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Still Unnecessarily Panicked About Downtown?

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

Even the youth in Louisville know Greg Fischer’s nonsense is just nonsense. You can’t take private school kids to talk to people who live in the real world. [WDRB] Facing mounting criticism over its “zero-tolerance” approach to discipline, Jefferson County Public Schools is considering loosening its student-conduct policies to reduce punishments that remove thousands of [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Indiana · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Police · Possibility City · Senate Race · State Government · Youth

Ugh. Another Day, Another Pedestrian Death.

March 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Another day, another pedestrian death here in Possibility City. Police in Shively have confirmed that one person has died after being struck by a vehicle on Dixie Highway. [WDRB] The four finalists are in for Jefferson County Public Schools’ first “school of innovation” — a hunt for an out-of-the box approach for students whom traditional [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Discrimination · Economy · Ford · Gays · Guns · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Police · Politics · Weather

The “Compassionate City” Hype Was A Whitewash

February 20th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We’ve taken a semi-regular look at the way the community reacts to certain crime-related news stories over the past couple months. Tens of thousands of comments thick with racism. From people just “coincidentally” bringing up hanging when a black person is involved to advocating on behalf of violent death of criminal suspects because of the [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Crime · Police · Possibility City · Race

Have Extra Cash? Consider Helping A Family Out

February 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

An Eastern Kentucky family is in need. Many of you have deep pockets, so please consider helping them. [Sad Situation] Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s local-option sales tax proposal took legislative form Tuesday, but even the bill’s sponsor doubts its chances in the 2014 session of the General Assembly. [WDRB] A Kentucky judge on Tuesday ordered [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Cable · Charity · Derby Festival · Greg Fischer · Guns · Indiana · Media · Police · Politics · Senate Race · State Government · Taxes · University of Louisville · WDRB

Yet Another Greg Fischer Flashback Moment

February 12th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s what a press release from Greg Fischer’s mayoral campaign said in 2010: Fischer pledged to the group of law enforcement, criminal justice, business and community leaders present to be a “visible and strong supporter of police, prosecutors, courts, corrections, and our criminal justice personnel” and to “ensure our criminal justice agencies have the resources [...]

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Tags: Crime · Greg Fischer · Mayor's Race 2010 · Police

Will Metro Council Whitewash LMAS Again? (Yes)

January 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment

You can’t even live in St. Matthews these days without the bomb squad showing up in your neighborhood. (Yes, hand-wringers, this is sarcasm) [WDRB] You’ve seen the problems mega wealthy Jim King caused with the arena… do you really want him making decisions about raising your sales taxes? Take politics out of it and consider [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Indiana · Jim King · Metro Council · Neighborhoods · Police · State Government · Taxes · UPS · Youth

JCTA Finally Noticed The Big Pension Mess

January 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bill Lamb may just be one of the most self-entitled people in all of Louisville media. Interesting to see him continue pushing the myth of entitled welfare queens. [WDRB] Jeffersontown officials hope a revised tax break proposal will attract new businesses to the city as well as encourage existing ones to expand. The City Council [...]

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Tags: Bourbon · Education · Indiana · JCPS · Jeffersontown · LMPD · Metro Council · Police · Poverty · Senate Race · State Government · Water · WDRB · Youth

Woo, Another Cable Provider Screwing Louisville

December 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Metro Council Democrats and Marty Meyer hyped the crap out of this one instance of David Yates cleaning up some trash. Four or five press releases, telephone calls, non-stop barrage of hype. He’s apparently trying to raise his profile but it’s not going to happen hyping things like this in such a manner. [WDRB] He [...]

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Tags: Cable · Charity · Death · Democrats · Economy · Hype · Immigration · Indiana · John Yarmuth · LG&E · Metro Council · Police

Fischer Could Stop Family Dollar In One Call

December 13th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Only Greg Fischer’s corrupt zoning folks (Bill Bardenwerper) think this is a good idea. Nulu leaders say a Family Dollar discount store isn’t a good fit for the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood centered along E. Market Street. [WDRB] Kentucky’s horse racing regulators voted Wednesday to change medication rules, bringing the state closer to becoming the 11th [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Business · Crime · Dogs · Economy · Horse Industry · Indiana · LMPD · Police · State Government · Zoning

Don’t Forget The Less Fortunate On This Day

November 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

St. Matthews Police now say the Kroger employee who was shot and killed on Saturday was targeted. [WDRB] Leaving the freezing streets behind for awhile, they filed into the basement of the Jefferson Street Baptist Center on Wednesday afternoon, peeling off tattered coats and layers of other clothing. They looked exhausted as they sat down [...]

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Tags: Charity · Construction · Death · Economy · Guns · Homeless · Hype · Indiana · Police · State Government

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