June 9, 2011 - 4:33pm
The crime-fighting plan of Metro Councilman David James seems to be working.
During last year’s political campaign, we interviewed David James—then candidate, now councilman—and asked him what he saw as the most important need in Metro Louisville’s 6th District. His response was: “Metro Government must also work to keep our streets...
June 9, 2011 - 1:44pm
Not to be outdone, the Republicans are voluntarily giving up some of their pay. Will the rest of the Democrats follow?
On Monday, we reported that six Democrats on Louisville’s Metro Council indicated that they will participate in a week long voluntary furlough program, at the suggestion of Council President Jim King (D-10). This is in keeping with Mayor Greg Fischer’s plan to require all...
June 8, 2011 - 4:50pm
Louisville's Health Department wants you to be afraid of second-hand smoke, so it makes up lies to convince you.
Louisville’s Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMDPHAW) is still peddling its favorite brand of junk science, and has posted a colorful brochure on its website, warning of the imagined dangers of second-hand smoke (called ETS, for Environmental Tobacco Smoke). Some of the...
June 7, 2011 - 7:54pm
Obama to congress: "War Powers Act? War Powers Act? I don't need no steenking War Powers Act!"
Last Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution calling on President Barack Obama to explain to the American people his decision to engage the U.S.military in the ongoing NATO mission in Libya without Congressional authority.
June 7, 2011 - 6:31pm
When Obama was ten, his mother left him with her parents and ran off into the jungles of Indonesia. Now, the author of her biography is speaking in Louisville.
Janny Scott, author of A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother, will speak at the main branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 21. Scott, a former reporter for both the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times, got interested in her...