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Entries from October 2011

This Is Why Kentucky Can’t Have Nice Things

October 31st, 2011 · 3 Comments

In Louisville, there’s something taboo for the Democrats to discuss: buying the black vote. Because that’s truly what happens. You can rest assured that any time you see the name “Clarence Yancey” related to anything political, it’s because he’s buying up the vote with BBQ or by taking politicians that have never stepped foot in [...]

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Tags: Democrats · Election · Politics · Race

Won’t Bode Well For Fischer Re-Election Attempt

October 31st, 2011 · 19 Comments

Buried deep in this story about the Louisville Orchestra was this tidbit: In an effort to bring the parties together, Mayor Greg Fischer met with both parties Friday afternoon, Fischer spokesman Chris Poynter said. “He wanted to hear where things stood, since the Monday deadline was looming,” Poynter said, adding that Fischer encouraged the two [...]

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Tags: Uncategorized

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

October 31st, 2011 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama focused on not waiting on Congress to create jobs and rescue this country from the brink:

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Tags: Congress · Economy · Oops · Politics · Video

LMAS, EMS, MSD, Parks, What’s Next For Greg?

October 31st, 2011 · 4 Comments

Everybody and their mother is emailing us about ear X-tacy’s abrupt closure or whatever went down. It sucks when a local business fails, for sure. But it’s nearly 2012 and you can’t expect a business to survive if it cannot adapt to the market. [Sometimes Things Suck] Now that Robert White’s been shown the door, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Election · Ford · Greg Fischer · LMPD · Politics

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

October 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 1:51 discussing the Small Business Credit Initiative:

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Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Rather Than Deal With Problems Facing Metro Govt

October 28th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Like clockwork, Greg Fischer showed up at the opening of Trader Joe’s this morning: Continuing to solidify our belief that he only ran for office to appear in the local socialite photo rags.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype

Don’t Hold Your Breath For Greg Fischer To Act

October 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Greg Fischer still won’t fire a city official after he was caught on camera drinking and driving a city-owned vehicle. What’s it take? Does he have to be Gilles Meloche? Does he have to run a prostitution ring on the side like like Meloche’s replacement? Does he have to bring a dog into work in [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Scandal

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

October 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

This week the Transportation Lady discusses crazy ass deer on the road:

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Tags: State Government · Video

Really? This Isn’t A Campaign Stunt For Jack?

October 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

By now, everyone has figured out that Jack Conway is only taking his prescription drug campaign stump speech to schools where the Democratic ticket happens to be visiting. He stopped in Louisville yesterday and his paid-for-with-your-tax-dollars spokesperson spent all day getting the press to write about it: And some still want to tell us this [...]

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Tags: Election · Hype · Jack Conway

HAHA! You Thought Louisville Wasn’t Screwed

October 27th, 2011 · 7 Comments

Here’s the headline: Bridge planners assuming higher tolls on East End bridge. And here is the juice: Drivers crossing an East End bridge would pay a higher toll than those using a new downtown span, according to rates being used to prepare a plan for financing the two-bridge effort. The Louisville and Southern Indiana Bridges [...]

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Tags: Ohio River Bridges · Oops