Last year, the Humane Society launched a ballot drive to force a statewide vote on livestock cruelty. It was called off at the last moment after Gov. Ted Strickland helped broker a compromise between farmers and animal rights activists.
In my last post (lo' those many weeks ago) I referred to this as the area's only local TV station. But is it? What I mean is, now that broadband penetration has made video online possible, have we/will we simply move TV onto the internet? In form, I mean. Are we just moving TV coverage online?
Since getting the new video player, we've been trying to use the video in two ways. Part of that is the spirit of experimentation, part of it is that the nice thing about the web site is that it is so flexible.
Many of you probably don't need a reason to watch NASCAR, you already have several of them. It could be Junior or Jeff, Ford vs. Chevy or you just like to watch the crashes. But I have tried to watch the races several times and only get through a couple laps before changing the channel.
Freedom has served the Internet well. The Net continues to expand and offer new opportunities, with little government interference. It's served as a way to connect people who want to engage in political act or connect and share common interests.