Strengthening the VA

Strengthening the VA

Any nominee to head the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must be ready and able to strengthen and improve the VA for Ohio veterans.And before I mak...

May 18th, 2018 |  


The straight poop on doggie duty

The straight poop on doggie duty

“No, I don’t walk that way – you have to turn right on the next street – because Steve might be out and I’ll get a chanc...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Ohio ready for some fresh faces

To the Editor:With 24-year-old Jena Powell winning the 80th house district with 49.5 percent of the vote in a very tumultuous four-way race and 30-yea...

May 16th, 2018 |  



My life is going to the dogs

My life is going to the dogs

I have a gambling problem.For years, I’ve had trouble turning down a good wager, particularly if it involved a sporting event. I think after wat...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Editorial roundup

The Columbus Dispatch, May 12Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump May 9:The Fake News is working overtime. Just reported that, despite the tremendous succ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


The lasting impact of teachers

The lasting impact of teachers

Ohio students spend an average of 6.61 hours a day for 180 days per year for 13 years in school. Add to this the additional hours for persons who purs...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Appropriation or appreciation?

Appropriation or appreciation?

Recently, Keziah Ginger Daum, 18, wore a “qipao,” a traditional Chinese dress, to her prom in Utah. Were some offended? Yes. And the nasty...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Lessons from high school all part of growing up

Lessons from high school all part of growing up

It’s getting close to graduation time, which brings back some memories of my days at Troy High School back when the boys had long hair, the girl...

May 13th, 2018 |  


EDITORIAL ROUNDUP

The Marietta Times, May 5Many victims of sexual assault or harassment do not come forward because they are afraid of retaliation. One might suppose th...

May 13th, 2018 |  


A Teacher in every sense of the word

A Teacher in every sense of the word

The reason I have consistently railed against politicians dictating what we do in education is because my own life experiences have shown me that the ...

May 13th, 2018 |