Leslee Kulba


Posts by Leslee Kulba (page 7)

  • Didn’t Sign up for That

    Dear LGBT Community: I am engaged in writing for certain media outlets for concern that local government is growing out of control – promising everything, delivering waste, and never having enough revenue. I have absolutely zero interest in what you and your friends do with your genitalia, and your placing…
    Leslee Kulba, April 2, 2016
  • Jackson County Schools CIP

    Jackson County school expenditures are in the news. The standout line item in a $9 million capital improvement budget is $2.6 million for repairing leaking roofs on four schools. The education system has, through extensive study no doubt, come to the conclusion that the flat roofs might have something…
    Leslee Kulba, April 1, 2016
  • Government Music Marketing

    Who here likes fake tourist traps? I mean, if you wanted to hear great live music, would you go to Asheville to watch buskers try to collect enough for rent or Nashville to rub elbows with legends from the recording industry? Well, since everybody is going to Nashville, the Asheville…
    Leslee Kulba, April 1, 2016
  • Now You See It, Now You Don’t

    This is actually surprising. The NCAA is considering taking basketball tournaments out of North Carolina because HB2 forbids using the locker room or bathroom of one’s choice. NCAA President Mark Emmert argues: The issue of creating inclusive environments and making sure that all of the people that are involved in…
    Leslee Kulba, April 1, 2016
  • Slicing It the Wrong Way

    Everybody is sick of beer news here in Asheville, so the new thing is gay news. In today’s second installment . . . The Mayor of Asheville had to issue a statement about HB2. Of course. What would we do without statements from our politicians. What I’m hearing from…
    Leslee Kulba, March 31, 2016
  • Easter Is the Time We Single out Christians for Their Hatred

    Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, running unopposed for a Buncombe County District 1 commissioners’ seat, got to speak at the White House’s Easter Prayer Breakfast yesterday. Beach-Ferrara is a minister, but one doesn’t hear about her denomination or house of worship a lot. Instead, one never hears her name without a reference…
    Leslee Kulba, March 31, 2016
  • Taxation without Representation for the Unspecified Fun of It

    The Henderson County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) collects taxes from people staying in hotels. It’s called taxation without representation. What does it do with the money? Well, it doesn’t quite know. That is, it needs to set up a grant application process to decide what projects are worthy. What is…
    Leslee Kulba, March 31, 2016
  • Oh, & We Can Make Them Do This! & That! & What about If They Have to . . .

    The Haywood County Commissioners are exploring regulations for shooting ranges, which could be adopted as early as April 4. New rules would require ranges to be at least a quarter-mile away from any existing, occupied building and include a 6’ high fence surrounding the entire range, a 300’ buffer…
    Leslee Kulba, March 30, 2016