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Entries Tagged as 'Wasted Money'

Conway Uses Office For Campaign Promotion

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Well, it’s official, Jack Conway is back to using state government resources to campaign for governor: FROM A PRESS RELEASE So now the wealthy progressives in Louisville who aren’t keen on supporting Jack can see what he’s up to. Fun and games with your money. Anyone who thought that would be an event one should [...]

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Tags: Election 2015 · Jack Conway · Spotted · Wasted Money

Montgomery Co. Topix Witch Hunt Just A Ruse

July 21st, 2014 · 6 Comments

Remember when Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell started his Topix/lawsuit witch hunt? He claimed people posting factual information was “terrorism” and “stalking” in an attempt to drum up anxiety over nothing. He, with this pals on the school board, pushed for $5,000 in taxpayer funds to be used to hunt down IP addresses (which [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Flashback · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Wasted Money

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

This Is What $719,000 Will Buy You In Kentucky

July 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Can you believe the Kentucky Opportunity Coalition is spending $719,000 on this?

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Senate · Wasted Money

School Funding Disparity & Judicial Shenanigans

July 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments

A petition was posted last week on 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

Hal Rogers Is Still Askeerd Of The Furriners

July 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hal Heiner’s $4.2 million bet may be risky but no one has ever accused the man of having political sense. [H-L] As the political world grapples with how to respond to the current crisis on the nation’s border, several Republicans have begun warning fellow party members that doing nothing but opposing the president carries substantial [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · John Yarmuth · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money

Thousands Are Homeless & We Spend $ On Pot

July 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky State Police are preparing for helicopter flights this summer to check rural areas of the state for marijuana plants. [H-L] Americans are unsure about both the tea party’s current strength and its future prospects, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. [

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Senate · Wasted Money

Edelen Kicks Off Five-Year-Long Gubernatorial Bid

July 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Adam Edelen wants to try running for governor for five years. So of course he’s going to campaign around the state. This time? Pandering to the health care community and old people by holding “public hearings” to assess the fiscal health of rural hospitals. Here’s his tour schedule: Prestonsburg 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 15 Mountain [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Health Care · Spotted · Wasted Money

Steve Beshear Is Now Using Children As Pawns

July 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

In a new ad from Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, retired coal miner Don Disney looks straight into the camera and asks Mitch McConnell why he voted to raise his Medicare costs by $6,000. The only problem? McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, cast no such vote. [ABC News/AP] A proposal to rezone agricultural land [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Humor · Investigation · Iraq · Jack Conway · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Veterans · Wasted Money · Youth

State Govt Retirees Constantly Get The Shaft

July 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Wondering why Kentucky Public Retirees (parent organization, not regional groups) seems to constantly make excuses for Kentucky Retirement Systems corruption? And barely communicates important information to its membership? We were wondering that same thing and went poking around only to discover a pretty big conflict of interest. The organization has hired Robin Hartman, a Public [...]

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Tags: Spotted · Wasted Money