School days – not and then

School days – not and then

It seems to me that being in public schools these days is sure a lot different from what we of the geriatric generation experienced. That conclusion i...

October 1st, 2019 |  


It’s a pretty great place to live

It’s a pretty great place to live

As we usher in October in mid-July heat, my mind wanders to the many wonderful things I didn’t realize I loved about living in the Ohio Valley. ...

October 1st, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: America Tunes Out the Demented Dems

Michael Reagan: America Tunes Out the Demented Dems

It’s too bad for America that CNN’s seven-hour town hall on climate change was such a rating disaster.If 20 times as many viewers had tune...

September 10th, 2019 |  



No justice for Washington elite

No justice for Washington elite

It seems to me that now that all the excitement, commotion, and outright screams of rage generated by a recent report from the Department of Justice (...

September 10th, 2019 |  


Buccaneers are vastly improved

Buccaneers are vastly improved

MIAMISBURG — What a difference a year makes.In 2018, the Xenia Buccaneers girls varsity golf team was celebrating a team-low score of 216. On We...

August 28th, 2019 |  


Racism is still doing well

Racism is still doing well

In the 1990s I was called before a state legislative committee to explain my efforts to welcome diverse students into the California colleges that wer...

July 25th, 2019 |  


The importance of play in a child’s life

The importance of play in a child’s life

If you are someone who enjoys listening to people with more knowledge and expertise than you possess in fields that interest you, you may want to inve...

July 9th, 2019 |  


What’s wrong with Congress? Lack of order

What’s wrong with Congress? Lack of order

The other day, someone I’ve known for years offered a pointed bit of criticism. “It’s easy for people like you to make long lists of...

July 7th, 2019 |  


Recyclable excuses for expanding government

Recyclable excuses for expanding government

WASHINGTON — Randolph Bourne (1886-1918) said, “War is the health of the state.” James Madison said, “War is in fact the true ...

June 13th, 2019 |  


Self-education is power

Self-education is power

During the last few decades, the politicization of education has changed its purpose from creating an informed citizenry AND an educated workforce to ...

April 5th, 2019 |