Define Andy Beshear by his actions

I have a simple question regarding the upcoming Kentucky governor’s race: Who does current Attorney General Andy Beshear really want to represent, today’s Democratic Party or the people of Kentucky? His actions over the past four years as the state’s attorney general should answer that question, but let’s take a look at his positions and endorsements.

First, Andy Beshear has shown he is as dedicated to protection of the abortion industry as his predecessor’s were to slavery in the 1800s. This has earned him the endorsements of both Planned Parenthood and NARAL. Unfortunately, his passion to protect the “right to choose” doesn’t extend to the 2nd Amendment. This year, the NRA gave him a 0 percent rating while giving Gov. Matt Bevin a perfect score of 100 percent.

When Gov. Bevin proposed legislation banning san­ctuary cities in Kentucky, Andy Beshear was quick to criticize. Perhaps Beshear’s campaign slogan should be “Illegal Aliens First,” which truly would put him in step with his party.

When it comes to Medicaid reform, Andy Beshear again has opposed the common sense changes proposed by Gov. Bevin. Imagine his outrage at the very thought of able-bodied people being required to work like the rest of us to receive their taxpayer-funded health care. But then, if people his party has trapped in poverty actually starting working and taking care of themselves, what would they need the Democrats for? Again, this shows Andy Beshear wants to represent his party’s radical agenda, not us.

Now that you know where he stands, where do you?

Kenneth L. Randall

Radcliff

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No one's a constant liar here, Jussie, except you. You're extremely two faced but most Democrats are. Its apparently OK for the Beshear's to be associated with 3 felons but its bad for Trump to know people who have been charged with crimes. BTW, how many people do you know that are being investigated for a potential crime get their attorney's office raided by the investigators. Oh well, I'm probably talking over your head.



At any rate, I left you a great post about one of the Democrat idiots in Congress bragging about his district then his own house gets burglarized. Isn't it ironic? I love it.

LINDA DUV

I appreciate all the compliments that you give me Jussie but tell me exactly what jobs Beshear brought to Kentucky. I know that his corrupt administration now sports 3 people in various prisons around the United States for various crimes such as bribery and campaign finance violations. Oh, and his son Lying Lil' Andy promotes Tim Longmeyer, who's now in a Federal prison in Alabama, to Deputy Attorney General. The Beshears are crooks. Plain and simple. Typical Democrat corruption.

Michael93v4

Thank you for being a constant liar and deceiver. You seem to want to forget the many Conservative Republicans in prison. At least Governor Beshear did not have to pardon his people before an investigation started. And since you want to just convict people on the principle of guilt by association. I feel very justified to associate President Donald Trump with all those that worked for him including his attorney as all being criminals. Thank you for your irrational hate yardstick. You do not need to have actual charges, trials or evidence. It is all just guilt by association. If you bothered to look up facts you would find more Conservative Republican Presidents and Governors have more of their associates in prison then Democrats. Look it up. If you have any evidence to actually call the Beshears crooks besides associating them to people who got themselves into trouble then show us all. Like, Hillary Clinton, you have no evidence. Typical Conservative Republican corruption is to throw the stones while being a sinner. Jesus weeps.

LINDA DUV

https://www.kyforward.com/five-economic-development-projects-announced-by-gov-matt-bevin-will-bring-1600-jobs-to-state/ Governor Bevin bringing 1,600 more jobs to the state. No Fox News here. No lies or deceptions either. Just facts. But you wouldn't know about that would you, Jussie.

Michael93v4

LINDA DUV posting more information about things it knows nothing about. Great news for Kentucky about jobs gains. But what was the cost to the taxpayer? What deals did the GOvernor make? Did you brag about all the jobs Governor Beshear brought in? I really doubt you did. But you hunt for nothing but positives about Conservative Republicans and then hunt for nothing but negatives about Democrats. That is nothing to brag about. That just proves you have a total loser personality.

