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Entries Tagged as 'KY-4'

Kentucky Economy: Imaginary Puppies, Rainbows

December 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Kentucky Supreme Court says a state law setting out procedural rights for police officers accused of misconduct should apply whether the complaints are made by citizens or by police departments. [H-L] Never in the 30 years since the the Federal Reserve first starting collecting wealth data has the divide between the rich and everyone [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Economy · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · Kentucky Business · KY Supreme Court · KY-4 · Law Enforcement · Presidential Race · Rand Paul

Remember That It’s February, Not November

February 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Basically, nothing has changed and polls this early unfortunately don’t mean much. Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes holds a slim 4-point advantage over U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in a new Herald-Leader/WKYT Bluegrass Poll, with many voters saying they disapprove of McConnell but don’t yet know Grimes nine months from Election Day. [H-L] Ken Ham [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · Kentucky Business · KY-4 · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Taxes · The Gays

Kentucky Will Never Have THAT Rainy Day Fund

December 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

The owner of a Manchester pharmacy has admitted that he routinely filled prescriptions for people even though there were obvious signs that those customers were drug addicts or dealers. [H-L] Eighteen months and $150,000 later, a rigorous voter fraud investigation commissioned by Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz (R) has failed to produce any statistically [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · KDP · KY-4 · Law Enforcement · Polling · Senate · Wiretapping

Of Course Democrats Are Playing Dirty In The 56th

June 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment

University of Kentucky HealthCare officials said Monday they will use $30 million in cash to outfit the 8th floor of Pavilion A at UK Chandler Hospital in coming months. [H-L] The Democratic-run U.S. Senate passed a $500 billion, five-year farm bill on Monday that expands a taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance program and rejects sweeping cuts in [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · David L. Williams · Economy · Health Care · Kentucky Business · KY-4 · Law Enforcement · Senate · Special Election

Some Trailer Park Funtimes With Nathan Smith

April 17th, 2013 · Comments Off

An eastern Kentucky mayor who previously announced his resignation has changed his mind and decided to stay in office. [H-L] Consumer prices fell in March for the first time in four months as the cost of gasoline tumbled, providing scope for the Federal Reserve to maintain its monetary stimulus to speed up economic growth. [Reuters] [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Health Care · Humor · KY-4 · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Takin yer guns!

Will Crit Luallen Finally Run For Something???

February 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

Standard & Poor’s said it expects to be the target of a U.S. Department of Justice civil lawsuit over its mortgage bond ratings, the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating agency over alleged illegal behavior tied to the recent financial crisis. [Reuters] Here’s your duh moment about Crit Luallen considering a run for [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Crit Luallen · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Kentucky Business · KY-4 · Mitch McConnell · Polling

Go Read That Cool Message In A Bottle Story

January 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Lexington’s fire department responded to a fire inside a research building on the University of Kentucky’s campus Tuesday night. The fire started inside a glassware dryer on the second floor of the Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center, Major Chuck Bonta said. [H-L] In 2007, U.S. regulators cleared Boeing’s use of a highly flammable battery [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · KY-4 · Mainstream Mistake · Polling · UK

Pakistan Sounds Really Fun Right Now, Doesn’t It?

January 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] Consumer advocates have complained that U.S. mortgage lenders are getting off easy in a deal to settle charges that they wrongfully foreclosed on many homeowners. [HuffPo] A former superintendent at West Virginia’s Upper Big Branch [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Health Care · KY Supreme Court · KY-4 · Polling · Rand Paul

Pension Crisis Will Not Be Solved By Frankfort

January 9th, 2013 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] That sound you hear is Dudley Webb trying to screw something else up in Lexington. This thing? A children’s museum. We kid you not. [H-L] Paul Krugman is worried about our future. The Nobel Prize-winning [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Congress · Economy · Environment · KY-4 · Law Enforcement · Takin yer guns!

Maybe The Mainstream Will Awaken On KRS Mess

January 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments

There was a time last spring when it looked like The David School might not survive. After nearly four decades of helping students who’d had problems in public schools, the private school in a hollow outside the old Floyd County coal town of David was broke. [H-L] The just-completed deal to resolve the so-called fiscal [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Hal Rogers · Jobs · Journalism · KY-4 · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns!