The insult generator

The insult generator

Donald Trump ought to give a Jewish custom a shot.It’s apology season on the campaign trail.After months of botched damage control, Hillary Clin...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Chicago’s taxpayer-funded ode to robber barons

Chicago’s taxpayer-funded ode to robber barons

The Park Service is sponsoring a national monument on the site of an autocratic old company town.History, as the old adage goes, is written by the win...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


The only game in town

The only game in town

The stock market is as crooked as the dice game in Guys and Dolls.The stock market is down. It must be some crazy thing China has done. Those Communis...

September 22nd, 2015 |  



Answering constructive criticism

Answering constructive criticism

It seems to me that one of the “side effects” of writing an opinion column such as this is that readers occasionally offer what is commonl...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Remembering Agnes O’Bryant

JAMESTOWN - She was named Greene County Mother of the Year in 1988. She lived in Jamestown where she raised 11 children and was a “mom pro-tem&#...

September 19th, 2015 |  


The Singing Smth sisters

The Singing Smth sisters

It has been quite a few years since the Smith Sisters sang at the Jamestown Opera House, but if you were to visit the restored Opera House today, you ...

September 19th, 2015 |  


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 |