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Posted Jul 31, 2015 at 11:01 PM

This coming week will be Jon Stewart’s last on The Daily Show. We’ll miss what only he can bring to the show, but let’s hope that, with Trevor Noah as its host, it won’t lose Stewart’s intellectual integrity.Yes, we’ve enjoyed his humor. And yes, his fans have enjoyed his progressive viewpoint. But for me neither his comic abilities nor his politics have been the driving force of the show. It’s been his disgust with people’s...

Posted Jul 30, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Living in Ashland means I am spoiled. Most days during the theater season, should I so choose, I can see one, if not two or three, artistic productions of some national or international scale.This past week, I went to three.It's no...

Posted Jul 29, 2015 at 11:01 PM

If you wonder why Congress is so feeble these days that it can't even find a simple way to pass a transportation bill, look no further than Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., who proffered a little resolution on Tuesday night to oust John Boehner from...

Posted Jul 28, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Maynard Telpner recently wrote of his strong disapproval of the recently negotiated agreement with Iran over its nuclear program(s). I have a much different take.I’ve known Maynard for many years, and appreciate his warm, personable...

Posted Jul 29, 2015 at 2:00 AM

I am hoping the Ashland School Board and Ashland Schools Superintendent Jay Hummel can do the right thing, and support a mixed usage of both football and soccer, including use by both boys and girls soccer teams, at Phillips Field at Ashland High...

Posted Jul 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM

So accustomed are we to highlighting the polarized nature of our politics that we often forget how many Americans decline to be painted in bright reds or bright blues. Among us, there are pinks and turquoises and even purples. And these voters...

Posted Jul 26, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The standard template for launching a presidential bid has become familiar and de rigueur. The newbie candidate appears before a crowded room of enthusiastic supporters, many holding glossy signs with his or her name on it. The candidate stands...

Updated Jul 25, 2015 at 12:27 PM

In Valladolid, Spain, there is a large, elaborate monument to Christopher Columbus. Columbus is kneeling in the prow of a small barge; a figure representing Faith is standing behind him holding a cross and chalice. All this sits atop a globe...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 7:14 AM

After professional golfers wrap up their competitive season each year, the best and most popular among their ranks get to participate in what has been called the “Silly Season.”They play skins games, father-son...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 6:48 AM

Lawyers are often not held in high esteem, unless of course, you need one. “Go Set a Watchman,” the new novel by Harper Lee, has done nothing to improve the image of lawyers. More than a half century ago, Lee...

Posted Jul 23, 2015 at 11:01 PM

The Donald is along for the ride!Since he entered the presidential race on June 16, he has been solidly in the spotlight. Of course, Donald Trump is always fairly solidly in the spotlight. The abrasive real estate billionaire with the big...

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