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EPSB Continues Circling The Powell Wagons

July 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Campbellsville University should just ditch that million bucks from the Kentucky Baptist Convention closet cases and tell them to suck it. [H-L] One of the biggest riddles in Earth’s history is why animals did not evolve after a spike in oxygen levels approximately 2.3 billion years ago. Instead, despite what scientists had thought was a [...]

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Beshear Admin Panicks Over Child Death Reviews

July 15th, 2014 · No Comments

A federal appeals court is declining to stand in the way of the Obama administration’s efforts to block water pollution from mountaintop removal coal mining. [H-L] It’s pretty rare that members of Congress and all the witnesses they’ve called will declare out loud that Americans are just too ignorant to be given a piece of [...]

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2014 Receipts: Bend Over & Grab Your Ankles

July 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s the deal: the state’s budget and economy are epic disasters. And June’s receipts were not pretty. In fact, they’re likely overly sugar-coated. But let’s dig in anyway. The General Fund rose 1.2% for Fiscal Year 2014 and the Road Fund rose 4.6% for the FY. That’s barely a percent more than 2013 and an [...]

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Tags: Budget · Economy · Stats · Taxes

Bruce Is Making Jerry Pop A Vein Right Now

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Officials in eastern Kentucky are discussing ideas, such as forming a regional economic development organization, to attract more business to Appalachia. [H-L] Pope Francis called for more respect for nature on Saturday, branding the destruction of South America’s rain forests and other forms of environmental exploitation a sin of modern times. [HuffPo] There’s been a [...]

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Gov. Steve Bigot’s Weekly Video Address

July 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Governator Steve Bigot hollered about the Barrel Tax Credit:

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Tags: Kentucky Business · Steve Beshear · Taxes

What? Stumbo Lie About Something? Surely Not!

July 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Jason Carter, former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, stepped into the pulpit of South Columbus United Methodist Church for a Palm Sunday sermon and offered a message of Christian responsibility to the poor, with his phone in hand. [H-L] BP wants a federal judge to order restitution — plus interest — of what it says are [...]

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Strangling The Poor Seems Like A Great Plan

July 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Poverty. Hopelessness. Desperation. Those are among the catalysts for violent crimes in the city of Lexington, said Corey Dunn, a community volunteer working to reduce violence among inner-city youth. [H-L] In a scathing appraisal, a review ordered by President Barack Obama of the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system concludes that medical care for veterans [...]

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Rand Continues Embarrassing Promotional Tour

June 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

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Bourbon Has Become An Even Bigger Deal

June 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

The idea that fans of bourbon would want to visit the places where the spirit is made seems a fairly new one, fostered by the growing popularity over the past decade of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. [H-L] Money may not grow on trees, but India’s government hopes jobs do. The country’s Rural Development Ministry on [...]

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KRS, Corrupt Sheriffs, Bourbon Gives Back & More

June 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed it, dig in to the Jessamine County story. Because the appearance of impropriety and potential for wrongdoing is scandalous. [Page One] Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King and 14 of the state’s campus presidents on Wednesday joined a new national coalition in support of the Common Core State Standards, a [...]

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