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Updated Jul 29, 2016 at 8:11 AM

The death penalty just became a whole lot more interesting with Hillary Clinton’s choice of running mate. By selecting Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate, Hillary Clinton chose one of the few Democratic governors who, like her husband Bill Clinton, put people to death. Clinton has said she “would breathe a sigh of relief if either the Supreme Court or the states themselves began to eliminate the death penalty.” According to Think Progress, Clinton...

Posted Jul 28, 2016 at 11:01 PM

With all the chitchat on the internet and elsewhere regarding the ghoulish hilarity of a possible Trump presidency, one of the ideas consistently making the rounds is the suggestion that Trump is too vapid, narcissistic or lazy to actually run...

Posted Jul 27, 2016 at 11:01 PM

"[I am] a fool who believes that death is waste and love is sweet and that the earth turns and men change every day and that rivers run and that people wanna be better than they are and that flowers smell good and that I hurt terribly today,...

Updated Jul 27, 2016 at 2:00 PM

I’m so old, I read George Orwell’s “1984” in 1984. I also saw Apple’s “1984” ad where a woman dressed as like Hooters waitress smashed the screen of a huge monitor setting the masses...

Posted Jul 26, 2016 at 11:01 PM

There have been various attempts to explain Donald Trump's appeal. Any adequate explanation needs to recognize how he summons within us a set of instincts which, if we are not careful, can override our more advanced processes of thinking and...

Updated Jul 26, 2016 at 12:27 PM

Sustained North Korea threats, and nuclear weapon and missile tests, have led the Obama administration and Prime Minister Park Geun-hye’s government of South Korea to agree to deploy the Lockheed Martin THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Air...

Posted Jul 25, 2016 at 11:01 PM

No single issue carries greater long-term significance than the condition of our environment, and climate change is a factor in an increasing number of policy decisions made by the City Council. Ashlanders want to make a difference, and the...

Updated Jul 25, 2016 at 1:50 PM

Have you ever had an idea that was a really good idea, but when you finally came up with the idea, it was too late to make it become a reality? I know I have. I did just this week. When I heard that Hillary Clinton had...

Updated Jul 25, 2016 at 8:25 AM

Donald Trump joined a very short list Thursday night. There aren’t many people who can say that they have been named a candidate for President of the United States by one of the country’s two major parties. That is a...

Posted Jul 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM

PHILADELPHIA — After a raucous Republican convention nominated the very conservative Barry Goldwater in 1964, President Lyndon Johnson's campaign ran an advertisement quoting William Scranton, Pennsylvania's moderate governor, describing...

Posted Jul 24, 2016 at 11:01 PM

As I write this, the Republican convention awaits Donald Trump’s speech wherein he will accept his party’s nomination. His address will attempt to create cohesion for a fractured party marred by chaos and vitriolic anger, not just...

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