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Entries from February 2011

ICYMI: Hilarious Marc Murphy On Ark Park Stuff

February 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

Oh, you missed this hilarious cartoon from Marc Murphy about the Creation Museum/Ark Park folks? CLICK FOR THE ORIGINAL I wanted him to use “queer” instead of “gay” – but his editors apparently fear offending the gays more than they fear offending mouth-breathers and such. Whatever. It’s still funny. And factual.

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Gays · Religion

On Democrats More Tightly Wound Than Jake

February 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

Just. Well. HAHAHAHAHAHA: Several weeks ago, Councilman Rick Blackwell, D-12, said The Courier-Journal’s Metro government reporter Dan Klepal was biased, however, the city lawmaker has since asked for forgiveness. At a caucus meeting last month, Blackwell called Klepal “the Republican writer” while slamming an article he wrote about Insight Communications offering several council members free [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Metro Council · Newspaper · Oops

Could Be Your Elected Officials In The Future

February 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments

The University of Louisville’s Student Government Association recently held a debate. We foam at the mouth about local and state governments all the time so this is a nice change of pace:

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Tags: Education · Politics · University of Louisville · Video

JCPS Can’t Wait To Send Berman On His Way

February 24th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Want a copy of Rand Paul’s new book about the Tea Party and his ascension to Jim Bunning’s former U.S. Senate seat? Then enter to win. I’ve got buncha copies to give away. [Page One] Here’s a fancy story all about the book. So you can get a bit deeper into it before getting the [...]

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Tags: Books · Contests · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Jim King · Lexington · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Oops · Politics · Scandal

This Is The Real Possibility City Stuff, Folks

February 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

Tomorrow at noon the Metro Council’s Community Affairs Committee will honor several Outstanding Community Leaders & Citizens, part of the 2011 Black History Month Program. Here they are: District 1 – Yvonne and Steve Edwards District 2 – Donald Goodwin District 3 – Annie Blacksheer District 4 – Rev. Charles Elliot District 5 – Jessie [...]

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Tags: Awards · Metro Council

Children’s Advocacy Day Was A Huge Success

February 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off

Last Thursday a record-breaking 1,300 people showed up for Children’s Advocacy Day at the Capitol in Frankfort. Governor Steve Beshear addressed the crowd, kids from across the Commonwealth performed, teachers and families stood together to push for a brighter future for this state’s youth. It’s the strongest sign we’ve seen that the Blueprint for Kentucky’s [...]

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Tags: Education · State Government · Youth

Let’s Have A Little Head-In-The-Clouds Moment

February 23rd, 2011 · 4 Comments

Okay, no, we don’t believe a regional passenger rail line is going to happen anytime soon in Kentucky. But give this a read: An epidemiologist with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Gatewood, 26, must drive 100 miles roundtrip between her home in Louisville and job in Frankfort, five days a week, making [...]

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Tags: Hype · LEO · Possibility City · Travel

UofL Is A Constantly Evolving, Living Being

February 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Just in case you were wondering what sort of construction is going on at the University of Louisville, here’s a look: Click here (Warning: External PDF) for a look at Steve Wiser’s thoughts. Sometimes – in the wake of Robert Felner – it’s personally nice for us to observe any sort of progress at UofL. [...]

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Tags: Construction · Possibility City · University of Louisville

Maybe JCPS Stories Are As Bad As Sypher Stories

February 23rd, 2011 · 5 Comments

Want a copy of Rand Paul’s new book about the Tea Party and his ascension to Jim Bunning’s former U.S. Senate seat? Then enter to win. I’ve got buncha copies to give away. [Page One] Foreigner Ken Ham and the Creation Museum lunatics don’t just hate gay people – they hate heterosexuals who don’t hate [...]

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Tags: Books · Contests · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Legal · Newspaper · Parks · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · Youth

LMAS Over-Compensating On At Least One Front

February 22nd, 2011 · 5 Comments

Look, I’m not going to completely criticize Louisville Metro Animal Services for working to get more volunteers organized, but take a look at this: But. How the heck is a single part-time LMAS employee supposed to handle nine (9) volunteer orientations in the next 20 days? No one at LMAS wants to answer my questions [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Metro Government