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Entries Tagged as 'Robert Felner'

Senate Race Is Probably Good For Bourbon Sales

October 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race remains a dead heat two weeks before Election Day, with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell regaining the slimmest of leads over Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in a new Bluegrass Poll. [H-L] As the saying goes, it’s all in the name. Obamacare is no exception. [HuffPo] The Kentucky Democratic Party received [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · KDP · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Robert Felner · RPK

Dems: Stop Trying To Out-Repub The Repubs!

October 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Candidates in Kentucky’s combative U.S. Senate race are bringing in outside help with two weeks to go as Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will campaign with Bill Clinton on Tuesday and a trio of Republican congressmen will stump for Sen. Mitch McConnell beginning Monday. [H-L] Rand Paul is now making up his on Ebola facts that [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · FEAR! · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Robert Felner · Senate

Another Robert Felner Lackey Bites The Dust

October 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Do you remember this guy? JOHN DEASY That’s John Deasy. A centerpiece of the Robert Felner scandal. Here’s a bit of a refresher: Update On the Deasy Shenanigans at UofL [September 10, 2008] Breaking Deasy Update: Ramsey Appoints Review Committee [September 10, 2008] The Robert Felner Story Hits the WaPo [September 11, 2008] Felner-Deasy Update [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Flashback · Robert Felner · UofL

Health Care Devil Didn’t Come After All, Teatoots

September 29th, 2014 · Comments Off

Key Republicans running for election Nov. 4 say the federal Affordable Care Act is putting Kentuckians out of work, but employment data and interviews with Kentucky-based economists suggest otherwise. [John Cheves] Looks like Robert Felner’s boy, John Deasy, has yet another nightmare on his hands in Los Angeles. [HuffPo] Alison Lundergan Grimes refused to say [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate · Taxes

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

What’s The Deal With That Girl’s Parents?

September 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tensions between ride-share drivers and taxicab operators boiled over Tuesday after the Urban County Council delayed action on whether to make companies such as Lyft and Uber follow the same regulations as the city’s taxi operators. [H-L] America’s top military officials on Tuesday made the case for President Barack Obama’s strategy to target the Islamic [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · RPK · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

Mittens Is Coming To Campaign For Granny Mitch!

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Failed presidential candidate and the creator of Obamacare — Mittens Romney — is coming to Kentucky to campaign for Mitch McConnell. [Sam Youngman] Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. [HuffPo] After months of back and forth and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate

Felner Update: Release From Prison Imminent

May 9th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Former University of Louisville dean, Robert Felner, is set to be released from federal prison on Monday, May 12, 2014. (The original projected date was May 11, 2014) At 63-years-old with one of the most corrupt criminal histories in higher education, one can’t help but wonder what he’ll be up to once out. He’ll be [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Robert Felner · UofL

This Week Was Filled With Way Too Much Death

May 31st, 2013 · 1 Comment

New funny rumor: Greg Stumbo is once again telling people that he’s running on a gubernatorial ticket with Heather French Henry. [PEE ALERT] You already know that LAUSD is sucking hardcore because of the Robert Felner lackey running the show. In response to concerns raised by federal regulators, Los Angeles Unified and eight other school [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Heather French Henry · Humor · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Robert Felner · Rumor

Woah, Time For A Robert Felner Scandal Update

May 1st, 2013 · 4 Comments

It’s been a hot minutes since we’ve mentioned Robert Felner. So here’s your update! The Federal Bureau of Prisons says Felner has an actual or projected release date from the Federal Prison Camp in Montgomery, Alabama on May 11, 2014. Just a year away.

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