Mobilizing progressive resistance

Mobilizing progressive resistance

The progressive vision for America — to make life better for all families, not just the privileged elite at the top — has suffered setback...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Are our taxes making us safer?

Are our taxes making us safer?

While we don’t know how much President Donald Trump paid in taxes this year, or even if he paid any at all, most of the rest of us just filed wi...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Beyond redemptive violence

Beyond redemptive violence

“American officials had predicted that the missile strike would result in a major shift in Assad’s calculus, but the U.S. attack appeared ...

May 11th, 2017 |  



A Russian Immigrant and an American Classic

A Russian Immigrant and an American Classic

“You swore that you would, so be true to your vow, let’s all be Americans now.”— Let’s All Be Americans Now, 1917“...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Take Time For Mom

Take Time For Mom

I wish I had my mother this Mother’s Day, actually every day. How sweet it would be to talk to her on the telephone and talk about the weather, ...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Congrats, Graduates! Here’s Your Diploma and Debt

Congrats, Graduates! Here’s Your Diploma and Debt

It’s that time of year again. Flowers are flowering, spring is springing, and across the country college graduates are graduating with their new...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Columns by Tom Hastings

Columns by Tom Hastings

Happy Earth DayIt was 21 years ago today I awoke in the middle of the night, got my co-actor up, then roused the others and we all got into two vehicl...

May 10th, 2017 |  


The Post Office Delivers

The Post Office Delivers

A half-dollar hardly counts as money these days — it won’t even buy a cup of coffee. But pssssst… here’s an amazing half-dolla...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Is Trump Taking Us to War Everywhere?

Is Trump Taking Us to War Everywhere?

No one ever expected Donald Trump to be a peace-loving president. On the campaign trail, he endorsed torture, said he’d bomb the families of all...

May 10th, 2017 |  


OhioMeansJobs.com a Valuable Resource for People of All Ages

OhioMeansJobs.com a Valuable Resource for People of All Ages

It is no secret that continually advancing technology is changing the way we live our everyday lives. As a state representative, I think it is importa...

May 10th, 2017 |