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Entries Tagged as 'Embarrassing'

Bevin Teabaggers Still Delusional On Cockfighting

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.

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Tags: Embarrassing · Senate · Spotted

KRS Still Gets Tons Of Negative National Attention

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 [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Embarrassing · Wasted Money

State Government Is Celebrating Earth Week

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 [...]

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Tags: Education · Embarrassing · Environment

Alison Grimes Apparently Terrified Of Ryan Alessi

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 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Embarrassing · FEAR! · Hypocrisy

Hal Rogers’ District Once Again Worst Of Worst

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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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · College Sports · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Frustration · Jack Conway · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Wiretapping

Some Dude Named Matt Bevin Loves Sword Fights

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 [...]

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Tags: Embarrassing · Humor · Senate

Yes, Smoke-Free Laws Would Work Throughout KY

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 [...]

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Tags: Embarrassing · Health Care

Yes. Of Course Frankfort Hates Education. Again.

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 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · College Sports · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

More Embarrassing National Pension News For KY

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

This story in USA Today isn’t the kind of positive news Kentucky needs on the pension front: In Illinois, which has the lowest credit rating in the U.S. and was most recently downgraded for failing to properly fulfill pension obligations, its $187 billion pension liability represents 318% of its revenues despite a range of overhauls, [...]

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Tags: Economy · Embarrassing · Wasted Money

Another Reason Matt Bevin’s A Fleeting Thought

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two years after a tornado leveled much of downtown, empty foundations still gape on Main Street, and broken trees litter the hillside above the Licking River. Of course Tim Conley is still attempting to make everything about him. While he sits on house arrest, facing years in prison. No wonder that town is still a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money · Wiretapping