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Entries Tagged as 'Adam Edelen'

Hal Rogers’ District Once Again Worst Of Worst

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments

The Kentucky Department of Education has ordered a review of how students use advanced calculators on a statewide college-readiness test, citing concerns raised by experts that the devices could be artificially inflating scores. [H-L] On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · College Sports · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Frustration · Jack Conway · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Wiretapping

Neither Crit Nor Greg Will Be Governator, Folks

March 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A federal judge on Wednesday gave Gov. Steve Beshear an indefinite delay in a court order requiring Kentucky to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed elsewhere. [John Cheves] This map and these stats really do damage to a lot of Republican talking points about taxes. [HuffPo] Conflict of interest much? Adam Edelen was asked to serve [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Crit Luallen · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · FEAR! · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Steve Beshear · Taxes · The Gays · UofL · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Rand Paul Is Getting Wiretapped So Hard Again

March 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Senate approved Tuesday a bill sponsored by Sen. Robin Webb that would require any funds recovered by the attorney general’s office in a legal case to be deposited into the General Fund, which pays for most state programs. [Bluegrass Politics] The White House is set to unveil a new Climate Data Initiative on Wednesday [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · Poverty · Rand Paul · The Gays · Wiretapping

Legislators Blowing Off Teachers On Pensions?

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

Surely not! Check this out: CLICK TO ENLARGE One would think this is something Adam Edelen would be prioritizing.

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Education · Wasted Money

Grimes Already Throwing People Under The Bus

March 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

After the GPS failed, state Auditor Adam Edelen took over, giving directions through downtown Paris to the young staffer driving, and he arrived to speak at the Rotary Club meeting about 20 minutes early. [H-L] Way to go, Kentucky, for getting even more negative national press attention. [HuffPo] Welp, now Alison Grimes’ campaign is flat-out [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Rand Paul · The Gays · Veterans

Ruh Ro: Bluegrass Area Development District

March 4th, 2014 · 6 Comments

State Auditor or Public Accounts Adam Edelen just released his examinaion of the Bluegrass Area Development District and it is nothing short of a disaster. It’s so bad that Edelen has referred his findings to the FBI, Attorney General and Kentucky State Police. “For over a decade, the former administration of the Bluegrass ADD took [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Investigation · Wasted Money

Hal Heiner Is Still Cracking Us The Heck Up

March 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

This is shaping up to be one of the dumbest political races in Kentucky history. Spring remains elusive, but the 2015 race for governor has arrived early. [Sam Youngman] Hemp registration opened for farmers Saturday in Colorado, the first state to start regulating industrial hemp since the federal government allowed limited hemp regulation. [HuffPo] Like [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Wasted Money

Edelen Had The Guts To Stand Up & Speak Out

March 3rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

“I’m not the attorney general, but I am the taxpayer watchdog, and I really don’t like the idea of spending money on lawyers when we’re laying off school teachers,” Edelen said. [Sam Youngman] Here are five things Kentucky could spend $73 million on instead of a fake Noah’s Ark. [HuffPo] Really, Joe Gerth? It’s unenviable [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Jack Conway · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Wasted Money

Jack’s Roger Clinton Brother Giving Him Grief

February 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

A Leslie County woman won over a panel of state lawmakers Wednesday as she pleaded with them to approve a bill that would allow certain seizure patients to use an oil derived from hemp and marijuana. [H-L] It’s widely accepted that young people tend to be less religious than their elders. While recent surveys have [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Giving Back · Health Care · Jack Conway · Military · Stats · The Gays

Will Jack Conway Defend The Hateful Mess?

February 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Former President Bill Clinton declared “I love Kentucky” on Tuesday as he took the stage to a standing ovation from about 1,100 Democrats at a fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. [H-L] Women are clearly unworthy of any sort of respect. It’s science, right? A pregnant woman is just a “host” that should [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Health Care · Senate · The Gays