Posting History for My Old Kentucky Kos
|KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R), "I Gave Bibi 50 Standing Ovations!"
So conservatives are giving Tea Party Senator Rand Paul (R. KY) grief over this: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/jennifer-rubin-rand-paul-clapping-...
|Rand Paul's '47 percent' moment
You probably recall the surfaced video of Sen. Rand Paul supposing and/or implying that the majority of Americans on federal disability programs were "gaming the system." To wit : The thing is ...
|KY-Sen: EPIC FAIL! Rand Paul (R) Misspells 'Frienship' In Snarky Tweet On Education Reform
Figured you all could use a laugh: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/rand-paul-jeb-bush-mitt-romney-...
|KY-Gov: AFL-CIO Endorses Jack Conway (D) For Governor
One of the big Governor races we have this year is in Kentucky which I think is a very important race for us to win because the ACA state exchange program, Kynect, has been doing incredibly well ...
|KY-Sen: CREDO Action Goes After Rand Paul's (R) Attacks On Social Security Disability Benefits
Received this e-mail today from CREDO Action regarding Tea Party U.S. Senator and possible Presidential candidate, Rand Paul's (R. KY) attacks on Social Security disability benefits:
|GOP Kentucky senator thinks school's transgender policy is an 'EMERGENCY'
Kentucky State Sen. C.B. Embry, Jr. State Sen. C.B. Embry, Jr. (R-KY) has big legislative plans to end all this silly nonsense about letting people who live in the world as boys use the boy's ...
|VIDEO – Rand Paul: “Over half the people receiving disability benefits are gaming the system”
Originally posted at Eclectablog Speaking at a New Hampshire Legislative Leaders Breakfast this morning, Republican presidential contender Rand Paul made it clear what he thinks about people who ...
|KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R) Looks To Scandal-Ridden McConnell Campaign Manager For 2016 Run||poopdogcomedy||12/09/2014||3||3||-||-|
|Five races to watch in 2015
Republican David Vitter is one of many candidates looking to succeed Bobby Jindal as governor of Louisiana With the 2014 elections over and the 2016 cycle starting to take shape, it's easy to ...
|McConnell brings Republican hypocrisy to a new low, and that's saying something
They really have no shame. In case anyone out there didn't already know it, Thursday's comments by incoming Senate ...
|KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R) Thinks Hillary Clinton Is Too Old To Run For President
Really? That's the best attack line you have? http://www.buzzfeed.com/rubycramer/rand-paul-takes-shot-at-hillary-clintons-...
|KY-Sen: Rand Paul (R) Wrote Foreword For 9/11 Truther Napolitano's Book
Good look trying to win the 2016 GOP nominee with info like this: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/...
|Rand Paul: Benghazi is Hillary Clinton's 'main Achilles' heel'
Every so often, I catch myself wondering if Kentucky Sen. ...
|McConnell endorses Rand Paul for president
Six more years of this fuckin ...
|KY-Sen: Dem Strategist & MSNBC Guest, "Rand Paul (R) takes more positions than the Kama Sutra."
We didn't defeat McConnell but I'm looking forward to writing more about this clown: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/tamron-hall-rand-paul-kama-...
|Kentucky called for McConnell
No surprise here ... moments after polls closed in Kentucky, the race was called for Mitch McConnell.
|Some News on KY Senate Race
Not to get our hopes up too high, but the Louisville area is reporting a higher than expected turnout. I vote in Louisville, and I was surprised by the steady voting in my precinct (not sure what ...
|First General Election vote in KY
I did it, managed to get to the polls and fill in the bubbles on paper. (I kind of miss the old New York machines, they had levers and a big red handle that pulled a curtain closed and then back ...
|Man photobombs Mitch McConnell at polls
Perhaps the best picture of the day. I think there's some folks who disapprove of your job, Mitch.
|Kentucky teacher resigns because she was once on the same continent as Ebola
Thanks, Republicans and traditional media for making Ebola panic a thing in the United States. Here's just how helpful ...
|Bad News for Mitch! Heavy Voter Turnout Reported in Urban Kentucky
Kentucky politics expert Joe Sonka of Insider Louisville reported hearing that turnout has already hit 20% in some Louisville precincts Turnout is already looking impressive and voters are ...
|“I will not vote for Mitch McConnell, absolutely not.”||Carissa Miller||11/03/2014||65||266||3||-|
|I'm voting in KY for the first time Tuesday.
