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Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:15 am
 When I was obtaining my master’s degree in public administration, perhaps the most influential topic I took was ethics in public administration. One of the focuses of that course was administr...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:13 am
 It’s easy to agree that beauty is desirable, though what each person considers to be beautiful can be very different. Kim Jong Un and President Trump have signed an agreement in Singapore decl...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:15 am
Every so often, I jot down a list of the things that discourage me about our country. There’s the widespread disregard for our core values of tolerance and mutual respect, for instance. Our declinin...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:14 am

Township board asks the wrong question.

 Advisory referendums are good for our democracy, but only if the right question is asked. For years people have talked about the inefficiency and absurdity of two different governments serving t...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:15 am
I was chatting with a group of students the other day when one of them looked me in the eye and commented, “You’re very tough on journalists.” I had to plead guilty.Of course I’m tough on jour...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:13 am
 A courtroom is not a place where you would expect to find scenes of celebration and tears of joy. Unless, of course, it is drug court.This month, over 3,000 drug courts and other treatment court...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:14 am

There are better alternatives to living with advanced dementia

 My grandmother, whom we called “Nana,” always loved children. Many times, she asked me to give her great-grandchildren.In 2000, the moment finally arrived. But it didn’t seem to matter. Ea...

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