Lori Borgman: On call for potty training

Lori Borgman: On call for potty training

I fielded four calls before I finally found out that my name and number had been posted on a bathroom wall. It’s not as bad as it sounds. My con...

July 28th, 2016 |  


George Will: Can Clinton do in 2016 what Reagan did in 1980?

George Will: Can Clinton do in 2016 what Reagan did in 1980?

PHILADELPHIA — En route to fight one of his many duels, French politician Georges Clemenceau bought a one-way train ticket. Was he pessimistic? ...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Amy Eddings: Why air conditioning makes my blood boil

Amy Eddings: Why air conditioning makes my blood boil

If you would have been passing by our house last weekend, when the mercury in the thermometer was licking at 90 degrees and the air felt as hot and pu...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Pete Sepp: Time for Ohio to get serious about comprehensive tax reform

Pete Sepp: Time for Ohio to get serious about comprehensive tax reform

President Harry Truman coined the term “do-nothing Congress” to describe the gridlock and inaction among his counterparts on Capitol Hill ...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


John Grindrod: A few RNC ‘P-word’ observations

John Grindrod: A few RNC ‘P-word’ observations

Over time I’ve really tended to pay quite a bit more attention to events that take place with long intervals of time before they return.I think ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


George Santino: Raising the minimum wage doesn’t matter

George Santino: Raising the minimum wage doesn’t matter

Raising the minimum wage doesn’t matter. I can hear the screams now. “What do you mean it doesn’t matter? Fifteen dollars an hour is...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


Meghan Daum: Why the weasel word ‘problematic’ should be banned

Meghan Daum: Why the weasel word ‘problematic’ should be banned

For the last few years, reasonable people of various ideological leanings have been lamenting the scourge that is the word “problematic.” ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Jay Ambrose: Not the usual Trump speech

Jay Ambrose: Not the usual Trump speech

It was dark, dark, oh so dark. That’s what numerous media commentators said about Donald Trump’s speech at the end of the Cleveland conven...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


Jerry Zezima: ‘Fat cat on a thin roof’

Jerry Zezima: ‘Fat cat on a thin roof’

It has been said, probably by Andrew Lloyd Webber, that a cat has nine lives. If that’s true, it means the cats in our humble home had 36.It als...

July 24th, 2016 |  


George Will: Pence the pliable

George Will: Pence the pliable

WASHINGTON — Crucial political decisions often concern which bridges to cross and which to burn. Donald Trump’s dilemma is that he burns s...

July 24th, 2016 updated: July 24th, 2016. |