The biggest political fallout from the just-ended legislative session won’t be about what lawmakers did, but what they did not do. So… just like every year. [H-L] Of course Kentucky’s in the national news again for something terrible. A prison doctor has been fired and two other staffers are in the midst of being dismissed [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Embarrassing'
April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments
April 21st, 2014 · No Comments
Greg Stumbo followed his Twitter incident up with this: EVEN MORE CRAZINESS HEAD – DESK.
April 17th, 2014 · No Comments
Just how delusional are the Matt Bevin teabaggers? Get a load of this: CLICK TO ENLARGE Embry is the guy who signed filing papers for cockfighting defender Craig Davis but was ineligible to do so. And he’s one of Bevin’s biggest supporters. That’s how Bevin’s campaign is handling the cockfighting mess.
April 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment
Nope, we haven’t forgotten about the nightmare that is Kentucky Retirement Systems. While Frankfort has tried to ignore it, the rest of the country certainly has not. The latest from Governing: If current trends continue in 2014, this year would mark the 6th-longest expansion for the U.S. economy since World War II. As such, state [...]
April 15th, 2014 · No Comments
It’s tough to believe but Kentucky’s state government officials are “celebrating” Earth Week. Yes, one of the most environmentally irresponsible administrations in history is playing pat-a-cake again. But Jane Beshear is recognizing a couple schools that deserve kudos for efforts in conserving energy. The 2014 Green Ribbon School and Green & Healthy School will be [...]
April 9th, 2014 · 2 Comments
PEE ALERT: Alison Grimes is afraid of Ryan Alessi! As mentioned earlier, this is a prime moment for Alison to shine but she refuses to do so. Talk is cheap. When push came to shove, Alison just did not stand up for women when she could directly assist and support them. Pro-Tip: Alessi is an [...]
April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off
The Kentucky Department of Education has ordered a review of how students use advanced calculators on a statewide college-readiness test, citing concerns raised by experts that the devices could be artificially inflating scores. [H-L] On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless [...]
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April 4th, 2014 · Comments Off
If you need to pee a little bit, here’s a look at the rest of the world rolling its eyes at Matt Bevin: Hey, Matt! You go, gurl! Keep doing what you’re doing! You’re gonna win this thing! And for anyone believing Matt Bevin didn’t knowing play pat-a-cake with cockfighters? We pointed it out on [...]
March 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment
But Frankfort is so backward that common sense legislation has stalled again. CLICK TO ENLARGE What the heck is wrong with the Commonwealth? These laws work. The smoke-free ordinance in Louisville works extremely well. In fact, most we’ve spoken with who travel frequently say they won’t even consider going into a restaurant or store that [...]
March 26th, 2014 · Comments Off
Mayor Jim Gray said Tuesday that the city will reimburse coal counties the $2.5 million in coal severance funds that were used as seed money for the Rupp Arena reinvention project. [H-L] Federal environmental officials now estimate more than 20,000 gallons of crude oil — double the initial estimates — leaked from a pipeline into [...]