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Entries from January 2012

Actors Theater Is Why Louisville Has Nice Things

January 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This A Kentucky Newspaper story about Greg Fischer turning to Facebook to ask questions about the budget is interesting. Doesn’t mention that he deleted nearly every comment perceived as negative – even when true and honest. [C-J/AKN] What was that, again, about the Legislative Ethics Commission not being under the direct control of the good [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Crime · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Journalism · Newspaper · Oops · State Government · Travel · WHAS

Jane Beshear Has A Special Message For You

January 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

This week First Lady Jane Beshear has a special commentary about Shop and Share Day: Go get involved today.

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Tags: Charity · State Government · Video

Animal Care Problems Not Unique To LMAS

January 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

You need to read this. And look at this. People in other parts of the country are taking action against their terrible animal shelter leadership. Will someone here step up?

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Metro Government

What Was That About No One Reading, Again?

January 27th, 2012 · 7 Comments

Yesterday, for the millionth time, we pointed out shenanigans at Louisville Metro Animal Services. In that post, we also said this: Meanwhile, Jim King does everything BUT address LMAS. He brought the Zoo up in deficit discussions because his wife (a true Louisville gem) is on the board, though. Nary a mention of cleaning up [...]

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Tags: Dogs · Greg Fischer · Jim King · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

January 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This week the Transportation Lady focuses on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s centennial:

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Tags: State Government · Travel · Video

Are Jim & Shirley Paying Attention This Morning?

January 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Today, President Barack Obama kicks off the third day since his State of the Union address in Ann Arbor, Michigan. There, he’s focusing on keeping college affordable and within reach of all Americans. His key issue of the effort? Reforming student aid to promote affordability and value: To keep tuition from spiraling too high and [...]

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Tags: Education · James Ramsey · Politics · University of Louisville

All This Mess And Louisville Still Gets The Shaft

January 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Yesterday former Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo blasted the nasty redistricting process in Kentucky. He hit Steve Beshear, praised Kathy Stein and pointed out the shenanigans with Alice Forgy Kerr. [Page One] Raise your head if you think Frankfort will do the right thing when it comes to halting executions. [WHAS11] Oh snap! Looks like Robert [...]

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Tags: Business · Dan Mongiardo · Gas · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jack Conway · Jerry Abramson · Metro Government · Oops · Police · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes · University of Louisville · WAVE · Weather

Will Greg Fischer Sing & Dance For Rich Folks?

January 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

Greg Fischer and Joe Pusateri are co-hosting the annual Fund for the Arts showcase and kick-off next Tuesday. According to an email blast from Barbara Sexton Smith, they have a “BIG announcement, great show and a surprise finale” – so you can only bet it will be super-embarrassing for Louisville. We can’t get to the [...]

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Tags: Art · Greg Fischer · Hype

Greg Seeks Advice From His Most Trusted Source

January 26th, 2012 · 10 Comments

A little bit ago, Greg Fischer asked Facebook (that’s where he gets all of his advice) how to cut the budget and city services: We only excerpted the first response because nearly everyone else had the same recommendation.

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Government

When Will Metro Council Flipping Do Something?

January 26th, 2012 · 6 Comments

In light of the LMAS flustercuck regarding fosters and the meeting that took place there an hour or so ago, we thought it’d be a good idea to highlight a couple issues. Remember when Louisville Metro Animal Services shut down during a disease outbreak? Remember when Justin Scally, Greg Fischer and Sadiqa Reynolds were adamant [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Metro Government