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Entries Tagged as 'Law Enforcement'

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

No 2015 Candidate Has A Grasp On Health Care

November 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Increasing lung cancer screening, expanding access to care and improving survival rates for lung cancer patients is the aim of a new $7 million, three-year effort in Kentucky. [H-L] AT&T says it has stopped its controversial practice of adding a hidden, undeletable tracking number to its mobile customers’ Internet activity. [HuffPo] Mitch McConnell told a [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Giving Back · Greg Stumbo · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Senate · Stats · Takin yer guns! · UK · UofL · 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

Jean Marie Has Way Too Many Names Now

November 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Don Blankenship, the longtime chief executive of Massey Energy, was indicted yesterday on charges that he violated federal mine safety laws at the company’s Upper Big Branch Mine prior to an April 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners. [WV Gazette] Farm radio show host Jean-Marie Lawson Spann made her Democratic bid for state agriculture commissioner [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Election 2015 · Environment · Health Care · Humor · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Stats · Wasted Money

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

JCPS Teacher Suing Over KTRS Shenanigans

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments

In a downtown Lexington church on Sunday, Mildred Bailey, 72, spoke of her mother’s struggles with Alzheimer’s disease, which took her life 10 years ago. [H-L] More from the Department of Things Ken Ham Won’t Understand… When paleontologists discovered the 47-million-year fossil of a prehistoric horse in 2000, they didn’t yet realize a rare treasure [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Investigation · Jobs · KY-1 · Law Enforcement · Rand Paul · Veterans · Wasted Money

No Coal Jobs But Tons Of Coal Political Money

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments

When 61-year-old Glen Turley lost his job as a coal company truck driver, he did what many people his age shudder to consider: He went back to school to find a new career. [H-L] With Democrats holding the White House and Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress, it’s been suggested that the odds are slim [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Veterans · Wiretapping

You’re Paying For Jack Conway’s Security Detail

November 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Grimes wouldn’t admit she voted for President Barack Obama, her party’s nominee, and McConnell wouldn’t acknowledge the overwhelming scientific consensus about climate change. It was an absurd spectacle. [Tom Eblen] From the Department of Things Ken Ham Won’t Understand… The first fossil of an amphibious ichthyosaur has been discovered in China, and the scientists who [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · George W. Bush · Jack Conway · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Stats · Taxes · Wasted Money