The Bengals and breeding contempt

The Bengals and breeding contempt

There is an old saying that “familiarity breeds contempt.” Loosely interpreted, those things we are familiar with we end up feeling a bit ...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Tax relief for the middle class

Tax relief for the middle class

Recently, after years of discussion over tax reform ideas, the Senate passed legislation that will provide tax cuts for middle-class families and make...

December 15th, 2017 updated: December 15th, 2017. |  


A chance for the son to shine

A chance for the son to shine

The dreams I had for my son when he was born were pretty reasonable, I thought at the time.Starting linebacker at Ohio State.Harvard Law School. Stanf...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Christmas food for thought

Christmas food for thought

Think for a few minutes about a time in your life before you were burdened by financial issues and a steady stream of headlines announcing what tribe ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Spare me questions at checkout

My first go-round at commenting on the relationship between customers and store clerks at some of the chain stores — where you’re asked fo...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Tax plan igniting new moral movement

Tax plan igniting new moral movement

If you’re expecting a gift card from your boss as an end-of-year bonus, enjoy it this year because you probably won’t get one in 2018.The ...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


How the Olympics mirror real life

How the Olympics mirror real life

Here’s what I love about the Olympics: they’re so much like real life.No, I’m not talking about sportsmanship and universal peace an...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


How the Olympics mirror real life

How the Olympics mirror real life

Here’s what I love about the Olympics: they’re so much like real life.No, I’m not talking about sportsmanship and universal peace an...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

The Akron Beacon Journal, Dec. 3The indictment of Michael Flynn resonated as expected on Friday, a former national security adviser and head of defens...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Thanks during time of healing

To the Editor: Gerald “Jerry” Wight, age 84, of Covington, passed away on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. His wife, Ann Wight, and daughters, Deb S...

December 8th, 2017 |