Cutting programs that serve people is no solution to deficit

The Gazette last week reported that Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio’s 4th Congressional District) will be running for speaker of the U.S. House, and that ...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Call it new technology or just common sense, but things change in the food and nutrition world. Many decades ago, I was taught that low-fat food items...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Study in contrasts — Mars and Venus

Study in contrasts — Mars and Venus

As I write these lines, Venus is setting in the west and Mars is rising in the east. They are part of a grand planetary observing opportunity that als...

July 30th, 2018 |  



Echoes of old debates

Echoes of old debates

“We think it clear that detention or temporary confinement, as part of the means necessary to give effect to the provisions for the exclusion or...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Who is the most famous person who ever lived in the history of the world? Elvis? Adolf Hitler? Stalin? Michael Jordan? Michael Jackson? Muhammad? A Be...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Saving pensions Ohioans earned

Saving pensions Ohioans earned

Last week, thousands of workers and retirees came to Columbus to demand Congress solve the crisis threatening the secure retirement these Americans ea...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Kavanaugh is the right pick for Supreme Court

Kavanaugh is the right pick for Supreme Court

When Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy — who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan — announced he was going to step down from the c...

July 25th, 2018 |  


O’Connor is a ‘pragmatist’

We encourage voters to press the button on election day for Danny O’Connor, the Democrat who is running in the Aug. 7 special election for the H...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Remember when gas stations only sold gas, oil and tires? To some of us born before 1970, refueling was the main reason to stop unless you had to get a...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Mars mania — the 2018 edition

Mars mania — the 2018 edition

During August 2003, we experienced the last close approach of our planet to Mars. The hoopla reached gigantic proportions. “The best Martian app...

July 23rd, 2018 |