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Entries Tagged as 'Jack Conway'

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

Hal Rogers’ District Once Again Worst Of Worst

April 7th, 2014 · No Comments

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

Lexington Police Have Serious Explaining To Do

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

An attorney for the family of slain University of Kentucky chef Alex Johnson has asked for an investigation into the Lexington police department’s Enhanced 911 call center. [H-L] The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to some strength in [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · College Sports · Corruption · Death Penalty · Economy · Flashback · Investigation · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Senate · Stats · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money · Youth

Jack Conway Changes Practices With Kid Photos

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Maybe Jack Conway really does get it? FROM A RELEASE Because he’s stopped using kids as a backdrop for his drug talk photos.

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Tags: Jack Conway · Spotted · Youth

The Real Reason Jack Conway Was Crying…

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

The real reason Jack Conway was crying? This: DUKE LOST A SPORTS THING! You’re welcome, Jack.

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Tags: College Sports · Humor · Jack Conway

Transparency Isn’t A Real Government Thing

March 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

Crews worked Wednesday to prevent the spread of more than 10,000 gallons of oil that leaked into a southwest Ohio nature preserve and clean up the mess, a task expected to take several days. [H-L] Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s criticisms of President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures were warmly received [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Rand Paul Is Getting Wiretapped So Hard Again

March 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Senate approved Tuesday a bill sponsored by Sen. Robin Webb that would require any funds recovered by the attorney general’s office in a legal case to be deposited into the General Fund, which pays for most state programs. [Bluegrass Politics] The White House is set to unveil a new Climate Data Initiative on Wednesday [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · Poverty · Rand Paul · The Gays · Wiretapping

Quick, Everybody Roll Your Eyes At Rand Again

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

State lawmakers appear ready this year to approve a bill that would allow nearby neighbors to determine if many state parks and golf courses could sell alcohol. [H-L] How do we begin to accept that Nick Rudolph, a thoughtful, sandy-haired Californian, was sent to war as a 22-year-old Marine and in a desperate gun battle [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · George W. Bush · Jack Conway · Mainstream · Military · Rand Paul · Stats · Wasted Money · Wiretapping · Youth

Some People Still In The Midst Of Gay Panic

March 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A northern Kentucky lawmaker has proposed appointing a task force to review and possibly recommend changes to the structure of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport Board. [H-L] When Louisville, Ky., teen, Zach Belden, created an Instagram account for his great grandma, he had no idea how big of a following it would attract. [HuffPo] With [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Jack Conway · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

News-Enterprise Spreads Misinfo, Attacks Conway

March 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The amount of misinformation being spread in the Commonwealth this month is obscene. Right-wing blowhards terrified of the gays are out in full panic mode. The editorial team from the News-Enterprise is just one bunch of butt cramps: With tearful emotion, Conway called attention to his wife and family saying in this matter he had [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · FEAR! · Jack Conway · Mainstream Mistake · The Gays · Wasted Money