The President is removing litter protections from national parks

The President is removing litter protections from national parks

By most measures Trump’s had an ineffective presidency.If you oppose his agenda, as I do, this is no doubt a good thing. Like countless others, ...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


The alt-right mentality is responsible for Trump’s moral failure in Charlottesville

The alt-right mentality is responsible for Trump’s moral failure in Charlottesville

Who could imagine a president would act as an enabler of neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klansmen?President Donald Trump’s refusal to unequivocally condem...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Remembering Father Don Quinn

YELLOW SPRINGS — A scholar, noted author and student of Grecian history, The Rev. Don Daniel Quinn was born in Yellow Spring in 1861. After grad...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Lesson from Hurricane Harvey

Lesson from Hurricane Harvey

I’ve long associated the name Harvey with a six-foot, three-and-a-half-inch tall, helpful rabbit that happened to be invisible to everyone but a...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Lessons on North Korea from the Cuban Missile Crisis

Lessons on North Korea from the Cuban Missile Crisis

Nearly 55 years ago, in October 1962, I was a college student who’d just turned 20.The Cuban Missile Crisis began the day after my birthday, and...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Maximilian Kolbe and responding to Charlottesville

Maximilian Kolbe and responding to Charlottesville

Seventy-six years ago this week, Nazi prisoner 16670, a Polish priest named Maximilian Kolbe, died in a German concentration camp.Kolbe had been sent ...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Opioid emergency declaration overdue

Opioid emergency declaration overdue

Ohioans don’t need a declaration to tell them the opioid crisis is a national emergency. Many of them are living this nightmare every day.This m...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Worried sick about prescription costs

Worried sick about prescription costs

Ask about health care at a summer cookout, and you’ll likely get an earful about how drug corporations are gouging us, leaving many families to ...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Alt-right’s despicability doesn’t make ‘antifa’ the good guys

Alt-right’s despicability doesn’t make ‘antifa’ the good guys

Fighting Nazis is a good thing, but fighting Nazis doesn’t necessarily make you or your cause good. By my lights this is simply an obvious fact....

August 30th, 2017 |  


The true believer

The true believer

It seems to me that the seemingly ever-increasing growth and unification of a variety of groups and their activities are beginning to define and clari...

August 29th, 2017 |