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Entries from August 2010

Will David Williams Save JCPS & Win City Votes?

August 26th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Like I said in a comment here yesterday, it’s time for a super-major-huge audit of Jefferson County Public Schools. The time is now.  [Sometimes I Leave Comments] Two interesting A Kentucky Newspaper issues. A headline today: “Woman May Be Mother Of Child” and yesterday’s paper got delivered today for a lot of people. Really great [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Congress · Democrats · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Mayor's Race 2010 · Newspaper · Parks · Republican Party · Senate Race · State Government

It’s Dirty Stank Dog Water Time, Everybody!

August 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

Can’t tell you how many dozens of emails I’ve received about bad-tasting and smelling water over the past several days. From WHAS: Louisville Water says the recent dry weather is to blame. The lack of rain is allowing sunlight to penetrate into the Ohio River and promote algae blooms. It’s an aesthetic issue and the [...]

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Tags: Criticism · Oops · Water

Jerry Abramson Accidentally Told The Truth

August 25th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Did you see that quote from Jerry Abramson about the World Equestrian Games? He told A Kentucky Newspaper that early predictions of the number of folks coming to Louisville during the games may be “inflated.” Heh. You get that? INFLATED. And he acknowledges it. Woopsiedaisy. Looks like the WEG, which no one can afford to [...]

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Tags: Horse Industry · Jerry Abramson · Oops

Tolling Debacle Is Heating Up In Indiana

August 25th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Michael Dalby, a member of Southern Indiana’s chamber of commerce, is supporting tolls. Shocking, I know, that a chamber of commerce would back such an effort and trash any alternative. That’s all fine and dandy. The real story, here, is the reader comments left at the News & Tribune. Here’s a taste: If you really [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Business · Indiana · Newspaper · Ohio River Bridges

Kentucky’s Bigots Getting National Attention

August 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

Aren’t you proud of the folks who hate brown people, Kentucky? Cause they were on national television last night: Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Race · TV · Video

Libertarian & His Party Are Speaking Out

August 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Last night I told you that Todd Lally and his Republican pals were challenging Libertarian candidate for U.S. Congress Ed Martin as a bona fide Libertarian. Granted, they’re challenging other candidates that cost Lally votes, but Martin’s the focus. Here’s what Martin had to say in a release: “At this point, no cause of action [...]

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Tags: Congress · Hype · Legal · Republican Party

It’s A Morning Filled With Higher Education Scandal

August 25th, 2010 · 45 Comments

Metro Councilcritters Kevin Kramer, Stuart Benson and Robin Engel – along with the Metro Health Department, the Partnership for Cancer Control and the Kentucky Cancer Program – will host a mobile mammography clinic for underserved women aged 40+. It’ll take place at the Glenridge Health Campus (6415 Calm River Way) between 8:30 – 3:30 on [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Mayor's Race 2010 · Metro Council · Possibility City · Republican Party

Gathering for the River: Clean Water For All

August 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

Next Tuesday, August 31, State Rep. Joni Jenkins (D-Shivley) will help host a program called “Gathering for the River: Clean Water for All God’s Children.” The event will take place at Shively Community Center (1902 Park Road) and begins at 7:00 P.M. Anyone who wishes to protect clean water for our community and for future [...]

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Tags: Possibility City · South End · Water

The Bridges Authority Will Examine 8664

August 24th, 2010 · 13 Comments

Just read the release from 8664 co-founder JC Stites: At last Thursday’s Bridges Authority meeting, the Authority Secretary Sandra Frazier of Tandem Public Relations announced that the Bridges Authority would be discussing the 8664 alternative and a bridge project in St. Louis that was scaled down to avoid tolls at their next meeting. Clearly there [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Ohio River Bridges

This Is Too Good Not To Share Here

August 24th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Okay, this is too good not to share here. Originally posted on Page One earlier today. Regular readers are no longer alarmed at the insane and terrific hate mail and comments we receive on a daily basis. If you’re new to our unique brand of crazy, you’ll probably appreciate the latest: freeman // Aug 23, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Gays · Hype