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Flashback: Strayer University Ignored By Conway

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments

About a year ago we started discussing Strayer University and its position within the for-profit college mess. Not just because Jack Conway has gone out of his way to overlook its myriad disasters. But because of its ties to the Kentucky Retirement Systems. Here’s some of it: In 2007, Kentucky Retirement Systems seeded yet another [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Investigation · Jack Conway · Rumor

Mitch McConnell Wasn’t Pro-Choice In Late 70s

March 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

An expert opinion offering a new take on old evidence after a re-examination of the materials does not constitute newly found information about two murders, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday. [H-L] [Democratic] congressional party committees and super PACs are on record pace ahead of their Republican counterparts, while the majority of Democratic incumbents in [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Economy · Greg Stumbo · Journalism · KY Supreme Court · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Rumor · Stats · Taxes · The Gays · Wiretapping

In Wake Of The Latest Montgomery Co. Scandal…

March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We hear through the grapevine that Montgomery County Schools superintendent and practitioner of illegal nepotism, Joshua Powell, is really trying to grasp at straws for reasons to give one of his enemies the boot. As we shared with you yesterday, Montgomery County High School principal Jim Dusso was canned after allegedly refusing to do some [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Rumor

Montgomery Co. Has Yet Another Big Problem

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

We hinted a week or so ago that Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell had replaced the Montgomery County High School principal in a sticky situation. What we didn’t reveal was that we knew the principal had hired a prominent attorney and was pressing forward to slap Montgomery County Schools. The former principal, Jim Dusso, [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Rumor

What On Earth Is KC Crosbie Thinking Now?

February 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Okay, folks, what on earth is KC Crosbie thinking? We knew she performed poorly in 2011 but… Running on Hal Heiner’s gubernatorial ticket… Really? Is she ready for her career to be over at such a young age? Because she’d be burning every bridge you can imagine. That move makes about as much sense as [...]

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Tags: Election 2015 · Rumor

Is RJ Palmer Facing Some Political Trouble?

January 29th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Yesterday we mentioned that Democrats were polling RJ Palmer against Andy Barr. There’d been tons of speculation about what he would do but Palmer finally put it to bed by filing to run again for his seat. But why was he being polled? Was it because his current opponent, Ralph Alvarado, barely lost the race [...]

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Tags: Rumor

Filing Deadline Is Here, Expect Some Craziness

January 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

We hear through the rumor mill that Democrats have polled RJ Palmer against Andy Barr. That’s sure to be making Elizabeth Jensen uneasy, even though today’s the filing deadline. [Things We Hear] Coal is still mined in this region, but the industry employs only a fraction of the people it did for more than a [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Richie Farmer · Rumor · UofL · Wiretapping

Another Piece In The Powell Nepotism Puzzle

December 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Yet another piece of the Montgomery County Schools nepotism puzzle… According to people who report to (are you surprised?) superintendent Joshua Powell’s wife, Anna, she made the rounds meeting everyone. On the day the Auditor of Public Accounts released its report proving that she had been illegally hired. Of course. Several people asked her what [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Rumor

Why Is It Taking So Long To Examine Powell?

December 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Okay, folks, why is it taking so long for the Auditor of Public Accounts to investigate the hiring of Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell’s wife, Anna? Could it be because Powell and crew aren’t cooperating with the APA? That’s what we’re hearing from multiple sources. You know we love nothing more than to criticize [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Corruption · Education · Investigation · Rumor

Montgomery County Actors Muddying The Water

December 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

In the ongoing saga of educational disaster in Montgomery County, superintendent Joshua Powell is under investigation for illegally hiring his wife, Anna. Here’s some backstory on that: the school board was informed by Powell in a working session that he had hired his wife. He spent nearly an hour explaining it. Several days later, he [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Investigation · Rumor · Wasted Money