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Greg Fischer’s Admin Loses Another Lawsuit

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Wild Turkey, one of the most down-home of Kentucky bourbons, officially debuted a sophisticated new face Tuesday. [H-L] It turns out the hole in the now famous ozone layer above the South Pole isn’t the only hole in the atmosphere. Researchers recently discovered, to their considerable surprise, that the atmosphere above part of the western [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns!

Barr’s Opponent Actually Running As A Democrat

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Several bills looked like slam dunks going into the 2014 General Assembly in January, with bipartisan support and advocacy groups rallying behind them. [John Cheves] Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Sunday said that America “can’t invite the whole world” to enter the country, no matter how much some immigrants may love the U.S. [HuffPo] No, [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns!

Alison Grimes’ Office Made A Major Mistake

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A University of Kentucky health survey that was emailed to students last week has drawn attention from a conservative-leaning news website for college students. [H-L] Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, notably photo identification requirements, saying they threaten to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · College Sports · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · UK

Everyone’s In A Really Sad Budgetary Hangover

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

The General Assembly on Monday approved and sent to Gov. Steve Beshear a $20.3 billion, two-year spending plan that includes long-awaited pay raises for state employees and schoolteachers, but continues to cut funding for public universities and many state agencies. [John Cheves] At least some states out there take Democratic campaign finance corruption seriously. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Stats · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Wasted Money

One Of Many Reasons Matt Bevin Is A Fringe Loser

April 1st, 2014 · 3 Comments

Feast your eyes on this hilarity: CLICK TO ENLARGE You’re welcome.

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Tags: FEAR! · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Senate Candidate Ed Marksberry Discusses Guns

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

U.S. Senate candidate Ed Marksberry released a video on gun control: UPDATE… He released a second part:

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Tags: Senate · Takin yer guns!

Miniature Texan Spreading His Crazy Wings

March 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Kentucky Senate’s proposed state budget would reduce state inspections of underground coal mines by two-thirds and slash by one-third the funding of the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing. [H-L] The Supreme Court is hearing arguments on the religious exemption cases. Here’s how to get up to speed. [ProPublica] A ban on tolls for [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · George W. Bush · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

Yes. Of Course Frankfort Hates Education. Again.

March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Mayor Jim Gray said Tuesday that the city will reimburse coal counties the $2.5 million in coal severance funds that were used as seed money for the Rupp Arena reinvention project. [H-L] Federal environmental officials now estimate more than 20,000 gallons of crude oil — double the initial estimates — leaked from a pipeline into [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · College Sports · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Greg Fischer Doesn’t Get To Raise Your Taxes

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

March Madness isn’t just for college basketball. This week’s Political Paddock column gets in on the action with a would-be Cinderella story, some trash talk and a few Nate Silver predictions. [Sam Youngman] The National Security Agency may be getting out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on people’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Budget · College Sports · Economy · Education · First Amendment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Military · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns! · Taxes · UK · UofL · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Look At Grimes’ Wasted Opportunity On Guns

March 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Alison Grimes is afraid to discuss gun control. In fact, she loves to pander to the NRA crowd: PEW PEW Almost as awkward as Mitch McConnell waving a rifle around at CPAC: PEW PEW Why does that pandering become a problem? Because she can’t hit her opponent on… well… Mitch McConnell has opposed common sense [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Takin yer guns!