Trump head, Pence tail

Trump head, Pence tail

If a metaphor could be used for this White House, it might be a two-sided coin with President Trump the head and Vice President Mike Pence the tail.Th...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Letters to the editor

Tax write-offsEditor:Fellow Fairbornites, we have a lot of empty buildings in Fairborn. While there are several reasons for this, one in particular ma...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Bernie Sanders thinks war is overrated, and he’s right

Bernie Sanders thinks war is overrated, and he’s right

When Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) was a candidate for president, he seemed uninterested in talking about foreign policy.Instead, Sanders cast himself...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

If the best apples are grown in Ohio, why buy apples from Washington or New York?We should support Ohio farmers from around the state, helping them gr...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Avoid election misdirection

Avoid election misdirection

With an election coming up, it’s important to keep focused on what’s going on here at home rather than be distracted by the childish circu...

October 18th, 2017 |  


We get sick, they get rich

We get sick, they get rich

Our current health care system in the United States works just fine — for the corporate executives who run it.Take, for instance, Michael Mussal...

October 18th, 2017 |  


It’s what we do that counts

It’s what we do that counts

I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, Home on the Range. You know the line, “Where never is heard a discouraging word”...

October 17th, 2017 |  


The most pleasant of seasons

The most pleasant of seasons

It seems to me that the few weeks between when the heat and humidity of summer dissipates and those icy arctic winds of winter commence is probably th...

October 17th, 2017 |  


An anti-poverty program that makes it pay to work

An anti-poverty program that makes it pay to work

Imagine a government-funded anti-poverty tool that encouraged people to work. Now imagine that it’s popular with both Democrats and Republicans,...

October 16th, 2017 |  


American child care is in crisis

American child care is in crisis

The lack of affordable child care should be front and center when we talk about the economy.When I found out I was pregnant, one of the very first thi...

October 16th, 2017 |