The sentence they don’t tell you about

The sentence they don’t tell you about

The government’s petty harassment didn’t end after I served time for being a whistleblower.Eight years ago I blew the whistle on the CIA&#...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Do the rich rule America?

Do the rich rule America?

Our campaign finance system isn’t just sending us toward a new Gilded Age — it’s a new Platinum Age.Is America’s political sys...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Why the inquiry should end

When the Xenia Gazette headline raised the question July 31 about “lies, half truths,” there were key questions for what’s true and ...

August 27th, 2015 |  



Homes for sale

Homes for sale

Some mornings when I don’t have anything better to do I check out the “Homes for Sale” advertisements in my daily newspaper.I’...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Big Ag spars with the first amendment

Big Ag spars with the first amendment

Animal abuse isn’t only a problem when people find out about it.The First Amendment may be inconvenient to some people at times, but it’s ...

August 27th, 2015 |  


An extraordinary diplomatic feat

An extraordinary diplomatic feat

Obama may have stopped a war with Iran before it started, but stopping a war isn’t the same as peace.The nuclear agreement with Iran is an extra...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Who’s the real troublemaker in the Middle East?

Who’s the real troublemaker in the Middle East?

Iran’s no democratic paradise, but Washington’s Saudi allies are even worse.Except for maybe the Affordable Care Act, nothing gets Republi...

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 25th, 2015. |  


A distinctive American custom

A distinctive American custom

It seems to me that a wide assortment of “American” products, music and all kinds of stuff have shown up around the world - jeans, jazz, t...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Remembering Professor EB Cox

FAIRBORN - Edwin Bruce Cox was born in Osborn (now Fairborn). He graduated from Wesleyan College and came to Xenia as assistant principal at the age o...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Make hay while the sun shines

Make hay while the sun shines

You’ve probably heard the old adage, “you’ve got to make hay while the sun shines,” but do you know what it means? Put simply,...

August 20th, 2015 |