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02.11.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
If there’s one thing that America hates, it’s lawyers. Or prescription drug companies who jack up prices. Or me. Nearly all three of those were embarrassed by the New York Times over the past two weeks, when Eli Lily law firmPepper Hamilton emailed confidential memos to reporter Alex Berenson instead of her similarly named co-counsel Bradford Berenson. The internet, it seems, is really hard. ...
02.05.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
With the astute political climate that surrounds today's Super Tuesday everybody-but-Wisconsin's primary extravaganza, it's hard not to begin thinking about where your own vote might go. By now, you've read the endorsements: The Times (NY) went with McCain and Clinton, The Times (LA) went with McCain and Obama. Now all you need is the opinion of The Independent, weekly of New York's exceedingly po...
01.30.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
Last week’s holiday threw the Monday-ness of Mea Culpa Mondays out of whack. Thanks a lot, Martin Luther King! We’re crawling back to normalcy. First they took our factories, now they’ve taken our tremendous capacity for fraud To view last week’s newspaper errors on an international scale, it’s no surprise that the two superpowers are the two superpowers, the United States and Chin...
01.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
When the Ohio State Buckeyes lost the BCS Championship to Louisiana State University, it was a crushing loss. It marked the second year in a row that the football team lost the title game, and a major embarrassment for a program seeking redemption. Failing that, the school newspaper did the only thing they could. They overreacted. Sure, you could take it as an inappropriate comparison of lo...