The 'Ville Voice header image 1

Entries from November 2011

Rep. John Yarmuth On Republicans & Tax Cuts

November 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

John Yarmuth is none too happy about the way Republicans are handling the tax cut situation:

[

Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Taxes

This Wasn’t In Your Morning Newspaper, Louisville

November 30th, 2011 · Comments Off

You know what wasn’t mentioned in the morning paper? First-quarter furloughs. And the fact that this is the fifth round since 2009. Ruh ro: This will be the fourth consecutive time they’ve fallen in the first quarter, suggesting the company is now locked in a cycle of early-year furloughs as it struggles to deal with […]

[

Tags: Gannett · Newspaper

Some Filmmakers Making Louisville Proud Again

November 30th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Check this out! Jerome Hiler and Owsley Brown III are making Louisville proud again, as their film – Music Makes a City – gets some big attention from the BBC: In 1948, a small, semi-professional orchestra in Louisville, Kentucky began a project to commission new works from contemporary composers. The architect of this venture was […]

[

Tags: Movies · Music · Possibility City

Maybe Fischer Should Save That $100,000 Per Year

November 30th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Take a look at what’s happening with an animal shelter in Franklin County and ask yourself why Greg Fischer can’t grow a set of balls to get things done in Louisville. [WKYT] Have you anti-mountaintop removal types taken note of this guy running for congress in Tennessee? He’s the lead sponsor of a state senate […]

[

Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Business · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Music · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

More On Sexytime Herman Cain Ruining Everything

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

Really, how can you read this and not gag a little? In her interview, Ms. White told Fox 5 News that Mr. Cain had showered her with gifts and flown her around the country to meet him at various engagements after they met in the late 1990s in Louisville, Ky., when Mr. Cain was president […]

[

Tags: Politics · Possibility City · Scandal · Sex

Francene’s Common Sense Is Still Being Missed

November 29th, 2011 · 19 Comments

No wonder Mandy Connell’s bosses (come on – that station is run by a bunch of gays – you know they dish often… they only love Terry Meiners for some reason…) constantly complain to us about missing Francene: The link takes you to a National Review (haha) story about how global warming is a farce. […]

[

Tags: Clear Channel · Oops · Radio

2011 Kids Count Data Is Another Wakeup Call

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

The 2011 Kids Count County Data Book was released this morning and it measures some… well, let’s just say that Kentucky youth lose yet again. Kentucky Youth Advocates still has absolutely no idea how to deal with the media or how to deliver information in such a way that it can actually be digested, so […]

[

Tags: Education · Health Care · Poverty · Youth

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

We’re running Thursday’s Transportation Lady video today and she discusses an important Rowan County transportation initiative:

[

Tags: State Government · Video

Sexytime Herman Cain Has Tainted Our Great City

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

Greg Fischer is going to protect you from scary fireworks. Because there are clearly no other issues facing Louisville. [C-J/AKN] Will Greg Fischer’s second “virtual town hall” on the Twitter and Fakebook be as much of a failure as his first? How quickly people forget. [WFPL] Lexington is unhappy, to say the least, about a […]

[

Tags: Bad Behavior · Dining · Greg Fischer · James Ramsey · JCPS · John Schnatter · Lexington · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Scandal · Sex · State Government · University of Louisville · Youth

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

November 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

This (last, technically) week Governor Steve Beshear spent 1:25 discussing Kentucky Business One Stop:

[

Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video