For journalistically inclined folks like
Megyn Kelly of Fox News, the 12th month of the year is as good a time as
any to make it clear to young viewers that Santa Claus and Jesus were
good, hard-working Caucasians.
A former Cincinnatian who runs the Los Angeles Metro
transit agency took to Twitter to comment on the absurdity of
Cincinnati’s incoming administration stopping a transportation project
under construction. CINCINNATI -2
Listening to BBC after Nelson Mandela
died left me sleep deprived. It was virtually nonstop from midnight to 5
a.m. on WVXU, and BBC demonstrated how a first-class news organization
covers a major story.
Cincinnati Health Commissioner Noble Maseru said the city intends to
work toward greater equity in life expectancy among races, though he refused to admit
that reducing the life expectancy of whites would make this happen
A Mall of America security guard arrested a 29-year-old
man in Minnesota for using the last $1,000 to his name to make it rain
on shoppers from a fourth-floor balcony. Serge Vorobyov says during the past year he lost his job, fell behind on his bills and got divorced and decided to pay his final dollars forward. WORLD -2
Patrick J. Sloyan reconstructed Merriman Smith’s Pulitzer-winning UPI reporting of JFK’s assassination for the May, 1997, American Journalism Review. He also retold how UPI handled the story minute by minute.
There are times when Cincinnati Center
City Development Corporation (3CDC) CEO Steve Leeper brings to mind the
Great White Explorers of yore — Christopher Columbus, Capt. John Smith —
who, upon landing on foreign soil, set about making it “new” by
extracting the natives who were already there to make room for the
Pilgrims who will think they landed there first.
The American Family Association got real mad last week
when it found out Radio Shack is not using the word “Christmas” in its
holiday sales, calling for a boycott of the retailer due to
“censorship.” WORLD -1