Posts Tagged ‘Kentucky’

“The Ugly States of the Union”

Each year we get an assessment of the nation’s health.

That comes from the President in the State of the Union address delivered to the whole nation in front of both houses of Congress. And, whether you like it or not, it’s the President’s view of how we’re doing as a nation.

And, though our nation is slowly recovering from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, there are some big problems in this country that we, as a nation, need to address.

These huge problems are originating at the state level.

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“An Eye Doctor with Tunnel Vision!”

Tea Party candidate, Rand Paul, not exactly what this country needs!

On Tuesday the Tea Party declared victory in Kentucky when their preferred candidate, Rand Paul, defeated Mitch McConnell’s chosen candidate, Trey Grayson, in the Republican Senatorial Primary.

Now the Republican Party must deal with a candidate they didn’t support. One that is really a Libertarian—a Republican with myopia. As the Republican Party struggles to redefine their platform and to develop a message that a mixed up base can believe in, they have the Tea Party to contend with. Paul soundly defeated Kentucky’s Secretary of State with 59% of the vote to Grayson’s 35%. Paul will now face Attorney General, Jack Conway, who narrowly defeated Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo, 44% to 43% in their primary contest.

A Rasmussen telephone survey of 500 likely voters, taken just one day after the election, shows Paul leading Conway by a margin of 25% (59% to 34%).

But is Paul the candidate for Kentucky? Is he for the kind of change this country needs?

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