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Entries Tagged as 'Kentucky Business'

Front & Center: Greg Fischer’s Inability To Lead

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ latest campaign ad unfairly and inaccurately blames U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for lost coal jobs, according to the Kentucky Coal Association. If Bill Bissett wants to get his message out, he ought to advertise on publications that, you know, gets messages out. [Sam Youngman] Certain life factors make a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

Ed Whitfield’s Wife Might Pop A Vein Really Soon

July 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. [H-L] A recent analysis of U.S. gun deaths has found that a majority of mass shootings were related to domestic or family [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Stats · Takin yer guns!

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

July 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Late last week Governor Steve Bigot garbled a bunch of words together to make a video about entrepreneurs, which sadly means next to nothing for Kentucky:

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Tags: Economy · Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear

Campbellsville University Deserves Major Praise

July 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Campbellsville University will forgo nearly $1 million a year in funding from the Kentucky Baptist Convention in order to get more flexibility over appointments and academic freedom, the school’s board of trustees announced Wednesday. This is the best thing CU has done in years. [H-L] The Obama administration believes marijuana policy is a states’ rights [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business

EPSB Continues Circling The Powell Wagons

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Campbellsville University should just ditch that million bucks from the Kentucky Baptist Convention closet cases and tell them to suck it. [H-L] One of the biggest riddles in Earth’s history is why animals did not evolve after a spike in oxygen levels approximately 2.3 billion years ago. Instead, despite what scientists had thought was a [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Richie Farmer · Taxes · Veterans

We Repeat: Rand Will Not Be Your Pretzeldent

July 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two of Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley’s cohorts are pleading guilty. What was that, again, about him being some saintly and innocent man? He won’t get away with it this time. The sad thing? All of the people surrounding him – a couple of them involved in tornado recovery efforts – knew what he was [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Rand Paul · The Gays

Last Call For General Election Advertisers

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Plan on advertising leading up to the general election? This is last call for everyone — even non-political advertisers. Get in touch now, as we’re limiting space for 2014.

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Tags: Kentucky Business

Maybe Jerry Abramson Will Finally Go Away

July 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jerry Abramson ended speculation Monday that he might want to be the next president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, saying he was not interested in the job. [H-L] The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Business

Gov. Steve Bigot’s Weekly Video Address

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Governator Steve Bigot hollered about the Barrel Tax Credit:

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Tags: Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear · Taxes

Hey, Jerry Lundergan: There’s More Than Coal

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

With signs pointing to a potentially rocky road ahead in coal country, Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes sought to retool her coal message this week, injecting a populist strain into her pro-coal platform. [Sam Youngman] The Republican National Committee is celebrating former President George W. Bush’s birthday this weekend by selling wistful “I Miss [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · George W. Bush · Health Care · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · RNC · Senate · Veterans