Having for years been a registered voter in New York (even when I was not living there due to military service) I ended up in a strange situation of living in Ohio not on Active Duty. Ohio allows ...
|MN-Sen: Al Franken (D) Teams Up With MoveOn.org To Help Out With GOTV To Save The Senate
Received this e-mail today from Senator Al Franken (D. MN) on behalf of MoveOn.org to help out with GOTV:
|McConnell defends 'Election Violation' mail campaign, tea party spokesman calls it a 'scare tactic'
Eastern Kentucky news coverage of the McConnell mailer If you haven't already seen it, late last week the Kentucky GOP sent a mailer on Senate Minority Leader Mitch ...
|Rand Paul to Be on Three Sunday Shows Tomorow: The Media's Latest Love Affair?
I like to make fun of the fact that John McCain is always on the Sunday shows. But I don't think he's ever been on multiple at the same time. But Rand Paul will be. Sunday on State of the Union (...
|Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees||11/01/2014||21||7||-||-|
|Grimes Files for Injunction Against McConnell for Illegal Voter Suppression/Intimidation
From Politicus USA : Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has filed for an immediate injunction to stop Mitch McConnell from sending out a mailer that is designed to keep people from voting on Election ...
|"40kg Of Cocaine Found On Mitch McConnell’s Father-In-Law’s Boat"
James Chao, father of Mitch McConnell’s wife Elaine, has a lot of questions to answer after 40 kilograms of cocaine (about $6.7 million worth) was found on the Ping May, a ship owned by the ...
|Man Oh Man||10/31/2014||724||471||5||-|
|McConnell Campaign's New Dirty Tactics
Apparently, Mitch McConnell is not feeling secure in his ability to win in Kentucky and it seems that his campaign is resorting to some pretty unsavory tactics.
|'Not voting is a vote for Mitch McConnell'—How to make phone calls
Not voting in Kentucky Senate race is a vote for McConnell At the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel , ...
|After conservative freakout, McConnell confirms that he will fast-track Obamacare repeal
Mitch McConnell, showing the number of positions he's willing to take on any given issue Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell alarmed his ...
|Ernst Lies, Gardner Won't Answer Questions, and Other Tales From This Koch-fueled Election
Every election has some strangeness to it, some quirks that make old pols like me shake our heads and say "really?" But this one could be the strangest of all. Just when you think a race is on the ...
|McConnell campaign spent $75,000 buying 'volunteer' enthusiasm from late-September to early-October
McConnell is so naturally likable his campaign had to copy and paste a dog ...
|McConnell claims he never supported Social Security privatization||Jed Lewison||10/29/2014||36||17||-||-|
|McConnell flip-flops on West Africa travel ban days before election
Mitch McConnell: A man of two positions who takes them ...
|KY-Sen: "Leaving Everything on the Road" for Grimes (Day 1)
My absolute favorite diary on DailyKos was Markos's " Leave Everything on the Road " piece and the piece that spawned it from the 2008 cycle. And since then, I've pushed myself to go above and ...
|Larry Flynt Accuses Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) of Running a "Voter Prostitution Ring"
According to the Lexington (Ky) Herald-Leader , the Kentucky senate race between Allison Lundergan-Grimes (D) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) has officially jumped the shark. In a ...
|Social Security emerges as an issue in Kentucky Senate race
Greg Sargent on relatively quiet,
|DSCC returns to airwaves in Kentucky: McConnell 'working for himself, not us'
Here's the ad that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will run in Kentucky in the wake of their decision last week to commit $650,000 in television ads ...
