Harvey J Graff
10 March 2023

Surprisingly or not, the Columbus City Council, apparently with the advice and consent of the City Attorney’s Office, publicly decreed at its Monday, March 6, 2023 meeting that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution does...

Harvey J Graff
08 March 2023


Columbus’ reigning Democratic political class falsely presents itself as progressive and democratic. This seldom goes beyond empty, poorly formulated and awkwardly articulated slogans. Their uninformed...

Harvey J Graff
03 March 2023

Rather than taking humor again as the genre for this essay, I follow French author Emile Zola’s classic 1898 open letter to the President of France as my model and metaphor. For readers unfamiliar with European history, Zola accused the...

26 February 2023

When I hired into the steel mill, Lorain Works, US Steel, in 1970, it was a monstrous place, smoking, churning out tons of steel, with thousands of workers going in and out almost constantly. Around 9,000 workers they said.


Streets with markings for bike lanes
24 February 2023

The following is an op-ed from the Colorado-based PeoplesForBikes, an advocacy group with a mission to transform “the U.S. into the best bicycling nation in the world.”...

Harvey J Graff
16 February 2023

The mayor’s, city council’s, and Columbus Police Department’s chiefs’ uninformed, misleading commentaries and mismanagement of public safety would be comic if they were not often deadly.

Much is captured in two current events: the...


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