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Richie Farmer’s Mess Just Won’t Quit It

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

The Secretary of State’s office says there are more than 3.1 million people registered to vote in the general election next week. [H-L] He’s not on the ballot this fall, but Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is launching new ads to help Republicans in key elections across the country. [HuffPo] A state hearing officer has found [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Polling · Rand Paul · Richie Farmer · Senate · Stats · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Should Jensen Run For Something Statewide?

October 28th, 2014 · No Comments

In what has been a marathon race to the bottom, both the campaigns of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes continued to be in fine form this past Friday. [Sam Youngman] A bipartisan duo of Senate heavyweights is set to unveil an unusual bill that would give lawmakers an incentive [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · KDP · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Senate · Stats · Veterans

Scary: Rand Paul Really Believes He’s Presidential

October 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Way to go, R.J. All the issues you could hit him with and you make crap up. A Lexington TV station has removed a campaign ad after a Republican state Senate candidate complained the ad was false. [H-L] But in Kentucky, people like Richard Henderson are celebrated. A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats

Dumb U.S. Senate Race: Great For Bourbon Sales

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

No one rises as Circuit Judge Steven Combs enters his courtroom. [H-L] All of these maps about drug use make Kentucky look pretty terrible. [HuffPo] In just over the two-year minimum it takes to age straight bourbon, the number of Kentucky distilleries has tripled, according to a economic impact survey released Tuesday. Bourbon is way [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Taxes · Wasted Money

Franklin County Sheriff Probably Drank It All

October 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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