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Entries from July 2012

It’s Fancy Libertarian Rumor Mill Update Time

July 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

We hear through the Libertarian rumor mill that Vice Presidential Candidate Judge Jim Gray is visiting Louisville. According to our sources, he’ll be doing radio interviews and possibly checking out area businesses.

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Tags: Politics · Rumors

Your Bridge Is Open & MSD Wants All Your Money

July 31st, 2012 · 3 Comments

After the Floyd County Commissioners approved the rebates last week, New Albany Mayor Jeff Gahan confirmed Friday the city stands to receive about $250,000 as a result of savings garnered through the federal Affordable Care Act. [News & Tribune] You can’t even hold your girlfriend captive for four days in Louisville these days without getting [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Health Care · Indiana · Judges · Metro Council · Metro Government · MSD · Radio · State Government

Tone Down The Housing Settlement Rhetoric A Bit

July 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Jack Conway is busily touting the millions and millions in housing settlements obtained by Kentucky. Of course, he claims that he obtained them (fact: 49 attorneys general reached the settlement, not just Jack). We’re not focusing on that. The real issue is the hype that a ton of money is flowing into Louisville. Here he [...]

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Tags: Housing · Jack Conway

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

July 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama urged Republicans in Congress to protect middle class families and small business from tax hikes next year:

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Tags: Congress · Economy · Politics · Taxes · Video

$109,000 For A Fence To Go Around An A/C Unit

July 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Wondering why Kentucky can’t have nice things? The state paid $109,000 for a fence to hide an air conditioning system at the courthouse in Shelbyville. [FOX41/WDRB/Whatever] Insurance companies are expected to pay consumers millions in rebates next week as a result of the federal Affordable Care Act. They’ve returned $15 million to Kentucky members. [Business [...]

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Tags: Crime · Death · Education · Gays · Health Care · Indiana · JCPS · State Government

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

July 27th, 2012 · 2 Comments

This week the Transportation Lady discussed the 103rd annual meeting of the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials: Yes, these videos are boring. But they’re a look into the belly of the KYTC beast.

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Tags: State Government · Video

Something Must Be In The Highlands Water Now

July 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments

You’ve read us for several years and now you’ve got the chance to help create our new ad-free project. Your contribution can be public or private (but you have to tell us in writing that you want it to be public) – it’s up to you. [Our New Project] You can’t even go to a [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Economy · Ford · Guns · Highlands · Indiana · Legal · Lexington · Metro Council · Metro Government · State Government · Water · Youth

Former Tea Party Candidate Makes Big Step

July 26th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Former Democratic Tea Party candidate Wendy Caswell just announced on Facebook the following: Just donated the last of my campaign money to the Wounded Warrior Project. Have you thanked a Vet lately? More candidates should follow suit! Not just Wounded Warriors but all sorts of charities.

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Tags: Charity · Politics

Rep. Yarmuth On Protecting U.S. Service Members

July 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

John Yarmuth has fought to protect the health and safety of U.S. service members and Republicans apparently tried to stop it:

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Tags: Congress · John Yarmuth · Video

Likely A Terrific Great Week For Barbara Shanklin

July 26th, 2012 · 11 Comments

You’ve read us for several years and now you’ve got the chance to help create our new ad-free project. Your contribution can be public or private (but you have to tell us in writing that you want it to be public) – it’s up to you. [Our New Project] The Jefferson County Attorney wants to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Economy · JCPS · Legal · LMPD · Metro Council · Parks · State Government · TARC · University of Louisville · Youth

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