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Entries from November 2012

Louisville Housing? It’s All Puppies And Rainbows!

November 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Today Steve Beshear announce that he’s spending tax dollars on a 32-page editorial feature for the in-flight magazine on United Airlines. It probably cost trillions of dollars. [Press Release] More than half of [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Flashback · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Presidential Race · Stats

The Transportation Lady Is Still Missing In Action

November 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

Another awful KYTC flashback video that is a waste of money: Yes, kids, your tax dollars are paying for these things.

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Tags: Flashback

Mitch McConnell Suddenly Concerned About Taxes

November 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mitch McConnell cried on the Senate floor yesterday about raising taxes: The rest of the country would probably believe him if he weren’t constantly obstructing any and all progress. There’s more of Miss McConnell’s complaining after the jump…

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Tags: Economy · Mitch McConnell · Taxes

Frankfort Will Not Solve That KRS Nightmare

November 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Why can’t Kentucky have nice things? Why, Kentucky Retirement Systems, of course: Even moving an extra $300 million a year into Kentucky’s public employee retirement fund and tweaking benefits for future hires might not be enough to stave off financial disaster, said Chris Tobe, a former Kentucky Retirement System board member. Tobe, now a Louisville-based [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Economy · Embarrassing

BREAKING: Rand Paul Went On Teevee Again

November 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

Did you know Rand Paul loves to be on the teevee, pretending to be a Kentuckian, pretending to know anything about the economy. Here he is on CNN saying who knows what: And here he is on CNBC:

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Tags: Economy · Rand Paul · Taxes

John Yarmuth Stands Up For Autism Research

November 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

John Yarmuth says we need more funding for autism research: Michala makes it big.

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Tags: Congress · Giving Back · Health Care · John Yarmuth · KY-3

What’s With All The Drama At EKU These Days?

November 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] WHY aren’t you making the world a better place for kids at Home of the Innocents? More than 120 kids have holiday wish lists. [CLICK HERE] NASA announced Thursday that its Messenger probe [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Giving Back · Humor · Kentucky Tourism · UK · Youth

Sounds Like A Fun Party In Olive Hill This Week

November 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Kentucky surface-mining regulators completed only 87.7 percent of the inspections they were supposed to do last fiscal year, and the coal industry’s compliance with environmental standards was just 70 percent, according to a [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Mitch McConnell · Senate · The Gays

Republicrat Crimm Discusses Some Things For You

November 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Republican Ron Crimm discusses local gubmint and such: Democrats still play pat-a-cake and refuse to connect electronically with their constituents.

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Tags: RPK

Hate To Rain On The Hemp Hype Parade, But…

November 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Hemp is not happening in Kentucky any time soon no matter how much you support it (who doesn’t?). There’s nothing Jamie Comer, Rand Paul or John Yarmuth can do about it. This is Kentucky – the Commonwealth – where Democrats still admit to voting on the basis of race and where people think it should [...]

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Tags: John Yarmuth · Rand Paul