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Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, September 29, 2011
Ohio's new concealed-carry law will take effect tomorrow, allowing Second Amendment lovers the opportunity to reach into their pocket and feel the cold, smooth feel of safety while enjoying a non-alcoholic beverage at a bar or restaurant in Ohio. Seriously, y'all better not be drinking or the liberals will tell on you before you can get buzzed enough to go outside and fire a couple of funny shots up into the air.  

Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, September 29, 2011
Arch West, the creator of Doritos (yeah keep reading, you frigging potheads), died Sept. 20 of natural causes at the age of 97. His remains will be cremated and buried in Dallas along with Cool Ranch, Blazin' Buffalo and Ranch and, of course, Nacho Cheese Doritos. West's family requested that friends and relatives who attend the funeral service be allowed to toss Doritos around the box in memoriam. "He would think it is hilarious," said his daughter Jana Hacker, a resident of the Dallas area. "The cemetery does not mind because they are biodegradable."  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Here's reason No. 1,826 that Republicans will continue to try to ruin President Obama's jobs plan: a survey of economists said it “would push down the jobless rate in 2012” which would “possibly boost Obama’s reelection bid with the potential job growth.” Will calling himself a “warrior for the working class” help? Only if it involves  him dressing like Macho Man Randy Savage.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Friday, September 23, 2011
President Obama came to town yesterday, rolled up his sleeves and told a group of 1,500 supporters to tell Congress to get to work on passing his jobs bill. John Boehner and Mitch McConnell reportedly stayed in Washington, called the speech “political theater” and then ate some steaks. These mopes fact-checked the speech, finding that the major points were accurate, including the fact that all McConnell and Boehner really want to do is defeat Obama and eat steaks.  

Health Officials to Host HIV Public Forum Monday

Cite growing epidemic among African-American MSM

{CommentsCant} · Friday, September 23, 2011
Young, African-American men who sleep with men (MSM) are among fastest growing demographic groups for new HIV infections, according to Andrew Ruffner, director of the University of Cincinnati's Early Intervention Program (EIP), an HIV testing and prevention program. UC's Department of Emergency Medicine is among a group of agencies that will host a forum Monday, Sept. 26 titled, “Responding to the Crisis: Black MSM and HIV in Cincinnati” in order to educate the community about this growing trend.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, September 22, 2011
Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson has some explaining to do after being caught yesterday receiving a shipment of 2.5 points of weed to his home. Authorities found another 6 pounds inside the Crestview Hills house, which Simpson owns. Here's how the incident will affect your fantasy football team, should you have made the mistake of drafting Jerome Simpson.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, September 21, 2011
President Obama's Cincinnati bridge visit is an attempt to literally and figuratively connect Mitch McConnell and John Boehner. No word on whether the top two Republicans in Congress will show up, but Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is reportedly going to pop in.   

Peace, Man!

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Today is Peace Day, a day for “wide-scale community action and a day for UN agencies and aid organisations to safely carry out life-saving work,” according to a global organization called Peace One Day.  

Sept. 14-20: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 21, 2011
If you were to drive north on I-75 toward Monroe during the past year, it’s likely that you noticed something missing along the way: highway expansion projects (check), multiple TGI Fridays locations (yup), anatomically correct horse statue (still there), giant Jesus statue signaling a touchdown in football (dude, where’d it go?!?). That’s because Touchdown Jesus was smote by god last year.  

Morning News and Stuff

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Do you enjoy looking at slideshows of rich people? Here's a good one, themed “Most Corrupt Members of Congress.” Guess which local Eastside representative made the list … Here's a hint: Jean Schmidt.