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Why Waste So Much Time & Energy On GLI?

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Suicide prevention sheds a longstanding taboo: talking about attempts. [NY Times] The U.S. Secretary of Transportation is warning that gridlock in Washington could halt big transportation projects in Kentucky and across the country. [WDRB] Drivers downtown can’t miss the progress being made on a new Interstate 65 bridge and its approaches. But work on the [...]

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Tags: Art · Bad Behavior · Bourbon · Contests · Death · Downtown · Economy · Education · Greater Louisville Inc. · Indiana · Ohio River Bridges · Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · University of Kentucky

Yes, Lexington Also Murders People In Its Parks

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Local ownership announced strides Monday morning towards locking in the necessary investments to bring a pro soccer team to Louisville. [WDRB] If there’s one thing Louisville loves more than running over pedestrians or shooting folks, it’s a school bus crash. [C-J/AKN] Louisville Metro Police said they are pleased with the security measures put in place [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Death · Indiana · JCPS · Lexington · LMPD · Sports · Steve Beshear · Thunder

Lame Duck Continues Dive Into Mythical Waters

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s Steve Beshear continuing to pretend that Kentucky’s business climate is amazing. If it were left to Beshear to write history, he’d claim this is the height of Kentucky’s economy. Meanwhile, Kentucky just added (literally) a few hundred thousand hardworking, struggling citizens to its Medicaid rolls. Because business is clearly booming here.

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Tags: Business · Economy · Hype · Steve Beshear · Video

Anti-Gay Papaw Hollers About Exports Again

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments

You know what’s tough to believe? Steve Beshear’s claims about exports: Because non of his job creation claims are based in reality.

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Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Steve Beshear Unveiled His 2014 Derby Poster

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Miss Steve Beshear’s unveiling of the annual commemorative poster? Here you go: 2014 KENTUCKY DERBY POSTER “I’m privileged to take part in this time-honored tradition of unveiling the commemorative Derby poster,” said Gov. Beshear. “This year’s artwork is special because it features a Kentucky trainer and a Kentucky-bred horse. It exemplifies the excitement and enthusiasm [...]

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Tags: Kentucky Derby · Steve Beshear

Wow, White Panic Has Just Cold TAKEN OVER

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

The city of Louisville joins forces with a private waste company to get more businesses downtown to recycle. [WDRB] Major Pee Alert! Because white panic is getting worse and worse. This time in J-town. [C-J/AKN] Legislation in Kentucky that was designed to set euthanasia standards for shelter animals took an unexpected turn when it went [...]

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Tags: Churchill Downs · Downtown · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Housing · JCPS · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Possibility City · Race · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear

Gov. Gay Panic’s Weekly Video Whatever

March 31st, 2014 · Comments Off

Last week, Steve Beshear rambled on about exports:

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Tags: Business · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Racist Wingnuts Come Out Of The Cracks Again

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

According to the latest reports from police, at least 17 incidents were reported after a group of approximately 200 teens began robbing and assaulting people Saturday night. [WDRB] Is Steve Conrad shooting heroin? Violence is common ALL OVER Louisville. Suggesting otherwise is ridiculous. [C-J/AKN] Police believe different groups of teenagers are responsible for a series [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Downtown · Education · Greg Fischer · Indiana · LMPD · Mitch McConnell · Politics · Religion · Senate Race · State Government · Steve Beshear · West End · Youth

Gov. Steve Beshear’s Weekly Video Schtick

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week Papaw Gay Panic discusses health care reform – otherwise known as “kynect” in Kentucky: The whole “kynect” thing still seems silly to us. Confusing branding for the folks who truly need access to care.

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Tags: Health Care · State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

JCPS Teaching Kids About Debt’s A Good Sign

March 20th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Rising expenses and declining revenue. That’s the reality facing mental health and drug treatment centers in Kentucky. [WDRB] The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District has interviewed 40 of its employees for continued work within the troubled agency, its director, Keith Talley Sr., said Wednesday. [C-J/AKN] The Kentucky primary is not too far away and [...]

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