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JCPS Almost As Bad As 4th St Live For Wasted $

October 11th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Yes, we treated yesterday as a holiday that was established in honor of a genocidal maniac as an actual holiday. Why do you ask? We got all kinds of work done. To the city employee who got drunk and parked their car inches away from our door on the sidewalk: Thanks. That was awesome. [Deep [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cordish · Dining · Election · James Ramsey · JCPS · Metro Council · MSD · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

Bridges Will Always Be Louisville’s Worst Nightmare

September 14th, 2011 · 10 Comments

Final call for anyone interested in 15″ MacBook Pros, late 08 unibody models (solid aluminum), glossy displays, 2.53GHz Core 2 Duo, 4gigs ram, 320gig hard drives. Email Jake if interested. No, we’re not giving them away. We also have a new (unopened) 2nd Generation Apple TV with AppleCare. Know what they’re worth and make offers. [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Business · Cordish · Downtown · Greg Fischer · James Ramsey · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Politics · Steve Beshear · University of Louisville

How Much Cash Can Uncle Jimmy Let Disappear?

August 26th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Of course the editorial board would lightly chastise Greg Fischer over the least ridiculous thing he’s done in months. [-C-J/AKN] You should probably nominate someone for the third category of the Golden Poo Awards ASAP. This one involves pearl clutching – the most insincere kind! [Page One] Just in case you were wondering where some [...]

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Tags: Art · Awards · Bad Behavior · Business · Courier-Journal · Greg Fischer · High School · James Ramsey · JCPS · LMPD · Metro Council · Oops · TARC · University of Louisville · Youth

Louisville Yearns For Government Transparency

July 29th, 2011 · Comments Off

Whattya know? Experts say they wouldn’t hire the guy Greg Fischer hired to run LMAS. And, get this: Greg Fischer’s office refused to be interviewed for this story. Doesn’t sound too sure about his hire to us because actions speak louder than words. [WAVE3] Four cases of how tearing down a highway can relieve traffic [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Alcohol · Art · Business · Charity · Churchill Downs · Courier-Journal · Election · Greg Fischer · Health Care · James Ramsey · Metro Council · Metro Government · Oops · Politics · Steve Beshear · Transparency · University of Louisville

You’re Still Paying Judy Green With Your Taxes

July 26th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Yesterday marked the 83rd day Republican Party of Kentucky Chairman Steve Robertson questioned Jack Conway: “Jack Conway has fumbled this matter completely,” said Robertson. “The people of Kentucky are tired of politicians affording to their family and friends benefits and special treatment that the rest of us would never see. That old school style of [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · Downtown · Gays · Jack Conway · James Ramsey · John Yarmuth · LMPD · Metro Council · Oops · Poverty · Republican Party · Scandal · University of Louisville

LG&E Has A Little Coal Ash Problem On Its Hands

July 14th, 2011 · 15 Comments

LG&E says coal ash is contaminating homes in the area of the Cane Run Power Station. This is not good news. [WFPL & More WFPL] Metro Animal Services is offering a “deal” that allows you to adopt two cats for $22. As usual, though, LMAS has done everything in its power not to publicize that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Economy · Education · Jack Conway · James Ramsey · JCPS · Lexington · LG&E · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Republican Party · Scandal

How Will Judy Claim We’re Racist Against Her?

June 1st, 2011 · 8 Comments

Surely someone local can help this therapeutic riding charity in Bowling Green out? Right? Some fancy restauranteur? [Click the Clicky] Today Congressman John Yarmuth will call upon President Barack Obama to appoint Elizabeth Warren to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [Press Release] If you’ve been following the scandal at Owensboro Community & Technical College [...]

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Tags: Charity · Congress · Greg Fischer · Jack Conway · James Ramsey · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Music · Possibility City · Republican Party · Scandal · University of Louisville · Weather

Jim Ramsey’s Got A Course ($$) For You To Chart

November 11th, 2010 · 10 Comments

Everybody’s been crowing about the University of Louisville’s new fundraising effort this week, for sure. So they can do more things like buy legislators some basketball tickets. So let’s take a look at President Jim Ramsey’s letter about it: Colleagues, This evening, the University of Louisville will officially launch its comprehensive campaign, “Charting Our Course: [...]

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Tags: Education · James Ramsey · University of Louisville

UofL: Land Of The Appearance Of Impropriety

October 25th, 2010 · 23 Comments

You know what’s crazy? The way the University of Louisville’s leadership team does the absolute worst thing, no matter what, 24/7. It’s almost like Jim Ramsey has a “let’s jack this up” m.o. for everything. Literally, everything. The latest mess? I’ll dumb it down: When the University of Louisville played at Freedom Hall, the seat [...]

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Tags: Arena · Bad Behavior · James Ramsey · Sports · State Government · University of Louisville

Jim Ramsey Has Important News!!

September 21st, 2010 · Comments Off

VERY IMPORTANT UPDATE: Jim Ramsey says there is a dragon that the University of Louisville must slay. He said it. In the State of the University address. Well, I know a dude with a sword. So. Uncle Jimmy probably should be making a phone call when his speech is over.

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Tags: Education · James Ramsey · University of Louisville