James Arney

James Arney fell in love with Columbus the first day he stepped on the campus of Ohio State, all the way back in 1999. He's a father, dog lover, tennis player at Scarborough East, and he makes the best chocolate chip cookie you'll ever eat.

People Are Asking If Christopher Columbus Statues Should Be Removed. The Answer Is Yes. Probably.

After the events in Charlottesville, a standard alt-right talking point concerning removing Confederate statues has been of the slippery slope variety, asking when will it all end? Conservative dipshit: if we remove confederate statues next we'll have to remo–Me: yes. however you end that sentence is likely dope. — Brandy Jensen (@BrandyLJensen) August 17, 2017 …

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Ohio Has A Monument Honoring Robert E. Lee, The Only Such Monument North Of The Ohio River

The state of Ohio, a proud Union state, a northern state, is home to four Confederate monuments: Camp Chase, Columbus A monument here in Columbus at Camp Chase marks the site where 2,260 Confederate soldiers are buried. William C. Quantrill’s Grave, Dover Confederate Capt. William C. Quantrill’s grave is marked with a memorial in Dover …

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These Are The Hate Groups Operating In Central Ohio

With the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, it feels important to note the organized hate that exists in the world. Recently, a white supremacist group dropped literature in Clintonville, further confirming that there’s no benefit in ignoring or assuming this hatred hasn’t spread everywhere. The Southern Poverty Law Center publishes a Hate Map, noting which organizations …

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Here Are The Ohio Members Of Congress Who Sold You Out To ISPs, And How Much It Cost To Buy Them

By now you’ve probably heard that Congress has voted to overturn FCC rules that forbid ISPs from selling customer data. It is hard to envision an argument that claims voters were clamoring for this to happen, and yet this is one of the first significant bills that has passed since the 2016 election. Of course, companies such as …

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How Columbus Dominates The Retail Experience In America

Racked.com has a great look at how Columbus dominates the retail experience in America (we’ll ignore the “second tier city” cheap shot): How Your Mall Sausage Gets Made in Columbus, Ohio “We’re the middleman behind the industry,” says Kenny McDonald, president and CEO of Columbus 2020, the regional economic development agency. “For everything you need …

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