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Nutty professor sends door-to-door salesmen running with gun shots

Nutty professor sends door-to-door salesmen running with gun shots

We all have a degree of dislike for the door-to-door salespeople that come around once in a while. Just like the telemarketers that populate our home phones (google, this means…

Legalize marijuana and use new tax to fix roads, schools

Legalize marijuana and use new tax to fix roads, schools

I’ve got a solution to our road money woes. Instead of nearly doubling the tax we pay at the gasoline pump, why not make marijuana legal? Before you get too…

New tax for roads? Are you crazy?

I’m getting more and more disenchanted with government. Our peers, and use that word loosely, seem more and more out of touch with the real world. Certainly those that run…

Heroin is back and easy to purchase

Most of us remember “heroin” from back in the day. In the 70’s and 80’s it was considered one of the most potent drugs on the black market. If you…

Out on a ledge without a way to get in

This was the week I was going to tell readers about the evils of our health care system. I had come in to work a couple of hours early to…

Sterling isn’t the only bigoted basketball owner

It’s my turn to weigh in on the Donald Sterling controversy. Unless you make like an ostrich and your head has been in the sand the last couple of weeks,…

Hard for me to imagine losing my belongings

I’ve been fortunate in life. I haven’t experienced the kind of tragedies many people have. That’s why I’m probably not the most qualified person to console the Wilsons, or any…

Road repair necessary, but don’t take more money from my wallet

Road repair necessary, but don’t take more money from my wallet

I really have mixed feelings about road millages that will appear on the ballot this year. Both Marion Township and Hamilton Township have already approved road improvement proposals for the…

Mike’s Musings – Tearjerker turns into controversial story

Talk about a firestorm!  Sometimes in this business they call journalism you run into a story that appears to be one way, but lo and behold once it’s in print,…

Mike’s Musings – Like it or not, “balanced calendar” needs your attention

Alright now, parents and kids, are lesson for today is “the balanced calendar” as educators would like to call it, or in layman’s terms- Year Around School! Yes, that’s right.…