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The Bowling Green Daily News recently published an editorial highlighting how liberals like Andy Beshear and Greg Stumbo are “out of touch” and “out of step” with Kentucky by embracing the values of Democrats in Washington D.C. – like pro-abortion extremism, and putting illegal immigrants first. Read more from the Bowling Green Daily News below. Bowling Green Daily News: Our Opinion: Beshear shows true colors on sanctuary cities Jul 21, 2019 This newspaper editorialized after the 2016 election, when Republicans took over the state House after 100 years of Democratic control, that one of the main reasons many Democrats were defeated was because they didn’t distance themselves from the policies of the national party. Former House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonburg, was voted out of office in that election, in large part because of his support for then-President Barack Obama and for aligning himself with the national party’s views, which are very much out of step with the views of most Kentuckians. Republicans now hold a strong majority in the General Assembly and also occupy the Governor’s Mansion with Matt Bevin. Kentucky is on the cusp of another election this year that will decide who will be governor: Bevin or state Attorney General Andy Beshear, who in his current office seems to have spent a disproportionate amount of his time suing the governor. We wrote Thursday in support of legislation that Bevin is backing that would prevent state universities and local governments from enacting sanctuary policies in regard to illegal immigrants. We stated we supported this legislation to ensure that all cities in Kentucky follow the rule of law and cooperate with federal authorities when it comes to illegal immigrants. While there are currently no sanctuary cities in Kentucky as defined by the Department of Justice, we can envision that the state’s more liberal cities, such as Louisville or Lexington, might be tempted to embrace sanctuary status in the future. This legislation, if passed, will stop them from doing that. This brings us to the point of this editorial. We find it very odd – but not surprising, given Beshear’s support of the national Democratic platform – that he believes the sanctuary city legislation isn’t necessary in Kentucky because there is none in our state. Again, the fact that no sanctuary city exists now doesn’t mean the cities we mentioned won’t one day try to become sanctuary cities. Beshear’s comments show a candidate who is so out of touch with the majority of Kentuckians who overwhelmingly supported President Donald Trump and his crackdown on illegal immigration. The reason he is so out of touch with most Kentuckians on this issue is that he appears very aligned with the national Democratic platform. As the highest law enforcement official in the state, Beshear should know that sanctuary cities are in violation of federal law. He took an oath to uphold the laws of Kentucky and the United States. So how could he make comments such as those he made when such policies are a clear violation of federal law? Once again, it is because he is so attached to the national Democratic Party’s platform and their far-left ideas. Beshear is also pro-choice, a stance that is unpopular and will likely cost him a lot of votes, since many Kentuckians are either pro-life or are simply uncomfortable with partial-birth or late-term abortions. Those who sponsored the sanctuary-policy legislation, as well as Bevin, deserve credit for being proactive for getting ahead of a situation that could happen in the cities we mentioned without this law. Beshear has simply shown, through these comments and his pro-choice views, that he embraces politics from an out-of-touch national party and not the majority of Kentuckians, who don’t want to see sanctuary cities in our state. We also find it very odd that Stumbo, who is running for state attorney general, was the sponsor of legislation in 2013 that would’ve given illegal immigrants in Kentucky driver’s licenses. While we don’t know what his current position on this issue is, we do know that he condoned and supported rewarding those who break our laws by entering our country illegally with driver’s licenses. Again, this is not representative of Kentucky values and is, like Beshear’s comments, a page right out of the national Democratic Party playbook.

Michael93v4

We have no santuary city problem in Kentucky but if you want to waste tax payer money for Conservative Republican propaganda commercials that does absolutely nothing then that makes you a typical Trump Cultist. Please stop vomiting Kentucky values comments. Your comments just make Kentucky appear redneck and stupid The current Conservative Republican Evangelical White Nationalist agenda is to create a Christian dominated Nation of powerful Conservative Churches and to force all other Christians to bow down to them. Also they seek to cower all other peoples believes. You yourself vomit the name Muslim like a swear word. That is not the American way. That is the way of those who promote hate of other religions and claim other Christian religions are fake. Your pathetic hate of illegal immigrants just makes you a racist. Conservative Republicans caused the problems in South America and Mexico. That drives the illegal immigrants to flee their own country. Then these same Conservative Republicans change the rules for legal immigration to target those from Mexico and South America. That is not right nor fair to America. The same lies and racist hatred was given in speeches in Congress in the 1920s. These attitudes came from S.C. history of racism "In 1848, John C. Calhoun, a South Carolina senator and slave owner, protested the incorporation of the northern Mexico territories, saying that the United States was a government of the white race. Calhoun said treating Mexicans equally would be an error similar to those that had destroyed “social arrangements” in other countries." KET had a great segment on this type of racism. https://www.pbs.org/video/american-experience-birth-and-growth-racism-against-mexican-americans/. I imagine you DONO and your other cultist would put up signs like this.

LINDA DUV

I'll admit one thing. I have never seen anyone who could write so much and still not say anything as you do. No facts, never back up anything you say, nothing. Just a meandering diatribe of uneducated, delusional and uninformed BS. I think that you would an excellent reporter for FNN, MSLSD, The Washington Post or N.Y. Times.

