A tax plan only a one percenter could love

A tax plan only a one percenter could love

After the failed effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), the Trump administration has set its sights on its next big project: so-cal...

April 26th, 2017 |  


My autistic child isn’t ‘diseased’

My autistic child isn’t ‘diseased’

Instead of trying to “cure” autism, we should focus on creating a friendlier, more respectful environment.Finding out that your child is a...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Preventing addiction by stopping overprescribing

Preventing addiction by stopping overprescribing

Look at your watch. In the next hour, five Americans will die of a drug overdose.I’ve been working on the issue of drug abuse prevention for mor...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Heads up: An invasion is coming

Heads up: An invasion is coming

It seems to me that folks hereabouts should be forewarned that in a few weeks we will be subjected to what might be called an “invasion.” ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Nuns take on Wells Fargo

Nuns take on Wells Fargo

In an insightful song about outlaws, Woody Guthrie wrote this verse: “As through this world I travel / I see lots of funny men / Some’ll r...

April 25th, 2017 |  


What next with North Korea?

What next with North Korea?

There was a moment at Press Secretary Sean Spicer’sWhite House briefing Monday that was significant. Asked by a reporter about North Korea’...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Increasing budget for already massive military

A president with business acumen should understand that throwing more money at an already over-budgeted asset isn’t wise.Yet President Trump rec...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Getting that secure feeling yet?

Getting that secure feeling yet?

Millions of Americans are feeling uneasy, disgruntled, and insecure. That message sounded loud and clear throughout our turbulent election year.The Tr...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Remembering R. Hayes Hamilton

XENIA — R. Hayes Hamilton was a Xenia active who became the maitre-d’hotel at the Flanders in Ocean City, N.J. His ability to manage a maj...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Some historical ordinances in the city

Some historical ordinances in the city

Ninety years have gone by since the 1927 Ordinances for Xenia were put into effect. Some still remain on the books and some we might find interesting ...

April 21st, 2017 |