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Entries Tagged as 'Youth'

Louisville Council About To Take Fischer To Task

October 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

A Woodford County High School student is at odds with administrators who put her into an alternative school and stripped her of her position as senior class president after she purchased from a classmate a pill that treats attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, according to a suit filed in U.S. District Court in Lexington. [H-L] Victoria [...]

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Tags: Barack Obama · Corruption · Economy · Education · Election 2015 · Environment · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Poverty · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Youth

School Shooting, Child’s Body In Park, Awful Tuesday For Louisville, Folks. Send Warm Thoughts To The Big City. Worst Tuesday In Recent Memory.

October 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

A state lawmaker is calling for the results of a review on the operations of Kentucky legislative staff to be made public. [H-L] THIS is the bullshit Rand Paul is supporting and pandering to. Anti-gay baker Melissa Klein openly cried at the Values Voter Summit last week over the forced closing of her business due [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Environment · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Youth

More Proof Powell Lied About Student Smoking

September 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment

For months, Montgomery County Schools superintendent Joshua Powell has boasted that all of the school district’s campuses are smoke-free. We proved Powell a liar way back in July. FROM THE JULY STORY But get a load of what the principal of the Sterling School had to say during the most recent school board meeting: [Audio [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Education · Health Care · Investigation · Joshua Powell · Youth

Granny Mitch Trots Out Grimes-Style Hypocrisy

September 26th, 2014 · No Comments

Way to go, Kentucky! Substantiated reports of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky continued to increase last fiscal year, with substance abuse remaining a leading cause of the problem, according to the latest state report on the issue. [H-L] How many meemaw & poppop voters does the Grimes Camp believe actually read HuffPo in Kentucky? [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Campaign Finance · Corruption · Education · Embarrassing · Environment · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Iraq · Military · Spotted · Stats · Takin yer guns! · Wasted Money · Youth

Can You Believe Some Dems Still Fight Hemp?

September 24th, 2014 · No Comments

A male supervisor exposed himself to female guards and sexually assaulted them at the state prison in Elliott County, four of the women have claimed in a lawsuit. [H-L] Money may not grow on trees, but it apparently does grow on marijuana plants. If all 50 states legalized cannabis today, they’d be collectively raking in [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Barack Obama · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Environment · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Taxes · Youth

Rand Paul Forgets Which State He Represents

September 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Candy Barr and Elisabeth Jensen offer vastly different prescriptions for Kentucky’s job woes. [John Cheves] Children hear hate speech and internalize it. [HuffPo] McConnell and Grimes also know their battle is not being waged in a vacuum. What happens outside Kentucky also will determine the political quality of life for the victor. [C-J/AKN] The deadly [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Andy Barr · Budget · Congress · Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Economy · Education · Embarrassing · Flashback · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Kentucky Tourism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Wasted Money · Youth

So Much For Obamacare Being The Scary Devil

September 19th, 2014 · No Comments

Fact-checkers find fault with several claims made in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race. [Bluegrass Politics] The Obama administration on Thursday finally revealed how many people paid for Obamacare on the national and state health insurance exchanges: 7.3 million. [HuffPo] The U.S. Census Bureau reported this week that the nation’s poverty rate has declined slightly, which might [...]

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Tags: Alison Grimes · Anne Northup · Corruption · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Election 2015 · Embarrassing · Environment · Flashback · Health Care · Journalism · Law Enforcement · Mitch McConnell · Polling · Poverty · Presidential Race · Rand Paul · Senate · Stats · Youth

What’s The Deal With That Girl’s Parents?

September 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tensions between ride-share drivers and taxicab operators boiled over Tuesday after the Urban County Council delayed action on whether to make companies such as Lyft and Uber follow the same regulations as the city’s taxi operators. [H-L] America’s top military officials on Tuesday made the case for President Barack Obama’s strategy to target the Islamic [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Eastern Kentucky · Education · Health Care · Iraq · Kentucky Business · Labor · Law Enforcement · Military · Mitch McConnell · Robert Felner · RPK · The Gays · Wasted Money · Youth

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

September 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

Late last week Steve Beshear released his video focusing on the decline in teen smoking:

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Tags: Health Care · Stats · Steve Beshear · Youth

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