Esrati interviews

My father has lived a pretty interesting life. From having to learn three languages and three alphabets by age 10, to being imprisoned in Lebanon in 1948 and subsequently losing his passport, to being investigated by the FBI in the McCarthy era- there is a lot of history and perspective that always intrigues me. He […]

I didn’t record my interview with Lynn Hulsey and neither did she. If I did or didn’t say it- it doesn’t matter, it’s in the paper- so it must be true. “Crybaby” is a strong term- and applying it to the hard working people in Dayton’s proud union shops is in no way how I […]

Bethany from Wright State wrote: I am doing personal research on the candidates running in the upcoming primary. Could you tell me (briefly, yet thoroughly) what your stances are on the following issues? Education: Do you support No Child Left Behind? If not, what do you suggest replace “the system”? Do you think the governor’s […]

With their normal, negative bent, the Eddie Roth-less editorial board begins their “endorsement” talking about losing. Of course, they would have said the same thing about Abraham Lincoln, but no matter. They then go on to say that Turner is unbeatable. Next comes that Jane Mitakides raised impressive amounts of money last time she got […]

I can’t knock on 25,000 doors between now and March 4. It’s too bad, because I’d like to meet all the people I need to vote for me for this to continue to November. While postcards are nice, and this website is even better, sometimes, people just want to hear what a candidate has to […]

I’m following some other Internet mavens on interview rules: I post my take- they do as they please. Can make for interesting IM interviews. Dave Riegel at Into My Own, www.ohdave.net asked 4 questions- and here are my responses: 1. First I have to ask you something you wrote in your blog piece about the […]