The Bengals and breeding contempt

The Bengals and breeding contempt

There is an old saying that “familiarity breeds contempt.” Loosely interpreted, those things we are familiar with we end up feeling a bit ...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Tax relief for the middle class

Tax relief for the middle class

Recently, after years of discussion over tax reform ideas, the Senate passed legislation that will provide tax cuts for middle-class families and make...

December 15th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


Troy mom wants answers on gun laws

To the Editor:This morning I put my first grader Noah on the school bus with a heavy heart as I thought about another mom and dad who put their Noah o...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

Dec. 4, The New York Times on whether the president can obstruct justice:You know you have a problem when you’ve been president for less than 11...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Sometimes, all you want is a chance

Sometimes, all you want is a chance

The dreams I had for my son when he was born were pretty reasonable, I thought at the time.Starting linebacker at Ohio State.Harvard Law School. Stanf...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Christmas food for thought

Christmas food for thought

Think for a few minutes about a time in your life before you were burdened by financial issues and a steady stream of headlines announcing what tribe ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Spare me questions at checkout

My first go-round at commenting on the relationship between customers and store clerks at some of the chain stores — where you’re asked fo...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Tax plan igniting new moral movement

Tax plan igniting new moral movement

If you’re expecting a gift card from your boss as an end-of-year bonus, enjoy it this year because you probably won’t get one in 2018.The ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Historic preservation, nonprofit’s mission can both win

By Ben Sutherly on behalf of the Unity for Trinity CommitteeEach year, more than 1,000 elementary students tour downtown Troy to learn about the Under...

December 11th, 2017 |  


How the Olympics mirror real life

How the Olympics mirror real life

Here’s what I love about the Olympics: they’re so much like real life.No, I’m not talking about sportsmanship and universal peace an...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |