Painting of a large man in a black robe-like shirt sitting in a big red chair with gold edges against a white background with trees
07 March 2018

It was fun.

Backstory: I've been taking February vacations in Puerto Rico 20 years now. Normally I'd leave 'round the beginning of the second week so upon return half of the most evil of months would be behind me. It'd bust up...

A patch with a white eagle on top, red, white and blue with stars and stripes and the words Columbus Police and what looks like the Santa Maria in the middle
05 March 2018

Death of Steven Tyler Reed overshadowed:An 11-year veteran of the Columbus Police Department, Nathan A. Schwind, fatally shot 25-year-old Steven Tyler Reed on February 10 in a Hilltop neighborhood. Schwind and other...

White man yelling into a mic, head and shoulders facing right and the words Bob Bites Back
05 March 2018

Did you know that in the first year of the Trump regime “anti-Semitic incidents” surged 57 percent, according the Anti-Defamation’s League (ADL) annual report. No Trump hyperbole, this was the single largest increase ever recorded by...

Lots of young people wearing coats outside near a forest at a fence with protest signs reading Up for Auction Our Wayne to the Highest Bidder
21 February 2018

— Seven conservation groups have filed an administrative protest challenging a Bureau of Land Management plan to auction off 345 acres of Ohio’s Wayne National Forest for oil and gas fracking leases in March.

The protest, filed...

Front of a building with ACORN BOOKSHOP on the sign, windows and a front door of glass, flowers out front.
01 February 2018

Indeed, a very near and dear friend has declared: my death is imminent, be prepared. Hospice forthwith. All good things must pass. Great things will always be remembered. Now what the hell are you going to do?

Acorn Bookshop hasn...

A book cover with white background and word at top The Politics of Resentment and a photo of a small farm, with a barn and a field of crops and a silo with trees in the background
27 January 2018

I was literally ill the day after the presidential election of 2016, and two days afterward, I called in black. I still can scarcely believe the results, and often wonder if I’m in the Twilight Zone, on Candid Camera,...


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