City Councilman Christopher Smitherman went on a legit
Twitter rant last weekend, calling University of Cincinnati Trustee Rob
Richardson Jr., a communist and defending the claim to The Enquirer despite the fact that McCarthyism was ridiculous the first time it came around 60 years ago. CINCINNATI -1
A Florida man protested a public Nativity scene in
Tallahassee by setting up a Festivus pole in the capitol building using
PVC pipe and empty PBR cans. No word on how many times Obamacare came up
during the airing of grievances. WORLD +2
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
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
By all accounts, yesterday’s special council session to discuss the Cincinnati streetcar was long and contentious, more than 60 streetcar supporters pleading with an indignant Mayor John Cranley and newly elected council members still spouting campaign-trail anti-streetcar rh...
The Cincinnati Enquirer abruptly changed its tone about the streetcar project yesterday, writing in an editorial that the city should continue the project and leaving the newspaper on the opposite side of Mayor-elect John Cranley on the two main issues of the campaign it...
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
Most Cincinnatians don’t view TheCincinnati Enquirer as a beacon of journalistic innovation, but today’s homepage headline pointing out that streetcar construction is costing the city an average of $50,000 a day was a reminder of how interested our Sole Surviving Daily is in drumming up negativity about the project. Hundreds of streetcar supp...