Michael93v4

You must be looking at a mirror and talking about yourself. You sure love to hide behind your computer and write lies and deceptions. Anyone who knows how to use a computer can verify what I write. You will not even try. You actually believe FOX News opinion pages are facts. Like your own rants, they are opinions. Do you not understand the difference or have you drank too much kool-aid from the cult trough of Trump.

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ICYMI: Kentucky Payroll Growth Among Highest in the Region Frankfort, KY – A recently released report shows that payroll growth in Kentucky is among the highest in the region. This comes on the heels of recent news like the lowest unemployment in state history, record-breaking private-sector investment in Kentucky, exports at yet another all-time high and more. Republican leadership continues to move our state forward, with more jobs and opportunity for Kentucky families and businesses. Read more from the Pegasus Institute below, or online here: Kentucky Payroll Growth Among Highest in Southeast & Neighboring States in April By Jordan Harris For Kentucky, virtually every indicator of economic growth is moving in a positive direction right now. The states labor force is among the largest in history, there are more people employed than ever before, and individuals seeking unemployment has decreased by more than 60 percent since the heights of the Great Recession. Recent payroll data shows a continued positive trend with Kentucky on the right side of the bell curve in raw number of individuals added to payrolls and in month over month percentage increase. Preliminary Bureau of Labor Statistics data from March to April, the most recently available data, shows that Kentucky added approximately 4,000 individuals to payrolls between the two months, a 0.2 percent from 1,947,300 to 1,951,300.* Among neighboring states, only Missouri and Illinois experienced a higher percentage increase, with the "Show Me State" growing payrolls by just over 0.4 percent and Illinois at 0.339 percent. Fewer than half of all states had growth above 0.2 percent and only a handful of those that did are in the Southeast Region. Tennessee added more individuals to payrolls than Kentucky (5,000), but had a slower percentage increase at 0.16 percent. Our neighbor to the north went in the opposite direction, seeing a decrease of about 3,500 between March and April, one of the steepest declines in the nation. Payroll figures are still up between April 2018 and April 2019 in both states, a statistic where Kentucky still trails both. Between April 2018 and April 2019, payrolls in Tennessee increased by 1.693 percent, in Indiana by 1.234 percent, and 1.009 percent in Kentucky. In that time period, Kentucky construction payrolls increased 2.3 percent and manufacturing payrolls grew by over 1.5 percent. Great news here, Ken. Looks like Kentucky is finally shaking off the Democratic Party corruption that we've had to put up with for God knows how long. The Democratic Party controlled the House from 1921 until 2017 and the Governor's seat since 1969, except for 4 years until Governor Bevin took over. Lil' Andy's Daddy now has 3 of his henchmen in prisons including Lil' Andy's Deputy AG, Tim Longmeyer, in an Alabama federal prison for almost 4 years for voting finance fraud. I'll bet Daddy's proud. BTW, Kentucky unemployment is the lowest that its been since God knows when, especially since Barack declared his war on coal while Gov. Bevin is bringing industry into Kentucky Barack was saying things like "you didn't build that" and "...those jobs are gone. They're never coming back. You can't wave a magic wand and make them come back." Thank God that we have a businessman as president now and not a community activist who never had a real job. Sound familiar? Sounds like a Democrat Snowflake to me.

