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Entries Tagged as 'UofL'

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

Franklin County Sheriff Probably Drank It All

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s been a year since almost 200 bottles of rare 20-year-old Pappy Van Winkle bourbon went missing. And nobody has seen it since. [H-L] This past September was the warmest since records began in 1880, according to new data released by NASA. [HuffPo] The University of Louisville announced Thursday that a capital campaign started seven [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · DSCC · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Law Enforcement · Senate · Stats · UofL

Isn’t Jacobson Park Where Everyone Gets Shot?

October 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Fayette County Public Schools board member Doug Barnett recommended Monday that a trust fund at issue in a state audit be used to help the Lexington elementary school with the lowest test scores in the state. [H-L] SAT scores for the class of 2014 averaged a 497 in reading, 513 in math and 487 in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Hypocrisy · Jobs · Stats · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL · Youth

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

Woah, UofL’s Been Hiding Corruption Since 2008

September 4th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Last week’s guilty plea by former Iowa State Sen. Kent Sorenson wasn’t the end of the federal investigation into the 2012 Iowa caucus payola scandal — not by a longshot. No wonder Rand Paul’s racist dad left congress. Why are libruls ignoring Lil Randy in all this? He’s surely a bigger threat than hateful Granny [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Flashback · Health Care · Military · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Steve Beshear · UofL · Veterans

Matt Bevin Tries To Re-Write Recent History

August 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Alison’s folks probably should think twice before bringing family members into politics. Because now Jerry Lundergan’s potentially illegal contributions to his daughter’s campaign are front and center. Tens upon tens of thousands in bus rental fees, reduced catering and event fees, the list goes on for days. [Politico] Gale Harris-Oliver sits on a new picnic [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Joshua Powell · Journalism · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Presidential Race · Taxes · UofL · Wasted Money

You Should Go To Pine Mountain ASAP. Do It.

July 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A special prosecutor has been tapped to review the death investigation of a Northern Kentucky woman shot by a Boone County sheriff’s deputy as she left a field party earlier this year. [H-L] Homeless man who sold sketches of his dog now has his own art show and credits his ‘guardian angel’ pup. [HuffPo] Now [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Wiretapping · Youth

Is It November Yet? We’re All Ready For The End

July 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

When asked by text message whether he plans to support Grimes’ campaign, Marksberry responded: “Absolutely not.” [H-L] In October of 2011, Jeromy Coots helped transport the lifeless body of his older brother out of the coal mine where they’d worked together in eastern Kentucky. Richard Coots, just 23 years old, had been crushed to death [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Humor · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Senate · Takin yer guns! · UofL · Veterans

School Funding Disparity & Judicial Shenanigans

July 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A petition was posted last week on GoPetition.com signed by parents upset that socioeconomic status is a primary consideration in redrawing Fayette schools attendance zones. [H-L] The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers that a “stand-down order” held back military assets that could have saved the U.S. ambassador and three other [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Gambling · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Military · Mitch McConnell · UofL · Veterans · Wasted Money

Ramsey Finally Needs To Be Removed At UofL

July 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

A group of stakeholders has recommended that the Lexington Urban County Council put $2 million from the general fund into an affordable housing fund each year. [H-L] As American involvement in Iraq inches forward, some key members of Congress from both parties are deftly keeping their distance from the debate over authorizing military intervention. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL · Wasted Money · Wiretapping