for all the things wingnuts can’t accomplish in Warshington:

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Tags: Hypocrisy · Rand Paul · Senate