We can — and should — do more to help syrian refugees

We can — and should — do more to help syrian refugees

If tiny Lebanon can receive over 1 million, surely the wealthiest country in the world can follow suit.Imagine that 58 million Americans were streamin...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Chicken Disneyland

Chicken Disneyland

McDonald’s is slowly transitioning to cage-free eggs, but that’s only a slightly better deal for the chickens.McDonald’s made headli...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Health care isn’t a bargaining chip

Health care isn’t a bargaining chip

Women should be free to make their own health decisions no matter what they earn or where they live.Conservatives and progressives don’t agree o...

September 19th, 2015 |  



Make your judicial vote count

Make your judicial vote count

As the voting patterns were analyzed after the Nov. 6, 2012 general election, one thing became clear: a lot of Cuyahoga County voters who cast a ballo...

September 16th, 2015 |  


What’s wrong with this generation

What’s wrong with this generation

I think I have figured out what’s wrong with the current generation of Americans.I firmly believe we are much too predictable.For that reason I ...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Choosing between health and work

Choosing between health and work

Last week we celebrated Labor Day, and we welcomed an important step forward for American workers, with the President’s announcement that federa...

September 16th, 2015 |  


White supremacy is alive and all too well

White supremacy is alive and all too well

Our system amounts to affirmative action for white people.A New York Times obituary for Julian Bond, the civil rights icon who passed away this August...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Another truly American custom

Another truly American custom

It seems to me that some folks figure either I already know the answers to all their questions or I can somehow get them - regardless of the subject. ...

September 15th, 2015 |  


More jail beds: A good way to spend our money?

Not long ago I saw a newspaper article reporting that Greene County planned to open more jail beds at a significant expense. It struck me as odd, give...

September 12th, 2015 |  


The history of John M. Scott

The history of John M. Scott

Sometimes referred to as “Mr. Beavercreek,” John M. Scott loved being a part of this Greene County community.He was born in Indianapolis a...

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