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Entries Tagged as 'Mainstream Mistake'

Candy Barr Will Spend All Of Your Cash, Kids

July 18th, 2014 · No Comments

Seems Candy Barr is a little big nervous this year by outspending more than 400 of his colleagues when using taxpayer dollars to promote himself. U.S. Rep. Andy Barr spent more than $190,000 in taxpayer money to send mail and conduct telephone town hall meetings with constituents in his first 15 months in office, according [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money

Paper Unknowingly Spread Misinformation In MoCo

July 18th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Yesterday we told you about shenanigans at Montgomery County Schools involving a daycare child running across a four-lane highway to escape. Feel free to refresh yourself by clicking here. We also highlighted some continuing retaliation in the same story. But here’s where the story gets interesting: when the Mt. Sterling Advocate steps in to cover [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Joshua Powell · Mainstream Mistake

Powell Coverage Pushes Paper Into Defense Mode

July 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

How do you know when you’ve made an impact on a small town newspaper with a history of outright misleading its readership? How do you know when you’ve pushed a paper into a corner for deliberately misreporting information about corruption and details surrounding something as important as education and test scores? Here’s how you know: [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Joshua Powell · Mainstream Mistake · Spotted

Rand Continues Embarrassing Promotional Tour

June 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · The Gays · UofL · Veterans · Wiretapping · Youth

Mt. Sterling Paper Spreads Even More Misinfo

June 13th, 2014 · 15 Comments

A recent article in the Mt. Sterling Advocate focused on Joshua Powell’s Topix witch hunt. Complete with misinformation and an attempt to give false credit to “a Lexington TV station” for originally reporting what this very website uncovered. In a sign that the newspaper really doesn’t take journalistic credibility seriously in the least. Let’s take [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Joshua Powell · Mainstream Mistake

Newspaper Misinforms Montgomery County Again

June 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

We’ve already reported (weeks ago — here & here) that the Montgomery County Board of Education rejected superintendent Joshua Powell’s insane salary bump proposal. But the Mt. Sterling Advocate finally decided to cover it. Here’s a taste: The Montgomery County Board of Education tabled action on a pair of salary range proposals for 2014-2015 presented [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Joshua Powell · Mainstream Mistake

Kentuckians Deserve A Statewide Smoking Ban

June 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments

A public smoking ban that failed to pass was among the top priorities of Kentucky’s highest paid lobbyists this year. [H-L] Transgender people receiving Medicare may no longer be automatically denied coverage for sex reassignment surgeries, a U.S. Department of Health and Services review board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Heather French Henry · Journalism · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns! · Taxes · Veterans · Youth

Is The Mainstream Lazy On The Pension Mess?

June 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

A new program from the federal Department of Agriculture could help launch more creative, innovative and collaborative conservation efforts in Kentucky, according to Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack. [H-L] There’s no war on coal but there IS a war on coal miners. And it’s backed by organizations like the Kentucky Coal Association and Bill Bissett. [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Taxes · Trey Grayson · Youth

Matt Bevin Continues To Be Huge Embarrassment

June 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] The public health clinic that has served patients for decades at 650 Newtown Pike is moving, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Corruption · Economy · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Heather French Henry · Humor · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns!

Dissecting Attacks From Montgomery Co. Cabal

May 27th, 2014 · 10 Comments

On May 2nd we randomly mentioned a former reporter at the Mt. Sterling Advocate. A couple weeks later, that former reporter identified herself as a Joshua Powell apologist and went out of her way to attack Jake personally while painting herself as a superb, untouchable journalist. FROM FACEBOOK But wouldn’t you know it? That was [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Corruption · Education · Flashback · Hypocrisy · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Journalism · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell