Why I support Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation

Why I support Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation

In 2006, Republicans and Democrats alike came together to unanimously confirm a bright young lawyer named Neil Gorsuch as a federal appeals court judg...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Our health is too important for political football

Our health is too important for political football

In illustrating his ignorance, President Donald Trump asked the question, “Who knew health care could be so complicated?”I have two respon...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Rescuing Herbie, remembering Luke

Rescuing Herbie, remembering Luke

There was that big old hole in my heart, then along came Herbie.No one can ever replace my dear Luke, my boy, my sweet dog who we lost so suddenly las...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Warning: Your privacy is at stake

Maybe your microwave isn’t spying on you. Perhaps your toaster isn’t plotting nefarious acts.But don’t take off the tin-foil hat jus...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Some advice on nice, thick stews

Some advice on nice, thick stews

I went to a senior citizens’ luncheon recently at Bethany Lutheran church. The church ladies served a delicious, creamy bratwurst stew.I asked f...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Fascist states and Trump’s America: the parallels

Fascist states and Trump’s America: the parallels

Professor Annemarie Sammartino of the Oberlin College history department gave a wonderfully organized and lucid lecture at Kendal at Oberlin on the af...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


The King and the Costumer and I

The King and the Costumer and I

We just saw “The King and I” at Playhouse Square and the memories came flooding back.This Rogers and Hammerstein classic was the very firs...

March 20th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: Passing the training to you

Our pages are filled with the rewards of open government. But readers don’t see the fight that often goes into reaping those rewards.From budget...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Connecting students with jobs

Connecting students with jobs

There are more than 100,000 jobs available in Ohio right now. And yet there are more than 280,000 Ohioans who are out of work. One important reason is...

March 15th, 2017 |  


We can’t let this happen to the women we love

We can’t let this happen to the women we love

I am embarrassed to admit that there was a time when I would roll my eyes when feminists spoke of living in a “rape culture.”Of course, I ...

March 15th, 2017 |