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Entries from July 2010

Hal Heiner On Tolling Bridges

July 16th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Unlike Greg Fischer, Hal Heiner takes an actual position: “This afternoon the Louisville Southern Indiana Bridges Authority submitted a report to the regional planning agency with estimated tolls of $6 per trip. This would represent one of Louisville’s largest tax increases and I will not support this rate. While we realize this is a preliminary […]

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Tags: Mayor's Race 2010 · Ohio River Bridges · Republican Party

Greg Fischer On Bridge Tolling

July 16th, 2010 · 9 Comments

Greg Fischer’s mayoral campaign just released the following statement: “We need to build the bridges and to create the thousands of jobs that come with it – but a $3 toll is simply too much,” Fischer said. Fischer’s campaign did not indicate what he believes is a reasonable toll amount. $2.00? $2.50? How about NO […]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Ohio River Bridges

Local Teen Mothers Show You How It’s Done

July 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

One of our hometown high schools is getting national attention… for giving teen mothers a second chance. The principal, Sara York, says things like, “Being a teen mom isn’t an excuse to fail, it’s the reason you must succeed.” And you should probably watch the show when it airs this Sunday on MTV at 9:00 […]

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Tags: Education · Possibility City · TV · Youth

Give Back By Laughing At This Guy

July 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

No Kill Louisville (animal advocacy/adoption/care) will host a Night at the Improv on Thursday, August 5 at 8:00 P.M. Comedian Josh Wolf (dangerously hot for a comedian, ladies & ladydudes!) from Chelsea Lately will be the headlining act. Tickets are $15 for two people and all proceeds benefit efforts to create a no-kill city. Click […]

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Tags: Charity

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

July 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 3:03 discussing Transforming Education in Kentucky (TEK). He says he’s made education his top priority. And I guess that’s why he’s focused 80% of his time on three failed gambling proposals, 10% of his time on getting re-elected and the other 10% cutting and wasting educational funds left and […]

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Tags: Education · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Dave Jennings Joins Afternoon Underdogs

July 16th, 2010 · 12 Comments

Dave Jennings, popular personality from the Joe B. & Denny Show will join Tony Vanetti on the even more popular show Afternoon Underdogs (they’re also on Facebook) on Sports Radio 790 / 101-7 WKRD. From a Clear Channel press release: Announcing the new appointment, Clear Channel Louisville Market President Bill Gentry said, “Dave’s disturbed sense […]

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Tags: Clear Channel · Radio · Sports

Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

July 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

Haha, so, funny story… the Transportation Cabinet has removed me from its press list. Hahaha. Anyway, this week the Transportation Lady discusses KYTC scholarships awarded to students for the study of civil engineering and related technology: I’d say something mean about being removed from the list… but… HAHAHA. It’s too funny to be upset.

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Tags: Education · State Government · Video

Whores And Pigs Are Everywhere This Friday

July 16th, 2010 · Comments Off

Gabe Bullard will make you puke when you read this. [WFPL] Rand Paul’s got some serious baggage these days. Meanwhile, his supporters are spinning this one out of control. [Page One] State employees were honored for giving back to those in need. See, kids, government employees do good things. [WHAS11] Wanna know why the obesity […]

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Tags: Charity · Dan Mongiardo · Dining · Health Care · Jack Conway · Mayor's Race 2010 · Parks · Poverty · Republican Party · Scandal · Senate Race · Sex · State Government

Horrible News: Fairdale Bigfoot Is Retiring!

July 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments

OH NOES: Look! Now look, in all seriousness humans, Fairdale Bigfoot has an important message. Fairdale Bigfoot has been doing some thinking, and it’s time to take a break. These last ten months have been fantastic, but Fairdale Bigfoot needs time to romp in the woods. Fairdale Bigfoot has enjoyed solving all of your embarrassing […]

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Tags: Oops

Dear Shannon White: You Lost, Get Over it

July 15th, 2010 · Comments Off

Why are you still complaining? Specifically, White was disheartened when the Metropolitan Louisville Women’s Political Caucus endorsed Greg Fischer. -SNIP- “In the mayoral primary, Rep. Joni Jenkins, Rep. Mary Lou Marzian and Councilwoman Tina Ward-Pugh all supported men,” White says. “And it’s shocking that trailblazing women did that considering they know firsthand the struggles women […]

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Tags: Hype · Mayor's Race 2010