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People Got Crazy With KET Over The Debate

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Since KET is a fancy government agency, we were able to snag transcripts of the reaction line from the evening of the U.S. Senate debate between Mitch McConnell and Alison Grimes. Some were negative, some were positive but they were all entertaining. Contact information removed for obvious reasons. 10-13-2014 8:16pm Kristin Frankfort, KY My question [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Flashback · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Washington Post Eats Alison Grimes Alive Again

October 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Watch this dishonest ad from Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes: And then watch the Washington Post rip her to shreds: Excuse the fuzzy quality of this ad, but it has not been publicly released by the Grimes campaign. In The Fact Checker’s experience, the most fact-challenged ads are those that fly under the radar, as campaigns [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Embarrassing · Mainstream · Senate

Miniature Texan Gets Crazier By The Minute

October 3rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

A Veterans Affairs hospital botched the treatment of a suicidal Marine by sending him to another medical facility even though he had an emergency condition, a federal judge said. [H-L] Rand Paul’s budget would have cut funding for agencies leading the ebola response. [HuffPo] Long story short: Mitch McConnell is full of whatever Joshua Powell [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Journalism · Labor · Mainstream · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Veterans · Wasted Money

Really Polite People Run For The U.S. Senate

September 19th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Urban County Council gave its blessing Tuesday for CentrePointe developers to seek up to $30 million in bond funding through the Kentucky League of Cities. So it looks like your taxpayer dollars will still be used. [H-L] To most Americans, Gingrich is a charming curiosity: His latest stint with public relevancy was a quixotic [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Education · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · KDP · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Robert Felner · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Comer’s Louisville Network Is Deceptively Huge

August 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Even if two victims of the deadly Ebola virus recover after being given a medicine derived from genetically modified tobacco, much more study would be needed to confirm whether the drug worked, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. [H-L] Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) stood by his recent remarks that [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mainstream · Polling · Wasted Money · Youth

Montgomery Co. Paper Improves Its Powell Scandals Coverage After Some Major Criticism

July 1st, 2014 · 2 Comments

The little newspaper in Montgomery County, the Mt. Sterling Advocate tried its hardest to accurately cover the latest in the Joshua Powell-Montgomery County Schools scandal but fell short yet again on the misinformation front. But it is improving! We can’t link to anything or push traffic to the paper, as we do with nearly all [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Joshua Powell · Mainstream

The Will Coursey Scandal Gets REALLY Deep

June 26th, 2014 · 6 Comments

What was that again about Page One being something that is completely ignored, about me (Jake) being nothing, about no one giving a flip? Seems everybody there hangs on every word. That’s not an ego pump but a reality that is constantly proved in the mainstream media. … Here’s an instance of Tom Loftus being… [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Humor · Hypocrisy · KDP · Mainstream · Spotted

We Still Don’t Expect Pension/KRS Changes

June 19th, 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] Bob Stivers is in Western Kentucky this week. Probably deflecting blame everywhere he goes for the [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · FEAR! · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Tourism · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Steve Beshear

Maybe We’ll Stop Eating Crow Sometime Soon

June 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

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] A University of Kentucky professor’s 40-second demonstration during the World Cup could have a lasting impact. [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Corruption · Education · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Journalism · Mainstream · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Senate · Stats · UK

Those Blackstone Lobbyists Aren’t Real Lobbyists

May 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

There seems to be quite a bit of confusion on the part of some in the mainstream media (beyond this nonsense) over the recent story David Sirota published about Kentucky Retirement Systems. Specifically about placement agents being registered as lobbyists. (Reference: Blackstone has a few) Here’s what Sirota said: The documents provided by Tobe (embedded [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Crit Luallen · Flashback · Mainstream · Mainstream Mistake