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Entries Tagged as 'The Gays'

The KDP Has Been Eerily Silent On Harassment

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Stung by criticism over its handling of sexual harassment allegations, the Kentucky House voted Monday to strengthen and diversify the Legislative Ethics Commission, which is supposed to police lawmakers’ conduct. [John Cheves] Attorney General Eric Holder is “cautiously optimistic” about how things are going in Washington state and Colorado following the legalization and state regulation [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Humor · Journalism · KDP · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Steve Beshear · The Gays

Alison Grimes’ Office Made A Major Mistake

April 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A University of Kentucky health survey that was emailed to students last week has drawn attention from a conservative-leaning news website for college students. [H-L] Former President Bill Clinton used the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act to criticize efforts in several states to restrict voting, notably photo identification requirements, saying they threaten to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · College Sports · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Mainstream Mistake · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · UK

Alison Grimes Got Both Feet Stuck In Her Mouth

April 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A judge has overruled Midway College’s motion to seal the entire public record of a lawsuit filed by seven former employees who claim that the school breached their contracts and committed age discrimination by terminating them last fall. [H-L] Out of 50 governors and 100 U.S. senators, not a single one has announced support for [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Corruption · Discrimination · Hypocrisy · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · The Gays

Jay Blanton: Time To Get A Grip On The Gays

April 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

As part of his 2015 budget address, Mayor Jim Gray on Tuesday proposed that the city authorize $40 million in debt for a $310 million renovation of Rupp Arena and attached convention center. [H-L] “Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away, because the [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · College Sports · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Labor · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · The Gays · UK · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Alison Experiences Another Preventable Bad Week

April 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Four former Clay County officials who pleaded guilty in a wide-ranging federal election-fraud case were sentenced to the time they’ve already spent in prison during a hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Lexington. [H-L] If you think students should get an unbiased and accurate education, then you probably won’t be happy about the state [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · College Sports · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Stats · The Gays

Laurel County Sounds Like A TLC Reality Show

April 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

State lawmakers approved a passel of tax breaks for businesses earlier this week with little public discussion, providing potentially lucrative benefits for a proposed 21c Museum Hotel in Lexington, the state’s bourbon and beer industries, start-up companies and more. [H-L] African-Americans and Latinos are losing economic ground when compared with whites in the areas of [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Budget · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Flashback · Gambling · George W. Bush · Health Care · Kentucky Business · The Gays · Wasted Money

Everyone’s In A Really Sad Budgetary Hangover

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

The General Assembly on Monday approved and sent to Gov. Steve Beshear a $20.3 billion, two-year spending plan that includes long-awaited pay raises for state employees and schoolteachers, but continues to cut funding for public universities and many state agencies. [John Cheves] At least some states out there take Democratic campaign finance corruption seriously. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Budget · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Education · Environment · Mainstream Mistake · Military · Mitch McConnell · Stats · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Wasted Money

One Of Many Reasons Matt Bevin Is A Fringe Loser

April 1st, 2014 · 3 Comments

Feast your eyes on this hilarity: CLICK TO ENLARGE You’re welcome.

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Tags: FEAR! · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Gray Fights For Arena, Ignores Everything Else

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

Despite a last-minute push by Mayor Jim Gray, the renovation and expansion of Rupp Arena will only receive $1.5 million in the two-year compromise state budget approved Monday by the House and Senate. [H-L] Republican voters, like the American public as a whole, are growing more and more supportive of equal rights for lesbian, gay, [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · College Sports · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money

Frankfort Again Wastes Your Time & Your Money

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just in case you were wondering if Frankfort had any sense? Nope. Of course not. More wasted time, more wasted money. A proposal to place the national motto “In God We Trust” in each legislative committee room passed out of the Senate Thursday evening on a 37-1 vote with no discussion. [H-L] Darrell Issa’s latest [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Discrimination · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hypocrisy · Mitch McConnell · The Gays · Wasted Money