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Entries Tagged as 'Economy'

John Yarmuth Will Again Win In A Landslide

July 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Fayette County Public Schools should try to help schools that can’t raise as much money as other schools and don’t have as much in their activity funds, board member Doug Barnett said during Monday night’s school board meeting. [H-L] When Bill Clinton ran for president in 1992, he admitted that he had “experimented with marijuana,” [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Journalism · KY-3 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Youth

Will Alison Finally Start Trying To Campaign?

July 29th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This is a story we can’t talk about enough. A Floyd County man charged with helping operate what authorities called one of the nation’s largest cockfighting pits pleaded guilty Thursday, according to federal court records. Walter Dale Stumbo, 52, pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to sponsor or exhibit an animal in a fighting [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Rand Paul · The Gays

Inaction On Climate Change Harms Our Economy

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments

This morning the White House released a new report from the Council of Economic Advisers that examines economic consequences of stalling on the climate front. The report spells out what people like Steve Beshear, Greg Stumbo and Jim Gooch ignorantly deny: when we don’t take action on climate change, our economy suffers. Read the report [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Economy · Environment

Remember When Stumbo Tried To Ignore MSU?

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes only leads women by ONE PERCENT. That’s at least an 11-point drop in six months. What the living hell are Jonathan Hurst and Jerry Lundergan doing over there to lose women so hard?! [WHAS11 More WHAS11] When people talk about diversifying an Eastern Kentucky economy dominated for a century by coal [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Taxes · The Gays · Wasted Money

Marijuana Could Be Kentucky’s Economic Savior

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul isn’t going person to person to try to sell his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to minority groups. But with only about 60 people gathering to hear Paul’s highly anticipated speech to the National Urban League on Friday morning, it sure felt that way. [H-L] The House of Representatives voted Friday [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

On Friday, Papaw Bigot hollered about Kentucky receiving a national award for job creation and securing investments: Sadly, most everyone in Kentucky now knows that Beshear’s hype about job creation is just that.

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Tags: Economy · Jobs · Steve Beshear

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

This week President Barack Obama focused on closing corporate tax loopholes:

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Tags: Barack Obama · Economy · Taxes

Tim Conley’s Cohorts Admitted To His Scheme

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

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 [...]

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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

Surprise: McConnell Has Time For Prison System

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

It would appear upon first glance that Somerset is trying to become the new London. [H-L] Islamic State militants seized four small oilfields when they swept through north Iraq last month and are now selling crude oil and gasoline from them to finance their newly declared “caliphate”. [HuffPo] The three appellate judges who will consider [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Iraq · Mitch McConnell · The Gays · Veterans · Youth

Can’t Say It Better Than Tom Eblen Says It

July 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Mail processing for Lexington is scheduled to be moved to Louisville and Knoxville next year. The U.S. Postal Service said the processing center on Nandino Boulevard is among 82 facilities nationwide that are planned for “consolidation” in 2015. [H-L] President Barack Obama suffered a setback Tuesday in a legal battle that threatens to unravel his [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Heather French Henry · Humor · Immigration · KDP · Veterans