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The right way to pay for journalism

My last post, the video of me returning the weekly ad circulars distributed by CoxOhio created a mini-viral sensation in Dayton, where residents are sick of picking up garbage that someone is getting paid to throw into their yards. Of course, the people at Cox Ohio are sick of trying to replace ad revenue that Read More

How to end the ending of jobs

In Jewish culture one of the highest ranking “mitzvahs” (good deeds) is to give someone a job. The old adage about “give a man a fish he eats for a day, teach him how to fish, he eats for a lifetime” is in the same vein. Yet, the most highly paid fishing instructors in this Read More

Tax dollars are tax dollars.

It’s as if a crime has been committed. Mike Turner, Jon Husted, John Boehner, Sherrod Brown all have their panties in a twist that “Federal Stimulus Funds” were used as part of the incentive package to poach NCR from Dayton to Georgia: NCR’s news release touting its decision to move jobs from Dayton to the Read More

Robbing a lot of Peters to pay… Steve Jobs

Tax breaks as “economic development” tools is a smoke and mirrors expression for making the rich richer, and the poor poorer. If there is one thing that needs to be changed nationally, it’s the outlawing of all tax breaks for business by any state or local agency for the purpose of relocation assistance. In other Read More

Google makes politics more interesting

It seems the folks at Google want to release some of their Omnipotence to the rest of us- and let us peek at what’s happening in the 2008 political race. While I think this is fantastic, I really wish Google would offer to reinvent the donation mechanism and reporting system, since the stuff the FEC Read More