Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

New economic theory proposed by a supposed cheapskate

When you think about people likely to come up with a revolutionary new economic theory, I might not be the first person who comes to mind. After all, my experience in economics is generally confined to decided which numbers sound lucky for the lottery. A lot of folks might even think statements like “I’m feeling good about 22 today” falls somewhat short of economic brilliance.

Chris Johnson

Need a lift in your small town? Give Guber a holler

Taxi companies are not very thrilled with the emergence of services like Uber and Lyft, which provide an easy way for folks who need ride from the airport, a safe transport home from the bar or a way to avoid the hassle of driving around a big city, particularly one they might not be familiar with.

Chris Johnson

At what point does enough become too much?

I’d like to wish me a happy birthday today. Yeah, it’s a little narcissistic to wish yourself happy birthday, but narcissism today is as American as baseball, apple pie and unaffordable health care. Besides, it’s not every day you turn 25.

Chris Johnson

Driverless cars can’t get here soon enough

I'm still extremely wary of driverless cars. I don't want my Toyota deciding to slam on brakes if a rabbit runs in front of the truck. There are just some decisions that require a little bit of human reasoning. Although, when you look around at the world today, cars might not just be smarter drivers — they could probably do a better job of governing the world.

Videos

Attorney says autopsy shows Redwine shot 11 times by Columbus police officer after high-speed chase

Michael Garner, defense attorney representing Hannah Wuenshel, gives an accounting of the officer-involved shooting where Christian Redwine was shot and killed by a Columbus Police officer after a high-speed chase that ended in Phenix City, Alabama. Garner says Wuenshel was shot once and the other occupant of the car, Hunter Tills, was apparently shot twice.
Mike Haskey Ledger-Enquirer
Attorney says autopsy shows Redwine shot 11 times by Columbus police officer after high-speed chase 3:35

Attorney says autopsy shows Redwine shot 11 times by Columbus police officer after high-speed chase

Columbus State professor talks about the Confederate monument on Broadway 1:45

Columbus State professor talks about the Confederate monument on Broadway

Attorney: Hearing for murder suspect accused of shooting man outside of church went as expected 1:04

Attorney: Hearing for murder suspect accused of shooting man outside of church went as expected

Historic monument bears the carved initials of a young man's great-greatandfather 1:31

Historic monument bears the carved initials of a young man's great-greatandfather