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Put your money where you get food for my mouth

Mission of Mary Cooperative is an urban agriculture pioneer in the Twin Towers neighborhood just East of my neighborhood, Historic South Park. Twin Towers is not only a food desert- it’s a neighborhood filled with food insecurity. Mission of Mary makes sure that at least in the summer- healthy, organic vegetables are readily available. They Read More

The man who saved the world

It gets old writing about drug crazed lawyers, crooked politicians, bad policies and violations of the sunshine laws. The Nobel committee just finished their week of handing out the prizes named after the inventors of dynamite- a substance to blow things up with. The Nobel’s were Azerbaijani’s- the only reason I know that, is because Read More

Why you should never early vote

I’ve been a candidate. That means I have been through an election cycle- and attended more “candidates nights” than I can count. I’ve heard more politicians and wanna bes talk smack, talk stupid, and show how utterly confused they are about the job they are asking you to elect them to. I’ve also seen how Read More

Why do we have expensive elections when we can have smarter, better, cheaper ones?

Yesterday was an election, and unless you are a political person, you may not have even noticed it. But, you paid dearly for it. We opened up all 36i0 or so precincts in Dayton, paying rent to churches, schools and libraries (but not nursing homes this time) and paid at least 5 people to sit Read More

It’s time for a National Police retraining and rebrand

There was once a cartoon police officer, his name was Dudley Do-Right, yes, he was a Royal Canadian Mounty, but the idea of a conscientious, well meaning police officer is something we seem to have lost. Need proof? American culture used to celebrate lawmen on TV, from Joe Friday in Dragnet, to Marshal Matt Dillon Read More

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