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Entries Tagged as 'Discrimination'

Networks Won’t Air Obama Immigration Speech

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The number of people living in Kentucky without legal permission to be in the country declined sharply in recent years, and that segment of the population barely registered among the state’s overall labor force, according to a study released Tuesday. [H-L] This is the world we live in now. Despite the great significance of Barack [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Immigration · Law Enforcement · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Presidential Race · Senate

2015 Races Are Ready To Eat Everyone Alive

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Republican state Rep. Ryan Quarles of Georgetown said Tuesday he is “strongly considering” running next year for state agriculture commissioner. [H-L] Rand Paul, a leader of the libertarian wing of the Republican Party, helped kill a bill meant to rein in the National Security Agency. [HuffPo] Following a primary defeat in this year’s congressional elections, [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Crit Luallen · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · Taxes · Wasted Money · Wiretapping · Youth

The Expanded Smoking Ban Kicks In Tomorrow

November 19th, 2014 · No Comments

On most workdays outside the mammoth building that houses the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, dozens of state employees spend their twice-a-day, 15-minute breaks smoking. [H-L] Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday that the U.S. military is accelerating its efforts to train and advise Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State militants. [HuffPo] The Obama administration’s [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Wiretapping

Not All Small Town Sheriffs Are Disasters…

November 18th, 2014 · No Comments

So far with kynect: 1,183 have newly enrolled in health plans or renewed their plan. 735 Medicaid. 287 dental. Fewer than 1,200 people have visited the retail location in Lexington. [Press Release] Jackson County Sheriff Denny Peyman, who arrested the county judge-executive earlier this year over audit deficiencies, faces some negative audit findings of his [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · The Gays · Wasted Money

Look Who Resfurfaced With The Beshear Family

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Pee Alert! Kathy Groob has resurfaced with Andy Beshear! Meet your new Attorney General. [John Cheves] The issue of affirmative action could be headed back to the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal appeals court refused to reconsider a ruling allowing use of race as a factor in University of Texas undergraduate admissions. [HuffPo] Before [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Polling · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Spotted · Steve Beshear

Montgomery County Didn’t Even Make The List

November 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A special compensation committee of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees met Tuesday to discuss President Eli Capilouto’s salary and how it compares to other presidents, but members quickly decided they need more information before recommending any changes. [H-L] The United States and China pledged Wednesday to take ambitious action to limit greenhouse gases, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Joshua Powell · Kentucky Tourism · Stats · The Gays · UK

KY Baptists In Another Fapfest Of Homophobia

November 13th, 2014 · No Comments

In 1994, Harlen Wheatley had just graduated from the University of Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering when he got a phone call: would he be interested in leaving the chemical company where he was working and come work for Buffalo Trace? [H-L] The parents of Michael Brown addressed members of the United [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Kentucky Business · KY-1 · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · The Gays

This Is Where Beshear Stands On Discrimination

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s what Steve Beshear had to say about the Six Circuit ruling on gay marriage: ‚ÄúToday we took another step toward what Kentucky and this nation need: A United States Supreme Court ruling that establishes clear direction for states across the country on this divisive issue. I said all along that we needed clarity and [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Wasted Money

If You Care About The Homeless In Ashland…

November 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Jack Conway can use state employees on state time for his security at private or political events during his campaign for governor, the Executive Branch Ethics Commission ruled Monday. Shouldn’t he be using campaign cash or HIS OWN MONEY to pay for security at private campaign events? Jesus H, the grifting in this state. Not [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · The Gays · Wasted Money

Pray Rand Runs So His Senate Seat Opens Up

November 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s your pee alert of the day! Mitch McConnell claiming that he’ll support Rand Paul if he runs for the presidency. [Sam Youngman] Over the past three years, House Republicans have repeatedly tried, and failed, to bar federal agencies from adopting regulations to govern the campaign finance landscape created by the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Campaign Finance · Congress · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Greg Stumbo · Humor · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · The Gays