What You Should Know about Ohio Firearm Owner Rights and Responsibilities

Q: Can a person under 21 years of age possess a handgun in Ohio?A: Yes. It is not a crime for a person under 21 years of age to possess a firearm. How...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


I’ve got my keys, now wheres my car?

I’ve got my keys, now wheres my car?

I began the practice many years ago. Just before I go through TSA screening I drop my car keys safely and securely into my briefcase. To date, I can r...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Don’t Lose Heart

Don’t Lose Heart

Did anyone pick up the Portsmouth Daily Times this morning hoping to be discouraged? Did anyone look for an article just hoping that someone would be ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


A ceremony of stability for a shake-it-up president

WASHINGTON — No ritual embodies the stability of the American government more than an inauguration. And no one in modern times has arrived for t...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Women’s March hardly inclusive if it excludes pro-life women

Call it the “People With Uteruses Who Hate Donald Trump March.” Or the “Birth Control, Not Self Control March.” Or the “...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Hope the pigs are not in the mud

Hope the pigs are not in the mud

“Hold on here, I’ve got it somewhere,” I said to a friend as I shuffled through a stack of newspapers on my cluttered desk looking f...

January 19th, 2017 |  


The best template for Trump’s inauguration speech? Nixon’s?

Even before his inauguration, Donald Trump has notched up at least one dubious achievement: He’ll be the first modern president to enter the Whi...

January 19th, 2017 |  


What we can learn from Washington’s Farewell Address

With the inauguration of a new president, it seems timely to study the words of the first one, who set the mechanism of our presidential process into ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Obama’s legacy is one of not taking risks, not thinking big

Nobody thinks Margaret Thatcher’s claim on posterity is that she was Britain’s first female prime minister. Admirers and critics alike kno...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Disregard all those farewells: Obama isn’t really leaving

Donald Trump will give his closely watched inaugural address this week. It will be a great one. Trust him. Fantastic, even. Possibly beyond belief. Be...

January 18th, 2017 |