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Entries from October 2010

Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

October 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

This week the Transportation Lady does her level best to cause bread & milk shortages at Kroger:

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Tags: State Government · Video · Weather

Jackie Green’s Hilarious Reinvention Tour

October 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Oh, look, it’s Jackie Greene trying to backtrack on everything he’s put in writing. Here’s another clip: Wonder if he realized there were cameras recording him as he spoke with Ryan Alessi? Because his chronology of events don’t mesh up with: his campaign staff, reality, the paper trail.

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Mayor's Race 2010 · Oops · Video

A Look At The SurveyUSA Mayoral Crosstabs

October 28th, 2010 · 14 Comments

Let’s take a look at the crosstabs for the latest SurveyUSA poll on the mayoral race, showing Hal Heiner leading Greg Fischer 51 to 44: 58% of men & 45% of women support Heiner, 38% of men & 50% of women support Fischer 56% of those ages 18-34 support Heiner, 35% support Fischer 49% of [...]

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

How Painful Was It For Them To Print This?

October 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Really, how painful was it for A Kentucky Newspaper’s editors and opinion spreaders to print this front page? Wow.

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Tags: Gannett · Mayor's Race 2010 · Newspaper · Polls

How Many Jobs Will It Create, Greg?

October 28th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Greg Fischer loves to preach “jobs, jobs, jobs” (verbatim) without ever explaining how he’ll create jobs in/lure jobs to this city. And he’s had a few interesting things to say about the number of jobs the Ohio River Bridges Disaster will create: Yeah. NOTHING that comes out of his mouth is based in fact. But [...]

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

Newspaper Dishonesty Seems To Be Contagious

October 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Like scary Louisville history? You probably need to win this book from me. [The 'Ville Voice] The author, James Markert, has book signings coming up: tonight @ 8, Barnes & Noble at the Summit; tomorrow @ 7, Carmichael’s on Frankfort Avenue; Saturday @ 1, Borders at Hurstbourne & Taylorsville. [Go Meet Him] What do you [...]

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Tags: Books · Contests · Discrimination · Fairness · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Mayor's Race 2010 · Newspaper · Oops · Race · Weather

SurveyUSA Heiner Leads Fischer 51 To 44

October 27th, 2010 · 25 Comments

The latest SurveyUSA poll is out and here it is: Greg Fischer 44 Hal Heiner 51 Undecided 4 This is the first time a mayoral candidate has broken 50%. And the weighting of this poll is much closer to reality. UPDATE: Fischer just sent out an email blast claiming the race is a dead heat. [...]

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

Hal Heiner’s Latest Mayoral Campaign Spot

October 27th, 2010 · 5 Comments

You’ve likely already seen Hal Heiner’s latest television spot, but here it is just in case:

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Tags: Economy · Mayor's Race 2010 · Republican Party · TV · Video

New Waverly Book Give-Away For Halloween

October 27th, 2010 · 5 Comments

James Markert, author of the Waverly Hills Novels, has a new work of fiction out in paperback called The Requiem Rose: A Waverly Hills Story: At the height of the tuberculosis epidemic, a patient dies every hour at Waverly Hills Tuberculosis Sanatorium. Wolfgang Pike is both priest and doctor at the sanatorium, but his medicine [...]

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Tags: Books · Contests

Let’s Compare Mayoral Campaign Coverage

October 27th, 2010 · 13 Comments

In A Kentucky Newspaper’s endorsement today, here’s what they say about Greg Fischer and the mayoral race, attacking Hal Heiner: Mr. Heiner launched a misleading attack ad that suggested that Mr. Fischer had made improper commitments to lure independent candidate Jackie Green out of the race. Actually, as demonstrated by the e-mail trail that Mr. [...]

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Tags: Gannett · Greg Fischer · LEO · Mayor's Race 2010 · Newspaper · Oops