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Entries Tagged as 'First Amendment'

Greg Fischer Doesn’t Get To Raise Your Taxes

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

March Madness isn’t just for college basketball. This week’s Political Paddock column gets in on the action with a would-be Cinderella story, some trash talk and a few Nate Silver predictions. [Sam Youngman] The National Security Agency may be getting out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on people’s [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Budget · College Sports · Economy · Education · First Amendment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Military · Mitch McConnell · Takin yer guns! · Taxes · UK · UofL · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

We’re Not Getting Eastern Kentucky’s Hopes Up

December 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment

A grand jury has indicted a suspended fire chief in eastern Kentucky on charges of theft and abuse of public trust. [H-L] The pace of job growth appears to have settled into a dispiritingly low cruising altitude, more than four years after the end of the Great Recession. It’s why the Federal Reserve might not [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · First Amendment · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Special Election · Veterans

Yoder vs. UofL Case Goes To The SCOTUS!

October 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Remember Nina Yoder? Explosive Problem for the University of Louisville – Nursing Student Expelled for MySpace Blog [March 12, 2009] When Will UofL Stop This Embarrassing Charade? [June 2, 2009] Big News: Yoder Wins Case Against UofL [August 3, 2009] Breaking: University of Louisville Just Appealed [August 26, 2009] Nina Yoder – UofL Update [August [...]

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Tags: First Amendment · Flashback · UofL · Wasted Money

KRS Proposes Bylaw To Restore 1st Amendment

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

Here’s your weekly pee alert! The Kentucky Retirement Systems has proposed a bylaw change to essentially restore the First Amendment rights of trustees. Take a look (Warning: External PDF Link): The Board, or individual members of the Board, should ordinarily shall refer all news media inquiries to the Executive Director and/or the KRS Board Chair [...]

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Tags: Corruption · First Amendment

Conway Announced He Was Dismissed From Suit

July 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Is this Jack Conway situation proof he has no idea what’s going on at his office? Attorney General Jack Conway today announced that his office and attorneys for John Rosemond, a nationally syndicated columnist, have reached an agreement which requests the dismissal of General Conway from Mr. Rosemond’s lawsuit. “I am pleased we were able [...]

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Tags: First Amendment · Jack Conway

Nationally, The Jack Conway Story Isn’t Stopping

July 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment

An attorney for Burgess Carey said Tuesday there are no plans to halt canopy tours at Boone Creek Outdoors. In a 2-year-old dispute with the outdoor recreation center, Lexington’s Board of Adjustment filed for an injunction last Thursday requesting that Boone Creek stop its canopy tours and discontinue advertising until the dispute is resolved. [H-L] [...]

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Tags: Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · First Amendment · Health Care · Jack Conway · Jobs · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · RNC · Stats · Wasted Money

Jack Conway Backing Away From Rosemond Mess

July 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

Imagine that! Jack Conway is now trying to back away from the John Rosemond mess: Attorney General Jack Conway today clarified some misinformation that has been reported recently by some media outlets and in some editorials regarding the John Rosemond case. “Mr. Rosemond, a nationally syndicated advice columnist, was sent a cease and desist letter [...]

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Tags: First Amendment · Jack Conway

Of Course They Want To Kill Library Taxes…

July 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

After a screening of Sole Survivor at the Kentucky Theatre on Thursday, emotions about the crash of Comair Flight 5191 resurfaced and left audience members with mixed feelings about the cause of the crash, and its sole survivor, James Polehinke. [H-L] That awkward moment when the tea party rally gets overtly racist. Something that happens [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Embarrassing · First Amendment · Flashback · Greg Stumbo · Jack Conway · Journalism · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Taxes · Wasted Money

Rest Of The World Still Talking About Wiretapping

July 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

A Bracken County man remained in critical condition Wednesday at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after being injured in a fatal fire early Saturday that killed his wife and children in their home near Brooksville. [Enquirer] Buzzfeed’s expose of the pathetic maunderings of some Christianist politico, and how his whole company fell to shit [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · First Amendment · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Mitch McConnell · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Clay & Laurel Counties Back To Winning Awards

July 17th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Eight Clay County residents convicted of taking part in a widespread vote-buying conspiracy should receive a new trial, a federal appeals panel ruled Wednesday. [H-L] Individuals buying health insurance on their own will see their premiums tumble next year in New York State as changes under the federal health care law take effect. [NY Times] [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · DCCC · Eastern Kentucky · First Amendment · Health Care · Jack Conway · KY-2 · Rand Paul