Neil Winget: Price of apathy too high

Once again, the nation has been horrified and shocked by more mass shootings and killings in public places. The most recent in Dayton has hit close to...

August 5th, 2019 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: To be African American is to be perpetually exhausted by race

Leonard Pitts Jr.: To be African American is to be perpetually exhausted by race

Ed has had enough.“I’m simply tired, tired and tired of hearing about race,” he wrote last month in an email. He signed himself a &#...

August 4th, 2019 |  


George Will: For the Democrats, it’s winnowing time

George Will: For the Democrats, it’s winnowing time

Winnow: verb. To expose (grain or other substances) to the wind or to a current of air so that the lighter particles (as chaff or other refuse matter)...

August 4th, 2019 |  



Jim Krumel: The new twist in the legend of John Dillinger

Jim Krumel: The new twist in the legend of John Dillinger

If Ralph Alsman were alive today, it would be interesting to know what he thought about last week’s news concerning notorious 1930s gangster Joh...

August 4th, 2019 |  


Carl P. Leubsdorf: Why Democrats’ big ideas are unlikely to become reality

Carl P. Leubsdorf: Why Democrats’ big ideas are unlikely to become reality

Rod Serling’s “Twilight Zone” may be a more realistic characterization of the many Democratic proposals during their debates.New Yor...

August 3rd, 2019 |  


Don Stratton: Smart guns? Really not a smart idea

Don Stratton: Smart guns? Really not a smart idea

Perpetual presidential candidate Joe Biden is at it again, playing firearms politics like he has done before, and once again proving that he knows lit...

August 3rd, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel Grapevine: The story that never happened

Jim Krumel Grapevine: The story that never happened

It’s turning out there’s a good reason why economic development leaders around Lima weren’t talking with each other about the Lima r...

August 3rd, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Someone’s ready for adulthood

David Trinko: Someone’s ready for adulthood

Yesterday, she was our kiddo. Now, she’s our adult-o.Our oldest daughter just turned 18. I know what you’re thinking; I don’t look o...

August 3rd, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: How to protect yourself after a data breach

Cheryl Parson: How to protect yourself after a data breach

Capital One made news last week because of a huge data breach where more than just “What’s in your wallet?” was stolen. A female hac...

August 3rd, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Powers of attorney and personal liability

Legal-Ease: Powers of attorney and personal liability

This column often discusses powers of attorney, commonly called POAs, and how they are used to allow a principal (such as a parent or other loved one)...

August 3rd, 2019 |