Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-27

  • Don't let the party end until I get there. #mpmf #
  • Al Franken is leading the charge on Net Neutrality. A perfect example of the lies being spread by misinformation #
  • I checked in at BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (11700 Princeton Pike) on #Yelp #
  • Just went golfing with my Uncle Rick, cousin, Henry, and nephew, Connor. It was Connor's first time golfing! #
  • "I think that this sort of person often becomes either a writer or a career criminal." #
  • Steve Chabot is kind of like the Jay Leno of Cincinnati politics. #
  • As I lay in bed and contemplate my day, I think, after my first class in at least five years, "Yoga should not have been that painful." #
  • I just became the mayor of Eastern Hills Dry Cleaners on @foursquare! #
  • Apparently the guy singing at the bar is not the guy I knew from
    high school. That guy apparently died. #
  • Wow! Something kinda remarkable just happened. I feel like the keys were just given back to me. This is gonna have some nice repercussions. #
  • Heading to Walnut Hills High School. Why? Well, to watch my cousin and his Colerain Cardinal soccer squad squash the Eagles. That's why. #
  • One more cliché and I'm going to barf. #
  • Getting Grandma fitted for her hearing aids. Here 5 minutes and results are already amazing. This makes me so happy (for her and everyone)! #
  • I wish people would stop saying that appointing judges is "not the American way" and "not how we do things here." Makes them sound foreign. #
  • Today it's California in Ohio. #
  • So, up here in Hamilton, pro se at 1pm, and I come across this Alexander Hamilton quote etched in the sidewalk: #

Author: Joe Wessels

Joe Wessels is a freelance journalist and photographer. Wessels covers local news events for Thomson Reuters news service and features for's Cincinnati Guide site, plus is the executive director of hyperlocal news site, He wrote for The Cincinnati Post, covering Cincinnati City Hall and Hamilton County government and wrote a weekly political column, which continued weekly at Cincinnati CityBeat. Previously, he was a reporter for the Cincinnati Business Courier and writes or has written for several publications in Cincinnati and around the country including The Cincinnati Enquirer, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Cincinnati Magazine, Cincy Magazine and the Sacramento News & Review. He is a native of Colerain Township, one of Cincinnati's western suburbs, and now lives in Over-the-Rhine near downtown Cincinnati. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a journalism writing certificate from the University of Cincinnati. He also graduated from Colerain High School, is an avid photographer, news junkie and was once a roller rink disc jockey, and sometimes rides a scooter around town.

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