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Entries Tagged as 'Crit Luallen'

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

A Real Lady Wouldn’t Drink Regular Coke, Steve

May 3rd, 2013 · 3 Comments

A judge has been appointed to Kentucky’s longest-running death row case after an Associated Press inquiry into why it had been pending for 16 months without a judge. [H-L] Hillary Clinton clears the field as the Democratic candidate of choice in a new 2016 presidential poll. [Politico] Attorney General Jack Conway said he’s had a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Crit Luallen · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Jack Conway · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · UK

Rumor Mill: Edelen Conducting Another KRS Audit

April 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

We hear through the pension system rumor mill that State Auditor Adam Edelen is set to conduct another audit of Kentucky Retirement Systems. The biggest question among everyone chattering about it: that it’ll be another whitewash (we don’t think it will be, as Adam knows it could end his career). What we wonder is whether [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Crit Luallen · Investigation · Rumor

It’s Been A Major Week For Pension Scandals

March 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

You know how people at Kentucky Retirement Systems are always trying to give us crap? Interesting how that works. SAC Capital Advisors LP’s Michael Steinberg was arrested at his home today by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in New York, agency spokesman Peter Donald said. [Bloomberg] More than two years ahead of a [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Crit Luallen · Eastern Kentucky · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Wasted Money

Pee Alert: Ben Chandler Shopping His Name Around

March 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Folks in a southern Kentucky town have formed a Neighborhood Watch after three suspicious fires occurred on one street. [H-L] The Supreme Court’s ruling on the federal Defense of Marriage Act won’t just be a question of fairness for some 17,000 troops and military retirees, advocates say — it’s also a major pocketbook issue. [Politico] [...]

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Tags: Ben Chandler · Crit Luallen · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays · Wasted Money

Will Crit Luallen Finally Run For Something???

February 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

Standard & Poor’s said it expects to be the target of a U.S. Department of Justice civil lawsuit over its mortgage bond ratings, the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating agency over alleged illegal behavior tied to the recent financial crisis. [Reuters] Here’s your duh moment about Crit Luallen considering a run for [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Crit Luallen · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Kentucky Business · KY-4 · Mitch McConnell · Polling

The KRS Should Make You Absolutely Angry

September 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

How much of a mess is Kentucky Retirement Systems in? The agency spends every waking moment reading Page One and trying to unsuccessfully spin everything we present. Like this: As stated on September 13th, 2012 during the KRS presentation to the Legislative Research Commission’s Program Review and Investigations Committee, KRS has not approved any new [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Crit Luallen · Flashback · Investigation · Wasted Money

Fancy Farm Sucked Hard For Democrats This Year

August 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Louisville environmental attorney Tom FitzGerald has turned down an award from a federal mining agency, saying “now is not a time of celebration of achievement, but rather a somber reminder … the promises made to the people of the coalfields remain largely unkept.” [C-J/AKN] Way to go, America, on your latest mass shooting. Idiocy will [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Crit Luallen · Environment · FEAR! · Frustration · KDP · Mitch McConnell

Why Was Mike Burnside Fired From KRS Last Year?

July 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off

In May 2011, Forbes said this: In April the Kentucky board fired longtime director Michael Burnside amid concerns that he’d withheld information on placement agents from trustees. Today, Pensions & Investments said this: Mr. Burnside, was terminated after he lobbied against a state bill, without board approval, that would have imposed term limits on retirement [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Crit Luallen · Flashback · Mainstream Mistake · Wasted Money

Well, Now You Know Dubya Is Still A Teenager

July 18th, 2012 · 3 Comments

You already know that Michele Beard Bachmann is delusional because of her “not gay” husband but goodness gracious this new mess is crazy. Something is severely wrong with her. [Wonkette] George W. Bush: “Eight years was awesome, and I was famous and I was powerful.” Yep, there’s your proof that he’s a 12-year-old. [HuffPo] A [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Crit Luallen · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Flashback · George W. Bush · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Stats