Supporting all of Ohio’s children

Supporting all of Ohio’s children

As a society, we are leaving too many children behind.Our child welfare agencies are overwhelmed by the number of kids entering the system, and the ad...

May 9th, 2019 |  


A promise finally kept

A promise finally kept

After somewhere around 37 years, a lost class ring is finally on its way back to its original owner.I recently wrote about keeping a promise to my lat...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Teachers making a difference

As I travel around Ohio visiting schools, I see great teaching happening everywhere — a teacher in Swanton bringing history to life through inte...

May 8th, 2019 |  



HB 154 needs to right wrongs

A bill to abolish state control of academically struggling school districts, including Lorain City Schools, passed in the Ohio legislature May 1, must...

May 8th, 2019 |  


We must end voter suppression

When people think of voter suppression, a lot of things come to mind. Gerrymandered districts in Ohio and so many other states are certainly at the to...

May 7th, 2019 |  


Just fine in ‘our little world’

Just fine in ‘our little world’

The other night, while watching YouTube, I heard a song by country singer Tom T. Hall called “Our Little World.” He sang of the tranquilit...

May 7th, 2019 |  


Democrats are absolutely hysterical, hateful

The hate Trump train continues on the left and actually started before he was even inaugurated and I think in some cases prior to the 2016 final outco...

May 6th, 2019 |  


Sometimes, ya just gotta laugh

Sometimes, ya just gotta laugh

When I was only nine years old, I followed the political wrangling between Nixon and Kennedy. Since then, I have been fascinated by the process of ele...

May 6th, 2019 |  


Motorists at dangerous speeds

The callous disregard that many drivers have for speed limits was vividly illustrated recently when the Ohio State Highway Patrol conducted enforcemen...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Ag census: More renewables on farms

Farmers are increasingly adopting renewable energy on their farms. According to the U.S. Census of Agriculture, released on April 11, 2019, solar and ...

May 3rd, 2019 |