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Entries Tagged as 'David L. Williams'

Digging Into Potentially Corrupt Campaign Cash

May 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Go read this story from Wolfson. Some highlights: The U.S. attorney in New York has called Louisville businessman W. Anthony Huff a “vortex of fraud.” Witnesses have testified that he is a “financial terrorist” and a “puppet maker,” while an attorney for Louisville investors said in a lawsuit that he is an “unmitigated scoundrel.” A [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · David L. Williams · Ernie Fletcher · Flashback · Mitch McConnell · RPK · Steve Beshear

Rand Paul Tried To Ruin C-SPAN With His Crazy

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Kentucky voters favor raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour by a two-to-one margin, spelling potential trouble for Republicans this November. [H-L] Republicans are still finding ways to stall judicial nominees despite filibuster reform. [HuffPo] After one state-wide race, two years as secretary of state and seven months of being in the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · David L. Williams · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays

Don’t Miss Bill Nye The Science Guy Tonight

February 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rand Paul’s war on the Clintons will not play so well in Kentucky. But Rand isn’t from Kentucky so he has no clue. [H-L] The highly anticipated debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham isn’t scheduled to begin until 7 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 4. But scientists are already sounding off about the appropriateness [...]

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Tags: David L. Williams · Economy · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Rand Paul · Stats

Everybody Is Now Really Anxious About Alison

December 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kateena Haynes thought her job would be about helping kids with homework, playing games and providing a positive environment as director of the Harlan County Boys and Girls Club. [H-L] Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) smacked down a segment of conservatives, calling for establishment Republicans to stand their ground. [HuffPo] Joe Gerth is right that a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · David L. Williams · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Taxes · Wiretapping

Chimps Are More Fun Than Kentucky Politics

September 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

A decision by the National Institutes of Health to begin retiring federally owned chimpanzees used for biomedical research means that some of those animals might come to the Primate Rescue Center in Jessamine County — provided that the issue of funding can be resolved. [H-L] Somewhere between the cart hawking hamburgers stuffed between Krispy Kreme [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · David L. Williams · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Taxes

Ft. Knox Move Not A Surprise But Politicians In Kentucky Are Feigning Surprise

June 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Kentucky’s coal-fired power plants produce a lot of carbon dioxide, so President Barack Obama’s call Tuesday to limit such emissions from existing plants sparked sharp reaction. [H-L] The top Medicare prescribers rake in speaking fees from drug manufacturers. Which comes as a surprise to absolutely no one. [ProPublica] Congressman John Yarmuth on President Barack Obama’s [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · David L. Williams · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Military · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns! · Taxes · The Gays

Of Course Democrats Are Playing Dirty In The 56th

June 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment

University of Kentucky HealthCare officials said Monday they will use $30 million in cash to outfit the 8th floor of Pavilion A at UK Chandler Hospital in coming months. [H-L] The Democratic-run U.S. Senate passed a $500 billion, five-year farm bill on Monday that expands a taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance program and rejects sweeping cuts in [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · David L. Williams · Economy · Health Care · Kentucky Business · KY-4 · Law Enforcement · Senate · Special Election

Kentucky Should Jump On Clean Energy $ Train

March 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) proposed budget would reduce government spending outside of Social Security and interest on debt to its lowest levels in over six decades, Investor’s Business Daily reported Wednesday. [HuffPo & IBD] If a rolling stone gathers no moss, then the Republican Party is a very stationary stone, Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul told [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Corruption · David L. Williams · Education · Environment · Rand Paul · The Gays

Joe Gerth Really Concerned About Judd’s Breasts

March 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is gearing up for a tough re-election fight next year in Kentucky. He wants to prevent one, too. [H-L] All presidential pardons are unusual these days, so unusual that one prominent commentator on the issue refers to President Barack Obama as “among the most merciless presidents in the history [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · David L. Williams · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate

What Will Poop On Bob Stivers This Year?

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

A year ago, a penguin was pooping on David Williams or something. So what will poop on Bob Stivers?

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Tags: David L. Williams · Flashback · Humor