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Entries Tagged as 'Wiretapping'

Marijuana Could Be Kentucky’s Economic Savior

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Rand Paul isn’t going person to person to try to sell his message of a more inclusive Republican Party to minority groups. But with only about 60 people gathering to hear Paul’s highly anticipated speech to the National Urban League on Friday morning, it sure felt that way. [H-L] The House of Representatives voted Friday [...]

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Tags: Congress · Corruption · Economy · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Health Care · Immigration · Investigation · Kentucky Business · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

You Should Go To Pine Mountain ASAP. Do It.

July 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A special prosecutor has been tapped to review the death investigation of a Northern Kentucky woman shot by a Boone County sheriff’s deputy as she left a field party earlier this year. [H-L] Homeless man who sold sketches of his dog now has his own art show and credits his ‘guardian angel’ pup. [HuffPo] Now [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Immigration · Jobs · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Poverty · Rand Paul · UofL · Wiretapping · Youth

Will Lt. Dan Suit Up & Run Against Jack Again?

July 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Attorney General Jack Conway is piling up endorsements and campaign cash in an effort to keep other Democrats out of the 2015 gubernatorial fight, but at least one potential challenger says he won’t be scared off. [Sam Youngman] The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are subject to [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Dan Mongiardo · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Election 2015 · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Joshua Powell · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Rand Paul · Senate · Takin yer guns! · Wiretapping

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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Tags: Afghanistan · Alison Grimes · Bruce Lunsford · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · FEAR! · Giving Back · Health Care · Mitch McConnell · Rand Paul · Senate · Taxes · Veterans · Wiretapping

Alison Doesn’t Have The Courage Support Equality

July 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

As angry protesters shouted, “Go back home,” and “We don’t want you here,” three Homeland Security buses were turned away from entry to the U.S. Border Patrol station in Murrieta, Calif., on Tuesday. [H-L] A government privacy oversight board’s draft report, released Tuesday night, finds the National Security Agency’s use of a controversial surveillance authority [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Wiretapping

Ramsey Finally Needs To Be Removed At UofL

July 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

A group of stakeholders has recommended that the Lexington Urban County Council put $2 million from the general fund into an affordable housing fund each year. [H-L] As American involvement in Iraq inches forward, some key members of Congress from both parties are deftly keeping their distance from the debate over authorizing military intervention. [HuffPo] [...]

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Tags: Adam Edelen · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Steve Beshear · The Gays · UofL · Wasted Money · Wiretapping

Attorney Dan Canon’s Star Continues To Rise

July 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Kentucky is among nine states participating in a new effort to better assess what students are learning in their college studies. [H-L] For many women across the United States, of all different religious, political and socioeconomic backgrounds, [birth control is] an absolutely essential part of how they stay healthy. [HuffPo] In striking down Kentucky’s ban [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Business · Kentucky Tourism · The Gays · UofL · Veterans · Wiretapping

Rep. Yarmuth Continues Immigration Reform Push

July 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off

Larry McCarthy has been in the Mitch McConnell ad business since the beginning. Literally. He even appeared in one of McConnell’s earliest and most famous — or infamous — ads. [Sam Youngman] Yes, Paul Hornback is continuing to embarrass the Commonwealth of Kentucky. [HuffPo] A federal judge today ruled that same-sex couples have a right [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Embarrassing · Hal Rogers · Health Care · Immigration · Iraq · John Yarmuth · Kentucky Tourism · Military · Mitch McConnell · Senate · The Gays · Veterans · Wiretapping · Youth

Fayette County Schools Apparently Hate Twerking

June 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Maybe Fayette County Schools should focus on the money instead of twerking? [H-L] Restaurants that serve the well-off are thriving, while those that serve the rest of us are struggling, in a microcosm of the broader economy. [HuffPo] Really, curbing carbon emissions could help improve air quality? What a novel idea that no one has [...]

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Tags: Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Humor · Hypocrisy · Rand Paul · Takin yer guns! · Veterans · Wiretapping

Alison Can’t Change The U.S. Senate Discussion

June 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

The state has proposed new permitting rules for coal mines aimed at resolving the concerns of federal environmental authorities who have objected to dozens of new or expanded surface mines in Eastern Kentucky. [H-L] Journalist Glenn Greenwald defended the value of digital privacy and slammed those who dismiss its importance during a stop on his [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · FEAR! · Flashback · George W. Bush · Health Care · Iraq · Mitch McConnell · Senate · Veterans · Wiretapping