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Nope, Greg Fischer’s Promises Don’t Materialize

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

After years of neglect, city officials had enough with the empty, trash-filled lot at 863 S. 24th Street in Louisville’s California neighborhood. [WDRB] The University of Louisville is opening up its car sharing program to the general public. People should support this so it spreads around the city. [C-J/AKN] It’s official. Wal-Mart is setting up [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Democrats · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Housing · Hype · Indiana · Lexington · Mitch McConnell · Senate Race · University of Louisville · Weather · West End · Youth

Wealthy Love Tax Hikes On The Working Class

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

A wealthy school board member supports another rich guy’s regressive tax increase on the working poor? FROM TWITTER Surely not!

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Tags: Hype · Taxes

How Many Hotels Does Downtown Really Need?

March 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The cold and snowy winter weather has made it tough on area homebuilders. [WDRB] Wasn’t this Tina’s campaign headquarters at some point? A long-vacant Frankfort Avenue transmission repair shop and adjoining property owned by developer Todd Blue has been fenced off, blocking parking that had been used by customers of nearby businesses and the general [...]

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Tags: Bellarmine · Downtown · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · State Government · Weather

How Not To Campaign In 2014 In Louisville

March 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments

When you’re running for something important like Family Court Judge… Maybe don’t do this – in Louisville – in 2014: CLICK TO ENLARGE Not including a web address or social media presence on your campaign literature suggests you’re out-of-touch and have no attention to detail required to adequately judge other human beings. What on earth [...]

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Tags: Hype · Judges · Politics

Papaw Bigot’s Weekly Video Rambling Stunt

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

On Friday, anti-gay (he can’t even say the word “gay”) Governor Steve Beshear released a video telling college students to take 15 credit hours per semester: That’s all fine and dandy. But Beshear continually screws higher ed, cutting funding, yadda yadda. And no one can afford to go to school to begin with. In other [...]

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Tags: Education · Hype · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Some Bad Ideas From The Past Just Won’t Die

March 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An audit of Metro government grants to Louisville arts groups, community ministries and social-services agencies found that, in most cases, the recipients failed to submit proof that the money was spent properly. [WDRB] You’ll cackle when you see the sketches featuring a giant LOUISVILLE sign. With a goal of making downtown Louisville easier to navigate [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Ethics · Gays · Greg Fischer · Guns · Hype · Jim King · Metro Government · Politics · Possibility City · State Government · Steve Beshear · Water

WAVE’s Eric Flack Continues JCPS Nonsense

March 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The last time we ripped apart one of Eric Flack’s (WAVE3) stories, we stopped short of calling his work absolutely terrible. Yes, good reporters can do terrible work. So let’s do that now: Eric Flack is doing terrible work and ought to be replaced when his contract is up. Because he’s doing terrible work and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Hype · JCPS · Radio · Reporters · WAVE

KentuckyOne Lives Up To The Negative Predictions

March 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Whether it’s from an asthma attack, drug overdose or cardiac arrest, patients having difficulty breathing will no longer be cared for by respiratory therapists at three Louisville-area emergency rooms as a result of the recent layoffs at KentuckyOne Health. [WDRB] U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth is calling for an investigation into the VA’s purchase of land [...]

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Tags: Business · Discrimination · Ford · Gays · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Music · State Government

Metro Council Scandal Rages On Like Crazy

March 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

A local company is working to help diagnose Alzheimer’s in its earliest stages. [WDRB] In an effort its spokesman has described as “outreach to rednecks,” the Kentucky Baptist Convention is leading “Second Amendment Celebrations,” where churches around the state give away guns as door prizes to lure in nonbelievers in hopes of converting them to [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Charity · Death · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Guns · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Politics · Polls · Race · Religion · Scandal · Water · Youth

Jim King Blasts Out Convenient Award Release

February 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Well, isn’t that convenient. Jim King got an award and decided to send out a big press release and fancy photograph. It’s not at all a coincidence that he’s taking a beating in the press at the moment. Take a look: CLICK TO ENLARGE Here’s the accompanying photograph: Spoiler alert: these sorts of releases rarely [...]

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Tags: Hype · Jim King · Metro Council

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