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Entries from February 2012

Fischer Continues Trail Of Campaign Finance Lies

February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Still remember Greg Fischer’s latest campaign finance mess? The one where he’s lied umpteen times to the press about inaugural fund contributions from Bruce Lunsford and Ed Hart? The funds he and his people pulled a bait-and-switch with to use as campaign contributions to retire Greg’s personal debt? Here’s your refresher: Fischer’s Crew Still Don’t […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bruce Lunsford · Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Oops

Just When We Thought LMAS Did Something Right

February 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We were about to applaud Metro Animal Services for promoting success stories until we stumbled upon this: CLICK TO ENLARGE See that? Metro Animal Services offers the only classroom humane education program in animal welfare in the region Not exactly based in reality. Since, you know, the following all offer the same programs: The Louisville […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · Metro Government

They Said They Supported It, So Where Are They?

February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

175 mayors from 32 states support the Freedom to Marry. They’ve released a video in support of marriage equality: So where is Greg Fischer? Where is Jim Gray?

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Tags: Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · Lexington

Let’s See How Hard Jim Host Can Spin This Week

February 29th, 2012 · 3 Comments

WE’RE ALL GONNA DIE OF THE TORNADOES TODAY!!!1! [WAVE3] Kentucky has the #2 worst well-being of all 50 states in the United States of America. The only state worse is West Virginia. And that’s just barely. [HuffPo] LMPD was a no-show last night at a meeting with Occupy Louisville. The excuse is that there’s ongoing […]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Business · Discrimination · Gays · Greg Fischer · JCPS · LMPD · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · Weather

JCPS “Diversity” Director Raising Some Eyebrows

February 28th, 2012 · 27 Comments

Who is Jamilah Fraser, the new Chief “Diversity Officer” for Jefferson County Public Schools? Let’s take a look… This: The School District of Philadelphia cleaned its media relations house on Monday when Director Jamilah Fraser and two staffers stepped down alongside Superintendent Arlene Ackerman. Fernando Gallard, a long-time (and thanks to calls from me and […]

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Tags: Education · JCPS · Scandal

Prosthetic Medic News: Joe Riffe Took First Steps

February 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment

From Joe: Here it is. My first steps…It’s far from graceful, I’m wearing mismatched shoes, and it’s not the prosthetic I will be using, but I was able to walk and stand. The weirdest thing was I could almost feel my feet touching the ground. It gives me some hope towards the future and a […]

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Tags: Possibility City

Maybe Not Such A Great Week For TARC News

February 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

No, the Kings are not moving to Louisville. Quit holding your breath and believing that hype. [Click the Clicky] Don’t you find it hilarious that the only people attacking the addition of a sidewalk in an area sorely in need of pedestrian traffic is someone at an elitist hair salon run by people who drive […]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Hype · Indiana · LG&E · MSD · Scandal · State Government · TARC · WHAS

Here’s Why That Movement Continues To Fail

February 27th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Today, Occupy Louisville sent out a… press release?… About ALEC – the American Legislative Exchange Council. Here’s a taste: Occupy Louisville members and other local residents will participate, along with over 70 cities, in a National Day of Action organized by the Occupy Wall Street Movement to expose the corporate influence of the American Legislative […]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Economy · Oops

Yes, You Can Easily Support An Act Of Dog

February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

You know how we feel about An Act of Dog, so check this out: And pay attention. Click here to read about our visit to the project.

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Tags: Charity · Dogs

That Sound You Hear From The Water Company

February 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

Been wondering what it is? It’s just a $2 million project bidding this week that is full of Metro Sewer District scope and specifications. Transylvania Beach. Could it be a pilot project? Because we all know Greg Fischer is *this close* to further screwing Metro Gubmit up by combining agencies.

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Tags: Metro Government · MSD · Water