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Entries Tagged as 'Jonathan Miller'

Nope, Jamie Comer’s Hemp Trip Wasn’t Wasteful

July 9th, 2013 · 4 Comments

During the months of May and June, all we heard from the Democratic House Caucus Good Old Boy Network was foaming at the mouth about Jamie Comer. The drama was all about how Comer was allegedly wasting taxpayer dollars like woah on the Hemp Commission and specifically on his trip to Washington, D.C. While Comer [...]

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Tags: Economy · Jobs · Jonathan Miller · Kentucky Business · Wasted Money

Louisville Wealthy Surprised Poor People Exist

May 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

Kentucky House leaders have appointed state Rep. Derrick Graham, D-Frankfort, to be chairman of the House Education Committee. This wasn’t earth-shattering news, so we didn’t hype it up on Friday as other outlets did. [H-L] Turns out it wasn’t a hedge funder who bought that naked Golden Girls painting. Damon Thayer can rest easy. [Gawker] [...]

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Tags: Education · Hal Rogers · Humor · Immigration · Jonathan Miller · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate

Monday Night Will Bring All Kinds Of KET Hilarity

May 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Are you ready, meemaw? Monday. 8:00 P.M. Eastern. The following people will be on your teevee (KET’s Kentucky Tonight) discussing the 2014 election: Steve Robertson, RPK chair Ellen Williams, former RPK chair Jonathan Miller, D-Hotel Room Receipt Bill Garmer, former KDP chair for five seconds in 2004, resigned after getting his ass handed to him [...]

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Tags: Embarrassing · Jonathan Miller · KDP · RPK

Jamie Comer Is Teaching Us All A Big Lesson

May 8th, 2013 · 6 Comments

How to fail at everything hemp-related? Take Jonathan Miller to Washington, D.C. with you. The McConnell folks have been burning the phone up laughing about it. Seems it’s going to make a great future mail piece in a Republican primary. Now, to arrange a General Assembly intern reunion… and maybe dig those hotel receipts out [...]

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Tags: Jonathan Miller · Kentucky Business · RPK

Brave Patriot Marilyn Parker Is Also Maybe Shady

May 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Law enforcement agencies across Western Kentucky are struggling with a declining number of officers and rising crime rates. Sheriffs in the region say having fewer officers available is leaving departments shorthanded for emergencies, causing scheduling headaches and delaying response times to calls. [H-L] Seven healthy horses in Baffert’s stable at Hollywood Park have died suddenly [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · First Amendment · Health Care · Jonathan Miller · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Richie Farmer · Senate · The Gays · Wasted Money

Derby’s Over & The Crazy’s Back In Full Force

May 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment

In a desperate attempt to hide their bipartisan collusion in raiding pensions, the legislature and governor have put out a disastrous bill, Senate Bill 2, that not only tries to cover up their past indiscretions but harms local governments and non-profits as well. [H-L] Where’s Jack Conway on this? Oh, right. New York’s attorney general [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Health Care · Immigration · Jonathan Miller · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Wasted Money

Utterly Inept Opposition? Plenty Of It In Frankfort

April 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

A federal grand jury has indicted former Agriculture Secretary Richie Farmer for allegedly misusing property and funds during his eight years at the helm of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. In other words, dear Reeeechie: “Hate to break it to you friend, but your balloon’s about to pop. And that balloon’s filled with your own [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Economy · Environment · Immigration · Jobs · Jonathan Miller · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Richie Farmer

Unlike Kentucky, Illinois Tries To Clean Up Its Mess

April 9th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Oh, look, Rand Paul’s fired campaign manager is still complaining about things that don’t mesh with his 16th Century worldview. Tea Party activist David Adams filed a lawsuit Monday in Franklin Circuit Court, challenging Gov. Steve Beshear’s executive order that created the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange. [H-L] Restaurant chains like McDonald’s want to keep their [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Economy · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jonathan Miller · Mainstream · Senate · Steve Beshear

UK Should Quit With The Corruption

April 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

The University of Kentucky violated the state Open Records Act by refusing to release documents about surgeries at Kentucky Children’s Hospital, the state attorney general’s office has ruled. [John Cheves] Eleven House Democrats are on record as opposing gay marriage, even as support within their party for the issue builds. [The Hill] A Louisville woman [...]

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Tags: Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Jonathan Miller · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · RPK · The Gays · UK

Real Pension Reform Has Not Come To Fruition

March 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Murray State apparently can’t catch a break from the bad news lately. Especially when it comes to the Alexanders and this time Louisiana State University. [C-J/AKN] As the justices of the Supreme Court struggled with the question of same-sex marriage this week, politicians in Congress kept handing down their own verdict. One after another, a [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Jonathan Miller · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Wasted Money