Monthly Archives: September 2018

U.N. Chief Warns of a Dangerous Tipping Point on Climate Change

U.N. Chief Warns of a Dangerous Tipping Point on Climate Change

Warning of the risks of “runaway” global warming, the United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, on Monday called on global leaders to rein in climate change faster. “If we do not change course by 2020, we risk missing the point where we can avoid runaway climate change,” Mr. Guterres said at United Nations headquarters in…more »

A ‘Blue Wave’? Kentucky Voter Registration Stats Say No

A ‘Blue Wave’? Kentucky Voter Registration Stats Say No

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When President Donald Trump speaks, and tweets, Amy Evans can’t help but cringe. Yet the 68-year-old longtime registered Democrat in central Kentucky recently switched her voter registration to the Republican Party. Although Trump’s controversies have Democrats dreaming of a “blue wave” in November, Evans said she tunes out the president’s words…more »

LOL: Michael Moore, Parkland Students Partner Together… To ‘Save America’

LOL: Michael Moore, Parkland Students Partner Together… To ‘Save America’

Michael Moore is known for his crazy, conspiracy-ridden movies that Lefties just love. He’s back…again, and this time, his latest movie, Fahrenheit 11/9, focuses on the “evil” that is Donald Trump. On Friday night, Moore held the first public screening of the film during the Toronto International Film Festival. To make matters even more interesting, Moore invited…more »

Man charged in Mollie Tibbetts’ death was known by another name

Man charged in Mollie Tibbetts’ death was known by another name

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Mexican man charged with abducting and killing an Iowa college student was known for years on the dairy farm where he worked by another name: John Budd. The alias has emerged as Cristhian Bahena Rivera’s employer, a cattle operation owned by a prominent Republican family, faces questions over whether its managers were aware of…more »

America doesn’t actually lead the world in mass shootings

America doesn’t actually lead the world in mass shootings

  The claim that the US has by far the most mass public shootings in the world drives much of the gun-control debate. Many argue that America’s high rate of gun possession explains the high rate of mass shootings. “The one thing we do know is that we have a pattern now of mass shootings…more »

Former WKU student body president sues university, Caboni

Former WKU student body president sues university, Caboni

A former student body president is suing Western Kentucky University, alleging WKU President Timothy Caboni and other campus administrators failed to stop harassment and “verbal, mental and emotional abuse” that caused her to fear for her safety. In a federal complaint filed Friday, Loandria “Andi” Dahmer claimed she was subject to escalating levels of sex-based…more »

Bevin says it’s sad to see ‘angry, bitter’ Pitino blame others

Bevin says it’s sad to see ‘angry, bitter’ Pitino blame others

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – The Matt Bevin-Rick Pitino feud is getting ugly. Or make that uglier. Apparently motivated by Pitino’s criticism of him in his new book and in media interviews, Kentucky’s governor struck back Wednesday, saying it is sad to watch the former University of Louisville basketball coach blame others for his problems. In…more »

Contentious elections from ’50s, ’60s set stage for wet-dry vote

Contentious elections from ’50s, ’60s set stage for wet-dry vote

There were no social media campaigns, no electronic signatures and little doubt about collecting enough names on the petition, but Warren County’s local option elections of the 1950s and ’60s that set the stage for the wet-dry decision coming this November could hardly be called products of a simpler time. Just ask Warren County Sheriff…more »

Kentucky Sec Of State’s Father Accused Of Campaign Fraud

Kentucky Sec Of State’s Father Accused Of Campaign Fraud

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal grand jury on Friday indicted the father of former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes on charges that he used his company to fund her 2014 campaign and then lied about it. Jerry Lundergan faces 10 counts that include unlawful campaign contributions, false statements and falsifying records. Dale…more »

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