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Democratic Votes Matter on March 4

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Everyone likes to feel important. Between now and March 4, Ohio voters are going to feel very special indeed as they move front and center in the spotlights of Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack O  

Hamilton County tries to help lower airfares

0 Comments · Sunday, February 17, 2008
Anyone who travels by plane even just once a year should pay attention to the latest proposals from Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune, as they could impact your wallet in a direct way tha  

Another Sign of Bush's Arrogance

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 6, 2008
With less than a year left in office, many conservatives and liberals alike would prefer to consider President Bush irrelevant. A little-reported action taken last week by the decider-in-chief, h  

Si Leis Plays Bogeyman

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Hamilton County officials need to learn that just because they can get away with using scare tactics on conservative talk radio, where facts don't matter a lot, it doesn't mean voters will fall   

Protecting Berding from Himself

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Dictionary.com defines "hypocrite" as "a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, especially one whose private life, opinions or statements belie his or her public statem  

Time to Act on Streicher

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 16, 2008
“The very essence of policing is derived from honesty. If and when you make a mistake, you must be truthful about it.” Cincinnati Police Chief Thomas Streicher Jr. uttered those words  

We Don't Need No Stinking Election

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Long a darling of Democrats in Greater Cincinnati, Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune often talks the talk of standing up for progressive values, but he certainly didn't walk the walk las  

Saying Goodbye to The Post

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 2, 2008
The end of one year and the beginning of the next is always a bittersweet moment, causing thoughtful people to reflect on lost possibilities while pondering what new opportunities might lie around  

A Year of Outrages, Rumors and Plain Old Lies

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 26, 2007
The silliest edition of Porkopolis this year was one of the very first of 2007. The Jan. 10 column included the threat of a march by neo-Nazis, a secret meeting between the mayor of Cincinnati and  

Sad News for Cincinnati's Poor

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Over-the-Rhine has lost a friend and advocate, as have homeless people, panhandlers, people struggling with addiction and those who dared to leave suburban comforts in an effort to know the heart  

School Levy Coming, Amount Unknown

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Voters' rejection of a tax levy last month for Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) means options need to be considered by the board of education. The fallout is more than financial, but money was the  

Copping an attitude about OTR, Playhouse looks Downtown again

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 5, 2007
A turf war between Cincinnati Police and the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office could help decide who leads the city's police union next year. In an effort to make it a major issue in the campaig  

Whose Park Is It?

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Over-the-Rhine residents and supporters were preparing for a confrontation at a Nov. 27 meeting on plans for revamping Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine. The Cincinnati Center City Development Cor  

Would You Buy a Used Car From This Man?

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Yes, indeed, that was Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters on the radio extolling the virtues of Ford motor vehicles. Why is an elected official shilling for a for-profit company and mentioning t  

Well-Schooled Vandals and Official Buffoonery

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Someone broke into Washington Park Elementary School early this week and hung signs protesting its demolition, which is underway. The school closed at the end of the 2006-07 school year and is be