Thank you to the Daily Times

Thank you to the Daily Times

Dear Editor,Thank you to the Portsmouth Daily Times for drawing attention to the threats to the Appalachian Regional Commission (“Uniting Our Vo...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Rhetoric boils over in health-care debate

Even by Washington standards, this is a particularly dumb political moment.Earlier this month a political zealot went to a baseball practice intending...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Two wins for Trump

The Supreme Court’s decision to allow portions of President Trump’s travel ban to proceed is a much-needed victory for the administration....

June 28th, 2017 |  



Calling out the intolerant

Calling out the intolerant

Dear Editor,Hundreds if not thousands of conservative Republicans have your back on the homeless issue that has grown into a blight on our fair city. ...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Store the fat, relish the dessert

Store the fat, relish the dessert

I was fork-deep into my second piece of carrot cake and a few sips into my cabernet. I deserve this indulgence I thought, the buttercream icing caress...

June 27th, 2017 |  


The name’s Hooverville — not skid row

The name’s Hooverville — not skid row

The Great Depression… A vision in my head. From the stock market crash in New York to the the dust bowl in the Great Plains, the country was in ...

June 26th, 2017 |  


The freakonomics of sugar

The freakonomics of sugar

In 2005 there was a best seller called “Freakonomics” by University of Chicago economist Steven Levitt and New York Times journalist Steph...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Community revitalization begins with a positive attitude:

“Why not move to Columbus, it’s so much better there?”These are the words I frequently hear circulate throughout Scioto County. I lo...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Parents should start planning now for back to school

Parents should start planning now for back to school

A healthy student is a better student. Healthy students have fewer absences, show more engagement and are better learners in the classroom, all leadin...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Letting go

Letting go

Imagine you with endless mental, physical, and spiritual energy.Imagine you off that emotional roller coaster focused, creative, and ready to live you...

June 25th, 2017 |