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Worst Week Ever!: Oct. 8-15

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Take, for example, the issue of climate change, which shouldn’t be such a murky pit of idiocy and back-and-forth amongst people who haven’t learned anything about anything in years.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.15.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Investors want to turn the former Champion Paper factory building in Hamilton into a $30 million sports complex.   

The Color of Ebola?

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Ebola is the sad repeat of what happened with the outbreak of AIDS nearly 30 years ago: The Western world watched while poor, untreated black Africans died, usually alone and shamed by the social stigmas associated with the trifling nature of the disease.  

Worst Week Ever!: Oct. 2-8

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 8, 2014
City of Cincinnati administrators are currently working on a parking plan to accommodate all the rich suburban folk who moved into Over-the-Rhine in the past few years.
  

Like Fluttering Pages

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 8, 2014
I wasn’t then and neither am I now a journalist. I have always been a writer.
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.08.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 8, 2014
According to CNN, American middle class income hasn’t risen since 1995, when it stood at $51,719 (today it’s $51,939), but people are paying more for many things.  

Good Riddance, Eric Holder

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Eric Holder announced his resignation. Good riddance. Not since the Nixon years have Americans had an attorney general so aggressively hostile to the news media.   

Seeing Al

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Despite the fact that I’m getting older, I still have a pretty good memory. One day last month when walking home from the corner of happy and healthy — that’s the Walgreens in Covington, Ky. — I heard someone say, “Hello, Larry.” 
  

Worst Week Ever!: Sept. 25-Oct. 1

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Politics are stupid and the world is just going to keep on keepin’ on toward its path of speedy destruction, Botox and bullshit no matter who you vote for.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.01.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Money magazine recently ranked West Chester one of the best places to live in the country.
  

The Semantics of Weed

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
After Thomas’ recriminalization ordinance, weed possession on the first offense was a fourth-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a $250 fine.  

Worst Week Ever!: Sept. 17-23

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
America is the land of opportunity. It’s even the land where you can blame others when your opportunity comes and goes without success.
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.24.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Forbes ranked Cincinnati No. 19 in a new list of “19 Opportunity Cities.” Cincinnati’s low housing and unemployment rates, along with its high number of Fortune 500 companies, make it easi  

The Oxygen of Publicity

0 Comments · Friday, September 19, 2014
A photo of children being buried after an attack in Ukraine led the Sept. 9 New York Times. I looked at it repeatedly, turning away, then returning. No gore. No bloody bandages. No hovering physicians. A few grieving relatives and neighbors.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.17.14

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Mayor John Cranley launched this year’s Young Professionals Kitchen Cabinet, a think tank for Cincinnati residents under the age of 40. Members will have the chance to brainstorm, research and share ideas with the mayor and city administration.