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Entries Tagged as 'Flashback'

How Will Keith Hall Lie His Way Outta This One?

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A coal-mining company owned by state Rep. W. Keith Hall, D-Phelps, spilled an undetermined quantity of a chemical into his constituents’ drinking water supply in Pike County earlier this month, state and local officials said Thursday. [John Cheves] Two members of the U.S. Supreme Court indicated on Thursday night that the court will ultimately have [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Jobs · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Wiretapping

Last We Checked, KDP Was Silent On Harassment

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he has a history of handling sexual harassment cases the right way, and Frankfort Democrats are “scrambling to try to belatedly get it right.” [Sam Youngman] In 1942, still reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government ordered thousands of Japanese Americans to leave [...]

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Tags: College Sports · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · KDP · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Wasted Money

Flashback: Strayer University Ignored By Conway

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

About a year ago we started discussing Strayer University and its position within the for-profit college mess. Not just because Jack Conway has gone out of his way to overlook its myriad disasters. But because of its ties to the Kentucky Retirement Systems. Here’s some of it: In 2007, Kentucky Retirement Systems seeded yet another [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Investigation · Jack Conway · Rumor

Papaw & Jane Took A Bike Ride Caption Contest

April 17th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Remember when Papaw & Jane went on a bike ride for a photo op? YOUR CAPTION HERE You know what to do. Make it funny!

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Tags: Contest · Flashback · Humor · Steve Beshear

Alison Grimes’ Office Made A Major Mistake

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A University of Kentucky health survey that was emailed to students last week has drawn attention from a conservative-leaning news website for college students. [H-L] Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, notably photo identification requirements, saying they threaten to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · College Sports · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · UK

CBO Grimes Is Quick To Play The Blame Game

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Last week, Alison Grimes went crazy on Mitch McConnell over a Fruit of the Loom factory closing. Reality? She should have been yelling at Steve Beshear. But we digress… Grimes likes to refer to herself as Kentucky’s Chief Business Officer, which means almost nothing, since she can still do her job while traveling the country [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Steve Beshear

Jay Blanton: Time To Get A Grip On The Gays

April 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

As part of his 2015 budget address, Mayor Jim Gray on Tuesday proposed that the city authorize $40 million in debt for a $310 million renovation of Rupp Arena and attached convention center. [H-L] “Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away, because the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · College Sports · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Labor · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · The Gays · UK · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Mitch McConnell Is Weak On Health Care But Where Does Alison Grimes Stand? Does She Even Know?

April 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Mitch McConnell has spent his career being weak on health care. So where is Alison Grimes? Sitting on her hands. Get a load of all the things Grimes could be using against him but won’t: — BEGIN — On November 25, 2003, McConnell voted for the conference report of HR 1, the Bush-backed Medicare prescription [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Health Care · Mitch McConnell

Grimes Should Be Hitting McConnell On Iraq War

April 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Alison Grimes loves to promote herself as the queen of issues facing veterans. She’s never missed a photo op with a veteran. And she’s quick to offer blanket criticism of Mitch McConnell and other Republicans for being bad for veterans, the economy, business. So why won’t she hit McConnell on his ridiculous support of the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Veterans · Wasted Money

Take A Trip Down Heiner & Crosbie Camp Lane

April 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Remember a million years ago when Hal Heiner was running for mayor in Louisville and K.C. Crosbie was getting her rear end handed to her by Todd Hollenbach? Let’s take a trip down failed memory lane and check out their television spots… January 27, 2010 — Heiner launches his mayoral campaign website: March 10, 2010 [...]

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Tags: Election 2015 · Flashback