A former Kentucky Department of Agriculture employee who took time off to appear on The Amazing Race television show in 2011 has pressed the state for compensatory time payments he claims he is owed. Richie’s Folks are just magical for pee alerts. Magical. [H-L] In the years before the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev fell [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Frustration'
April 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment
April 15th, 2013 · No Comments
This week President Barack Obama turned the weekly address over to Sandy Hook mother Francine Wheeler: Heartbreaking.
April 5th, 2013 · No Comments
Have you read this story about the need for domestic violence shelters in Kentucky? Kentucky’s 15 domestic violence shelters reported housing 701 victims and their children during the one-day national domestic violence census on Sept. 12, 2012. Also, 233 crisis calls were answered at shelters across the commonwealth on the day of the census, and [...]
March 27th, 2013 · 2 Comments
This one takes the cake. Particularly in light of the, you know, extreme lack of discussion of placement agents and the root cause of trouble at Kentucky Retirement Systems in Frankfort. Just days after paying a whopping $600 million fine to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Stephen Cohen – founder of SAC – spent $155 [...]
March 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments
Are you familiar with House Bill 9? AN ACT relating to domestic violence. Amend KRS 403.720, relating to domestic violence orders, to include dating partners among the class of persons allowed to obtain domestic violence protective orders. It’s common sense legislation that would protect tens of thousands of Kentucky women from their dating partners and [...]
March 2nd, 2013 · 2 Comments
What a damn clown. Check out Damon Thayer’s latest: No one else apparently has the balls to stand up to the little man he is. I’m (Jake) tired of it. This is coming from me, remember – someone who willingly works with Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell. That’s how much my bullshit detector is going [...]
January 30th, 2013 · No Comments
Wondering about the types of pension reform legislation you will probably never see in Kentucky? Here you go: A bill requiring all pension benefits to be disclosed like public salaries A bill allowing CERS to operate independently from Kentucky Retirement Systems A bill requiring any expenditure over $25,000 per year at retirement systems to use [...]
January 21st, 2013 · No Comments
From Kentucky Government Retirees about the upcoming pension debacle: HERE’S OUR PLAN FOR COUNTERING THE PENSION DESTRUCTION BILL As has been posted here extensively, the Senate plans to introduce Senate Bill 2 around Feb. 5. This bill is expected to establish an inferior retirement plan for future hires, permanently eliminate COLAs, and pack the KRS [...]
January 10th, 2013 · No Comments
We are so heartbroken. Look: CLICK TO VISIT Keeyum Kang hasn’t released a video in two months! What on earth is going one?! Quick, everyone tell her husband to allow the release of new videos. Everyone misses Ketchup with Keeyum.
January 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment
We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. You can help. [Support Our New Project!] There’s nothing more humorous than decades and decades of exploitation at the hands of the coal and natural gas industries, both of which have ravaged the landscape and choked its people in miserable jobs, hundreds [...]