Maine governor debuts plan to combat heroin epidemic with old-fashioned racism; record Powerball jackpot is chance to become God, despite what haters say about odds; streetcar hours pique interest of argumentative Cincinnatians and more.
I have a healthy respect for death, as a marker of absences and a gauge of time.
Since 2015 knocked me to my literal
knees, then on my ass for what looks like the long haul, I wouldn’t say
I’m obsessed with death but keenly aware and unafraid of it.
Hilarious weed-smoking sloth makes smoking weed look fun; Kasich does something that kind of makes it sound possible for convicts to get jobs; feds mock lack of sensible immigration policy by making jokes about Santa's reindeer and more.
Liberal commentators in diverse news media with whom I
generally agree tend to suffer SSDD (Same Stuff, Different Day).
Conservatives, however, are endlessly creative when it comes to their abilities to stoke anger and fear.
There was a time here in Cincinnati when 1230 AM WDBZ The Buzz — the de facto “black talk” station — was relevant, necessary even. It was black Cincinnati’s bully pulpit, going-off space and platform for spelling out conspiracy theories; a place where unabashed anger was aimed squarely at the white powers that be.
The terrorist attack in San Bernardino
that left 14 people dead and another 21 injured last week marked a
red-letter day for feminists the world over: Tashfeen Malik, a
29-year-old female Jihadist terrorist, is shaping up to perhaps be the
braintrust behind the ghastly massacre.
I was The CincinnatiEnquirer’s new federal beat reporter and the late federal judge Carl Rubin asked what I knew about courts.
“The only ones I’ve covered were Native Courts in Northern
Rhodesia, but they’re just like the ones here: white judges and black
Climate change BS still annoys us; Washington Post reminds us all to keep thinking of dreams in context of race; 9/11 first responders fight for health care because politicians are disgusting and more.