|Mitch McConnell is so dang likable he needed to copy and paste this dog over and over to prove it
Mitch McConnell wants voters in Kentucky to know something important: That he's likable. Really, really likable. So, to demonstrate just how authentically likable he is, his political team decided ...
|KY-Sen: Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) Burns Mitch McConnell (R), "I don’t have to buy enthusiasm"||poopdogcomedy||10/28/2014||16||34||1||-|
|Mitch McConnell finally confirms he wants to repeal health insurance for 500,000 Kentuckians||Jed Lewison||10/27/2014||87||103||3||-|
|The 11 top lies of Mitch 'Myth' McConnell
With Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell facing a ...
|Major KY Newspapers Whole-Heartedly Endorse Grimes For Senate!
This morning, the editorial boards of both the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Lexington Herald-Leader gave ringing endorsements of Alison Lundergan Grimes for the U.S. Senate. In addition to ...
|New blistering ad against Mitch McConnell
His camp does not want this released. Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! Thanks to Senate Majority Pac we just might see a new senator in the bluegrass state. Spread far and wide.
|George Will says Alison Grimes was only nominated because she's a woman
George Will before his banishment to ...
|McConnell boasts of 2005 effort to create private Social Security accounts
This is how much you should trust Mitch on ...
|At 107-years-old, Kentucky's oldest WWII veteran dies believing few would show up for his funeral
Roscoe Cassidy passed away on October 21, 2014. He was Kentucky's oldest living WWII veteran: At the age of 107, Cassidy's family said he was the second ...
|Mitch McConnell dodges question about paying people to support him at rallies
West Virginia's WVNS TV, whose broadcast market extends into Eastern Kentucky, catches up with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and asks him about his campaign's tactic of reimbursing ...
|McConnell Paid His Ex-Campaign Manager $117K over 2-Month Period AFTER Bribery Scandal Broke
From Insider Louisville : When Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager Jesse Benton abruptly resigned in late August amidst revelations of apparent ties to an Iowa bribery scandal, the campaign ...
|Hooray! DSCC goes back into Kentucky!
Good job ...
|DSCC sees Grimes gaining ground against McConnell, reserves airtime for final push in Kentucky
The Democratic Senatorial ...
|KY-Sen: Chuck Todd, "Sloppy For Me To Say Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) Was Disqualified"
No shit: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/chuck-todd-sloppy-grimes-disqualified Ever since he said that Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes had "...
|KY-SEN: McConnell books $3.5M in air, Grimes $1.5M
Wouldn't you give anything to get rid of this guy? Read this if you understand math: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is on track to vastly outspend his ...
|Mitch McConnell knows enthusiasm isn't free!||Jed Lewison||10/21/2014||65||51||-||-|
|KY-Sen: New Bluegrass Poll Has Grimes (D) Trailing McConnell (R) By 1 Point||poopdogcomedy||10/20/2014||75||33||2||-|
|Just how nuts is Republican Sen. Rand Paul?
Pretty nuts. I had forgotten that Sen. Rand Paul was an Alex Jones acolyte . In 2010, before winning his Senate seat, Paul ...
|Oops: Pro-McConnell lobbying group sends out endorsement mailer saying Mitch is 'For Sale'
An instant classic campaign fail from the National Association of Realtors in their endorsement mailer backing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell:
|If we win, we can make sure Mitch McConnell never smiles again
Time to wipe that smirk off his ...
|KY-Sen: New Grimes (D) TV Ad Touts Work On Domestic Violence
Nice: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/grimes-ad-domestic-violence A new TV ad by Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes touts her work in helping ...
|Rand Paul warns cocktail party attendees to be on the alert for Ebola||Jed Lewison||10/17/2014||125||39||1||-|
|Watch Jon Stewart slam Mitch McConnell as architect of government failure||Egberto Willies||10/16/2014||24||48||3||-|
|Grimes Jumps McConnell: Blue Grass Poll 46 to 44, Young voters 66 to 30 % ???
