Prescription Drug Abuse: Who do you know who is “Legally Addicted”?

From the Civic Commons blog: The Civic Commons’ tagline is “Turning Talk Into Action.” But how do we even begin to talk about an issue as complex, life-threatening and, frankly, frightening as teen abuse of prescription drugs? Your Teen Media believes that performance can open up roads to dialogue, making it then possible for parents…

How do we fix kids? How do we fix us?

WARNING: Expletives used. Here in Northeast Ohio, Monday morning shattered when news of a high school junior shooting several of his schoolmates started streaming into my inbox via news alerts. At 8:18 a.m., I read: Breaking News: Report: Geauga County Sheriff’s Department and OSHP heading to Chardon High School (the original item isn’t even there…

Great post on value of prenatal everything, lousy performance by Santorum press secretary

Nothing like first-person accounts such as this one at Plunderbund to tell the stories Rick Santorum wants to ignore that form the basis of most people’s reality.  I just watched the Santorum campaign’s newly hired national press secretary, Alice Stewart, completely dance around the questions asked by Andrea Mitchell related to this topic. If she…

PD’s Rachel Dissell Gives Some Justice to Dimora Details re: Treatment of Women

I think, and I’ve heard from multiple others who also think that Rachel Dissell’s front page article today in the Plain Dealer, “Jimmy Dimora trial reveals former Cuyahoga County commissioner’s coarse talk about women,” does a very good job of putting the information revealed through Jimmy Dimora’s trials about how he and those around him…

[video] Florida Primary: Gender Gap To Favor Romney, Not Repeat South Carolina Switcheroo

Last time, however, it didn’t hold. Will it today?  And to be clear, we’re not talking the gap between how men versus women vote for Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich. We’re talking about the gap between who women prefer between the two candidates. From the Wall Street Journal: Citing his combative style and personal life,…

On Feagler & Friends tonight: Dimora, County Economic Development, Arts levy & Obama SOTU

It was a very fun taping – airs tonight at 8:30pm on WVIZ and again on Sunday at 11:30am. Ohio Channel broadcast info is on the WVIZ page in the sidebar to the right of the blurb: Prosecutors Lay Out Dimora Indiscretions Posted Friday, January 27, 2012 Prosecutors Roll up Sleaze at Dimora Trial—week two…