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Greg Fischer: Are You Really This Inept? What???

August 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Seriously, folks, is Greg Fischer this inept? Is the man purposefully trying to sink his mayoral ship? Here’s some more of our “grade school journalism” for you to think about this morning. Courier-Journal: City staff brushes off animal services meeting An animal advocate was emotional Wednesday as she discussed a young pit bull that was [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Dogs · Ethics · Greg Fischer · Metro Council · Metro Government · Police · Scandal

Greg Fischer: What Is It You’re Trying To Hide?

August 27th, 2014 · 5 Comments

By now you’ve all heard that Greg Fischer is all the sudden refusing to allow his staff to be made available for the Louisville Metro Animal Services hearings in Metro Council. After promising complete transparency and full cooperation. And Fischer, Mr. Transparency, has decided to withhold public records from the ad-hoc committee. It’s borderline unreal. [...]

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

Metro Animal Services Hearings Start Today

August 27th, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Metro Council ad-hoc committee on Louisville Metro Animal Services is made up of: Cindi Fowler (D-14) Kelly Downard (R-16) David James (D-6) Tina Ward-Pugh (D-9) Kevin Kramer (R-11) Marilyn Parker (R-18) Madonna Flood (D-24) Their first gathering is today at 4:00 P.M. 6th & Jefferson downtown. Sadiqa Reynolds is scheduled to sing her own [...]

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Tags: Metro Council · Metro Government

OH NOES!!1! THE BIG SQUEEZE IS COMING!

August 26th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Southern Indiana drivers who use I-65 can expect to add more time to their commute starting next week. Ohio River Bridges Project officials are calling this next phase of construction the “Big Squeeze.” [WDRB] The revenue coming into a restructured taxing district to help finance the bonds for the KFC Yum! Center continues to increase. [...]

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Tags: Arena · Business · Education · Ford · Indiana · Metro Council · Ohio River Bridges · Police · Politics · Race · Senate Race · Taxes · University of Louisville

More “Compassionate City” Bullshit Floats To Top

August 22nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Right now there is only an old run down tobacco barn on the site in rural eastern Shelby County. [WDRB] Want a load of bullshit to start your morning? Here’s some compassionate city nonsense, written by a PR lady, pushed by her law firm bosses. It’s absurd and offensive, sadly. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Public Works [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bikes · Bourbon · Business · Education · Greg Fischer · Horse Industry · Indiana · JCPS · Metro Council · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Senate Race

Holy Wow! Hell Has Truly Frozen Over In Louisville

August 21st, 2014 · No Comments

This is big – can you believe it? We’re on the same page as the paper! WHAT! And it involves Greg Fischer! Essentially, the paper points out that he’s full of it. Because the jackass had the audacity to lie to the media after we’d already published a mountain of evidence. [C-J/AKN] Authorities in Clarksville, [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Crime · Dining · Dogs · Downtown · Education · Ford · Greg Fischer · Guns · Housing · Indiana · Metro Council · Metro Government · Parks · Politics · Poverty · Scandal · Senate Race

Greg Fischer Begins LMAS Whitewash Phase Two

August 20th, 2014 · 9 Comments

Here’s a release from Greg Fischer’s spokesperson, Chris Poynter: Mayor Requests Review of Alleged Animal Services Incident The Metro Council’s decision to appoint an ad hoc committee to examine allegations involving a dog at Louisville Metro Animal Services — without first receiving the information that the Animals Services team had offered for weeks to provide [...]

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

Grit, Determination, Heartbreak And Frustration

August 20th, 2014 · 12 Comments

Don’t worry – this isn’t another angry rant! Thank you, Louisville, for doing the right thing. You’ve renewed my faith that good can prevail. All these years later, it’s nice to have a bit of breathing room. Nice to feel like a little bit of weight has been lifted from my shoulders. While this truly [...]

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Tags: Dogs · Greg Fischer · Metro Council · Metro Government · Scandal

Sadiqa Reynolds: The Reason LMAS Is A Disaster

August 20th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Time to follow up on yesterday’s big story regarding Louisville Metro Animal Services. As you’re well aware by now, Metro Council has formed an investigative committee to dig in to the flustercuck that is LMAS. If you’re living under a rock, here’s the presser: This is a big moment in Louisville. After years and years [...]

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

King Exploring Disciplinary Measures For Council

August 20th, 2014 · No Comments

The number of guns confiscated at Louisville airport’s security has more than doubled in a year’s time. [WDRB] Burton has sued Norton Brownsboro not for malpractice but instead for violating the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits “unfair, false, misleading or deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any trade or commerce.” [C-J/AKN] The [...]

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