Here's the link: Grimes surges ahead of McConnell in poll James R. Carroll, firstname.lastname@example.org 10:45 a.m. EDT October 10, 2014 New poll shows Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell trailing ...
|DSCC still all in for KY race, Grimes ahead
Politico is running this headline, DSCC still polling Kentucky race . Dirty tricks in the M$M may be spinning the situation to favor the Right (not to mention the antics of the web trolls here on ...
|Kentucky: Grimes 47% McConnell 43% The Debate put her on top
ADMIN NOTE: Commenters have rightfully questioned the source of this alleged poll. Staff cannot validate this claim either. Diarist was warned to either provide the source or to remove the diary and ...
|KY-SEN: Mistake for DSCC to pull plug on Grimes
It aint over yet, Mitch. This was going to be a tough race in any circumstance. I think I've thoroughly explained my expectations that McConnell would win due to the Grimes Campaign's refusal to ...
|Chuck Todd blames Alison Lundergan Grimes for his journalistic screw up
Chuck Todd does not get it. Once he becomes the news in this manner he has failed as a journalist. A few days ago Alison Lundergan Grimes was interviewed by the Louisville Courier-Journal ...
|Alison Lundergan Grimes bests Mitch McConnell in #KYSen Debate (update 2)
Alison Lundergan Grimes, the well-respected Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for Senator from Kentucky, performed admirably last night in the only debate Senator Mitch McConnell ...
|KY-Sen: Mitch McConnell's ACA Lies By The Numbers
Cross-posted at ACA Signups Yeah, I did a takedown of Mitch McConnell last night which gained some traction. However, that was more of a rant. Today, let's take a look at just how many times he flat-
|McConnellCare: Take health insurance away from 520,000 and send them to the ER instead||Jon Perr||10/14/2014||7||17||-||-|
|Do Kentucky voters want career Washington insider Chuck Todd to tell them how to vote?
Is this man qualified to tell Kentucky voters who is and isn't qualified to be their senator?
|"Just a website"
Cross-posted at ACA Signups An Open Letter to Mitch McConnell: McConnell says that he supports Kynect because it is just a website.... #kysen — Joe Sonka (@joesonka) October 14, ...
|McConnell doubles down on Obamacare nonsense in Kentucky debate||Joan McCarter||10/14/2014||117||50||-||-|
|McConnell chooses chemical plant with abysmal enviro record as backdrop to deliver anti-EPA message
Senator Mitch McConnell on Wednesday chose the Westlake Chemical plant in Calvert City, Kentucky as a backdrop for a campaign stop and for a message.
|Tea partiers see silver lining if Democrats hold Senate: No more Mitch
Please, tea party: Do us all a favor and spare us from Mr. Turtle! Tea partiers may have failed in their effort to ...
|Mitch McConnell gets testy during live interview on Kentucky Sports Radio
Transcript below the fold Earlier Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell decided to call into the live broadcast of Kentucky Sports Radio, a popular radio show catering to fans of the ...
|KY-Sen: This Jersey Boy is Moving to Kentucky! (w/ FAQ!)
… well, for a week at least. Then back to New Jersey. That’s right, from October 26 through October 31, I’ll be campaigning in Lexington, Kentucky for Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in her ...
|McConnell Makes News on Estate Tax
Senator Mitch McConnell has avoided going on one of the largest statewide daily sports shows in Kentucky, "Kentucky Sports Radio". KSR, and its accompanying website is run by Matt Jones, a former ...
|McConnell Speaks to Big Blue Nation - It's a Disaster
Sen. Mitch McConnell does not communicate with the media in Kentucky. He is never really interviewed. He never takes questions. He never says anything that is not very controlled. Today he ...
|For the first time in months, an independent poll has Mitch McConnell trailing
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch ...
|If you're not registered, you can't vote. Register today.
