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Entries Tagged as 'Wasted Money'

Heiner PAC Hits Richard Henderson… With Obama

October 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Did you know? Richard Henderson is the same as Bablack Oblackma! Get a load of the latest direct mail piece from Hal Heiner’s PAC (the one he’s raising money for while meeting with the very candidates the PAC is supporting… and soliciting gubernatorial support at the same time): CLICK TO ENLARGE CLICK TO ENLARGE It’s [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · FEAR! · Wasted Money

Senate Fatigue Got You Down? It’s Almost Over!

October 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined more than 4,000 of Alison Lundergan Grimes’ supporters for a rally Wednesday night as Democrats were eager to rebut the narrative that Grimes’ campaign was struggling down the stretch in her U.S. Senate race against incumbent Mitch McConnell. [H-L] You can thank Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes and Mitch [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Big Theft Allegations Plague Republican Jessamine Judge-Executive Candidate, Police Reports Included

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Stop the dying newspaper presses — shenanigans aren’t unique to Democrats in Jessamine County. By now it’s no secret that Kevin Corman, the Democratic sheriff, has a bit of a mess on his hands. But what has flown under the radar is a financial scandal involving David West, a Republican running for Jessamine County Judge-Executive. [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Flashback · Law Enforcement · Spotted · Wasted Money

Breathitt County Is Basically A Giant, Hot Mess

October 10th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Fascinating to see WKYT finally get interested in the Joshua Powell mess. Unfortunately, the station continues a string of lazy, unoriginal reporting in Lexington by not only using our footage (hello? you can see our logo on screen for a moment) but not bothering to provide proper attribution. That’s effectively plagiarism and the station has [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Elaine Chao · Hypocrisy · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Military · RPK · Taxes · Wasted Money

The Stumbo Crew Is Mad About Coal Money

October 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Lexington is likely to join a growing number of Kentucky communities in banning electronic cigarettes in most indoor workplaces. [H-L] In a recent campaign ad for Republican Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky woman tells of how the U.S. Senate’s minority leader fought to help get her daughter back from war-torn West Africa in a custody battle [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money

Ark Parkers Are Losing Their Minds This Week

October 9th, 2014 · No Comments

A controversial plan to award $18 million in state tax incentives to a religious-themed amusement park that plans to feature a life-sized Noah’s Ark in Grant County could be in jeopardy because of potential hiring discrimination. [H-L] 21 numbers that explain why the time to address climate change is right now. Or maybe yesterday. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Senate · Wasted Money

They Love To Spend Cash At Kentucky River ADD

October 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

How is it the Kentucky River Area Development District can afford to take a big staff retreat to Gatlinburg? How can the taxpayer afford to pay for a big vacation? If this were just about training, couldn’t Kentucky River ADD utilize of Kentucky’s terrific state parks? Or even a community college facility? The organization’s leadership [...]

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Tags: Spotted · Wasted Money

Joshua Powell Continues His Spending Spree

October 7th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Montgomery County Schools can’t afford textbooks and teachers are paying for the most basic supplies out of their own pockets. But superintendent Joshua Powell can afford to supply Mapleton Elementary with a third staff refrigerator and a new staff microwave? They had a pretty good setup before hand: OLD Here’s what Powell bought: NEW Now [...]

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

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

Joshua Powell Already Hyping Faux Test Scores

October 3rd, 2014 · 7 Comments

Like clockwork. Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell (just as we predicted) has started hyping up his bogus and inflated test scores. Test scores that, as you already know, are based in part on self-evaluation. Specifically: 23% of the score is based on whatever Joshua Powell says. From the school’s intranet: FROM A DISTRICT INSIDER [...]

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