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Entries from January 2011

Some Metro Animal Services Directorial Hypocrisy

January 31st, 2011 · 14 Comments

Why is Louisville Metro Animal Services director Wayne Zelinsky operating an adult entertainment and security services business (in addition to pre-paid legal services?) while claiming to be focusing 100% of his attention on the nightmare at LMAS? It’s called Derby City VIP, LLC and you should take a look at the goodies from the cached [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · Metro Government · Oops

An Iron Quarter Agreement Has Been Reached

January 31st, 2011 · 18 Comments

According to a press release, Metro Gubmint and Todd Blue have reached an agreement on the future of the historic Iron Quarter on Main Street. Blue drops his suit, city helps preserve the facades. More from the release: According the agreement reached this morning, Blue has permission to demolish the buildings in 90 days because [...]

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Tags: Construction · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Metro Government

We Can Stop Meth Without Silly Legislation

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

We’ve made it quite clear where we stand on the matter of requiring prescriptions for over-the-counter allergy medication. Sure, there’s a meth problem, but even law enforcement officials say proposed legislation (HB 15 & SB 45) won’t cut down on the manufacturing of the drug. Not only will the legislation make it more difficult for [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Criticism · Police · Politics · State Government

You Know What’s Crazy, Dear Louisville?

January 31st, 2011 · 12 Comments

What’s crazy is that Churchill Downs allegedly demanded the Kentucky Derby Festival stop using “Kentucky Derby” in its name (now the “Derby Festival,” of course). Why? Because “Kentucky Derby” with the ubiquitous Kentucky Derby Festival “dilutes” the brand. That is crazy. I hope no one drops “Kentucky” when discussing the festival. We certainly won’t be [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Churchill Downs · Derby Festival · Kentucky Derby · Rumors

Yarmuth Donates Salary For 4th Straight Year

January 31st, 2011 · 9 Comments

Congressman John Yarmuth is donating his entire congressional salary for the fourth year in a row. Below are the organizations which will benefit from the funds: Binet School Boys Haven Bridgehaven Brooklawn Carriage House Education Services Center for Women & Families Committee for Fairness and Individual Rights Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Easter Seals of [...]

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Tags: Charity · Congress · John Yarmuth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed the needs of America’s future in order to be competitive with the rest of the world:

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Tags: Business · Economy · Politics · Video

Ready For Another Week In Possibility City?

January 31st, 2011 · 2 Comments

Joe Biden will visit the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville on February 11. [UofL] So it’s pretty terrific that Biden reacted hilariously to the pieces The Onion has produced about him. [HuffPo] HAHAHA! Why on earth would Jerry Abramson decline to talk about the immensely popular weight loss program he allegedly started here [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jerry Abramson · Mitch McConnell · Music · Newspaper · Oops · Radio · Religion · University of Louisville

Kentucky First Lady Fills In For Governor

January 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week First Lady Jane Beshear replaces her husband to discuss the graduation bill:

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Tags: Education · State Government · Video

Please Shop & Share To Stop Domestic Violence

January 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

We mentioned this on Page One earlier today, but it’s too important not to mention here:

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Tags: Charity · Domestic Violence

Let’s End A Week With More LMAS Death

January 28th, 2011 · 18 Comments

What, all the photos we posted yesterday weren’t enough? Never fear – here are dozens upon dozens more. I’m particularly interested in these reasons for death. Forgive me for being suspicious that they’re, you know, almost always the same. But I don’t trust much coming from Louisville Metro Animal Services. Here are a few: 429815 [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Greg Fischer · Metro Government