Labor trafficking and language barriers

Some have claimed that when foreigners are brought to the United States as labor trafficking victims, that they are benefitting from the change and th...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Religion is lost

In an age of growing technology and scientific advances, religion is getting pushed into the shadows. More people are becoming educated, so that when ...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Robin Oda qualified for mayor’s job

To the Editor:The City of Troy is one of the greatest places to live. With its multi places for recreation, the available places for work and shopping...

April 8th, 2019 |  



People are still inherently good

To the Editor: In response to the recent shootings at Lucky’s Bar and the onslaught of anti-Piqua rhetoric on social media, I’d like to sh...

April 8th, 2019 |  


All in a day’s work

All in a day’s work

As I look at the calendar, April 8th has some significance for me. It was on that date, twenty five years ago, that I got my first real job. Faced wit...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

The Post and Courier of Charleston, S.C., April 3:One of the first things we teach our children is to never, ever get into a stranger’s car.In t...

April 8th, 2019 |  


Chock-full weekend in Rowdytown

Chock-full weekend in Rowdytown

It is a busy weekend of events here in our not-so-sleepy village. First, this Friday evening, the third all-you-can-eat walleye fish fry at St. Teresa...

April 7th, 2019 |  


Thought police — oops, Medicare — for all

Thought police — oops, Medicare — for all

The new Medicare for All bill (H.R. 1384) has come and hopefully will go the way of the pet rock. Everybody now knows the basics: the government will ...

April 6th, 2019 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Who is ‘we?’

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Who is ‘we?’

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Who is ‘we?’With pre-emptive apologies to grammarians everywhere, today we ponder the following question:Who is “...

April 5th, 2019 |  


Don’t answer the telephone

In January a Denver couple received a scam phone call from a man who told them he had kidnapped their daughter. The man was very convincing that their...

April 5th, 2019 |