It takes more than a park

After seeing in the paper what NOW is planning to do for the uptown area, I got to thinking about the past and what...

Avoiding the Obamacare repeal firing line

INDIANAPOLIS – There are occasions in American politics where brewing issues foam up to the point where the public becomes angry and impassioned. Politicians...

Absolutely a swallow

No doubt about it. It was a swallow that built her nest on an angle-iron second story deck support lintel directly over Anglkeep’s rear...

Trump family values

Jeff Sessions thought he was on the Trump team, but he was sadly mistaken. For President Donald Trump, the world breaks down into three categories...

Pence straddles the Trumpian, Gop cataclysm

Friday, Oct. 7, Gov. Mike Pence’s excellent adventure brought him to Tony Packo’s, a legendary Toledo restaurant. His campaign team had promised the traveling...

The big shark has a ‘C’ on it and it’s starting...

Cue the cello music, boys. The big mean monster is swimming in for the kill. The reference, of course, is to “Jaws,” the story about...

The travel moratorium: A hopeless disaster

Stupid but legal. Such is the Trump administration’s travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries. Of course, as with almost everything in American...

One phish, two phish, red phish, green phish

It’s easy to complain about stuff (as evidenced by my skill level in this department), especially each September. (My last street fair reference. I...

Did Joan Baez ever have a minimum-wage job?

One doesn’t matter so much but it still bugs me. The other one does matter. It bugs me, too. A week ago this past Tuesday...

Indiana Statehouse admits its alcohol problem

The first step in dealing with this state’s alcohol laws is to admit Indiana has a problem. Backed into a corner by a convenience store...