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He Did Not Win!

The events in Tucson last weekend were horrible. It was scary, terrible, awful and unforgivable. No matter how bad it was though Jared Loughner did not win.  Yes, he shot and killed people. Yes, people suffered and died. But he didn’t win. He didn’t win because there were brave people who stood up to him and stopped him from killing or hurting more than he did. As he tried to reload, one of the victims wounded by gunfire approached him and wrestled the clip away. He didn’t win because two other people tackled him and others sat on him to…


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Politics and People, in Louisville.

I’m terrible at writing introductory posts, so let’s just get down to business, shall we? You may know me from Local Voices or A Bookish Beemer, my personal political, and yes, feminist blog. If you’re web-jumping from there to here, welcome. If you have no idea who I am, that’s alright. If you plan on becoming a regular here, I’m sure we’ll get to know one another. In fact, I’m looking forward to it. Let me just explain my writing style, my ground rules on engaging online, and of course, what I’ll be writing about. I’m a civil kind of…


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Knocks on Kentucky Keep Coming

The Louisville Sports Commission announced that Stanford’s Owen Marecic, a two-way player for one of the nation’s top teams, won the first Paul Hornung Award honoring the nation’s most versatile college football player.  While I haven’t seen Stanford play, he certainly seems to deserve the honor. Folks around here, though, surely were wishing that Kentucky’s Randall Cobb would pick up the new trophy.  Cobb set a record during Saturday’s BVAA Compass Bowl for the most career all-purpose yards in Southeastern Conference history.  Cobb was the model the award seemed designed for — an all-purpose back who ran back kicks, started…



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Tandy on the LouisvilleKY.com, The Pulse of the City …welcome!

Welcome to the new Home of the Tandy on the Town Blog! ( new name? working on it…)

Excited and happy to join such an esteemed group of Louisvillians talking about all things, well, Louisville!

Follow me and we will chat about Louisville Life, from happenings to personal takes on news, opinions from comrades and much , much more. We like to keep a fun, unique spin on whats going on in the world we live in here in River City!


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A New Beginning

New beginning is what we need now more than ever. Not just this site, but all over the country. With the recent Arizona shootings, I’m reminded once again how much we need to cool the vitriol and heated political rhetoric on all side of politics. Free speech make sour country great, but knowing how to use it wisely seems to have fallen on deaf ears in recent months. Whether the alleged shooter is a right wing nutjob, a liberal wack job or a middle-of-the-roader who just snapped, you can be sure he was somehow, someplace, and a t some time…


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Three Wise Guys Talk it Up at Breakfast

There was plenty of diversity and dialogue at this morning’s Breakfast of Champions. The bi-monthly breakfast drew more than 60 guests to hear what the three newest members of the Metro Council had to say about the future of the city and their districts. David James, the Democrat elected in the 6th District (much of Old Louisville), led off by addressing issues he’s taking on, including the needs of the elderly population living in high rises and the challenges in getting to know all the neighborhood groups. Jerry Miller, the new Council member in Hal Heiner’s East End district, discussed…


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Here We Go Again!

This is exciting. While you may find some of my writing to be laced with sarcasm, I assure that I’m sincere in this case. I have big plans for LouisvilleKY.com, and sincerely hope you’re up for joining me and some great local writers on what promises to be a great ride. LouisvilleKY.com is going to be a great local resource for local news and information on all sorts of subjects. Just look at the topics banner above and you’ll see that we are ambitiously determined to cover a variety of topics in a style we hope you like. I’m especially…