Jeffersonville Has Turned Into A Corrupt, Hot Mess

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Another day, another senseless shooting in Louisville. Meanwhile, the entire city turns a blind eye to violence. [WDRB]

Wondering why low income people suffering in mold-infested apartments are ignored? Because of photo ops like this one. [C-J/AKN]

A mentally challenged woman says she is recovering after teenagers attacked her and hit her in the head with a baseball bat. She says the whole thing started over a cell phone. [WHAS11]

The Kentucky Commission on Tax Reform is planning to ask for an extension. That’s according to commission chair and Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson, who says there are too many options for reforming the state tax code to fully consider by the November 15th deadline. [WFPL]

New details about the cleanup of a train derailment and hazardous material spill in southwest Jefferson County were released Tuesday afternoon. [WLKY]

For the first time, 2-year-old horses at this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships will not be allowed to use a drug injection aimed at restricting pulmonary bleeding. [Business First]

Michael Brown, the former FEMA director infamously praised by President George W. Bush for doing a “heckuva job” during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, told a local paper that President Barack Obama acted too quickly in mobilizing relief for Superstorm Sandy. [HuffPo]

Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore terminated the employment of Leah Farris, the city’s former communications director, on Friday, according to Farris’ attorney. We believe this means she refused to lie for him, as all of her communications work was exemplary with the press. [News & Tribune]

Senior Judge Martin McDonald has been removed from a death penalty case in which he threatened to strangle a lawyer who called his cellphone and referred to the lawyer’s case as “ridiculous,” “disgusting” and a “huge waste of time.” It’s about damn time. [C-J/AKN]

Way to go, Indiana rednecks. Way to go. A Halloween display in Indiana is the talk of the neighborhood. An Iraq war veteran has a display of a masked President Barack Obama hanging from a noose in his front yard. [WAVE3]

4 thoughts on “Jeffersonville Has Turned Into A Corrupt, Hot Mess

  1. “A Sadly Misguided Vet”

    I fell bad for the disabled Iraq vet who displayed a masked Obama with a noose in his front yard. But, like so many Amurkins, he seems sadly misinformed. Who concocted the hideously unnecessary Iraq war? Cheney, Bush, and their neo-con henchmen. Obama was against it from the start and is bringing us out of it. The vet needs to hang Cheney, Bush, and their ilk instead.

  2. Hey guys, no one is mentioning that this is going into the river and down river Westpoint is drinking it. It can contaminate their entire water supply. Could this be why Westpoint is now evacuating? What about all the barge and river traffic…has that been stopped as well?

  3. One other thing about the tax commission and Jerry’s comments……I hope to goodness that him and his bootlickers stay away from big picture problems like tax reform. We’re still paying in Louisville for all his crazy ass ideas. Just stay in the down lo Jerry!

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