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Entries from August 2010

Spotted At The JCPS Tax Hike Meeting

August 24th, 2010 · 25 Comments

Guess who was at the school board tax hike hearing last night: Brave Patriot Marilyn Parker, the woman I was set to gay marry! By a Muslin. For fun. Guess she got Dr. Frank’s urgent email blast. She had a fancy paper in-hand attacking “liberal educators” that indoctrinate our children with anti-God rhetoric. Oh, wait! [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Education · Hype · JCPS · Taxes

Last Night’s Board Of Education Meeting Got Crazy

August 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Coming up at 10:00 A.M. this morning, check back to hear audio of a Brave Patriot at last evening’s school board meeting completely going insane. It’s beautiful and crazy. [Come Back at 10:00] Be careful on Manslick Road this week, kids. The new incinerator at Metro Animal Services is scheduled to be installed on Thursday [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Taxes · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Metro Hall’s 6th Street Entrance Will Re-Open

August 23rd, 2010 · 5 Comments

Earlier today, Metro Councilcritter President Tom Owen announced that work to refurbish the Sixth Street entrance of Metro Hall is beginning. The goal, according to a press release, is to make access easier for the public. “Over the years, budget concerns and security issues closed the main entrance to this wonderful historic building,” said Owen. [...]

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Tags: Metro Council · Metro Government

Mayoral Campaign Media Buys Hit This Week

August 23rd, 2010 · 6 Comments

I hear through the grapevine that Hal Heiner’s media buy begin begins this week. His ads will start airing on Wednesday. And, naturally, since he’s playing follow the leader, Greg Fischer’s first ad of the general election will also air on Wednesday. Fischer’s ads won’t be anything surprising. Because he advertised his filming schedule on [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · LMPD · Mayor's Race 2010 · Republican Party · Rumors · South End · TV

We’ve Got The News Blues, How Bout You?

August 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Remember the other day when we got that passive aggressive demand/request thing from former WHAS11 news director Aaron Ramey? News Blues noticed it and had their own details to add: Aaron Ramey, the infamously abrasive former news director at Belo’s WHAS-11-ABC, says the posts are “erroneous and defamatory” and they’re making it hard for him [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · TV · WHAS

Yarmuth Stands Up For American Taxpayers

August 23rd, 2010 · 10 Comments

What was that about Congressman John Yarmuth being ignorant on matters of, you know, everything? Here’s a statement from Friday: (Washington, DC) Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) called on the current and incoming CEOs of General Motors Company (GM) to immediately reconsider opening new facilities in Mexico while that company remains indebted to American taxpayers. [...]

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Tags: Business · Congress · Economy · John Yarmuth · Taxes

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

August 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discusses the sickening way in which Republicans are blocking campaign finance reform, allowing for even more corporate takeover of America:

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Politics · Video

New Albany Gets It Right While Louisville Lags

August 23rd, 2010 · 7 Comments

At least New Albany gets the importance of passing an anti-tolling resolution. [FatLip] There’s an interesting new blog on the internets called JCPS Confidential. [Click the Clicky] You think the shenanigans with Jefferson County Public Schools are crazy. But you haven’t seen anything until you’ve started digging around the state community college system. Entire worlds [...]

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Tags: Anchor · Bad Behavior · Education · Festival · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Reporters · WHAS

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

August 20th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 2:24 talking about Transforming Education in Kentucky:

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Tags: Education · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Hal Heiner’s Campaign Manager Is Right Here

August 20th, 2010 · 6 Comments

See? “While spending the summer bashing Hal for serving on the Metro Council, Greg Fischer runs to the arms of two democratic council members who have served the city just like Hal. I guess this proves that Greg believes experience like Hal’s matters when running for mayor.” – Joe Burgan How can you disagree with [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Republican Party