Making Time Stand Still: An alert reader informed us the big countdown clock at the arena site has been stuck on 442 days for some time now. Oops. So we called the Arena Authority. Apparently no one had noticed. But it’ll be working again tomorrow. Next November it should be ready. The Arena, not the clock.
Yarmuth Speaks Again: Today John Yarmuth spoke to a packed house at Vincenzo’s, where he talked about health care reform at the Louisville Forum. Mike Muldoon, executive director of the Health Enterprise Network, also spoke. From all indications, audience members were civil. Guess the teabaggers didn’t know about it.
One Small Step for Transparency: Tomorrow Hal Heiner and Ken Fleming are unveiling that new website that is essentially a searchable checkbook. You’ll be able to look up any payment made by government in the past three fiscal years. Of course, with the Cordish money that’s all in the news, you won’t be able to find out what they did with the money.
Much Obama About Nothing: Your kids heard the President’s speech at school today. They’re probably inspired to stay in school. Either that, or they’ll express a newfound appreciation for Communism and Socialism. [C-J]
Meloche’s Excuse Parade: Tomorrow Kelly Downard will host an appearance by Gilles Meloche in a Metro Council committee meeting explaining what happened down there at Metro Animal Services during the August flood. We hear there’s some interesting new evidence, and that it won’t be good for Meloche.