American statesmanship is not dead

Extreme partisanship, we are often told, is the new normal. Americans are sorting into clusters of the same opinions, we choose our media diets so tha...

November 20th, 2018 |  


White House economists are obsessed with socialism

White House economists are obsessed with socialism

A new White House report links the idea of Medicare for All with Mao. Really?Trump’s White House seems to be both spooked… and spooky.Chec...

November 20th, 2018 |  


The case for bipartisan solutions

The case for bipartisan solutions

In the midst of all the partisanship and division we hear about in Washington these days, there are also examples of constructive legislating making a...

November 18th, 2018 |  



Letters to the editor

Thank you to the votersEditor:On behalf of our team, I write to thank the Xenia, Fairborn area communities and residents of Greene County for their po...

November 18th, 2018 |  


Aim high: Fly, fight, win

Aim high: Fly, fight, win

Do you have questions about relatives who served in the U.S. military? Where they served? The roles they played? Do you, or they, get a bit nervous wh...

November 18th, 2018 |  


Honor veterans today and everyday

Honor veterans today and everyday

One-hundred years ago, just as World War I ended, the young American soldier could hardly speak without coughing and hacking so hard that he almost pa...

November 15th, 2018 |  


A hidden display of impeccable character

A hidden display of impeccable character

2 Peter 1:5-7 “Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowle...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Protecting our natural areas

Protecting our natural areas

There are many conservation organizations around the Dayton area working to preserve and protect the watershed of the Mad and Little Miami rivers. B-W...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Midterm takeaway: We need a lot more democracy

Midterm takeaway: We need a lot more democracy

I can’t be the only one who spent the night of the midterms tossing and turning. Though I managed to shut off the coverage and try to sleep, spa...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Another puzzlement

Another puzzlement

It seems to me that every so often I come across something that defies my understanding - you know, a situation that doesn’t make much sense - w...

November 13th, 2018 |