Turning potential into a reimagined Fairborn

Turning potential into a reimagined Fairborn

Most people choose where they will live for its location and potential to meet their family needs or special interests. I chose Fairborn to be close t...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Five laws that made America a better place

What Congress accomplished in 1965 puts today’s lawmakers to shame.Our country has no shortage of big problems. While big challenges are nothing...

August 19th, 2015 |  


The drill is gone

The drill is gone

GOP hopefuls are paying close attention to energy policy even if they’re mum about it.When Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election, the ...

August 19th, 2015 |  



Transforming our country

Transforming our country

It seems to me that this country is undergoing a major transformation - changes that affect us in many, many ways. New interpretations of laws and lon...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  


Holder proves you can go home again

Holder proves you can go home again

In a way, the former attorney general never really left his powerhouse corporate employer.Novelist Thomas Wolfe famously wrote: “You can’t...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Stop council inquiry before it starts

Stop inquiry before it startsXenia City Council is set to begin an inquiry into alleged actions of councilmen Dale Louderback and John Caupp on Wednes...

August 18th, 2015 updated: August 18th, 2015. |  


Throwing public education

Throwing public education

Today’s fee frenzy is a race to nowhere.Public education used to be, you know, public — an essential societal investment for the bettermen...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Memories of Dale Huffman: The Godfather

Memories of Dale Huffman: The Godfather

I lost a dear friend recently, the community a local legend.You knew him as Dale Huffman, writer for the Dayton Daily News covering just about any and...

August 15th, 2015 |  


What’s the end game?

What’s the end game?

There’s a point at which the quest for more money is no longer worthwhile.I was researching a billionaire who made a fortune in the pomegranate ...

August 15th, 2015 |  


What has happened to the penny?

What has happened to the penny?

Oh, sure, one-cent pieces still exist but the truth is you need a bunch of them to buy anything in America these days.Pennies, unfortunately, have gon...

August 14th, 2015 |