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Entries from June 2012

Yarmuth Tells Republicans To Stop Misinformation

June 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

Congressman John Yarmuth took to the House floor to remind Republicans to read the health care law: Don’t worry, John, they’ll never stop misinforming the American people when politics and campaign cash are at stake.

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Tags: Health Care · John Yarmuth

Hey, Where’s That Fancy Metro Parks Review?

June 29th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Thanks to a keen-eyed reader, we’ve been reminded of something! Remember the ultra-transparent and objective reviews of Metro Government departments? The Metro Parks review is apparently complete and senior staff have been notified. Will the public ever see it? Since we all know the drunk-driving director won’t be the scapegoat, let’s speculate about who’ll be [...]

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Tags: Metro Government · Parks

No Wonder Its Reporters Are Constantly Stressed

June 29th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Mike Huot was the vice president for circulation at A Kentucky Newspaper and he was axed last fall. He’s still still listed as part of the paper’s circulation team: CLICK TO ENLARGE His claim: He was wrongfully terminated because he was 62-years-old. Why he’s claiming age discrimination: Because the paper told him the job was [...]

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Tags: Courier-Journal · Discrimination · Gannett · Newspaper

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

June 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discussed last week’s super load: Thank you for holding the perverse jokes.

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Tags: State Government · Video

City Is Really Compassionate With Its Shootings

June 29th, 2012 · 5 Comments

Here’s what John Yarmuth had to say about the selection of the new VA hospital site: “After a thorough review process that included public input from veterans, community leaders, and residents in the area, the VA has decided to move forward with the next phase of building a new, cutting-edge medical facility for our veterans,” [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Democrats · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · John Yarmuth · Metro Government · State Government · West End

Greg Fischer: The City’s Newest Bridge Whisperer?

June 28th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Here’s everybody’s best gal pal, Greg Fischer, saying something on Facebook about the bridges that maybe doesn’t sit well with everybody: “Bridges enjoying Waterfront Wednesday and a nice sunset….” Because we’ve received more than 20 emails complaining about the post and the Ohio River Bridges Debacle. No mention by Fischer of multiple recent gang attacks [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Ohio River Bridges

Health Care? Interesting How That Worked

June 28th, 2012 · 23 Comments

Seems like it was just yesterday that Todd P’Pool and other Republicans were going crazy over health care reform. And just like that, the Supreme Court of the United States of America upheld it all. Looks like there may still be a rule of law that goes beyond partisanship. Mouth-breathers freaking out in 3, 2…. [...]

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Tags: Health Care

Please Don’t Overheat Out There Today, Folks

June 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Here comes Greg Fischer pushing for a local option sales tax. It’ll go over about as well as the bungled library tax campaign – and probably not just because the library tax plan was jacked up and dishonest to begin it. [C-J/AKN] You can’t even go to Waterfront Park these days without getting attacked by [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Parks · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · Taxes · Weather · Youth

Urgent Note To Animal/Dog Lovers

June 27th, 2012 · 7 Comments

If there’s anyone reading this who has the means to help a 9-week-old Dachshund puppy that’s positive for Parvo receive the treatment that it needs (i.e., pay for it), please contact Metro Animal Services immediately: 363-6609/361-1318. Otherwise, you know what’s going to happen to it. Surely there’s someone out there who can pay for its [...]

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Tags: Dogs · Metro Government

Here’s Another Inside Look At An Act Of Dog

June 27th, 2012 · Comments Off

We’ve mentioned An Act of Dog several times in the past and it’s time for another look at the effort: Meanwhile, Louisville Metro Animal Services continues to suffer at the hands of Greg Fischer’s willful ignorance.

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Tags: Dogs