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Entries from September 2010

Greg Fischer’s Got A New Campaign Spot

September 27th, 2010 · 13 Comments

Greg Fischer, in his latest campaign ad, says Louisville needs open and honest government: If openness and honesty are key, why won’t Fischer reveal the names of his political advisers? Why won’t he release the names of the people in his various advisory groups? One would think all of Fischer’s supporters – folks tying their [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Transparency · TV · Video

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

September 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

This week President Barack Obama discusses the GOP’s attempt to skull-hump everyone on the tax and economic front: Too bad the Democrats don’t know how to govern.

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Tags: Economy · Taxes · Video

If JCPS Had $100 Million Dollars Stashed Away

September 27th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Jack Conway only trails Rand Paul by two points in the latest SurveyUSA poll released late Saturday night. [Page One] Diane Sawyer came to town on Friday. Louisville will be featured on her Wednesday program. [WHAS11] We get tons upon tons of terrific concern troll comments. Primarily from Todd Lally and his supporters. Also, did [...]

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Tags: Charity · Congress · Crime · Education · Guns · Jack Conway · JCPS · Library · Ohio River Bridges · Polls · Senate Race · TV

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Update

September 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week First Lady Jane Beshear discusses Horses & Hope, again filling in for her husband:

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Tags: Horse Industry · State Government · Video

Listening To Post-Mayoral Debate Analysis?

September 24th, 2010 · 7 Comments

If not, you need to click this WFPL link immediately. And look for coming stories from Phillip Bailey for other details.

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Tags: Mayor's Race 2010 · Radio

Waiting For Superman – Gonna See It? Read it?

September 24th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Will you be going to see Waiting for Superman when it comes to Louisville theaters? Have you read the book? Maybe this could serve as a catalyst for a better education discussion in Louisville than the one we’re currently having. Thoughts?

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Tags: Books · Education · Movies

Your Transportation Lady Video Update

September 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses a rock slide in the Jackson area:

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Tags: State Government · Travel · Video

No One In Town Surprised By JCPS Test Scores

September 24th, 2010 · 22 Comments

Fairdale Bigfoot has penned his final column. He is not as popular as the Pope Lick Goat Monster. [Consuming Louisville] Here’s the latest from University of Kentucky trustee Joe Peek. UofL still needs someone like him to step up ASAP. [Page One] A whole bunch of church people are playing politics and complaining about Hal [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Congress · Education · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Mayor's Race 2010 · Neighborhoods · Polls · Senate Race · South End · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

League of Women Voters Host Council Forums

September 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today the League of Women Voters, along with Center for Neighborhoods, announced a slew of forums to be held in all of the contested Metro Council Districts. Here are the specifics: Monday, September 27 — Summit Heights United Methodist Church 6:30 — 23rd District — Republican Jim Peden & Democrat John Sommers Monday, October 4 [...]

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Tags: Debate · Metro Council

Highlights From Today’s CFMA Forum

September 23rd, 2010 · 7 Comments

What? There’s another mayoral forum to talk about? At today’s CFMA mayoral forum Greg Fischer said two interesting things: He supports Jerry Abramson’s veto of the arena Project Labor Agreement When asked why he was a Democrat, he said he’s a fiscal conservative and could be considered a Republican in many states Yup. That’s who [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010