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Cincinnati vs. The World 11.14.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 14, 2012
An Oklahoma cop thought it fit to ticket the mother of Dillan, a 3-year-old in the process of potty-training, for $2,500 after he had an urge to go and peed in his family’s own front yard. WORLD -1   

Cincinnati vs. The World 11.07.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Despite Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s best efforts to deter early voting across the state this election cycle, state election officials estimate that Ohio has seen a record turnout of early voters this year. CINCINNATI +2    

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.31.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Xavier University has reversed its controversial decision to not pay for employees’ birth control as part of healthcare plans after realizing that since announcing the end of the coverage July 1, the school has actually continued to cover birth control costs. CINCINNATI +2
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.24.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Ann Coulter says the darndest things. The Republican pundit tweeted this gem to her more than 200,000 Twitter followers, referencing President Obama: “I highly approve of Romney’s decision to be kind and gentle to the retard.” WORLD -2   

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.17.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2012
President of the Central Mississippi Tea Party Janis Lane told the Jackson Free Press that women are too emotionally unstable and “diabolical” to be able to vote rationally, like men: “Our country might have been better off if it was still just men voting,” she mused. WORLD -2    

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.10.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The nurse who was the famous receiver of the lip-locking depicted in the iconic 1945 “Kissing Sailor” photo from Times Square symbolically marking the end of WWII attests she was actually manhandled against her will by the sailor, who was a complete stranger; by modern standards, that’s an instance of sexual assault that’s been glorified. WORLD -2    

Cincinnati vs. The World 10.03.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The Ohio Democratic Party sent Ohio Treasurer/Senate candidate Josh Mandel a new pair of pants on his birthday, poking fun at Mandel’s PolitiFact Ohio record for most “Pants on Fire” ratings, which evaluate the honesty of politicians’ public statements. CINCINNATI +2
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.26.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2012
In Ohio, presidential candidates have beefed up on everyone’s favorite kind of television commercial: political ads. Between April and September 2008, Ohio political ads totaled 43,827; during that same period in 2012, that number has more than doubled: 114,840. CINCINNATI -1
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.19.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2012
A Gaza resident and taxi driver tired of dealing with the region’s ongoing fuel crisis created Gaza’s first electric car, made from all recycled materials for less than $1,000. WORLD +2    

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.12.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Gina Rinehart, an Australian billionaire mining tycoon who inherited her fortune, stated that the key to economic success for Australians is to cut labor costs to compete with Africans who “are willing to work for less than $2 a day.” Rinehart earns $600 a second from her mining company, BBC reported. WORLD -2   

Cincinnati vs. The World 09.05.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
How romantic: A wealthy Russian businessman decided to test his fiancée-to-be’s love before popping the question by staging his own death, saying, “I wanted her to realise how empty her life would be without me and how life would have no meaning without me.” WORLD -2   

Cincinnati vs. The World 08.29.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2012
A 10-year-old distraught over smoothie company Jamba Juice’s use of giant Styrofoam cups created a Change.org petition to end Styrofoam usage, garnering more than 130,000 signatures and a call from corporate Jamba promising to phase out the stuff by 2013. WORLD +2  

Cincinnati vs. The World 08.22.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Some farmers are feeding cows discounted expired candy supplemented with nutrients instead of grain to deal with corn shortages due to drought. WORLD -2  

Cincinnati vs. The World 08.15.2012

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary’s 2012 updates included crowning “F-bomb,” “sexting” and “man cave” official words. ’Murica! WORLD +1
  

Cincinnati vs. The World 08.08.12

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2012
An 80-year-old Connecticut lobster escaped narrow death at a seafood restaurant when a sympathetic old human bought the crustacean just to set it free. WORLD +2