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  • No Ebola vaccine
    GOP approves CDC playing catch-up with Ebola
    First, Republicans cut the CDC budget as part of the sequestration and those cuts are being offered as why they don’t have an Ebola vaccine ready. They have been working on it since 2003, so that is long before the Obama administration and...
  • Democrats turn out the lights on Alison Lundergan-Grimes' campaign
    Democrats turn out the lights on Alison Lundergan-Grimes' campaign
    When do 2014 Democratic Senate candidates realize the Democratic Party has pulled the rug out from under them? Alison Lundergan-Grimes might say when the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) stops running TV ads on her behalf.That seems...
  • During debate, Lundergan-Grimes refuses to say if she voted for Obama
    During debate, Lundergan-Grimes refuses to say if she voted for Obama
    Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Kentucky Democrat hoping to unseat Republican Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell, wouldn't answer a simple question during their Monday night debate. Her non-response went viral.Grilled by media earlier this...
  •  Minority Leader U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R) and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D)
    Alison Lundergan Grimes still refuses to admit she voted for President Obama
    According to a Tuesday story in the Washington Examiner, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes met in a televised debate. The two candidates sparred with the senate seat from Kentucky in the...
  • Kentucky outcome: Win or lose for Americans?
    Kentucky outcome: Win or lose for Americans?
    It’s a horse race in Kentucky between a filly and an old stud. Some might argue that it is long past time to put Mitch McConnell out to pasture. Some may argue that Alison Grimes is the firebrand who will put life back into Kentucky politics...
  • Lundergan-Grimes unartful dodging unattractive
    Lundergan-Grimes unartful dodging unattractive
    Watching Alison Lundergan-Grimes evade the straightforward question of whether she voted for President Obama was painful:Alison Lundergan Grimes (D), who is trying to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) this fall, appeared before the...
  • My Turn: Is the minimum wage right or wrong for America?
    My Turn: Is the minimum wage right or wrong for America?
    We’ve been hearing lots of chatter in the past several months about raising . . . or not . . . the minimum wage.President Obama, hamstrung by self-serving, recalcitrant Republicans in Congress, has taken the initiative and, by executive...
  • 535 incompetents at work
    My Turn: Are we insane, stupid, just plain lazy, or . . . ?
    “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over while expecting different results.” ~ Albert Einstein, Ben Franklin, Mark Twain, or someone elseHow on earth can America grow, prosper, or become more secure when, according to a recent...
  • Lundergan-Grimes "lying game"
    Lundergan-Grimes "lying game"
    Staffers for Alison Lundergan-Grimes' Senate campaign in Kentucky got caught saying she doesn't support coal mining. These workers went on to say that she's only saying that to get elected:U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes...
  • McConnell and Grimes
    Why so much 'national' interest in McConnell vs Grimes?
    If you don’t live in Kentucky, you can’t do much to influence the outcome in the McConnell and Grimes battle for the U.S. Senate seat. However, there is much at stake for the future of the nation if Republicans should gain control of...
  • Mitch McConnell
    Did Mitch McConnell commit a felony?
    Where there is smoke there is a fire? Did someone put the fire out on the evidence that Mitch McConnell apparently committed a felony by using government resources to raise campaign contributions?Based on this story from Jason Easley, Mitch...
  • Why are they smiling?
    My Turn: Why would any thinking American vote for the GOP?
    “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.” ~ Franklin D. RooseveltIf you believe in polls, you may be surprised to know that...
  • Senator Kay Hagan
    Election 2014: A look at recent polling in ten U.S. Senate races
    Arkansas - Republican Tom Cotton is leading Democrat incumbent Mark Pryor in four of the last five polls.Georgia - David Perdue (R) leads Democrat Michelle Nunn in four of the last five polls.New Hampshire - Incumbent Jeanne Shaheen (D) leads...
  • Pat Roberts
    Senate: Too Close To Call
    It’s a given that Republicans will retain control of the House in the upcoming midterm elections, though the latest Rasmussen poll finds Democrats holding a small lead in the so-called Generic Congressional Ballot (for whom would you vote if...
  • Anti-Semitic slogan
    White supremacist running for Senate campaigns on slogan 'with Jews we lose'
    A White supremacist with ties to the Ku Klux Klan is running for a U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky. Part of his campaign plan includes promoting signs that read, "With Jews we lose."His name is Robert Ransdell and despite not actually being...