Prison rape: Predators with a key

It didn’t start as rape. Just weeks after arriving at a Kentucky jail, Rosa (not her real name, to protect her safety) was already a target. One...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Veterans and their service dogs: Paws off, please

The relationship between a service dog and a veteran is akin to a team walking a tightrope. To succeed, they must focus on each other, intently. Distr...

November 9th, 2017 |  


America: We have to stop here and turn it around

America: We have to stop here and turn it around

When do we stop? I mean, when do we, the people of the United States of America, stop what we’re doing in our daily lives to recognize that the ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Mitch Albom: NY terrorist attack shows terror of online radicalization

Mitch Albom: NY terrorist attack shows terror of online radicalization

What makes a terrorist? Can anyone really say?There are generalities about poverty, but well-to-do men have gone on killing sprees.There are accusatio...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Concerned about fate of representative government

Warning: your rain barrels are a code violation!Welcome to the world of trying to do what the City of Delaware pays someone to encourage only to requi...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Ramesh Ponnuru: Losers in GOP’s tax plan can afford the loss

Ramesh Ponnuru: Losers in GOP’s tax plan can afford the loss

It says something about the politics of tax reform that some of the best parts of the new Republican bill are its most politically vulnerable.Tax cuts...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Christine Flowers: Selective outrage about Kevin Spacey

Christine Flowers: Selective outrage about Kevin Spacey

I first saw Kevin Spacey in an old crime series called “Wiseguy.” It was about three decades ago, and he played a character who had biblic...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Jonah Goldberg: Could it be that both parties are doomed?

Jonah Goldberg: Could it be that both parties are doomed?

For all the obvious reasons, the Republican Party gets most of the attention these days. For starters, it controls the White House, the Senate and the...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Appreciative of support

My name is Richard L. Jones, or as most of my friends know me as Dick. I reside in Ostrander, Ohio, just outside the village. I was born in Ostrander ...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Your Pastor Speaks: Our relation to creation

Your Pastor Speaks: Our relation to creation

(Based on Genesis 1:1-31, 2:1-4.)Tending my garden as a child, I needed my father’s guidance and strength even though I insisted that I knew wha...

November 3rd, 2017 |