This 99-year-old voted. How about you? Are you registered to vote? If ...
|KY-Sen: New SurveyUSA/Bluegrass Poll Has Grimes (D) Leading McConnell (R) 46-44
Great news this morning! http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/politics/elections/kentucky/2014/10/06/mcconnell-grimes-bluegrass-
|Rand Paul: Ebola Fear Monger
For the people on Daily Kos who are in the grip of ebola fear and think that the government needs to take more aggressive measures, you now have a leader for your cause. EXCLUSIVE – RAND PAUL: ...
|Priebus & McConnell Frame the 2014 Election; Democrats Should Accept the Gift
Republican Party Chair Reince Priebus, This Morning: What this election is going to come down to ... is ... whether these Democrat senators followed this president lockstep, in spite of the fact ...
|Mitch McConnell on climate change: 'I'm not a scientist'
Clearly, Mitch McConnell only feels comfortable handling things about which he's an expert. Senate Minority Leader Mitch ...
|KY-Sen: Bill Clinton Endorses Grimes (D) In New Ad, Hits McConnell (R) On Jobs Remark
I like it: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/alison-lundergan-grimes-ad-bill-clinton A new ad by Alison ...
|KY-Sen: Mellman Group Poll Has Grimes (D) Leading McConnell (R) 42-40||poopdogcomedy||10/01/2014||34||26||-||-|
|KY-Sen: Grimes (D) Says She Would've Voted Against Arming Syrian Rebels
This is a short one but I wanted to pass this along: http://wfpl.org/post/alison-lundergan-grimes-voices-opposition-islamic-state-...
|Cartoon: What does the fox say....?||MattWuerker||09/18/2014||22||43||1||-|
|KY-Sen: Grimes' (D) Grandmother Returns To Slam McConnell (R) On Raising Medicare Costs In New Ad
Excellent: http://www.courier-journal.com/story/politics-blog/2014/09/18/grimes-grandmother-is-back/15805239/ Alison Lundergan Grimes' grandmother is back. ...
|Mitch McConnell to Vote "YES" Arm Syrian Rebels who helped al-Qaeda kill US Troops
Mitch McConnell is up for re-election in a few weeks. Because elections are so much more important to politicians than National Security, Congress has no time to debate the merits of funding ...
|Rove group blasts 'Obama-Grimes Amnesty Plan' ... which Rove supported
Another xenophobic ad in a red-state Senate race, this one from the Karl Rove-backed Kentucky Opportunity Coalition attacking Kentucky ...
|In Kentucky, Trumka says defeating McConnell is top AFL-CIO priority
Sen. Mitch McConnell measures his ...
|Mitch McConnell's Mum Moment
Cross Posted at Hillbilly Report . By Berry Craig “Do you repudiate Richard Fink’s remarks at the Koch retreat this summer?” a reporter asked Mitch McConnell the other day. His ...
|Grimes: 'I'm not Barack Obama ... and Mitch, that's not how you hold a gun'
Kentucky Secretary of State and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Alison Lundergan Grimes unveils a new reason to vote for her in her newest TV ad: ALISON LUNDERGAN GRIMES (voiceover): Mitch ...
|OH-Sen: NRSC Chairman Portman (R) Says Obamacare Repeal Will Be A Priority If GOP Wins The Senate
No, he's not up for re-election until 2016 and of course I'll be writing about this race once the midterms are over. But Senator Rob Portman (R. OH) let the cat out of the bag on what a GOP ...
|Mitch McConnell refuses to say raising the minimum wage won't lead to fascism
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell isn't repudiating the idea that raising the minimum wage would lead to fascism. At the same Koch brothers gathering at which ...
|KY-Sen: Pollster Who Accurately Predicted Harry Reid's 2010 Win Has Grimes (D) Edging McConnell (R)
Despite what recent polls say about this race, this new poll confirms that this race is far from over: http://www.politicususa.com/2014/09/10/alison....
|KY-Sen: Cosmopolitan Endorses Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) For Senate
This will be a short one but Cosmopolitan Magazine gave a ringing endorsement for Alison Lundergan Grimes' (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: http://www.cosmopolitan.com/politics/news/a30866/alison-...
|Alison Lundergan Grimes might as well run on Kynect and Obamacare
New York Times polling analyst Nate Cohn says the numbers don't look good for Kentucky Secretary of State Alison ...
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