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Roughly Hewn Since 1965

0 Comments · Thursday, April 23, 2015
I came from first love and lust then conflict, disbelief and, finally, resolution, and that has been the cycle of my life — not necessarily in that order — lo these last 50 years.  

Check It Out

0 Comments · Thursday, April 23, 2015
Failures to embrace the ethical obligation to “check it out” can misdirect or undermine public policy with sometimes deadly effects.  

Worst Week Ever! April 15-21

0 Comments · Thursday, April 23, 2015
Decriminalization of marijuana is going to happen all across the USA soon and make the present era seem similar to the last two or three years before stupid Prohibition ended back in the 1930s.  

Dirty, Rotten Scoundrels

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
If I were the parent today of a black child in America, my black child would never see the light of day without our entire black family in tow.  

Worst Week Ever! April 8-14

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 15, 2015
What could earthlings possibly gain from abducting people like Randy Quaid in Independence Day who drink too much and live in the stupid desert?  

Up in the Old Hotel

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 8, 2015
The Alms’ current status as neighborhood eyesore has been a long time in the making.  

Being an Aging Parent

0 Comments · Friday, April 3, 2015
Move forward 30-plus years. I’m trying hard not to be my mother. I’m trying hard not to become an aging parent.  

The Indiana in Us All

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The signing of Indiana’s bill by Republican Governor Mike Pence giving Christians the legal right to refuse service to gays and lesbians is subversive and riddled with hate-mongering in the guise of protecting “basic religious freedoms.”  

Avoidable Errors Erode Confidence in 'Enquirer'

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Pointing out Enquirer errors — mistaken information that local copy editors would have caught in the Good Old Days — used to be a guilty pleasure. Today, repeated lapses raise a serious question.
  

Worst Week Ever! March 25-30

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 1, 2015
For years, Cincinnati sports fans have had to drink way too much before sporting events while huddling under overpasses or in parking lots near the stadiums.   

Teach Your Children Well

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Shame on any parent or guardian of school-aged children who has never questioned the term “teaching to the test” and its residual pressures on teachers and students.  

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Hillary Clinton is suffering so acutely from the Clinton Dynasty Syndrome she cannot see straight enough to come within the ZIP code of the right thing.  

Cincinnati vs. The World 3.18.15

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Facebook has clarified its rules on what types of posts it bans or does not ban and why.  

Media Happenings at The Enquirer, WXIX & More

0 Comments · Monday, March 16, 2015
Lots of good stuff happened during the past fortnight. Rick Green returned to the Enquirer. He’s the new publisher. That puts a solid, veteran journalist and news executive at the top of our Sole Surviving Daily.  

Mother and Child Reunion

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Gladine Rosetta Hill Wilson (then, crazily, Wilson again) Parrish would have been perhaps 83 on March 10. “Perhaps” because she finagled her age to the point that some of her sisters believed she was younger than she was when she died.