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Entries Tagged as 'Corruption'

No, We Haven’t Forgotten About Montgomery Co.

October 29th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Last evening’s Montgomery County School Board meeting, like many others before it, was a hot mess. More on that later/after processing video. It started with embattled superintendent Joshua Powell pressing teachers to show up at the meeting: POWELL’S EMAIL That was the first of several email blasts, announcements, meetings and such begging people to show [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Joshua Powell · Spotted

Richie Farmer’s Mess Just Won’t Quit It

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments

The Secretary of State’s office says there are more than 3.1 million people registered to vote in the general election next week. [H-L] He’s not on the ballot this fall, but Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is launching new ads to help Republicans in key elections across the country. [HuffPo] A state hearing officer has found [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Polling · Rand Paul · Richie Farmer · Senate · Stats · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

No One Thought They’d Endorse Mitch, Right?

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments

The Herald-Leader editorial board had to work hard to come up with a creative way to endorse Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes. It’s a shame it couldn’t have been an easier decision. [H-L] The last U.S. Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on Sunday as they packed up to [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · The Gays · Wasted Money

Keeping People Ignorant: MoCo Newspaper Edition

October 27th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Last week the Mt. Sterling Advocate (the newspaper in Montgomery County), ran a gigantic op-ed from Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell. To call it was crazy is an understatement. After more than a year of government investigations, audits revealing corruption, lawsuits, audio and video, Powell continues to foam at the mouth about how it’s [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Joshua Powell · Wasted Money

Scary: Rand Paul Really Believes He’s Presidential

October 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Way to go, R.J. All the issues you could hit him with and you make crap up. A Lexington TV station has removed a campaign ad after a Republican state Senate candidate complained the ad was false. [H-L] But in Kentucky, people like Richard Henderson are celebrated. A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats

Repeat After Us: It’s Almost Over. It’s Almost Over.

October 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Nestled on a hillside above Perry County Central High School, the Hazard Health & Rehabilitation Center was unlike any home Mae Campbell ever had. [H-L] Billionaires are rushing to the aid of Republicans in the homestretch of the 2014 elections with a massive super PAC infusion after a plea from big money mastermind Karl Rove. [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Have You Seen All The Craziness In Louisville?

October 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Failed U.S. Senate candidate-turned-mayor, Greg Fischer, has once again stumbled into a mess with his embattled Metro Animal Services. Here’s a quick look: Greg Fischer Screws LMAS More With New Hire [September 4] Fischer’s New LMAS People Are Out-Of-Towners [October 22] New LMAS Lady Is Some Kinda Porno Queen [October 22] No One Wants Greg [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Embarrassing · Greg Fischer

Rep. Will Coursey Gets Dumber By The Minute

October 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Hedge funds and other alternative investments are the only assets currently gaining value for the Kentucky Retirement Systems, however controversial they might be otherwise. [John Cheves] America has been doing income taxes wrong for more than 50 years. [HuffPo] Bullitt County Judge-Executive Melanie Roberts takes her time when speaking about her eight years in office, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Greg Fischer · Health Care · KDP · Poverty · Taxes · Wasted Money

Clay County Gets Back To Being The Worst…

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

A man has admitted helping to dispose of the body of a reputed informant slain in Clay County, meaning he could become a key witness against the alleged head of a large drug ring and a man charged as a paid killer. [H-L] Schools are getting better at fostering a friendly environment for LGBT students, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Business · The Gays · Wiretapping · Youth

Guess Who They’re Focusing On…

October 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Multiple media and law enforcement sources tell us a grand jury has been convened to focus on a notorious Eastern Kentucky politician. Can you guess who and why? We won’t publish your comments/guesses. But you might win a free magnet if you’re right. UPDATE: State Rep. W. Keith Hall was indicted on bribery charges. From [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Rumor