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West Buechel Shenanigans Reaching Fever Pitch

May 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Broken headstones, overgrown grass and widespread vandalism: those are the conditions at Eastern Cemetery in the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Cable · Charity · Death · Economy · Election · Guns · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Oops · Politics · Scandal · State Government · West End

Everybody’s Still Surprised Bridge Is Really Open

May 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Eating crow is never fun but that’s what Jake is doing. Help him get things squared away? If you get something out of this content, consider doing so in order to ensure that it continues. [Click Here For Details] Jefferson County Public Schools spends more money on administration – and less on instruction – than [...]

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Tags: Business · Death · Democrats · Education · Election · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Possibility City · Scandal · State Government · West End

Examining Last Night’s Election Results

May 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

Okay, this will be a bit rough because we’ve just put together two similar statewide stories on Page One. So… you know the drill. Check over there if you want those details. Particularly if you’re interested in the giant Democratic protest vote against Alison Grimes, the abysmal performance of Matt Bevin or the surprising rejection [...]

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Tags: Election · Judges · Metro Council · Politics

What Are You Doing On This Election Night?

May 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

To make this easier… If you wanna see what I have to say throughout the evening, follow me on Twitter! Will eventually update this post with outcomes but mashing on that link is the best place to read my inappropriate remarks peppered with election-related things. Don’t wanna mash on links? My username is @cattleprod. You [...]

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Tags: Election · Politics

What Will Happen With Today’s Election?

May 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

And what will it mean for Louisville? We’re paying close attention to just a couple races locally. Specifically: 9th District Metro Council. Will out-of-state lobbyists and University of Louisville-aligned special interests buy the seat via J.P. Davis? Or will someone who isn’t vapid and devoid of common sense like Mike Brooks win? This is Louisville, [...]

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Tags: Election · Metro Council · Politics · West End

Election 2012 – The Results Are Finally Here

November 6th, 2012 · 3 Comments

President (state results) Obama/Biden – 647,913 – 38% Romney/Ryan – 1,021,896 – 60% with 95% reporting Others – 28,415 – 1%ish President (Louisville results) Obama/Biden – 186,164 – 54.70% Romney/Ryan – 148,415 – 43.61% Others – 4,921 – 1.45% Write-in – 857 – 0.25% U.S. Congress – 3rd District John Yarmuth – 206,355 – 63.92% [...]

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Tags: Chris Thieneman · Congress · Election · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Politics

Wait, We Thought Churchill Downs Was Going To Have To Close Down If It Wasn’t Allowed To Build A Fancy Casino In Louisville?

October 24th, 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!] Dear Ed Hart: We told you that you were getting screwed by Steve Beshear because of Bruce Lunsford. You knew it. Bruce knew it. And it’s happening again. Yes, they most certainly operate [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bruce Lunsford · Churchill Downs · Death · Dogs · Election · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Horse Industry · Indiana · Kentucky Kingdom · Metro Government · State Government · Steve Beshear

Parker’ll Save You From Nobama & Public School

May 23rd, 2012 · 9 Comments

Maybe people wouldn’t be freaking out about two tiny parking spots if Louisville were more pedestrian-friendly and more people walked to alleviate their fat problem? [C-J/AKN] A University of Louisville professor doesn’t believe rallies will end violence. Because guess what? They won’t. [FOX41] The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is not backing down on its promise [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Business · Election · Frankfort Ave. · Gays · Metro Council · Metro Government · MSD · Ohio River Bridges · Parks · Politics · TV · WHAS · Youth

Fischer Campaign Claims Versus Fischer Reality

December 6th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Here’s what Greg Fischer says about ongoing campaign contributions: Another Fischer contributor was Ed Hart, who gave $1,000 on Jan. 20. Hart is the chief executive for Kentucky Kingdom, which at the time was in the midst of negotiating a $300,000 annual contribution to help reopen the amusement park at the Kentucky Exposition Center. -SNIP- [...]

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Tags: Business · Election · Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Oops

“Compassionate” Thing Is A White Wash, Right?

November 14th, 2011 · 9 Comments

I have friends involved with this “Compassionate City” thing. Not entirely a bad idea. But it won’t be feasible until Greg Fischer is out of office. Even the people involved roll their eyes over it. What’s compassionate about what he’s not doing with Metro Animal Services? The way he allows Sadiqa and his trust fund [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Election · Greg Fischer · Hype · Indiana · Jerry Abramson · LMPD · Metro Council · Newspaper