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Entries Tagged as 'Discrimination'

A Shame Our Candidates Aren’t Truthful On Coal

August 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Despite reports last week that dozens of wild horses had been shot to death in Harlan County, state police say only one horse was found dead, and they do not know how it died. [H-L] Scientists have found a strange structure resembling a microbial cell inside a Martian meteorite, but they’re not claiming that it’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate

Tom Shelton Can’t Catch A Break These Days

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

In the face of concerns from custodial staff, Fayette County Superintendent Tom Shelton has dropped a proposal for a pilot program to outsource some janitorial ser vices at the district’s Central Office. [H-L] Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Gambling · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Taxes · The Gays

Fun Health Clinic Scandal Unfolding In Morehead

August 27th, 2014 · No Comments

With a 4-1 vote Monday, the Fayette County Public Schools board approved tax rates for the 2014-15 school year that represent a 2.3 cent increase per $100 of assessed value. [H-L] After months of campaigning and with primary season nearly at a close, the midterm elections landscape remains decidedly decidedly game-unchanged. [HuffPo] For the first [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Law Enforcement · Polling · Spotted · Stats · Taxes · Veterans

Mittens Is Coming To Campaign For Granny Mitch!

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Failed presidential candidate and the creator of Obamacare — Mittens Romney — is coming to Kentucky to campaign for Mitch McConnell. [Sam Youngman] Michael Brown Sr. spoke briefly at a gathering here on Sunday night to call for peace ahead of the Monday funeral for his son. [HuffPo] After months of back and forth and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · Senate

Al Cross Makes Important Political Points Again

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. [H-L] During a book signing in Florida on Saturday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was confronted by a group of [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Wasted Money · Youth

Rand Paul Lives In His Own Little Fantasy World

August 25th, 2014 · No Comments

When the University of Kentucky’s new emergency room opened in 2010, Dr. Michael Karpf, executive vice president for UK’s health affairs, compared the sleek new facility to a Ferrari. [H-L] President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · Law Enforcement · Military · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · UK · Veterans · Wasted Money

Looks Like Alison Had Another Tough Weekend

August 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Breathitt County is not trusted to educate its children. How much longer that continues will be decided at a formal hearing in Frankfort this week. [John Cheves] Wearing a Bushnell camo hat, Jeremy Arnold held up a black poster with a single blue line taped across it to show his support for Darren Wilson and [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · KDP · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Taxes

Hypocrisy, What’s It Mean? Rand Wants To Know

August 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Kentucky State Rep. Terry Mills said Friday that his family takes “some satisfaction” that 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after his granddaughter and another child opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said in an interview published Thursday that he supports legislation ending the president’s program [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Immigration · Rand Paul · RPK · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Montgomery Co. Still In A Title IX Hot Mess

August 22nd, 2014 · 6 Comments

This will come as a surprise to absolutely no one but Montgomery County Schools is NOT in compliance with the Office of Civil Rights in the Title IX scandal. And the OCR says so. Proof: CLICK BOTH TO ENLARGE CLICK BOTH TO ENLARGE Pertinent bits: The District submitted a spreadsheet reflecting that during January and [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Youth

Poop Smell On Penile Road (No Joke, Serious)

August 21st, 2014 · No Comments

There’s still hundreds of millions being flushed down the toilet each year, so this is a paltry sum. Kentucky Retirement Systems will get $23 million from Bank of America’s $16.65 billion national settlement with the federal government over accusations that the bank improperly dumped “toxic” mortgage-backed securities on the market, helping fuel the economic recession [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Jack Conway · Journalism · KDP · Poverty · Stats · Steve Beshear · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money