CityBeat - Worst Week Ever! http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-166-1-worst_week_ever_.html <![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: May 28-June 3 - ]]>

For many Cincinnatians, the scariest part of going across the Western Hills Viaduct is not knowing which lane you should be in as you wrap around that McDonald’s that greets you on the West Side — one wrong turn and you could be headed down State Street and wondering both what year it is and if parts of Gummo were filmed there. 

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: May 14-20 - ]]>

Gender roles are weird. Men are supposed to love going to Hooters because the restaurant is named after tits and their servers do the best job they can at patting backs and flirting with customers while acting as minimally repulsed as possible.

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Neighborhood activists have called for City Councilman Christopher Smitherman’s ouster as a committee chairman in light of comments he recently made accusing black people of not doing enough to stop violence.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: April 2-8 - ]]> The Tea Party is still looking for its first non-white and angry member, but hardly anyone pays any attention to them anymore.
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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: March 19-25 - ]]>

 Bullies can be such a predictable bunch, always going after nerdy kids and people who are quiet or can’t run very fast  (although, word to the wise — some dorks know karate).

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: March 12-18 - ]]> A Lubbock news station last week described a massive dust storm as a “haboob” — a meteorological term of Arabic origin. This is the part where people got all pissed off. ]]> <![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: March 5-11 - ]]>

P&G is the Mitt Romney of corporations, a baby-eating psychopath that no amount of coaxing or media manipulation can transform into something you’d want at your dinner table.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Jan. 1-7 - ]]>

Bill Nye to debate anti-science creationist, Chris Finney gets kicked out of law firm and more in the worst week ever.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Dec. 25-31 - ]]>

Gov. John Kasich last week provided a glimpse into a future where education funds are cut while tax shelters for the rich are made more lucrative.

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<![CDATA[Worst Year Ever!: 2013 - ]]>

Why 2013 was a lot of the same bullshit.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Dec. 11-17 - ]]>

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.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Dec. 4-10 - ]]>

Americans have been desensitized by years of whining in the news about how bad of a job our nation’s schools are doing at educating children.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Nov. 27-Dec. 3 - ]]>

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 sooner.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Nov. 20-26 - ]]>

Costco is a beautiful place with restricted access that offers up free samples of things that blow people’s minds like macaroni and cheese nuggets and crab cakes.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Nov. 13-19 - ]]> Department Store with DJs Proves Too Futuristic for Cincinnatians; Plans Move Saks Fifth Avenue’s Fifth Street location downtown will relocate to Sycamore Township after years of Cincinnati res]]> <![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Nov. 6-12 - ]]>

NKY Republican: Paul’s Plagiarism Is Liberal Media’s Fault: Those of us who thought the term “liberal media” died sometime around the time Sarah Palin quit her job as a politician to write books and say crazy stuff on TV were happy to learn today that a Northern Kentucky Republican is still blaming those bastards (wait, is that us?).

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Oct. 30-Nov. 5 - ]]>

Future Republican Presidential Nominee Watches Sci Fi Film, Says Plot Could Totally Happen: While the liberals here at CityBeat prefer the nutty “everything is a conspiracy” brand of Republican politician over the “selectively interpret passages from the Bible to exert social control over a nation founded on the principle of separating state and church” kind, they both suck.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Oct. 23-29 - ]]>

Cincy: Let’s Get Wasted in Public: Sometimes questions kind of answer themselves, like when you’re offered a sample of a little cracker in the grocery store and you feel like eating a cracker. An Enquirer headline today prompted a similar response, as its story titled, “Want to drink in the street?” was likely met by most readers with an excited, “Sure, when?”

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Oct. 16-22 - ]]>

Audit Finds Simon Leis as Unreasonable as He Always Appeared: Former Hamilton County Sheriff Simon Leis probably saw this day coming when his handpicked successor lost last year’s election to Democrat Jim Neil, who campaigned on pretty much doing things the opposite way Leis had done for 25 years.

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<![CDATA[Worst Week Ever!: Oct. 9-15 - ]]>

City’s New Police Chief Wants to Dress to Impress and Arrest: Like all cities, Cincinnati is a place where crimes are committed. Strategies constantly evolve as law enforcement tries to thwart all sorts of criminal enterprises.

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