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OSU vs. Rutgers Recap

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Maybe it’s time I stopped doubting the Buckeyes. Of course, I always knew they had a good team, I just could not figure out how good they were. Well yesterday surprised me. I thought Rutgers would give Ohio State more of a game than they did. However, now I’m left to wonder did OSU beat…

Madrigal Maniac’s OSU vs. Maryland Recap

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A workman like performance by the Buckeyes. Maryland’s play did not look like a team with a 4 and 1 record. They were easily outclassed by Ohio State. I followed one of the Maryland forums during the game and all of the fans were begging for Rowe to replace C.J. Brown. At first I thought…

Support TANF in Continuing Resolution

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The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) was created by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act instituted under President Bill Clinton in 1996. Many conservatives disagreed with the previous program Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). They believed that a welfare program for families should have a work incentive component. Under TANF recipients…

Kent State Primer for Urban Outfitters

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Editors Note: This post originally mentioned Ambercrombie and Fitch, the offending party is actually Urban Outfitters. My mistake. This post is for Urban Outfitters and all of those people who don’t know about or understand the significance of what happened at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. It was a seminal moment for this…

Madrigal Maniac’s OSU vs. Virginia Tech Recap

OSU vs. Versus Tech

Last night Ohio State’s worst nightmare was realized. J.T. Barnett is not Braxton Miller. Not that we thought he would be. It’s tough to step into a pressure cooker game for your second start and perform even close to the two time Big 10 offensive player of the year. And in Barrett’s defense, the whole…

Madrigal Maniac’s OSU vs. Navy Recap

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Many Buckeye fans were scrambling to see this game. It turns out it was on the CBS Sports Network which is a premium channel a lot of fans don’t receive. There were options to see the game, but they all required you to fork over some bucks. I was lucky and found an internet link…

Columbus Named “Secret Foodie” City by Forbes

Columbus is a "Secret Foodie" city.

Forbes Travel Guide has named Columbus, Ohio as one of five secret foodie cities. The others are Minneapolis MN, Little Rock AK, Boulder CO, and Ashville NC. Here’s what Forbes said about Columbus. Known more for its businesses than its food, Columbus is quickly transforming that reputation, particularly in the Short North Arts District near…

Carlos Hyde Video Tape: Domestic Violence or Not?

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Here is the video that supposedly got Carlos Hyde kicked off the Ohio State football team. I believe it begs more questions than it answers. Let me state first as a social worker I have seen the devastation caused by domestic violence. I have also facilitated a group of men who were perpetrators and charged…

Christians Versus Christians

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By now I’m sure everyone has heard about the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas. It’s the church who hates “fags” and just about everyone else on the planet who does not follow their perverted Christian beliefs even if they are Christians. Locally here in Columbus, we have a similar situation though on a smaller scale.…

Show Your Support for Medicaid Expansion!

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Show Your Support for Medicaid Expansion! Hi Advocate, Will you take 5 minutes to send one email and make four calls to make sure the Ohio House keeps Medicaid expansion in the state budget (see the instructions below)? Legislators are currently on spring break. The House Finance committee will soon vote the budget out of…