Shocking but not surprising

Shocking but not surprising

It should surprise no one that when it comes to sexual harassment, members of Congress and their staffs are treated differently from the rest of us.Th...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Out of step with the times

Out of step with the times

It seems to me that my Sweetheart-for-Life and I are likely considered to be out of step with the times, living back in the cave-man era when it comes...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor

CSU annexation badEditor:I am the President of the Wilberforce Community Property Owners and Voters Association. Regarding the proposed annexation of ...

October 31st, 2017 |  


#Metoo: A modern version of the Salem witch trials?

#Metoo: A modern version of the Salem witch trials?

It’s been a little over a week since the #Metoo campaign found its mojo, prompting social media to erupt in a “girl power” storm of ...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Abiding the separation of powers

Abiding the separation of powers

At the core of Donald Trump’s frustrations in the Oval Office appears to be his inability or unwillingness to accept the basic concept in the Am...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Tax cuts for the rich, paid for with your health care

Tax cuts for the rich, paid for with your health care

When Republican leaders tried to repeal health care in the spring and summer, many Americans raised the alarm and made a ruckus. We asked hard questio...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Don’t ignore hidden lessons in Obama conspiracy theories

Don’t ignore hidden lessons in Obama conspiracy theories

Conspiracy theories about Barack Obama have not gone away in his post-presidency. But they have inspired a new book of fictional short stories that su...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Looking back, to go forward

Looking back, to go forward

Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks was just honored with the National Archives Foundation Records of Achievement award. During the presentation eve...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Remembering Austin McDowell

XENIA — Captain Austin McDowell was born near Pittsburgh in 1815. He became a carpenter then came to Xenia where he went into the lumber yard bu...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Squirrel hunters of the Civil War

Squirrel hunters of the Civil War

As you are aware, Greene County sent more soldiers per capita to the Civil War than any other county in Ohio.The troops were outfitted in the customar...

October 27th, 2017 |