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Entries Tagged as 'Giving Back'

Kentuckians Must Be Tired Of Lil Randy Paul

September 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Sept. 29 whether to take the case of a former Fort Campbell soldier sentenced to death for killing three children and attacking a woman in southwestern Kentucky. [H-L] The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers. This map gives a sense of just how dramatic its effect [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Iraq · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Labor · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Taxes

A Real Ruh Ro Moment For Alison & Daddy?

August 21st, 2014 · No Comments

What? Alison Daddy’s Name Grimes is spinning her wheels for her daddy now? Surely not! [H-L] As American students return to classes in a public education system projected to be majority minority for the first time this fall, new test scores provide alarming evidence that students of color remain far behind their white counterparts. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Taxes

This Terry Holliday Thing Will Have You Rolling

July 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kentucky children’s economic security is far worse off today than in 1990, according to the National KIDS COUNT Data Book released Tuesday. [H-L] A survey conducted by the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling on behalf of Americans United for Change and the Center for American Progress Action Fund found that 69 percent of Republican respondents said [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Humor · Jobs · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · The Gays · Youth

Gov. Beshear Honored Exemplary Volunteers

July 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Yesterday Steve Beshear honored service in 2013 for quite a few folks at the Governor’s Mansion. 14 groups and individuals from across the state, to be exact. Gov. Beshear said the event was a chance to honor the state’s leaders and innovators – volunteers and national service members – and the example they set for [...]

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Tags: Giving Back · Steve Beshear

Campbellsville University Deserves Major Praise

July 17th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Campbellsville University will forgo nearly $1 million a year in funding from the Kentucky Baptist Convention in order to get more flexibility over appointments and academic freedom, the school’s board of trustees announced Wednesday. This is the best thing CU has done in years. [H-L] The Obama administration believes marijuana policy is a states’ rights [...]

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Tags: Andy Barr · Campaign Finance · Congress · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business

2014 Golden Poo Awards – GO VOTE! Last Call!

July 12th, 2014 · 3 Comments

It’s the final weekend to get your nominations in for the Golden Poo Awards. It’s been a hot minute since we’ve held them, so please chime in. Love a politician or public d-bag? Hate them? Think they’re corrupt? Want to see someone awful win a very fitting award? This is your opportunity to make your [...]

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Tags: Contest · FEAR! · Giving Back

2014 Golden Poo Awards – New Beginnings: Day 10

July 11th, 2014 · 13 Comments

It’s day ten! Be sure you cast your vote for previous (s)categories! Day 1 — For the Candidate Who Campaigned for Something and Was Counted On to Bring It…. But Couldn’t Produce Shit When the Pressure Was On Day 2 — Worst Example Of Total Incompetence From A Local Or State Official Day 3 — [...]

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Tags: Contest · FEAR! · Giving Back

2014 Golden Poo Awards – New Beginnings: Day 9

July 10th, 2014 · 9 Comments

It’s day nine! Be sure you cast your vote for previous (s)categories! Day 1 — For the Candidate Who Campaigned for Something and Was Counted On to Bring It…. But Couldn’t Produce Shit When the Pressure Was On Day 2 — Worst Example Of Total Incompetence From A Local Or State Official Day 3 — [...]

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Tags: Contest · FEAR! · Giving Back

We Repeat: Rand Will Not Be Your Pretzeldent

July 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two of Morgan County Judge-Executive Tim Conley’s cohorts are pleading guilty. What was that, again, about him being some saintly and innocent man? He won’t get away with it this time. The sad thing? All of the people surrounding him – a couple of them involved in tornado recovery efforts – knew what he was [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Giving Back · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Rand Paul · The Gays

2014 Golden Poo Awards – New Beginnings: Day 8

July 9th, 2014 · 6 Comments

It’s day eight! Be sure you cast your vote for previous (s)categories! Day 1 — For the Candidate Who Campaigned for Something and Was Counted On to Bring It…. But Couldn’t Produce Shit When the Pressure Was On Day 2 — Worst Example Of Total Incompetence From A Local Or State Official Day 3 — [...]

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Tags: Contest · FEAR! · Giving Back