City to police defunders: FU!

If the budget is a vision for Louisville, then what Mayor Greg Fischer proposed and the Metro Council approved last week shows they are blind, and they think we are too. It is a reminder for Louisville: Watch what Fischer and the council do because you cannot necessarily believe what they say.

Like when Fischer talks up his Compassionate City booster pap, but he also allows an incompetent police chief to continue to brutalize and harass Black citizens. Like when his inaction, complicity or both led the police to kill Breonna Taylor.

Like when the cops or cop who shot her kept their jobs as an investigation into questions — including possibly why they were at her apartment in the first place — crawls along months later, still not completed.

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LEO moves online only… for now

We know you are getting pretty chapped by all of this obsessive handwashing, so LEO has some good news and some goodish news for you. You won’t have to worry about washing ink off of your hands when you read... Read More ›

It’s The Revenue, Ned

Andy, Andy, Andy, you are on your way to becoming a one-term governor. Sure, you have been in office for less than a month, so it might seem too early to make such a dark statement, but your State of... Read More ›

It’s Capital B ‘Black’ At LEO

LEO has changed its style so now you will find the word “Black” capitalized on these pages when referring to a group of people, culture or ethnicity. It’s the right and long overdue thing to do. Society and culture evolve,... Read More ›

Homeless? Run ‘Em Out Of Town

What’s next for the city’s homeless people? Maybe Metro City Council will pass an ordinance to buy them one-way bus tickets out of town. Is riding someone out of town on a rail still a thing, because that would fit... Read More ›

Enemy of the people? Who cares?

Donald Trump says the press is the “enemy of the people.” So… why should we care? It is not as if Trump retracting this and apologizing would change anything. We are talking about a man who thinks the stealth fighter... Read More ›

Bevin’s unbridled stupidity

Tired of Kentucky’s crappy public image, then-Gov. Ernie Fletcher launched the “Kentucky Unbridled Spirit” advertising campaign in 2004 after a statewide vote on proposed slogans. Fletcher’s plan caught the attention of Jay Leno, who suggested the motto could be “Kentucky:... Read More ›