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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

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

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

Papaw Beshear’s Anti-Bullying Task Force Presser

October 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Did you see Governor Steve Beshear’s anti-bullying “task force” press conference last week? Will it matter? Please give thoughtful responses, no matter how badly you want to be snarky.

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Tags: Education · Flashback · Steve Beshear · 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

School Shooting, Child’s Body In Park, Awful Tuesday For Louisville, Folks. Send Warm Thoughts To The Big City. Worst Tuesday In Recent Memory.

October 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A state lawmaker is calling for the results of a review on the operations of Kentucky legislative staff to be made public. [H-L] THIS is the bullshit Rand Paul is supporting and pandering to. Anti-gay baker Melissa Klein openly cried at the Values Voter Summit last week over the forced closing of her business due [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Youth

More Proof Powell Lied About Student Smoking

September 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For months, Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell has boasted that all of the school district’s campuses are smoke-free. We proved Powell a liar way back in July. FROM THE JULY STORY But get a load of what the principal of the Sterling School had to say during the most recent school board meeting: [Audio [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Health Care · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Youth

Granny Mitch Trots Out Grimes-Style Hypocrisy

September 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Way to go, Kentucky! Substantiated reports of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky continued to increase last fiscal year, with substance abuse remaining a leading cause of the problem, according to the latest state report on the issue. [H-L] How many meemaw & poppop voters does the Grimes Camp believe actually read HuffPo in Kentucky? [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Iraq · Military · Spotted · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money · Youth

Can You Believe Some Dems Still Fight Hemp?

September 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

A male supervisor exposed himself to female guards and sexually assaulted them at the state prison in Elliott County, four of the women have claimed in a lawsuit. [H-L] Money may not grow on trees, but it apparently does grow on marijuana plants. If all 50 states legalized cannabis today, they’d be collectively raking in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · Youth

Rand Paul Forgets Which State He Represents

September 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Candy Barr and Elisabeth Jensen offer vastly different prescriptions for Kentucky’s job woes. [John Cheves] Children hear hate speech and internalize it. [HuffPo] McConnell and Grimes also know their battle is not being waged in a vacuum. What happens outside Kentucky also will determine the political quality of life for the victor. [C-J/AKN] The deadly [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Youth