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Future in My Hand

There’s a song by Neil Young called “Loose Change,” the refrain of which aptly describes the state of […]

Settle Down Now, Broom

It’s interesting the things you remember about relatives, their quirks and snippets of things they said. My Uncle […]

Civics 101

This article appeared in the March 25, 2015, issue of The Lawrence County Advocate. In the ‘60s and […]

Immigration: Truth and Myths

This article was published in the Lawrence County Advocate on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. On a recent Sunday, […]

Government, More or Less

This op-ed was published in the Wednesday, October 29, 2014, edition of the Lawrence County Advocate. In Wednesday’s […]

Plainspeak for the Masses, Please

This article appeared in the Wednesday, October 9, 2014 edition of the Lawrence County Advocate. It addresses four […]

Staking Out The Moral High Ground?

“Fourth District’s Tea Party majority seems to ignore that DesJarlais is forever in the swamp” Please note: This […]

Oops! They Did It Again

This article appeared in the Wednesday, July 2, 2014, issue of The Lawrence County Advocate with the subheading, Hobby […]

Playing by the rules

Is something good for our democracy if it mostly benefits one side or the other? This question has […]

Can You Feel My Pain?

After reading two articles recently, one after another, I had an epiphany that made each one easier to […]

Waiting on the Trickle Down

The following Op-Ed appeared in the December 25, 2013 issue of the Lawrence County Advocate under the title […]

Feeding The Hungry Among Us

The following essay appeared in the Lawrence County Advocate on November 20, 2013: Feeding the hungry in our […]

Who is wearing no clothes?

This op-ed appeared in the Lawrence County Advocate on October 30, 2013, in response to one from the […]