The pitfalls of public speaking

The pitfalls of public speaking

“Public speaking ranks as our No. 1 fear, even outranking the fear of death, says Peter Desberg, PhD, professor of psychology at California Stat...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Payday lending reform necessary

Payday lending reform necessary

In the legislature, we have been working tirelessly for years on an issue that has affected many of Ohio’s families: the predatory practices of ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


It’s never too late to ‘just do it’

It’s never too late to ‘just do it’

Perhaps you have you been told, “Go for it,” or “Just do it,” or “Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.”Na...

September 19th, 2018 |  



Michael Reagan: Resistance in the White House

Michael Reagan: Resistance in the White House

The stories of chaos, craziness and betrayal going on inside the Trump White House are nothing to worry much about.White House staffers attempting to ...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Cal Thomas: The left is running on empty

Cal Thomas: The left is running on empty

The woman who alleged in a confidential letter that as a high school student in Maryland in the ’80s Brett Kavanaugh “pinned her to a bed ...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Ending the opioid epidemic

Ending the opioid epidemic

In the coming days, the Senate will pass a package of legislation to fight the opioid crisis. And in that legislation, I worked with my Republican col...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Cal Thomas: An American history lesson

Cal Thomas: An American history lesson

They don’t teach history, at least American history, like they did when I attended public school. That’s why the recent hearings on Judge ...

September 14th, 2018 |  


The human side of state report cards

The human side of state report cards

The State Board of Education released its report card on public schools last week, causing howls of indignation from almost everywhere.For the next fe...

September 14th, 2018 |  


Editorial roundup

The Marietta Times, Sept. 8Local students and parents are among those across the state crying out for a better way to keep students cool — and i...

September 13th, 2018 |  


Why we need a better cyber Paul Revere

Why we need a better cyber Paul Revere

On the verge of the American Revolution, Paul Revere alerted Americans of the British invasion; his legendary feat is now immortalized (with some poet...

September 12th, 2018 |