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Entries from October 2010

These Next Few Days…

October 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Campaign season is in high gear and over the next few days both sides will be going 100 miles per hour. So, if you notice any hijinks or shady crap – Democratic or Republican – be sure to contact us at our Tips address. Photos, videos, whatever you’ve got. The same also applies if you [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Election · Possibility City · Republican Party

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

October 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week, Governor Steve Beshear spends 1:42 discussing Veterans Week:

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Part Of That GLI Story The Paper Withheld

October 29th, 2010 · 6 Comments

LEO Weekly has taken a look at part of the GLI story that A Kentucky Newspaper has withheld, for whatever reason. Here’s a bit: Over the last decade, Louisville’s job market has been bleeding, with little real aid. And critics point to lethargy in Greater Louisville Inc., as the leading culprit. -SNIP- [S]ome in the [...]

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Tags: Economy · Greater Louisville Inc. · Jerry Abramson · LEO

The Two Jackie Greens Must Hate Each Other

October 29th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Jackie Green is now using his campaign – actual resources that have value – to push Greg Fischer. Here’s his latest anti-Heiner email blast: Subject: Still undecided? Here are six things to consider…. 1) The organizations and individuals that surround Fischer are more progressive than Heiner’s advisers. It is those organizations and persons who will [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Oops

Fairness Leader Pushes Heiner Hit Piece

October 29th, 2010 · 8 Comments

By now, you’re all aware that the Fairness Campaign has spent ample time attacking Hal Heiner’s ignorant and stupid position on the actual Fairness Ordinance – something of which he’d have no control over as mayor and has promised to support and leave in place. But here’s the latest: Fairness leader Chris Hartman promoting the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Fairness · Gays · Mayor's Race 2010

Greg Fischer On Crime & Such In Louisville

October 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Interesting flashbacks today. Since Greg and his executive pals at A Kentucky Newspaper are so keen on taking everything out of context and ignoring reality, here you go. Greg Fischer’s seemingly autobiographic comments about money and buying anything you want – if you have enough money: Greg Fischer on crime: View two more videos after [...]

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Tags: Crime · Greg Fischer · Hype · Mayor's Race 2010 · Parks · Politics · Video

Support Louisville Youth Orchestra This Weekend

October 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Seriously. Go do it. Support the Louisville Youth Orchestra this weekend by seeing the My Morning Jacket show at the arena. They’re donating a $1 from every ticket directly to LYO – literally investing their own money in Louisville’s youngest musicians. You know you’ve got some change to spare. And if you can’t go? Visit [...]

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Tags: Arena · Concerts · Music · Possibility City · Youth

You Read That Hypocritical Hit Piece Last Night?

October 29th, 2010 · 10 Comments

If you haven’t seen last night’s story about the disgusting new low set by the Courier-Journal, you should take time to read it this morning. It’s obscene. I know reporters who would quit their job before being forced to push that mess out. I want my city’s newspaper to be good because it has resources [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Books · Charity · Contests · Courier-Journal · Democrats · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jack Conway · Mayor's Race 2010 · Polls · Race · Scandal · Senate Race · Sex

Garson & Ivory Sink To Nasty New Low

October 28th, 2010 · 34 Comments

You know I don’t like referring to the Courier-Journal and usually call it A Kentucky Newspaper – primarily because of reporters melting down in the comments here and on Page One and trashing me all over the place because I have actual ethics. Because a reporter flat-out called me a liar in the comments (I [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Criticism · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Newspaper

“L Is For Louisville” Release Party Tomorrow

October 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Now for some non-political, non-brain-frying stuff! There’s a fun L is for LOUISVILLE release party tomorrow at The Green Building: 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Be sure to buy a copy if you can’t go or pick one up in-person at the event. Gill showed me a bunch of the artwork last year and it’s [...]

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Tags: Books · Possibility City · Youth