Joel Surnow is the man behind FOX’s popular action drama, 24. Personally, I like 24. Despite the show getting increasingly insane, I find it enjoyable. Jack Bauer does, in fact, kick ass. But I also recognize it’s fiction. Torture works on 24, every time, but – perhaps because I’m a member of the reality-based community – I know that torture does not work in real life.Full Story... →
In 1995, Chrysler got 10 years worth of tax breaks to move its Mopar parts distribution center from Solon to Streetsboro.
Those tax breaks ran out last year- and this year Chrysler is closing the distribution center.
Man, I would be PISSED if I was Streetsboro.
I’d get together with some top Streetsboro lawyers- and make sure the headlines read:? “Streetsboro to Chrysler: Give Us Back Our Tax Breaks, Bitches!”
Instead, the Mayor and Rep Tim Ryan both said they will help retrain or relocate the soon-to-be-unemployed workers.? The headline read: “Streetsboro says it can weather […]Full Story... →
Just finished watching the documentary Why We Fight. I’m a little late to the game, but what a fantastic documentary. It avoids cheap emotional tricks, and does a tremendous job of laying out the evidence supporting Dwight Eisenhower’s statement about the dangers of the military-industrial complex. Followed it up with the good – but not quite as great – film Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers, explaining who is making money off of the Iraq War, and at whose expense.
Bottom line – I have my doubts as to whether democracy and capitalism/consumerism can […]Full Story... →