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Mint Jubilee: Rehashing What Really Went Down

November 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

While Chris Thieneman digs his heels in attempting to spin the Mint Jubilee disaster story, you need to flashback to 2010. Click here to read the real story behind the mess. It’s a look back at the history of the not-so-charitable shenanigans and an examination of the legal spat between Thieneman and the University of [...]

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Tags: Charity · Chris Thieneman · University of Louisville

Barbara Shanklin Costing Taxpayers Out The Rear

November 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] One of the biggest events in horse racing — the Breeder’s Cup — was this weekend in California. But WDRB has learned there’s some doubt over whether the race will return to Churchill [...]

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Tags: Charity · Chris Thieneman · Churchill Downs · Discrimination · Education · Ethics · Horse Industry · Housing · Metro Council · Politics · Race

Thieneman Literally Advertises Vote-Buying Now

November 2nd, 2012 · 5 Comments

Christ Thieneman just keeps on skirting campaign finance law. It’s almost as if vote buying means nothing to him. Which makes sense, as he’s paid journalists off and pretended to live in a zillion different places. He’s taking his latest bit much further. This time he’s actually advertising – literally paying Facebook – a ticket [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Chris Thieneman · Politics · Republican Party

Your Brain Melted From All The Campaign Commercials Interrupting Your Teevee Stories

November 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] Will Chris Thieneman get to stay on the ballot this year or won’t he? A judge is supposed to rule on the matter of where he pretends to live today. [WDRB] Global business [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Churchill Downs · Health Care · JCPS · Judges · LG&E · Parks · Politics · Youth

Thieneman Skirts Campaign Laws Again & Again

November 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment

For the third time, Chris Thieneman is giving something of notable monetary value to potential voters: Fortunately for him, the Democratic Party is too inept to realize he’s on thin campaign finance iceā€¦ for the third time.

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Chris Thieneman · Politics · Republican Party

Can’t Walk, Can’t Ride A Bike, May Also Get Shot

October 29th, 2012 · Comments Off

The Ohio River Bridges Debacle buttcramps are meeting today to ignore the wishes of the public. [C-J/AKN] Another day, another cyclist has been killed in Louisville. Tomorrow, it will probably be a pedestrian. Possibility City. [WDRB] Before you roll your eyes at Lexington over this story, remember that Louisville’s downtown only has an arena and [...]

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Tags: Bikes · Chris Thieneman · Churchill Downs · Death · Gambling · Horse Industry · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · State Government

Violence Prevention Coordinator? Is That What The City Needs? Or Maybe That’s Just A Waste Of Time

October 26th, 2012 · 9 Comments

We’re closer and closer to hitting our goal and launching our new project. Consider helping make that happen. [Support Our New Project!] The best/most hilarious/disgusting thing all week: Neal Richmond claiming that Jake has “AIDS dementia” in front of his staffers. It’s just a shame for him that we’ve been supplied an audio recording. Looks [...]

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Tags: Business · Chris Thieneman · Democrats · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Jail · Metro Government · University of Louisville

Why Thieneman Could Beat Incumbent Perry Clark

October 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

Chris Thieneman probably doesn’t even live in his district, he’s paid journalists for favors and we all know he is notorious for putting his idiot foot in his mouth. But he may be the next State Senator from the 37th District. Let’s take a look at the highlights from his latest report to the Kentucky [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Democrats · Politics · Republican Party

Thieneman Does It Again, Gives Something Valuable

September 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Chris Thieneman is apparently a fan of buying favor. Be it giving a journalist free rent or buying a vote/doing the equivalent of vote buying with free tickets and parking. Like we told you last week, Thieneman is blatantly ignoring KRS 121. He’s doing it again this today: It’s not an allegation or accusation if [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Politics · State Government

Thieneman Walks Right Into Campaign Finance Trap

September 10th, 2012 · 3 Comments

You know what’s unfortunate for Chris Thieneman? He can’t help putting his foot in his mouth or violating campaign finance law. Like this: You see, that’s what people with common sense would call vote buying. I.E., giving a potential voter something of value in exchange for their support. KRS 121.055 (Warning: External PDF Link) says: [...]

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