November 24, 2011 - 2:40pm
Today, after stuffing yourself silly--and before watching football--you might want to put all this in perspective by reviewing the following statistics.
According to popular legend, back in the fall of 1621, the early settlers of Plymouth Colony held a feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. They invited the local Native Americans (called by another name back then), and ate Butterball turkey and pumpkin pie with Redi Whip.
November 23, 2011 - 5:16pm
Occupy Louisville, LIBA and Mighty Kindness are all singing the praises of shopping local. Maybe this city can even fight corporate greed in the process of keeping Louisville weird.
Black Friday and its corporate tendrils coated in cheap laptop deals are slithering towards the Ohio valley at an unstoppable rate. Louisville is a city which prides itself on break dancing to its own beat down a path no one has ever imagined. This city loves to tout how weird it is! Isn’t it...
November 22, 2011 - 9:30pm
"While we'll still reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion, much more needs to be done. And we'll continue our efforts to reduce the size of Washington, reform and protect the entitlement system for future generations, and create a better environment for job growth."
The congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, commonly yclept “the super committee,” announced yesterday that they have been unable to reach any agreement on deficit reduction, spending cuts, or tax increases. The finger-pointing commenced in earnest on Sunday...
November 21, 2011 - 7:09pm
"We are serious about growing jobs in our state and this board is evidence of that," Mayor Greg Fischer said. "The Bluegrass region already has the assets, including two Ford plants and Toyota plant, to become best-in-world at advanced manufacturing."
The mayors of Louisville and Lexington, who have created a new economic partnership to grow jobs for all Kentuckians, today named a high-profile group of business and civic executives to form the board of directors for the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement (BEAM). The 21-member board...
November 21, 2011 - 11:28am
Do they really believe they are going to effect corporate and banking regulatory reform? Do they really think they are going to influence America's foreign policy? Can they truly believe that their nocturnal encampments will somehow erase income disparity and bring about a utopia of "economic justice?"
As the fecklessly comedic Occupy Louisville drones on into its third month, we pause to reflect upon the failed philosophy that undergirds the unfocused, leaderless (some would say, pointless) “movement.” We refer, of course, to that cognitively dissonant liberal habit of mind...