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Non-Shocker: Number Of Suburban Poor Increasing

May 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

Louisville largest church is cutting ties with the Boy Scouts. It comes just days after the national organization decided to drop its ban on gay youth. No wonder so many gay folks who are affiliated with that church commit suicide. And before anyone gets their panties in a twist: there have been several. [WDRB] Extended [...]

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Tags: Death · Education · Gays · Indiana · Police · Polls · Poverty · Religion · State Government

Plenty For Art, Little For Major Existing Problems

May 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

More than two dozen buildings in both Louisville and southern Indiana still have to be demolished or moved to make way for the new downtown bridge. [WDRB] An alternative census estimate shows that more of America’s seniors than originally thought are living in poverty — and that means the poverty rate could spike under certain [...]

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Tags: Art · Business · Death · Dogs · Indiana · Lexington · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Poverty · Religion · TV · Weather

JCPS Supe Sent A Memo On The LACES Fun

May 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent Donna Hargens sent out a memo regarding the indoctrination event held by LACES/Southeast at a JCPS facility: From: Fields, Sherry C. on behalf of Hargens, Donna Sent: Friday, May 10, 2013 To: Jcps-Principals-All Subject: Guidance on Religion in Public Schools The event held last night in the Durrett Auditorium was [...]

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Tags: JCPS · Religion

Let’s Just Turn All JCPS Schools Into Churches

May 10th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Yesterday, Six Flags Over Jesus held its kick-off event for training teachers to proselytize without getting caught. We wrote about it. Others have discussed it. And some of your local media got the story right – except WAVE3. Some excerpts… WDRB: “To step up your Christian influence in the education system so you can make [...]

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Tags: JCPS · Oops · Religion

Sounds Like Housing Is Still A Maddening Disaster

May 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Does Kentucky’s new Religious Freedom Act really protect religion, or does it potentially cause discrimination? The issue is still raging weeks after the bill became law. Hint for WDRB: No, the debate isn’t still raging. There’s no additional religious protection but there is the ability to discriminate, thanks to the bill. [WDRB] The city and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Downtown · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Poverty · Ratings · Religion · Republican Party · State Government · TV

JCPS Should Be Ashamed Over This Latest Indoctrination Attempt By SFOJ & Joe Burks

May 9th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Of course you’re not surprised. But Joe Burks, a former assistant superintendent for Jefferson County Public Schools, is begging JCPS teachers to come to his “educational seminar” focused on sneaking his perverse brand of Christianity into their lesson plans: Every day, more than 100,000 students attend public schools in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Retired Jefferson [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · JCPS · Religion

Let’s Talk About HB279 For A Moment, Folks

March 21st, 2013 · Comments Off

This is a big deal so we’re cross-posting from Page One. House Bill 279 has become a hot topic. All the liberal groups and gay organizations are wringing their hands wondering whether or not Governor Steve Beshear will veto the legislation. It won’t matter, as it passed both the State House and State Senate with [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Discrimination · Gays · Religion

Catholic Health Initiatives Love Some Hypocrisy

January 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Really: Life begins at conception, according to the Catholic Church, but in a wrongful death suit in Colorado, a Catholic health care company has argued just the opposite. A fetus is not legally a person until it is born, the hospital’s lawyers have claimed in its defense. And now it may be up to the [...]

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Tags: Health Care · Hype · Legal · Religion

Bobbie Holsclaw Has Truly Stepped In Political Poo

October 4th, 2012 · 5 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] The head of the Jefferson County School Board says busing students across town does not put them at higher risk for traffic accidents, and Friday’s bus crash is not causing JCPS to re-think [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · MSD · Religion

Another Fischer Effort Gets Bipartisan Opposition

June 6th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Here’s Eric Crawford’s first column for his fancy new non-newspaper employer. Probably not one that will make Gannett very happy. [FOX41] Republicans Kelly Downard and Jerry Miller, along with Democrat Mary Woolridge, said putting $500,000 of city tax dollars into the project is unacceptable to them, especially because the city has already committed to a [...]

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