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On this day in 1955, the AFL and CIO gathered at our first joint convention. Sixty-four years later, the AFL-CIO has so much to be proud of.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

At least Gov. Bevin is consistent. 

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

The Kentucky Democratic party wasn't about to let Grinch McConnell steal Christmas with his new holiday wrapping paper.

"Gross, right?!" says the KDP's Kenny Colston in an email advertising KDP "Moscow Mitch" wrapping paper and ornaments. 

By JACK BRAMMER

Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton says she did not vote for Gov. Matt Bevin for governor in the election earlier this month.

Hampton said in an interview with Louisville’s WDRB that she voted for Libertarian John Hicks in the governor’s race.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Just in time for Turkey Day, Holly Erwin, my fellow Graves countian, sent us a link to a "RESPONSE LIST FOR TRUMPERS THIS THANKSGIVING.

November 25, 2019 at 11:49 a.m.

Thanks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this.

Postal Service Postmaster General Petition

Because of your efforts, we have collectively achieved majority support on congressional resolutions opposed to privatization of the US Postal Service and secured 285 co-sponsors to a House bill to restore the finances of the USPS.  But now, the USPS faces a new threat of privatization.

By JAMES PRESTON ALLEN

Listening to the Trumpster’s endless rebukes, Twitter attacks and denials are enough to make one question the sanity of it all. As President Trump moves past his 1,000th day in office, it’s become almost passé to accuse him of actually lying even as he significantly steps up the pace of his favorite pastime of spouting exaggerated numbers, unwarranted boasts and outright falsehoods. By Oct. 9, his 993rd day in office, he had made 13,435 false or misleading claims, according to the Washington Post’s fact checker. Lies by any other name.

Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sending us this.

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