It’s what we do that counts

It’s what we do that counts

I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, Home on the Range. You know the line, “Where never is heard a discouraging word”...

October 17th, 2017 |  


The most pleasant of seasons

The most pleasant of seasons

It seems to me that the few weeks between when the heat and humidity of summer dissipates and those icy arctic winds of winter commence is probably th...

October 17th, 2017 |  


An anti-poverty program that makes it pay to work

An anti-poverty program that makes it pay to work

Imagine a government-funded anti-poverty tool that encouraged people to work. Now imagine that it’s popular with both Democrats and Republicans,...

October 16th, 2017 |  


American child care is in crisis

American child care is in crisis

The lack of affordable child care should be front and center when we talk about the economy.When I found out I was pregnant, one of the very first thi...

October 16th, 2017 |  


$1.6 billion only covers 74 miles

$1.6 billion only covers 74 miles

Trump Wants $1.6 Billion for the Border Wall. That Covers Just 74 Miles. All this for a boondoggle project most Americans continue to oppose.How much ...

October 16th, 2017 |  


$1.6 billion only covers 74 miles

$1.6 billion only covers 74 miles

Trump Wants $1.6 Billion for the Border Wall. That Covers Just 74 Miles. All this for a boondoggle project most Americans continue to oppose.How much ...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Tax plan: A billion or three for guys like him

Tax plan: A billion or three for guys like him

What’s the largest personal stake a U.S. president has ever had in legislation he signed into law? Whatever it was, it’ll be dwarfed by wh...

October 15th, 2017 |  


The dark side of hosting the Olympics

The dark side of hosting the Olympics

This summer, Los Angeles officials reached a deal with the International Olympic Committee to host the 2028 Olympic Summer Games.For its trouble, the ...

October 14th, 2017 |  


A parent’s familiar dread, after Las Vegas mass shooting

A parent’s familiar dread, after Las Vegas mass shooting

You scan the faces of the other parents at drop-off.You check for knowledge. For fear. For grief.Every one of your parental instincts tells you not to...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Remembering Sara Galloway

XENIA — Born in Xenia, Sara Galloway spent the greater part of her life in that city. A graduate of the Cincinnati College of Music, she taught ...

October 13th, 2017 |