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Entries from January 2011

Finally Some Metro Animal Services Movement

January 27th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Metro Government is abuzz today. Not because Mayor Greg Jerry The Second Fischer delivered his first State of the City address. But because Human Resources finally posted the job of Director of Metro Animal Services publicly. The full-time position is only open until February 14, so let’s take a look at the posting: Overview Directs [...]

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Tags: Metro Government

Audit Reveals Major Utility & Legislator Corruption

January 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Ever wondered what happens when corrupt Eastern Kentucky legislators skirt the law and abuse coal severance funds while they think no one is looking? You don’t have to live in Pikeville to know there are problems with the Mountain Water District and Utility Management Group. Regular readers of Page One have known for years that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Democrats · Ethics · Greg Stumbo · Scandal · State Government

WHY Didn’t I Think Of This One?!?!

January 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Curses! Why didn’t I think of this? Take a look: CLICK TO VISIT I am more than a little aggravated that I didn’t come up with that idea.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Oops

Every Louisville Neighborhood Needs A Fancy Shirt

January 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments

I love it when rumors get confirmed by the people we’re writing about. Unfortunately, I don’t love it when good news folks leave the city for greener pastures. [We Get Comments] Let’s get real on the coal mining front: 7,000 jobs are temporary. The entire environment and the health of hundreds of millions? Not so [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Discrimination · Education · JCPS · Neighborhoods · Ohio River Bridges · Race · Religion · Rumors · Scandal · Sex · State Government · University of Louisville · Weather

Somebody Stole Dougie Hawkins’ Crown!

January 26th, 2011 · Comments Off

We’ve definitely spent most of our afternoon feeling disgusted by Metro Animal Services and the utter level of inaction on the part of Greg Fischer. The things we hear get worse every day. So with all the negatives floating heavily in our offices, it makes sense to focus on something positive. Okay, so it’s only [...]

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Tags: Doug Hawkins · Race · State Government

Oh, Butchertown…

January 26th, 2011 · 4 Comments

HAHAHA. It would be a lot more funny if PETA wasn’t a miserable failure and/or had an actual movement on the local level that it could engage for events like this. At least we can laugh at the pictures and envision the ripe spell of roasting pig guts and fecal matter.

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Tags: Butchertown

Here Is A Thing For You To Read Today

January 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment

“Sixth & Jefferson” isn’t just the physical location where Louisville’s hopes and dreams go to die, it’s also the name of Phillip Bailey’s weekly column. Because I am busy trying to figure out how to not pop a vein over the latest from Metro Animal Services, you’ll just need to read this for a while: [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Ethics · LEO · Metro Council

Heads-Up: 7th Annual Children’s Advocacy Day

January 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment

This is something I’ve mentioned quite a bit on Page One, as we’re a sponsor, so listen up. The 7th Annual Children’s Advocacy Day, put on by Kentucky Youth Advocates, will take place in Frankfort on February 17. You may read all about the day by clicking here. It’s your chance to show legislators that [...]

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Tags: State Government · Youth

Fischer’s Unlikely To Take A Lead From Lexington

January 26th, 2011 · 10 Comments

It’s a cold day in hell when I am defending a BUSH OFFICIAL against the now-disgraced and rotting/dead Kentucky Democratic Party, which is lead by a Republican. A cold day in jesus hell. If someone competent doesn’t take over the KDP and communication for the Democrats soon, I am going to lose my mind. [Page [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Democrats · Greg Fischer · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Lexington · Movies · Politics · Republican Party · WLKY

State Of The Union Address: 2011

January 25th, 2011 · Comments Off

President Barack Obama will deliver his State of the Union address this evening at 9:00 P.M. Eastern. CLICK TO VISIT Watch it live on the teevee or click above to see it on White House dot gov.

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Tags: Politics