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Entries Tagged as 'The Gays'

Bereans Still Fighting Over Anti-Gay Hatred

September 18th, 2014 · No Comments

The most lethal form of black lung disease among longtime coal miners in Eastern Kentucky and nearby areas has spiked to the worst level in 40 years, according to a journal article published Monday. [H-L] Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economic growth, rather than slow it as widely feared, but time [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Senate · Stats · Taxes · The Gays

There’s A Kid In Need & Maybe You Can Help

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Two men vying for Lexington’s top job traveled more frequently than the men who previously held their jobs, an analysis of travel records shows. [H-L] The proportion of coal miners who suffer from an advanced form of black lung disease has skyrocketed in central Appalachia in recent years, according to experts with the National Institute [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Environment · Giving Back · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Spotted · Stats · The Gays · Wasted Money

Do You Even Remember September 11, 2001, Kids?

September 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An Eastern Kentucky University professor testified Tuesday in front of a Senate committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to local police forces. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul blasted police militarization at a congressional hearing Tuesday, catching off guard a Pentagon official, who could not explain why local cops need 12,000 [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays · Youth

What The Heck, Shevawn? What Is Going On?

September 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

How is this even a story? Really? Jamie Comer is screwed because Richie Farmer is a criminal sitting in prison? The early desperation is strong. [H-L/AP] Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gas hit a record in 2013 as carbon dioxide concentrations grew at the fastest rate since reliable global records began, the World Meteorological Organization said [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Election 2015 · Environment · Greg Fischer · Immigration · Senate · Takin yer guns! · The Gays

Your Commonwealth: 24/7 Environment Killing Fun

September 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The state this week finalized new rules on coal-mining permits that include upgraded water-quality standards. Several environmental groups argue the rules aren’t strong enough, however, and are suing over one key provision. [H-L] Lil Randy raised eyebrows this weekend when he endorsed one of the most hawkish positions toward the Islamic State militants currently wreaking [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Budget · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Iraq · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · The Gays · Wiretapping

Congress Is Still Just Some Old White Guys

September 4th, 2014 · Comments Off

Jessie Brothers, the Lexington man whose love for his injured Jack Russell terrier, Nubbin, touched many people and led to a reunion with his long-lost son, has died. [H-L] A North Carolina death row inmate exonerated by DNA evidence on Tuesday was once held up by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as an example of [...]

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Tags: Congress · Death Penalty · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Giving Back · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Humor · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · Taxes · The Gays · UK · Wiretapping

Fear! Jesse Benton Will Eat All Your Babies!

September 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Benton was Team Mitch, but considering the intensely loyal army of aides McConnell has cultivated and kept over the years, it’s probably fair to say he was never really part of Mitch’s team. [Sam Youngman] President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Gambling · Immigration · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · The Gays

Tom Shelton Can’t Catch A Break These Days

August 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

In the face of concerns from custodial staff, Fayette County Superintendent Tom Shelton has dropped a proposal for a pilot program to outsource some janitorial ser vices at the district’s Central Office. [H-L] Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Gambling · Iraq · Military · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Taxes · The Gays

Hypocrisy, What’s It Mean? Rand Wants To Know

August 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Kentucky State Rep. Terry Mills said Friday that his family takes “some satisfaction” that 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after his granddaughter and another child opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death. [H-L] Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said in an interview published Thursday that he supports legislation ending the president’s program [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Flashback · Immigration · Rand Paul · RPK · Steve Beshear · The Gays

What? Alison & Mitch Both Lie? Surely Not!

August 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

The state courts system has cut the amount of money it is paying Lexington and 19 other local governments to keep courthouses clean and maintained, causing concern among some county officials. [H-L] Police in Ferguson, Missouri, cracked down early Sunday on a small group of protesters who defied the midnight curfew imposed by Gov. Jay [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · The Gays