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Entries Tagged as 'Afghanistan'

Quick, Everybody Roll Your Eyes At Rand Again

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

State lawmakers appear ready this year to approve a bill that would allow nearby neighbors to determine if many state parks and golf courses could sell alcohol. [H-L] How do we begin to accept that Nick Rudolph, a thoughtful, sandy-haired Californian, was sent to war as a 22-year-old Marine and in a desperate gun battle [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · George W. Bush · Jack Conway · Mainstream · Military · Rand Paul · Stats · Wasted Money · Wiretapping · Youth

Kentucky Should Stop Funding Sunrise Hatred

February 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Steve Beshear needs to sack up and pull ALL state funding from this discriminatory hot mess. The Kentucky Baptist Convention is starting a $5 million fundraising drive for the state’s largest private child care agency. [H-L] More religious “freedom” bills are coming around the country. But Kentucky’s has been a thing since 2013. National media [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Barack Obama · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays · Wasted Money

KREF Remains In The Dark Ages Either Way

February 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

If anyone knows why Montgomery County High School’s principal was fired, please drop us the details via email. [Click Here] UPDATE: Now we hear he wasn’t fired, which seems to be a change of heart from admins after being called out. -Ed. A constitutional amendment that would restore the voting rights of ex-felons who complete [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · The Gays

You’re Closer To Poverty Than You Imagined

January 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed Governor Steve Beshear’s address last night or just didn’t want to watch, here’s a PDF of his remarks. [SOTC 2014] Coal-mining deaths in Kentucky were down in 2013 from the year before, but the state led the nation in the number of deaths at other kinds of mining operations, according to the [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Giving Back · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Stats · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns!

Alison Says She Has A Map But Clearly Doesn’t

November 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Did you pee a little bit when Alison Grimes pretended she’s a regular gun shooter? Because we did. And most of us are gigantic gays who shoot guns way more often than anyone reading this. Lois Combs Weinberg tried the same thing at Fancy Farm in 2002. You McConnell folks save the lip service, as [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Elaine Chao · Embarrassing · Environment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · The Gays · Wasted Money

Just One Percent Of Folks Have Signed Up

October 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Federal housing officials are investigating the city for possible fair housing violations after it revoked a permit for a homeless shelter on Winchester Road in 2012. [H-L] Republicans in Congress changed the rules so a majority vote couldn’t stop the government shutdown. [HuffPo] WKYT has obtained court documents that contain new information in the case [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Congress · Corruption · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Special Election

Unethical Cover-Ups Par For Course In Frankfort

June 11th, 2013 · Comments Off

On the day before his body was found, Lexington’s latest homicide victim was released from jail where he was being held for alcohol intoxication, according to court records. [H-L] Steve Beshear’s hyped this report up yesterday that claims Kentucky’s high school graduation rate was the most improved in the nation. [Education Week] Steve Beshear and [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Environment · Stats · Steve Beshear · Wiretapping

Who’ll Unite Kentucky’s Factions Of Democrats?

June 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Republicans are significantly more likely than Democrats to give different answers to the same question depending on how the question is worded. [Wonkette] Urban County Council voted Thursday to express its opposition to the Kentucky Public Service Commission for a rate increase requested by Kentucky-American Water Co. This sort of move would never happen in [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Education · Embarrassing · FEAR! · Humor · Journalism · Military · Polling · The Gays · Wasted Money

Listen To The Latest Morrison Radio Interview

June 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

A man filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court in an attempt to get back guns that he says the Fayette County sheriff’s department seized from him nearly three years ago. [H-L] Curt Morrison continues to allege wrongdoing on the part of Mitch McConnell. Unfortunately, he has next to no understanding of campaign finance law [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Discrimination · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns!

Of Course McConnell Opposes Press Freedoms

May 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fun fact: ethics don’t actually exist in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Three former state agriculture employees agreed Monday to pay a total of $15,500 in fines to settle ethics charges that stemmed from their employment under former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer. [H-L] Here’s a finding that shouldn’t be all that surprising: Since 1991, roughly 97 [...]

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Tags: Afghanistan · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Journalism · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · RPK