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Entries Tagged as 'Corruption'

We’re Still Shocked By The New Fischer Scandal

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ latest campaign ad unfairly and inaccurately blames U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for lost coal jobs, according to the Kentucky Coal Association. [H-L] If House Republicans have their way, District of Columbia residents won’t be allowed to walk the streets with a joint in their pocket, and they will be [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns!

Front & Center: Greg Fischer’s Inability To Lead

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ latest campaign ad unfairly and inaccurately blames U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for lost coal jobs, according to the Kentucky Coal Association. If Bill Bissett wants to get his message out, he ought to advertise on publications that, you know, gets messages out. [Sam Youngman] Certain life factors make a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

Mitch Never Misses An Opportunity To Complain

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Did you miss seeing Granny Mitch on the U.S. Senate floor last week whining about the EPA again?

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Tags: Corruption · Environment · Mitch McConnell

Montgomery Co. Schools Withholding Public Records In Ongoing Superintendent Scandals

July 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

We revealed that Montgomery County superintendent Joshua Powell’s Topix witch hunt was a sham yesterday. You may read all about it here. An open records response, signed by Powell’s own hand, provided the proof that it was all a ruse. Unfortunately for Powell? KRS 61.878 — click here for the PDF — doesn’t permit him [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell

OH GOD THE BIGFOOT IS COMING, MEEMAWS!!1!

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Hannah Moore graduated from George Rogers Clark High School this year with all the right boxes checked off for college acceptance: a 4.0 GPA, National Honor Society member, cheerleader, and community volunteer. [H-L] Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, seemed to catch everyone off guard Wednesday when he [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · UK · Youth

Ed Whitfield’s Wife Might Pop A Vein Really Soon

July 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. [H-L] A recent analysis of U.S. gun deaths has found that a majority of mass shootings were related to domestic or family [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Stats · Takin yer guns!

Montgomery Co. Topix Witch Hunt Just A Ruse

July 21st, 2014 · 6 Comments

Remember when Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell started his Topix/lawsuit witch hunt? He claimed people posting factual information was “terrorism” and “stalking” in an attempt to drum up anxiety over nothing. He, with this pals on the school board, pushed for $5,000 in taxpayer funds to be used to hunt down IP addresses (which [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Wasted Money

Rand Paul Gets More Delusional By The Day

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments

One month after being elected majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California was asked about progress Washington might be making on dealing with the flood of migrant children at the nation’s southern border. [H-L] Here’s Rand Paul showing how out-of-touch with reality he is. No wonder his kids [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · The Gays

Candy Barr Will Spend All Of Your Cash, Kids

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Seems Candy Barr is a little big nervous this year by outspending more than 400 of his colleagues when using taxpayer dollars to promote himself. U.S. Rep. Andy Barr spent more than $190,000 in taxpayer money to send mail and conduct telephone town hall meetings with constituents in his first 15 months in office, according [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money

Paper Unknowingly Spread Misinformation In MoCo

July 18th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Yesterday we told you about shenanigans at Montgomery County Schools involving a daycare child running across a four-lane highway to escape. Feel free to refresh yourself by clicking here. We also highlighted some continuing retaliation in the same story. But here’s where the story gets interesting: when the Mt. Sterling Advocate steps in to cover [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Joshua Powell · Mainstream Mistake