at the Loop — the $80 million, 80,000-square-foot entertainment and
apartment complex adjacent to University of Cincinnati— has been slowly
rolling out retail stores and restaurants since the spring.
Among other things, Friday, April 20 marked the two-year
anniversary of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, which leaked nearly
5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico before the well
was plugged. Disturbing accounts of deformed aquatic life have recently
surfaced, including fish plagued with mysterious ulcers, eyeless shrimp
and crabs missing legs.
John Boehner today said the government needs to consider trillions of dollars worth of cuts before he will agree to raise the debt limit but no one could tell if he was serious because he was crying and smiling at the same time.
There they go again. To justify their attempts to pull federal funding from Planned Parenthood, some GOP lawmakers have resorted to spreading outright lies about what the group does. First, U.S. Rep. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) said on the House floor that abortions are “well over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does,” when in fact it’s 3 percent.