Large white SUV with Police in letters on the side and lights on top
04 January 2018

As I write this article, the total number of homicides in Columbus has reached a record breaking number of 140, breaking the previously held record of 139 in 1991. The latest victims range in age from 37 to 57 years old.  Columbus is...

People outside holding a long white banner with black letters saying We remember the victims...But not with more killing and and a phone number
06 December 2017

November 15 ended up being the third time since 1946 that an execution in the US was left unfinished. A “failed” execution. Not “...

Words in black Bob Bites Back
31 October 2017

Just prior to Hitler-inspired neo-Nazis and their white supremacist allies descending on Charlottesville, Virginia in August, the FBI began characterizing the Black Lives Matter movement as “Black-identity extremists.” As best...

Man with brown hair sticking out from a red baseball cap and goatee wearing a black T-shirt
04 October 2017

Frank Martin stood in front of his Standing Rock middle school students on the morning of April 1, 2016 with an announcement that none of them expected. The predominantly Native American students were surprised to hear...

Black silhouette of a head facing right with white puzzle pieces flying out of his head against a blue background
03 October 2017

In case you missed it on Dr. Oz, the cure for Alzheimer’s (and quite possibly other types of cognitive decline) has arrived, only it’s not so much a pill or even an immunotherapy as it is a wholesale lifestyle change. Think clean eating...

A pile of colorful and different sized pills
31 August 2017

A conference in Quebec gave me an excuse to escape to our northern border and French Canada for a little summer break. (Part 2 of “Pain” is in the hopper, and we’ll have it for you in October or November issue.) It was the fifth year...


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