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Maybe Rand Paul Is An Attention-Starved Baby

August 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dennis Parrett, a Democratic state senator from Elizabethtown, is “definitely considering” running for state agriculture commissioner in 2015. [H-L] Change of habit: how Seattle cops fought an addiction to locking up drug users. [HuffPo] They may be friends of coal but to the Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund, they are Dirty Denier$ — politicians [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · UK

Rand Paul Lives In His Own Little Fantasy World

August 25th, 2014 · No Comments

When the University of Kentucky’s new emergency room opened in 2010, Dr. Michael Karpf, executive vice president for UK’s health affairs, compared the sleek new facility to a Ferrari. [H-L] President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · UK · Veterans · Wasted Money

Alison Grimes Still Running From Bus Controversy

August 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

“Does the $11K the campaign paid for the bus include fuel costs?” the Herald-Leader asked Norton in an email Tuesday night. “The driver and bus rental are included in the fee we pay; fuel is additional,” Norton responded. But Politico wrote Thursday morning that Norton’s answer to the Herald-Leader “directly contradicts what they told Politico [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · UK

Rand: Take Limerick Lessons Instead Of Bowling

August 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Unless the party changes in some dramatic fashion between now and early 2016, a Paul candidacy would seem destined for at least a third-place finish in the state’s caucuses, based solely on support from his father’s followers. [H-L] Now Rand Paul wants to explain his actions. Spoiler alert for Rand: If you have to explain [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · College Sports · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · UK · Wasted Money

Woah, There’s A Mess In Glasgow, It Seems

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off

The drug being credited with potentially saving the lives of two American missionaries infected with the deadly Ebola virus was produced in Owensboro. [H-L] In February 2013, Move America Forward announced an ambitious fundraising goal. The charity, launched in part by one of the most prominent figures in the Tea Party movement, had adopted the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · UK

OH GOD THE BIGFOOT IS COMING, MEEMAWS!!1!

July 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Hannah Moore graduated from George Rogers Clark High School this year with all the right boxes checked off for college acceptance: a 4.0 GPA, National Honor Society member, cheerleader, and community volunteer. [H-L] Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, seemed to catch everyone off guard Wednesday when he [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · UK · Youth

So The Rupp Arena Shenanigans Backfired A Bit?

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Kentucky’s economic recover from the recession has been uneven, with some regions bouncing back while others [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · College Sports · Congress · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · UK

Lt. Dan Should Definitely Run For Governor

June 20th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Nearly eight years after two women were sucked into a storm drain and drowned at the intersection of Nicholasville Road and Alumni Drive, the University of Kentucky is building a water detention system to alleviate flooding in the area. The $12 million project began in early April and is expected to be completed in April [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · College Sports · Corruption · Dan Mongiardo · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Polling · Presidential Race · Senate · Takin yer guns! · UK

Yes, Papaw Already Knows Who He’ll Appoint

June 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

Steve Beshear will in a few short weeks appoint a bunch of people to various higher education boards of trustees and to the Kentucky Authority for Education Television. While his office claims to accept nominations from anyone, you already know people have been selected for literally years to fill openings. We know that’s reality because [...]

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Tags: Education · Steve Beshear · UK · UofL

Just What Rand Paul Needs: Lots More Hype

June 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Todd Howard used to work for coal companies that moved massive amounts of earth, but now [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · UK