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Entries from October 2010

Yates Hits Hawkins On The Javanon Scandal

October 27th, 2010 · 16 Comments

Yesterday, David Yates dropped a new mail piece discussing Doug “Protecting Our White Women” Hawkins’ corruption and involvement in the Javanon scandal. Here’s what he said in a release: Today Yates dropped a mail piece telling voters about the $7,000 worth of neighborhood funds that Hawkins has spent on the Private, East End Soccer Club, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Doug Hawkins · Metro Council · Scandal · Zoning

Election Day Can’t Come Quickly Enough, Right?

October 27th, 2010 · 17 Comments

Rand Paul leads Jack Conway 53 to 40 in the latest data from Public Policy Polling in the U.S. Senate race. [Page One This is tough for me to discuss, so I'm merely linking to it. The family of Francene Cucinello filed a wrongful death suit against Norton Hospital. [FatLip] Wonder when the Gannett beast [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Francene · Greg Fischer · Jack Conway · Mayor's Race 2010 · Newspaper · Police · Polls · Senate Race · WHAS

SurveyUSA: Yarmuth Leads Lally By 4 Points

October 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The latest SurveyUSA data are out: John Yarmuth 50 Todd Lally 46 Ed Martin 1 Other Guy Undecided 1 (wtf?) MOE is 4.1 Joe Arnold as all the details. Ryan Alessi says Yarmuth leads by a million points and SUSA says four. So which is it? Definitely somewhere in the middle. Seems like A Kentucky [...]

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Polls · Republican Party

Greg Fischer’s Fancy Fire Truck Tour

October 26th, 2010 · 6 Comments

The Gannett paper’s chosen boy – the guy even reporters are spinning for this days – has a neighborhoods tour coming up this weekend. According to a press release, this is what Greg Fischer’s “Fire Truck Tour” will look like: Saturday, Oct. 30 9 a.m. — The parade begins at Fischer’s main headquarters, Distillery Commons [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Neighborhoods

Congressional Pre-General Election FEC Reports

October 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

Pre-General Election campaign finance reports from Kentucky’s Congressional candidates have hit the Federal Election Commission. The period covers October 1 through October 13. Let’s take a look at the highlights… JOHN YARMUTH $80,086.50 raised $10,916.50 in unitemized contributions $207,431.57 spent $535,067.03 cash-on-hand Notable Contributions Sonny Bass $1,200 Emily Bingham $2,400 John Y. Brown III $1,000 [...]

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Republican Party

From Last Night’s Schnitzelburg Meeting

October 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Greg Fischer showed up at the monthly Schnitzelburg Aera Community Council meeting last night. And here’s what he said: He helped invent the ice machine Won a national award, almost won an international one Usual job creation lines, restoring the Urban District services No mention of Jackie Greene. Interesting.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Neighborhoods

Oh, The Things We Hear…

October 26th, 2010 · 10 Comments

A Kentucky Newspaper is sitting on a three-day series that focuses on the alleged failings of GLI and its relationship with Jerry Abramson’s office. At least, that’s what I hear from several sources in local media. We also hear, despite claims that the story wasn’t complete, that it has been finished for a while. If [...]

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Tags: Newspaper · Rumors

Jack Conway’s Latest Monthly Column

October 26th, 2010 · Comments Off

Here’s the latest column from Attorney General Jack Conway: Health-care fraud costs American taxpayers billions of dollars every year. When drug companies engage in fraudulent pricing schemes and disseminate misleading or false information about their products, they are stealing money out of the pockets of hardworking Kentuckians and endangering public health. As Attorney General, I [...]

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Tags: Health Care · Jack Conway · State Government

How’s Your Political Hell Week Going So Far?

October 26th, 2010 · 13 Comments

Last night Rand Paul name dropped me while pointing out that Jack Conway flip-flopped on cap & trade. And I’ve – no joke – already received threats from a crazed Democrat. [Page One] If you missed last night’s debate, you may watch it via KET or C-SPAN. [KET & C-SPAN] Chris Thieneman, the guy who [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Chris Thieneman · Debate · Education · Greg Fischer · Jack Conway · Mayor's Race 2010 · Music · Newspaper · Oops · Possibility City · Senate Race

Todd Lally: Still A Pandering Homophobe

October 25th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Todd Lally was on 84WHAS this morning talking about the gays and Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. So what’d he do? Pandered with his homophobic ignorances. Again. More talk of being in a tent with ten men. Saying things like, “I don’t want to come in from a 16-hour day to see two men snuggled up [...]

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Tags: Clear Channel · Congress · Discrimination · Gays · Radio · WHAS