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Taking a Toll

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
I would not trade the liberation of working for myself — of coming up with ideas and translating them into paid words, or teaching at the University of Cincinnati or working with Northside teenagers — for stacks of cash at a more reliable, albeit mind-numbing, soul-sucking job.  

Worst Week Ever!: Jan. 28-Feb. 3

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Portland, Oregon is a nice city in the Pacific Northwest that is very charming and surrounded by beauteous nature.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 2.04.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 4, 2015
For the third quarter in a row, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport had the highest airfares amongst the nation’s top 100 airports, according to the federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics.   

Brouhaha at the BBC and Al Jazeera

0 Comments · Monday, February 2, 2015
As it is with any news medium where neutrality is a goal, complaints increasingly focus on word choice and allegations of political correctness rather than overt story bias and slant.  

Dad, the Days Are Getting Longer

0 Comments · Thursday, January 29, 2015
I usually think of my father more during this time of year, because the days are getting longer. He always liked that.  

Norwood: UpSouth

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
In a letter dated Dec. 22 that has now come to light, Norwood Mayor Thomas F. Williams penned a bon mot to the Norwood Police Department slamming black civil rights leaders and do-nothing politicians.  

Worst Week Ever!: Jan. 21-27

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Many white people in America don’t have a problem with the heavy-handed and unjust way in which deep-seated racism tends to affect the way black people’s interactions with law enforcement transpire.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 1.28.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The city of Cincinnati added new capabilities to the city’s parking meters in response to issues surrounding increased hours and enforcement that went into effect at the beginning of the year.
  

Babel and Begats

0 Comments · Thursday, January 22, 2015
The revival of political reporting after the 2014 election and holidays reminded me of Genesis 11. That’s where you find two teasures: Babel and Begats.  

Forever Yours, Mitt Romney

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Whatever being president means, I want it and when I lost in 2012 I did what all sickeningly wealthy people do — I spent money.  

Worst Week Ever!: Jan. 14-20

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
John Boehner likes being rich and suntanned, and he also likes driving for show and putting for dough.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 1.21.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A small town Kentucky state senator is set to sponsor a bill banning transgender students from using restrooms that don’t correspond to their biological sex.  

From 1965 Selma to Right Now

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Readers might assume this a movie review. It is not. Readers might want to get on with it, forget about our recent past, stop drumming up old shit. I cannot.   

Killing People Is Worse Than Insulting Their Beliefs

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
It’s been more than a week since the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris, and society is already starting to move on.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 1.14.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
“Breastaurants,” or restaurants with scantily clad waitresses (think Hooters) are booming, according to projections from Technomic, a food market research firm.