Peace in the world, peace in Scioto County

Peace in the world, peace in Scioto County

Nobel Peace Prize receivers must be unique individuals with hearts turned toward peace for humanity.I revisited the speeches of a few Nobel Peace Priz...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Trump’s friends have a different definition of ‘financial hardship’

Trump’s friends have a different definition of ‘financial hardship’

The Environmental Protection Agency recently granted to an oil refinery owned by Carl Icahn a so-called “financial hardship” waiver. The e...

May 11th, 2018 |  


What to do when Ohio attorneys are unethical

What to do when Ohio attorneys are unethical

Individuals hire attorneys to correct wrongs and make things right. But, what do you do when your attorney lies, cheats or steals?“The Supreme C...

May 10th, 2018 |  



The exhaustion factor

The exhaustion factor

The “wall of protection” conservative media has erected around President Trump may be crumbling.Fox News Channel, whose opinion programs &...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Scare us thin? NAFTA doesn’t hafta

Chile — one of many nations with a swelling obesity rate — is trying to scare people thin.It has slapped black stop-sign-shaped warning la...

May 9th, 2018 |  


When big, old, gnarly trees die

When big, old, gnarly trees die

A few years ago, our 100-year-old tree was cut down for safety reasons. A piece of history, once living — now dead. Now its twin tree is disease...

May 8th, 2018 |  


A time to pray

A time to pray

A time to pray. Now that’s a phrase I have used a time or two in ministry. At the beginning of services, before large gatherings, in small group...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA divides the resistance

One of the surreal features of the Trump era in Washington is the composition of “the resistance.”There are of course many progressives on...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Obesity vs. poverty

Obesity vs. poverty

It has been shown that the poor are more likely to be obese. This is only true in first-world countries, though. In third-world countries, the reverse...

May 8th, 2018 |  


Expressing appreciation for employees at the local prison

Expressing appreciation for employees at the local prison

Usually, the prison information in the media highlights positive programs for inmates and their families; inmate homicides or suicides; or inmates and...

May 7th, 2018 |