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Entries from August 2012

Hot Rumors From The Hot Metro Rumor Mill

August 31st, 2012 · 22 Comments

Oh, the hot rumors we hear. Like the one that Ted Pullen maybe “resigned” from Metro Gubmint today.

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Tags: Metro Government · Rumors · Scandal

Beshear’s Sometimes/Occasional Video Address

August 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

Oh, look, Steve Beshear remembered to record a video again. Seems like it was yesterday (pre-election) when his office was sending out memos requiring all state government employees to view his video each week. Now that he’s been re-elected, it’s essentially been neglected. This time he focuses on the drought: Here’s hoping the weather improves.

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video · Weather

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

August 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses seat belt usage and impaired driving laws:

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Tags: State Government · Video

Nobody In Jefferson County Has Health Insurance

August 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

More than 100,000 Jefferson County residents don’t have health insurance, but nearly half of them would qualify for Medicaid if the state expands the government program under the federal health reform law. [C-J/AKN] Some Louisville families say a local recycling company is making it difficult for them to “love thy neighbor.” That’s because a nearby [...]

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Tags: Awards · Congress · Gambling · Gas · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · JCPS · Lexington · University of Louisville · West End

Jerry, Greg & Papaw Bridge Caption Contest Time

August 30th, 2012 · 19 Comments

Earlier this morning, Greg Fischer put this photograph on his Fakebook and it NEEDS a caption: CLICK TO ENLARGE Jerry Abramson, Greg Fischer, Steve Beshear, Mitch Daniels. We know there’s some humor in there somewhere.

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Tags: Contests · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Jerry Abramson · Ohio River Bridges · Steve Beshear

Connie Marshall Has Threatened Us Or Something?

August 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Have you seen the latest from Connie Marshall? Connie Marshall // Aug 29, 2012 at 12:19 am How much are they paying you? As I said, “Ignorance is bliss.” For the true story about the police and what did occur go to This is an online paper that isn’t bought and sold for its [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Oops · Possibility City

Time To Move Barbara’s Cash-Stuffed Couch Out

August 30th, 2012 · Comments Off

The final piece of the Big Four Bridge deck was dropped into place Tuesday. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, a handful of cyclists and others joined the construction crew that has been working to transition the former railroad crossing over the Ohio River into a pedestrian and bicycle bridge. [News & Tribune] It’s a huge milestone [...]

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Tags: Crime · Economy · Gambling · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · LMPD · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Youth

Is This A Mistake Or Just Mainstream Hilarity?

August 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Check out what a reader received via text message from the local newspaper the evening the school board approved a tax increase: We couldn’t make this stuff up if we tried.

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Tags: JCPS · Newspaper · Oops

Did Possibility City Set A Homeless Man On Fire?

August 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

While Marty Bell may have violated campaign law, we’re not sure he can be disqualified. Fining him seems more appropriate. [C-J/AKN] Take a look at that view: Jerry Abramson, Greg Fischer and Larry Clark. Possibility City or all that’s wrong with politics? [WLKY] A judge in Louisville has decided to open files in a juvenile [...]

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Tags: Business · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Ethics · Gays · Greg Fischer · Homeless · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Legal · Lexington · Metro Council

Here’s A Prediction/Promise On The No-Kill Front

August 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Louisville won’t be a no-kill (for unwanted pets) city this decade. Likely not during the next, either. The city has a mayor whose people are focused on whitewashing and denying (Fischer “transparency”) and the major no-kill efforts are disjointed, borderline silly and painfully unaware of their audience. Possibility City! Remember to adopt a pet from [...]

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Tags: Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Government · Possibility City