The White House vs. Working Stiffs

The White House vs. Working Stiffs

A handy new pamphlet counts the president’s lies and attacks on the working people he duped into supporting him.Have you noticed that Donald Tru...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


No love for working families this Valentine’s Day

No love for working families this Valentine’s Day

A Pennsylvania secretary gets an extra $1.50 a week from the GOP tax bill. The Koch brothers get an extra $27 million.Love is in the air. Or so the ma...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Russia not the only actors in the 2016 election

Russia not the only actors in the 2016 election

The indictment of 13 Russians and three companies for allegedly creating a “sophisticated network designed to subvert the 2016 election and to s...

February 23rd, 2018 |  



Remembering Harry Higgins

XENIA — Harry Higgins held the position of Postmaster for the City of Xenia for nearly 14 years when he retired in 1948. Born in Spring Valley, ...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


Why we’re all feeling a sense of betrayal these days

Why we’re all feeling a sense of betrayal these days

The president isn’t the only one who’s feeling betrayed these days.America no longer feels like America — a safe, welcoming refuge f...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


America’s anguish

America’s anguish

The pre-meditated murder of 17 high school students in south Florida last week is beyond comprehensive. Among the many questions that arise from this ...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Niksen and the calm of doing nothing

Niksen and the calm of doing nothing

We’re stressed and we need to slow down once in a while. I should be the last one giving that advice and the first taking it. As it turns out, I...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


Protecting Veterans from VA accounting mistakes

One of my most important jobs as your senator is listening to the Ohioans I represent. The best ideas don’t come out of Washington — they ...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


What is Trump trying so hard to cover up?

What is Trump trying so hard to cover up?

It’s often said, in assessing recurrent Washington scandals, that the cover-up is worse than the crime.That was certainly true when President Ri...

February 22nd, 2018 |  


America dumps its fracking waste in my Ohio town

America dumps its fracking waste in my Ohio town

My county is poor and remote. Fracking companies think they can abuse it.My southeastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills is a small, rural plac...

February 17th, 2018 |