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Entries from December 2012

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

December 31st, 2012 · Comments Off

In his final address of 2012, President Barack Obama urged Congress to do its job. No one is holding their breath.

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Tags: Congress · Politics · Video

New Albany Bought Guns Back. Will Louisville?

December 31st, 2012 · 10 Comments

It’s the final round-up of the year. We’ll be back to normal on Wednesday. A former University of Louisville football player has filed a lawsuit claiming he was asked to cover up an attack perpetrated by two of his teammates — and he claims his University and his coach failed to live up to their [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Gays · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Oops · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky · University of Louisville

Louisville Wants To Be The Gun Death King

December 26th, 2012 · Comments Off

It’s Holiday Week so we’re on a limited post schedule. So here’s a pointless round-up. The growing role of class in academic success has taken experts by surprise since it follows decades of equal opportunity efforts and counters racial trends, where differences have narrowed. It adds to fears over recent evidence suggesting that low-income Americans [...]

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Tags: Death · Economy · Education · Gannett · Guns · Indiana · Lexington · Poverty · State Government · Weather

President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

December 24th, 2012 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama extend a holiday greeting and thank our troops for their service:

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Tags: Politics · Video

It’s Your Christmas Eve Round-Up Funtimes

December 24th, 2012 · 3 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen because it’s so close we can taste it. [Support Our New Project!] You have to believe to receive from Saint Nick. Sterling Riggs swapped gigs with an elf to see what kids want from Santa this year. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Churchill Downs · Death · Gambling · Guns · Indiana · James Ramsey · Politics · Republican Party · University of Louisville · Youth

Governor Beshear Finally Releases New Video

December 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

It’s been a couple months since Steve Beshear released a video. So here he is with Jane with a Christmas message:

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Maker’s Mark Blames Cordish Cos. For Mess

December 21st, 2012 · 3 Comments

Of course it is Cordish that is responsible for that mess (even if the guy is a bit nutty, allegedly). From Maker’s Mark: We wanted to share our response to media stories regarding the Maker’s Mark Bourbon House and Lounge. Be assured that Maker’s Mark will take the appropriate actions in this situation. —– Maker’s [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cordish · Discrimination · Race

Your Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

December 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady focuses on the agreement signed by Steve Beshear and Ohio Governator John Kasich to build a new bridge across the Ohio River between Cincinnasti and Covington:

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Tags: Ohio River Bridges · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Will Kentucky Kingdom Ever Be A Thing Again?

December 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen because it’s so close we can taste it. [Support Our New Project!] Papaw Beshear says he still isn’t sure whether or not he’s going to screw Ed Hart over Kentucky Kingdom again. [WDRB] You should read this [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Education · Indiana · Jerry Abramson · Kentucky Kingdom · LG&E · Scandal · State Government · Steve Beshear · Taxes

This Sounds Like A Total Disaster, Maybe

December 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Something about this doesn’t smell quite right: The Maker’s Mark Bourbon House and Lounge in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, used to be a decently classy place, the type of glass- and wood-paneled establishment striving for a level of authenticity beyond the reach of a chain restaurant named after a bourbon label. Late this past August, however, [...]

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Tags: Cordish · Discrimination · Race

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