Southern Indiana Makes Kentucky Look Good Lately

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The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has called on the state to end the use of the death penalty, saying it is often applied unfairly against minorities and the poor. [WDRB]

What’s that? The “Brownsboro Road Diet” was selected as one of the top public works projects in Kentucky for 2012? You don’t say. [Press Release]

What will happen with Kentucky Kingdom? Probably nothing. Because, as we all know, this is Possibility City. [WHAS11]

A Rally for Religious Freedom at Lexington’s Phoenix Park on Saturday featured speakers who questioned a new federal mandate requiring religious organizations to provide health care coverage for employees that covers abortion drugs and contraception. [H-L]

Another day, another violent gun death in Louisville. Proof there have been nothing but empty, vapid promises from your elected officials who campaigned on ending violence. [WLKY]

David Jones’ public relations firm wrote a super-long explanation/statement/press release for him. They say it took him weeks to respond because he wanted to be above the fray. Unfortunately, there’s no such thing in politics because it’s all muddy and gross. He may be in the right but buzzwords and flowery language isn’t the only thing people deserve to hear. [WFPL]

It should come as good news to the local business community that Jeffersontown Mayor Bill Dieruf is putting increased emphasis on Bluegrass Commerce Park, the industrial and business development that is the city’s economic anchor. [Business First]

Really? Ax attacks? What the hell is in the water? Somebody has unleased a huge dose of crazy the past couple years. [WAVE3]

Arguing that capital punishment is often applied unfairly against minorities and the poor, the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights board has passed a resolution opposing the death penalty in Kentucky. [C-J/AKN]

Crazy things are going on with Southern Indiana government these days. Though the ordinance was challenged as a violation of Indiana Code, the New Albany City Council proceeded to abolish health care benefits for part-time employees Thursday. [News & Tribune]