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Entries from January 2012

Dougie Hawkins Will Protect Our White Women

January 31st, 2012 · 7 Comments

Because he’s trying to run against Chris Theineman for the 37th District State Senate seat. Praise Allah! We are saved. Also, remember this?

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Tags: Doug Hawkins · State Government

Occupy Louisville Finally Got Its Protest Permit

January 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

Occupy Louisville finally got its protest permit. Check out the requirements on page 2: CLICK FOR PDF There’s your proof that OL is paying its only way. No free ride. Surely we’re not the only folks who find it entertaining that Greg Fischer’s administration flip-flopped under public pressure.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Metro Government

Injured LMEMS Paramedic On Road To Recovery

January 31st, 2012 · 3 Comments

Last week we mentioned Joe Riffe, a paramedic with LMEMS who fell 100+ feet while on a hike last May. He’s been on a mission to get a prosthesis while keeping his job: We mention Riffe because Richmond, Miller, Fischer and crew have been less than supportive. The man had to fight to go back [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Metro Government

Louisville Orchestra Mess About To Get Hotter?

January 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

Sometimes you can’t muck around with a press release to make a story juicier. So we’re not gonna do that with this release from the Louisville Orchestra: An official from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Cincinnati confirmed that the American Federation of Musicians, Local 11-637 (Louisville) has withdrawn its unfair labor practice claim [...]

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Tags: Music · Oops

It’s Time For A Greg Fischer Caption Contest

January 31st, 2012 · 35 Comments

Oh, look, it’s Greg Fischer: So make your comments funny.

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Tags: Contests · Greg Fischer

That Tasty Town Contest? Most Import Thing Ever

January 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

Why groups like the ASPCA and Humane Society take what they can and give nothing in return. [Nathan Winograd] Jim Mims, after a serious public shaming (Greg Fischer, too), had a change of heart on Occupy Louisville. But they forgot to notify the Occupy folks. [WFPL] Hurry and put up that pay wall, Gannett, so [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Bad Behavior · Contests · Dogs · Gannett · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Jim King · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Politics · State Government · Travel

Councilman Bob Henderson Retiring This Year

January 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Bob Henderson – Democratic Metro Councilcritter in the 14th District – says he’s not running for re-election this year. From a release: “I have accomplished what I set out to do to help improve the district and the time has come to spend more time with my family,” says Henderson. “I am proud to have [...]

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Tags: Metro Council

Former LMAS Staffer Speaks Out On C-J Letter

January 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Former Louisville Metro Animal Services employee Karen Dickson is speaking out about a January 22 letter to the editor that appeared in A Kentucky Newspaper. We discussed it at the time but there’s nothing like hearing directly from those people in the belly of the beast: I was surprised to read the letter of Jan [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Metro Government · Oops · Possibility City

John Yarmuth Donates Congressional Salary Again

January 30th, 2012 · 15 Comments

Once again, John Yarmuth has donated his Congressional salary to the following 25 organizations: Anne Braden Institute – UofL Bridgehaven CASA Center for Women and Families Crane House Elderserve Family and Children’s Place – Child Advocacy Center Family Scholar House Harbor House Home of the Innocents Jewish Community of Louisville Kentucky Center Governor’s School for [...]

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Tags: Charity · Congress · John Yarmuth

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

January 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama discussed the blueprint he announced during his State of the Union address:

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Tags: Economy · Politics · Video