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Some Folks Just Realized Boyd County Is Smelly

December 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Andy Beshear needs all the help he can get, so he’s on the annual Christmas card sent out by papaw’s crew at the KDRP. [H-L] The most popular argument for cutting corporate taxes — that it helps create jobs — doesn’t seem to be true. [HuffPo] Thank goodness Greg Stumbo can still get something right. [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Journalism · KDP · Kentucky Business · Military · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RPK · Taxes · UofL · Youth

Another Sad Media Failure In Montgomery County

December 18th, 2014 · 8 Comments

In another alarming article, the newspaper in Montgomery County has done more bidding for embattled superintendent Joshua Powell under the guise of journalism. Before you read this, keep the following in mind: The board members were already set to receive subpoenas We have audio of Powell’s rant at EPSB and will publish it soon — [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Journalism · Mainstream Mistake · Wasted Money

Hunger Is Very Much Alive And Well Today

December 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Bring it, butt cramps! The Ark Park lunatics are going to maybe sue the state because they want a free tax ride. [H-L] Initially, Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin were interested in investigating how history’s most notorious dictators ate and used food deprivation as a weapon to punish insubordinates. But soon after starting the project, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Journalism · Kentucky Business · Labor · Poverty · Takin yer guns! · Taxes · The Gays · Wasted Money

PeckrePointe & The Ark Park Are Still Failing

December 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Patriot Coal Corp. is warning that substantial cutbacks at its two Union County mines could come in the next two months, affecting as many as 670 workers. [H-L] In what’s already being hailed as “a great step forward,” the International Olympic Committee has taken a significant move against future intolerance toward the lesbian, gay and [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Crit Luallen · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Humor · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Military · The Gays · Trey Grayson · Wasted Money

Journalists Say Kentucky’s A Big, Corrupt Disaster

December 9th, 2014 · 10 Comments

While Jonathan Miller is whining about how ethical the Beshear Administration is? The real world knows he’s absolutely full of it. Here’s proof. Several months ago more than 1,000 journalists from all 50 states were surveyed by the Safra Center for Ethics. Its focus was to measure corruption in American states. Let’s just say that [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Embarrassing · Journalism

Terry Holliday Is Part Of The Education Problem

November 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Citing a lack of effectiveness and efficiency in Menifee County Schools, Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday has recommended that the state provide intensive management assistance to the district. Spoiler alert: Some of the people responsible for the messes in Menifee County jumped ship and were hired by Joshua Powell in Montgomery County upon the recommendation [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Immigration · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Military · Presidential Race

Did You Know Attorneys General Are For Sale?

November 21st, 2014 · 3 Comments

Jay Box, chancellor of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, was named the system’s president Wednesday, becoming the second person to lead Kentucky’s largest higher education institution since it was formed in 1997. [H-L] Though the theory of evolution has long been accepted as scientific fact, scientists have always had trouble reconciling Darwin’s notion [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Journalism · Stats · Steve Beshear · Wasted Money

Kentucky Really Excells At Coal Corruption

November 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

A coal company in Eastern Kentucky has resumed filing false water-pollution reports despite being caught cheating on previous reports that concealed widespread violations, environmental groups have charged. [H-L] The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a [...]

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Tags: Budget · Corruption · Death Penalty · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Hal Rogers · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Taxes · Youth

Final Pre-Election Comment On Kentucky Is Tonight

October 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

In one of this fall’s three state Senate races that include a portion of Fayette County, the challenger is bringing up the incumbent’s “messy divorce.” In another, a doctor is trying to knock off an incumbent who leads Senate Democrats in hopes of becoming the first Latino to serve in the Kentucky General Assembly. [H-L] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes

That Senate Debate Wasn’t Great For Kentucky

October 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

State GOP Chairman Steve Robertson filed a complaint alleging the Democratic Party abused its nonprofit permit. [H-L] A former director of the National Security Agency says he doesn’t see the need for the U.S. government to prosecute the New York Times reporter who revealed the agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans. [HuffPo] Kentucky’s Republican U.S. senator [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Journalism · KDP · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · RPK · Senate