Michael93v4

Again you chose to confuse statistics to claim something that does not exist. I write about coal minors losing benefits to corrupt government protection of coal minor executives and owners. The loss of tobacco farmers income because of corrupt politicians defending the industry executives while they moved overseas. And you want to discuss payroll increases numbers that do not reflect the economic trend of the Nation. Your constant flaunting of useless statistics is typical of Conservative Republican White Nationalist. The difference in wages between industries is skewing your data. A few make three times as much as the many do not help the many. Kentucky has a rural economic base and high wage jobs in a few counties do not help the wage earners in the communities. But silly people like you who chose to focus on one set of numbers and comment about how good everyone is doing is pathetic. You wrote nothing that refuted what I said. Instead, you chose a useless statistic to say what? Your wage growth numbers have to be compared to the rates of inflations. In 2017 and 2018 the American wage earner lost the value of their yearly earnings when the cost of living is factored in. But go ahead and keep your head buried in the Conservative Republican propaganda sand. And you still want to point out all the Democrats who were caught in their corrupt webs. And yet you seem to ignore the multitudes of Conservative Republican loyalist in prison and under investigation. Why is that? How many of Ernie Fletcher's cronies were going to go to jail before his corrupt pardon before there was even an investigation? How many went to jail? Compare that to our last Governor. You won't because by your ruler Ernie Fletcher would have the most. But you do not care for truth just making up blame against Democrats. Ernie Fletcher was the first Kentucky Governor to underfund the pension plan because of his reorganizing of the state pension to use for-profit third party investment planners that risked the Kentucky pension plan in Mutual fund companies that they used to work for. In some of the Mutual funds, Kentucky was the primary investor. When the Funds went broke so did Kentuckys investments. Kentucky's pension was now in the red. Ernie Fletcher did not do anything to put money back into the pension fund. Governor Andy Beshear cleaned up the pension plan cronies of Fletcher and tried to put more funds in the pension plan. Conservative Republicans in the House and Senate stopped pension aide cold. To add money to the pension plan new revenue needed to be generated. The Conservative Republicans stopped all aid programs to the pension plan and yet they had no counter solution. Now we have Conservative Republican Matt Bevin and the same Conservative Republicans who refused to act under Democrat Andy Beshear still have no plan. The Pension plan they just confirmed in a special session was to fix a problem they started. They had earlier voted to have all those in the pension plan to increase donations to the plan. Unfortunately, the plan participants could not afford to increase their portions. Many school systems and cities and other participants are already running deficits in their budgets. So the original Conservative Republican plan was a failure and created another problem. Their solution to fix the second problem. that they caused. is to allow the counties and school systems who can afford it to buy their way out of the pension plan, thus reducing even more money from the long term pension debt. The about that these wealthier districts will pay to get out is yet to be figured out. Great plan right? For your simple mind to understand. Kentucky has 120 counties. Let us say 20 counties can buy out of the pension plan. 100 Kentucky counties will have pension plans that will go broke. How is that good for Kentucky? Can you try to explain this in a Conservative Republican spin to make this at least sound as if it makes common sense? I know you won't because it is beyond you to understand. Please say "but Hillary" or "but Obama". As far as President Barack Obama's war on coal, that has always been nonsense. His regulations on coal companies were common-sense actions to protect the people. Have you forgot the coal slurry ponds breaking and running into rivers and streams. Or Moutain top mining that exposed heavy metals that ran into our drinking water. You like drinking arsenic and mercury. These were common-sense ideas that should not have needed regulations. Coal industries should never poison water supplies, nor dam up creeks by dumping coal debris. If the creek on your property drys up because of Coal mining would you thank them? Conservative Republican President Donald Trump canceled Obama era coal mining regulations. People are losing their creeks and streams and they have no legal recourse because the Government of Trump has backed Coal Company executives. Also thanks to President Donald Trump and Governor Matt Bevin the reclamation of used up coal mining land which was to be paid by coal companies is instead being directed to be paid bu the American taxpayer. Remember the SUPERFUND to clean up the illegal dumpsites of many American corporations? There is no more money and only a quarter of these poison sites have been cleaned up. Who cleans it up now? The American taxpayer. Why? The Conservative Republicans like Mitch McConnell let the corporation violators off the hook. Also, electricity producers are not as stupid as you. They do not pay more for energy supplies then they have to. Natural gas is cheaper and cleaner to use. Coal was dying long before President Barack Obama was in office. President Donald Trump lied to everyone about coal. And you do not care. For Trumps plan to work electricity companies would need to abandon natural gas and all pollution standards need to go away. You are old so your memory must be going. Do you remember the air quality in the 1970s? That is the world you're trying to bring back. The Chinese government is investing nearly $40,000,000,000 in a year in clean energy. America is giving tax breaks for research and Trump has been cutting that amount. America will one day be buying all renewable energy products from China. There really is an energy arms race and America is barely in the race. A real businessman in President Trump? Are you serious? Is that what you think you have? Trump has five bankruptcies and all are under investigation because of lying about his assets. Banks in America quit loaning to Trump because of his defaults and lack of proof of income. President Donald Trump went to foreign banks for loans and those banks have already been convicted of money laundering and are under investigation again. Donald Trump has moved most of his banking accounts into Russian Banks who do not report to world banking organizations. How does this not look fishy to you? All of this can be discovered by you on the internet. But I bet you will not even look. Because you are a cultist of Trump.

