None of this means, however, that Fischer’s appointment of a sustainability czar is anything other than a silly and wasteful act of leftist symbolism. “Sustainability” is a neo-Marxian buzzword for an expansion of governmental control over private market decision-making, in an effort to stem a non-existent “ecological crisis.”
Yesterday, Occupy Louisville met about the city's decision to revoke their tents and effectively evict them from Founders Square at 5th & Muhammad Ali. Mayor Greg Fischer seems to be of the misguided impression that protesters aren't going to protest.
“After reviewing the report released today by State Auditor Crit Luallen, it is clear there are significant problems at MSD that will erode the public’s trust in the agency if immediate changes are not made,” Fischer said. “The changes that I am announcing will begin a new era at MSD.”
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"As both mayor, and as a father, the last thing I want to see happen is a child to have a finger blown off or have some other injury due to these more dangerous fireworks."
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“I thought it was important to name an interim from outside the department and to name someone who has no interest in the permanent chief’s position.”
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“The hiring of a new chief is an important and critical decision and I want as much input as possible.”