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Corrupt Politicians Occasionally Held Accountable

October 24th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ignore for a moment the reality that WDRB seems to have a serious problem with giving proper credit. Even their competitor stations properly source where they’re stealing stories. Let’s focus on Greg Fischer claiming those photographs were taken a decade ago. Yet another lie from Greg Fischer. [WDRB] A Jefferson County teacher has been named [...]

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Tags: Congress · Dining · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · John Yarmuth · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Oops · Politics · Race · Republican Party · Scandal · Senate Race · Taxes

Some Links To Make You Angry This Morning

October 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The bourbon boom was on display Saturday as people gathered in Louisville to taste and learn about different bourbons. [WDRB] This is what the local “news”paper calls a profile of Greg Fischer. [C-J/AKN] Your local newspaper doesn’t have the guts to stand up to its dull golden boy. [C-J/AKN] One hundred years old and still [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Charity · Dogs · Economy · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Hype · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Newspaper · Oops · Politics · Polls · Religion · Senate Race · Youth

Greg Fischer Lied On The Joe Elliott Show

October 15th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Just a bit ago Greg Fischer appeared on the Joe Elliott show. You’ll be able to listen to the archive here a bit later. Here’s what essentially happened: Fischer said he’s in the final stages of hiring a director for Louisville Metro Animal Services Criticism of being without a director for more than a year [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Hype · Metro Council · Metro Government · Scandal

Don’t Worry! Possibility City Is Totally Crime-Free

October 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment

A plan to transform Maupin Elementary into a school that will be based on arts and humanities in an effort to boost student achievement was approved by the Jefferson County Board of Education on Monday. [WDRB] Two politically savvy and seasoned candidates, incumbent Republican Kevin Kramer and longtime labor leader Larry Hujo, are battling for [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Crime · Death · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Movies · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Weather · West End

Council Democrats Apparently Lack All Courage

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments

From the Department of Things That Make This Possibility City… A fire run to a Louisville residence led to the arrest of two people after police say firefighters found something illegal inside the home. [WDRB] In a dozen years representing the Louisville Metro Council’s 5th District centered in the Shawnee and Portland, Democrat Cheri Bryant [...]

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Tags: Business · Cable · Charity · Death · Discrimination · Education · Gays · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Senate Race · Youth

Possibility City Turns A Blind Eye To Homeless

October 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville’s largest homeless camp is now gone and trees are being cleared where about 40 people used to live. [WDRB] Really, LMPD? You didn’t even bother to check out the dude’s camp site? No wonder there’s so much distrust. [C-J/AKN] Talk about being at the right place at the right time. [WHAS11] Lexington is likely [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Dogs · Education · Health Care · Homeless · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Oops · Politics · Senate Race · Smoking Ban · University of Kentucky

The Gays Are Taking Over Everything In Indiana

October 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Louisville’s notorious drug dealer, Ricky Kelly, returned to court Monday morning, charged with murder — and prosecutors are grappling with a decision they have to make. [WDRB] John Yarmuth and Michael Macfarlane, his Republican opponent in next month’s election, took shot at one another during a testy one-hour debate on Kentucky Educational Television on Monday. [...]

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Tags: Crime · Debate · Gays · Homeless · Housing · Indiana · John Yarmuth · Judges · Legal · Lexington · Metro Council · Police · Politics · Polls · Senate Race · Water

A TL;DR Version Of Ad-Hoc Committee Events

October 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Someone just asked me to explain what’s happening with the Metro Council ad-hoc committee on Animal Services and this is how I responded: Jim King is spinning like crazy. Kelly Downard is out for blood. Tina Ward-Pugh is mad. Cindi Fowler is so mad she can’t speak. David James is getting agitated. Kevin Kramer is [...]

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Yep, Metro Council Does Have Subpoena Power

October 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

If you missed last evening’s Metro Council ad-hoc committee meeting on Animal Services, it was tons of fun. And not just because Jim King got his rear end handed to him by his own attorneys several times over. If you wish to watch the entire meeting, click here to stream it or download it. Just [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Dogs · Greg Fischer · Legal · Metro Council · Metro Government · Salaries · Transparency

Yet Another Crazy Judge Does Something Crazy

September 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment

It was August 27th, just before 6:00 p.m when gunshots were heard throughout the Shawnee neighborhood. Shell casings dotted the street in the aftermath. The shooting left 16-month-old Ne’Riah Miller dead and her mother in the hospital. [WDRB] What the hell is wrong with a handful of judges in Louisville? What’s with the revolving door [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · Judges · Lexington · LMPD · Metro Council · Metro Government · Mitch McConnell · Ohio River Bridges · Scandal · Transparency · University of Louisville · West End

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