America dumps its fracking waste in my Ohio town

America dumps its fracking waste in my Ohio town

My county is poor and remote. Fracking companies think they can abuse it.My southeastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills is a small, rural plac...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Huge Military Budget Makes Us Broke, Not Safe

Huge Military Budget Makes Us Broke, Not Safe

Backing down from nuclear war would make us a lot safer than piling more money into the Pentagon.We’re all tense. Hearing about our fellow citiz...

February 14th, 2018 |  


February is so taxing

February is so taxing

February is the month when I stick pins in the Lord North and Oscar Underwood dolls sitting on the desk of my man cave. North was King George III̵...

February 14th, 2018 |  



Little Miami River still needs your help

Little Miami River still needs your help

Most people don’t realize it, but February 2018 is an historic month. Fifty years ago, on Feb. 28, 1968, the Ohio Legislature passed the first s...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Move along, baby boomers

Move along, baby boomers

Historians won’t look fondly on 2017.The news cycle was dominated by sexual assault, widespread anxiety, the unedited musings of a mentally unst...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Money spent on Trump’s parade could be put to better use

What this country needs is a massive, costly, super-extravagant military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue with tanks, fighter flyovers, bands, horses a...

February 13th, 2018 |  


The Bitcoin enigma

The Bitcoin enigma

It seems to me that of all the things beyond my understanding there’s one gaining importance in our society that simply mystifies me. No, itR...

February 13th, 2018 |  


How one coal baron set an entire administration’s energy agenda

How one coal baron set an entire administration’s energy agenda

It’s common knowledge that our political system is awash with money. And that money, despite some flimsy legal barriers, comes with strings atta...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Amazon will choose Chicago

Amazon will choose Chicago

The notoriously anti-Chicago mainstream media complex is claiming that Amazon, the company that helped rid America of annoying privately owned booksto...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Do the poor deserve health care? These politicians say no.

Do the poor deserve health care? These politicians say no.

Between 2013 and 2016, the state of Kentucky experienced a veritable medical miracle.In 2013, two of every five low-income people in the state had no ...

February 11th, 2018 |