Page One header image 1

Entries Tagged as 'Death Penalty'

Rolling Your Eyes At Fayette Co. Schools Mess?

September 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Fayette County School Board got an earful at its first public meeting since the auditor’s report. Fun fact: This guy has done far less than Montgomery County’s superintendent but Frankfort (Adam Edelen, who has staffers telling us they won’t waste their time in Montgomery County) is taking him more seriously. [H-L] Hundreds of military [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · Veterans · Wasted Money

Alison’s Parents Visited WH Before Her Campaign

September 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

A disbarred attorney serving prison time after being convicted of scamming more than 400 clients out of $94.6 million from a $200 million settlement over the diet drug fen-phen has abandoned an attempt to overturn the guilty verdict in his case. [H-L] Despite a Great Recession-fueled expansion in food stamp rolls, the percentage of Americans [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Spotted · Stats · Taxes · UK · Youth

Kentucky Already Knew Its Kids Were Super-Fat

September 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Under a broiling sun Thursday in front of the Kentucky Capitol, House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover explained and expounded on his vision for a Republican-led state House. [H-L] Please, Republicans, keep touting your wingnuts who do nothing to push their racism all over the place. [HuffPo] Recent botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio throw into [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Spotted · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping · Youth

Congress Is Still Just Some Old White Guys

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jessie Brothers, the Lexington man whose love for his injured Jack Russell terrier, Nubbin, touched many people and led to a reunion with his long-lost son, has died. [H-L] A North Carolina death row inmate exonerated by DNA evidence on Tuesday was once held up by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as an example of [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Congress · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · Taxes · The Gays · UK · Wiretapping

Edelen Already Hyping His Non-Accomplishments

August 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The only person who right now believes Adam Edelen could win a U.S. Senate race in 2016 is Adam Edelen. [H-L] The U.S. Congress approved $225 million in emergency funding for Israel’s “Iron Dome” missile defense system on Friday, sending the measure to President Barack Obama to be signed into law. That’s right — your [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Adam Edelen · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Death Penalty · Economy · Education · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Andy Barr Realized He Has To Start Campaigning

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

State Rep. Forrest “Ben” Waide, R-Madisonville, was indicted Tuesday by a Franklin County grand jury on felony campaign-finance charges. [John Cheves] As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Jack Conway · Polling · Youth

Tim Conley’s Cohorts Admitted To His Scheme

July 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

A married couple charged along with Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley in a federal corruption case pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court. Kenneth and Ruth Gambill of Salyersville each pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. [H-L] An Arizona inmate gasped and snorted in an execution that lasted nearly two [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Jobs · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell

Thousands Are Homeless & We Spend $ On Pot

July 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky State Police are preparing for helicopter flights this summer to check rural areas of the state for marijuana plants. [H-L] Americans are unsure about both the tea party’s current strength and its future prospects, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. [

[Read more →]

Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Senate · Wasted Money

Steve Beshear: Hilljack Yokel Spreading Ignorance

July 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Because you know that’s how he appears to the rest of the world. Two top officials in McCracken County have declined to take plea offers and plan to go to trial on charges of tampering with public records. [H-L] This is potentially one of the funniest moments of the week. Louisiana state Rep. Lenar Whitney [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Corruption · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money

Accused Killer Is Right About Jury Hearing Details

June 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Make sure you’re caught up on the latest in the Will Coursey sex scandal. Complete with newspaper and video realness, gurl. [Page One] Kentucky history gets a little tipsy Saturday, with the Filson Bourbon Academy at Belle’s Cocktail House in Lexington. [H-L] The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved by voice vote an amendment that [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Death Penalty · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Jack Conway · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate