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Watch No Evil: What Doesn't Luken Want You to See?

0 Comments · Thursday, November 15, 2001
For more than a year, Citicable's live broadcasts of Cincinnati City Council meetings have included a few vocal citizens ranting against city officials and police officers. But does that mean the c  

What Good Are These Tax Levies, Anyway?

0 Comments · Thursday, October 18, 2001
Two Hamilton County tax levies -- one to care for neglected and abused children and another for hospital care for the poor -- are up for five-year renewals Nov. 6. Why shouldn't property owners   

Are We There Yet, or Is Article 12 Still in the Way?

0 Comments · Thursday, October 11, 2001
Does the arrival of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in Cincinnati mean the time is right for a referendum to guarantee equal rights without regard to sexual orientation? Actually, it means the oppo  

Who Will Rob the Strong Man?

0 Comments · Thursday, October 4, 2001
Is this how the prophets sounded? The Rev. Damon Lynch III is swaying as he sits in a pew at 11:20 p.m., a little more than 12 hours after the Sept. 26 verdict acquitting a Cincinnati cop who kil  

Why Is the Gringo Still Single, and in Such a Hurry?

0 Comments · Thursday, September 13, 2001
Is it any wonder that living in the United States, especially in the Midwest, can be a culturally isolating experience? We only need to speak one language, and we don't even need to speak it very w  

How Many Politicians Does It Take to Change a Light Bulb to Solar Power?

0 Comments · Thursday, September 6, 2001
With so many people on the ballot for Cincinnati City Council, will it be hard for interest groups to settle on just nine candidates? Off-year elections are typically dull affairs, sometimes drawin  

What Do Kids Know about Law and Order?

0 Comments · Thursday, August 23, 2001
If schools teach children that police are their friends, why are so many kids angry at the cops? Nearly 750 people aged 14 to 25 answered questionnaires for the Cincinnati Police-Community Relation  

Will 'An Eye for an Eye' Leave Us Anything but Blind?

0 Comments · Thursday, August 16, 2001
Why would the victim of a gruesome terrorist attack seek to protect the perpetrator? For nearly a year after his daughter Julie Welch and 167 others were killed in the Oklahoma City bombing, Bud We  

Is the Bottom Line Really Just a Suicide Note?

0 Comments · Thursday, August 9, 2001
Material wealth, big business -- are they that important? Is the attention we give them going to end up killing us all? In a July 29 lecture at the Imago House in Price Hill, author David Korten su  

Think of the Money: Can We Afford Intolerance?

0 Comments · Thursday, August 2, 2001
Will gays and lesbians save Cincinnati from international embarrassment? The biggest hurdle for people who want to bring the Olympics to Cincinnati in 2012 might not be a matter of hotel capacity o  

Is it Unpatriotic to Criticize a Cop?

0 Comments · Thursday, July 26, 2001
Do police officers deserve special treatment? Should they be protected from lawsuits if they beat an innocent person? Should they be prosecuted if they kill someone and then lie about the circumstan  

Can You Give Me a U? An N? An I-T-Y?

0 Comments · Thursday, July 19, 2001
Where was Charlie Luken's teleprompter when he needed it? The mayor of Cincinnati was on Fountain Square, participating in Unity Day, when he utterly missed his cue. After giving a speech calling f  

An Escalating Problem: How Long Will the City Hold Us Down?

0 Comments · Thursday, July 12, 2001
How many city workers does it take to fix an escalator? Never mind. First things first. How many city workers does it take to find out who is responsible for fixing an escalator? Fountain Square  

What if Charlie Luken Up and Called It Quits?

0 Comments · Thursday, July 5, 2001
If we're to have a television news anchor for mayor, shouldn't we know what he believes in? You're thinking about Courtis Fuller, the WLWT anchor who has caused such excitement by announcing a run   

Should City Council Have to Listen to Angry Citizens?

0 Comments · Thursday, June 28, 2001
Will new rules at Cincinnati City Council stifle public input in an attempt to restore order and decorum? Several months of fiery, obnoxious behavior at council meetings have culminated in Mayor Ch