What keeps Cincinnati shackled to its "20 years behind the times" image? The grassroots political action committee Cincinnatians for Progress claims it's our contentment with being stagnant, being OK with the status quo. The group focuses on three areas of potential for the city: job expansion, economic growth and improved public transportation.
It's difficult to dispute that Ronald Reagan transformed the nation's political and economic thinking. Getting poor people to believe in the trickle-down theory is like getting a sixth grader to say the Pledge of Allegiance without being scared. That's why a North Carolina congressman today suggested that the government redraw the $50 bill with Reagan's head on it.