Kudos to James McNair for covering the Kentucky Retirement Systems scandals! And for doing additional interviews. It’s a great day in the Commonwealth when more light is shed on this situation. Without people like him in the media, KRS would be ignored and it’d just be us screaming into the dark abyss. Unfortunately, this is [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Flashback'
July 24th, 2014 · No Comments
July 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment
Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. [H-L] A recent analysis of U.S. gun deaths has found that a majority of mass shootings were related to domestic or family [...]
July 21st, 2014 · 6 Comments
Remember when Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell started his Topix/lawsuit witch hunt? He claimed people posting factual information was “terrorism” and “stalking” in an attempt to drum up anxiety over nothing. He, with this pals on the school board, pushed for $5,000 in taxpayer funds to be used to hunt down IP addresses (which [...]
July 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment
Just a reminder — Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes refused to say whether or not she supports the President of the United States of America when it comes to immigration: Kentuckians deserve an answer to that question, not obfuscation.
July 18th, 2014 · 12 Comments
Yesterday we told you about shenanigans at Montgomery County Schools involving a daycare child running across a four-lane highway to escape. Feel free to refresh yourself by clicking here. We also highlighted some continuing retaliation in the same story. But here’s where the story gets interesting: when the Mt. Sterling Advocate steps in to cover [...]
July 16th, 2014 · No Comments
Are you a generous person or someone who loves animals? Help Jackson the Dachshund out ASAP, as he needs surgery! Jessica has been a tireless advocate for years and has definitely given more than she’s received. Let’s all pitch in. [Go Fund Me!] A new digital emergency communication system in Lexington allows inter-agency communication throughout [...]
July 15th, 2014 · No Comments
A federal appeals court is declining to stand in the way of the Obama administration’s efforts to block water pollution from mountaintop removal coal mining. [H-L] It’s pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they’ve called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignorant to be given a piece of [...]
July 15th, 2014 · No Comments
Remember late September last year when Mitch McConnell tag teamed in the Senate floor to rail on health care reform? Interesting how their fearmongering fell flat.
July 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment
A better title might be: Instant Racing Judge: “No Big Deal, My Son Got Hired By A Race Track’s Law Firm In The Case And There’s Nothing You Can Do About It” Hold on to your instant racing case hats, ladies, cause the Honorable Judge Thomas Wingate has created an appearance of impropriety to rival [...]
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. [
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