Michael93v4

Wow, another untruthful letter from Kenneth L. Randall. The News-Enterprise has no shame to promote his Conservative Republican Evangelical White Nationalist agenda. The agenda of the Trump cult. Being able to get an abortion is the law of the land of America. America the free. Free from religious zealots who are trying to not only make America white only but to make America a Christian country just like the Taliban where religious leaders control politicians. The problem not all Christians follow Kenneth L. Randall's religious believes. The American majority has repeatedly stated they desire this Nation to be a Nation of choice. To have religious zealots enslave women and to force them to have children is against the principles this nation was founded on. Early Americans had lived through the painful church doctrines of Europe. That is why the separation of Church and state has worked well in America. Now Conservative Republican Evangelical White Nationalists cults of Trump want to change America to become a strict Christian Nation ruled under their Christian belief system. The truth is abortions have been done for over 5,000 years all over the world. No Biblical writings condemn abortions. Instead, historical documents from many cultures show how abortions were done. The American anti-abortion movement was created by a small Christian group in the late 1800s who also did not want women to vote, the mingling of the races or interracial marriages, nor did they support anti-slavery. This small group was able to have early American doctors who were in agreement about this religious zealot group stance on anti-abortion. These doctors saw an opportunity to corner the medical market on women's medical needs in regards to birthing babies or aborting babies. The congress and senate at that time were pro doctor and anti-midwives. The people the Medical doctors wanted out of business. It is to be noted these same politicians believed that women should not vote, children rights were ignored, workers rights were ignored, prohibition was good and minorities rights were nearly non-existent. The Congressional and Senate speeches were the most racist until the 1950s and 1960s in American history. The anti-Mexican and anti-South American movement would become the reasoning for southern border ports. So after learning the political and religious beliefs of these religious zealots and the corrupt supporters they attracted, why should Americans today still follow their anti-abortion beliefs? It is purely political today and it is anti to what Jesus taught. Mr. Kenneth L. Randall as usual wishes to use these issues like abortion as a litmus test for a person character. He also likes to make claims that his parties goals are common-sense proposals and Democrat goals and proposals as being wrong. He does so without backing up his claims. Matt Bevin attempted to change Medicaid in the state of Kentucky to be based on affordability and not based on need. So many self-righteous people speak first before understanding the issues. Millionaire Matt Bevin is such a person. Kentucky has low wages and is recovering from a farm-based and coal-based economy. The people of Kentucky have worked their entire lives in these and other fields. We lost many clothing factory jobs. Tobacco companies betrayed Kentucky by investing in overseas tobacco-growing companies. Natural gas use wiped out Kentucky coal jobs. The majority of Kentuckians had no pensions or 401k or any other investments. Their jobs were gone and they were older. The state of Kentucky has plenty of low income no benefit jobs. We still have some farming industries and coal jobs. Many new industries are making it into Kentucky. But Medicaid is based on need in Kentucky. The lie that so much will be saved because of so many able-bodied Kentuckians who are on Medicaid that should not keep being repeated. The common-sense solution to this lie is for Governor Matt Bevin to release the statistics that show how many able-bodied Kentuckians should not be getting Medicaid. That should be obvious. If you want to change a program based on need then you should show the number of people abusing the system. To date, the Governor's office has not released any data to support his plan. His plan was to eliminate 400,000 Kentuckians from Medicaid and have them reapply to a new standard he has not released yet. In other words, he wants to remove people off Medicaid and then he will come up with a new procedure to get Medicaid. How ignorant is Matt Bevin's plan? And since Kenneth L Randall likes to say Conservative Republican policies are common sense I want to him to explain the Matt Bevin Pension plan is? He called a special session to fix a Conservative Republican error to the pension plan that everyone addressed before. The pension plan is a debt owed by many Kentucky organizations that are in the pension plans and their employees receive benefits. This is a promise to employees. Employees with families. Matt Bevins brags and complains this is not his mess. He is right. He did not create this mess. Republicans and Democrats in the Kentucky government allowed it to happen. It was a political choice for politicians to not fund a legal obligation because they promised to not raise taxes. How foolish was that? Employees get old and retire and want what they were promised. The baby boomers are retiring. Everyone knew this. Many baby boomers are Kentucky teachers and government employees. So Matt Bevin did not start this mess but he has contributed to it. He ran for Governor saying he knew how to fix the pension plan. Where is his plan? He ran on a promise that he had a solution. If Mr. Kenneth L. Randall knows where this Matt Bevin pension plan is I would like to read it. Currently, no plan to help the pension plan has been submitted. The useless plan from the pension plan is to allow wealthier counties and school systems to bail out of the pension plan. Leaving everyone else with the debt. Great plan the richer gets richer and the poorer counties and school systems get screwed. Mr. Kenneth L. Randall and his fellow cultist want more of the same from this Governor. Under Bevins management of the pension plan the 3rd party investor management companies who wiped out the pension plan under the previous Republican governor Ernie Fletcher, who fled the state of Kentucky, are back in control of the pension plan. They make money no matter if Kentucky does or not. Keep writing propaganda.

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