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Entries Tagged as 'Greg Fischer'

Ferguson Highlights Our Sad National Disgrace

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Republicans demanded Tuesday that Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes disclose more information about her campaign’s use of a bus and other services provided at seemingly discounted prices by a company her father owns. [H-L] The fight over whether shoppers should be allowed to tote guns openly in American businesses is about to spill [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Investigation · Law Enforcement · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Bi-Partisan Louisville Effort To Clean Up LMAS

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments

You can’t even wear a towel and sing Christmas carols outside a Lexington school these days without getting arrested. [H-L] More than five years into an economic recovery, with unemployment falling and the stock market at record highs, millions of Americans like Taormina still can’t afford basic nutrition, according to a blockbuster study. [HuffPo] State [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Humor · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Major Louisville News: Investigative Cmte Forming

August 19th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Allow me to gloat for a moment. Not for egotistical reasons (rare) but because a huge weight is being lifted. This is something I’ve been covering for the better part of a decade and it’s nice to finally see movement. Perseverance pays off. Just under a month ago, I shared the latest Louisville Metro Animal [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation

Coursey Will Have A Tough Time At Fancy Farm

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

It appears that Brian Linder might be one of the dumbest people in Frankfort. And that’s saying a lot. [H-L] Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. The bill would have prohibited companies from deducting expenses related to moving their operations to a foreign [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

Andy Barr Realized He Has To Start Campaigning

August 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

State Rep. Forrest “Ben” Waide, R-Madisonville, was indicted Tuesday by a Franklin County grand jury on felony campaign-finance charges. [John Cheves] As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Investigation · Jack Conway · Polling · Youth

Tim Conley’s Cohorts Admitted To His Scheme

July 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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 · Comments Off

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

You Should Go To Pine Mountain ASAP. Do It.

July 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A special prosecutor has been tapped to review the death investigation of a Northern Kentucky woman shot by a Boone County sheriff’s deputy as she left a field party earlier this year. [H-L] Homeless man who sold sketches of his dog now has his own art show and credits his ‘guardian angel’ pup. [HuffPo] Now [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Wiretapping · Youth

This Terry Holliday Thing Will Have You Rolling

July 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky children’s economic security is far worse off today than in 1990, according to the National KIDS COUNT Data Book released Tuesday. [H-L] A survey conducted by the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling on behalf of Americans United for Change and the Center for American Progress Action Fund found that 69 percent of Republican respondents said [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · The Gays · Youth