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Franklin County Sheriff Probably Drank It All

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s been a year since almost 200 bottles of rare 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon went missing. And nobody has seen it since. [H-L] This past September was the warmest since records began in 1880, according to new data released by NASA. [HuffPo] The University of Louisville announced Thursday that a capital campaign started seven [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Law Enforcement · Senate · Stats · UofL

The Poors Don’t Go To College? You Don’t Say

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

PEE ALERT! Even MoveOn.org is hitting Alison over her ridiculous, racist immigration ad. [CLICK THE CLICKY] A federal agency has approved plans for a natural gas pipeline across Todd County, Kentucky, that would mostly serve Clarksville, Tennessee. [H-L] The Democrats talk a good game when it comes to getting rid of the influence of money [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Stats · Youth

Do You Have The Ebola Yet, Meemaw? Poppop?

October 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rand Paul took a break from his Lexington weekend to offer some free advice to Kentucky media who sponsored a poll showing U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell trailing Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. [Sam Youngman] Remember when Obamacare was a terrible deal for young adults, and how “young invincibles” didn’t even want health insurance? [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · FEAR! · Gambling · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wiretapping

Another Terrible Month For Kentucky’s Economy

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Even after all kinds of numbers manipulation, the State Budget Director was only able to report that the General Fund rose 0.1% and the Road Fund rose 0.8%. Rather than run this on Friday as part of Steve Beshear’s monthly news dump, we’re running it today — Monday — when all kinds of people are [...]

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Tags: Economy · Stats · Taxes

The Gays Are Winning Everything These Days

October 9th, 2014 · 2 Comments

After weeks of criticism from a popular sports radio host, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called in to Kentucky Sports Radio on Wednesday to proclaim his love for Big Blue Nation. [H-L] Howard Fineman spent hundreds of words talking about those Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes videos and didn’t bother mentioning Crit Luallen. Luallen is [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Stats · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Isn’t Jacobson Park Where Everyone Gets Shot?

October 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fayette County Public Schools board member Doug Barnett recommended Monday that a trust fund at issue in a state audit be used to help the Lexington elementary school with the lowest test scores in the state. [H-L] SAT scores for the class of 2014 averaged a 497 in reading, 513 in math and 487 in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL · Youth

Have You Gotten Gay Married Yet, Stan Lee?

October 7th, 2014 · No Comments

Belle Brezing closed her house of prostitution nearly a century ago. She died in 1940. So why is she still famous, the subject of endless fascination? [H-L] The New York Times editorial board continued its endorsement for the legalization of marijuana on Sunday with a new push for its recreational use around the country. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Humor · Investigation · Law Enforcement · Rand Paul · Stats · The Gays

Meanwhile, McConnell Spreads Climate Misinfo

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

The two men who want to lead Lexington agree on many things, such as encouraging more downtown development and preserving area farmland. But Mayor Jim Gray, who is finishing his first term, and Anthany Beatty, an administrator at the University of Kentucky and a former Lexington police chief, differ on what needs to be done [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

Louisville Council About To Take Fischer To Task

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

A Woodford County High School student is at odds with administrators who put her into an alternative school and stripped her of her position as senior class president after she purchased from a classmate a pill that treats attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a suit filed in U.S. District Court in Lexington. [H-L] Victoria [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Youth

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Occasional Video Update

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Papaw Beshear decided to do another video update. This time he focused on the drop in Kentucky’s uninsured rate:

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Tags: Health Care · Stats · Steve Beshear