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Death next neighborhood: Dayton mass shooting

Before they built US 35 in the sixties, my neighborhood, South Park, was connected to the next neighborhood north of us, The Oregon District. Now there is a slash, like a DMZ, called a highway that separates us. It was Dayton’s first “Historic District” and got about a 5 year head start on my neighborhood Read More

Foul mouthed “comic” comes to Dayton and Dayton embarrasses itself

I don’t know Mike Epps. But, it doesn’t take long watching his youtube video “Inappropriate behavior” to realize he’s a walking time bomb. He’s got a book coming out: “Unsuccessful thug.” And, last night- there was inappropriate behavior by some unsuccessful thugs in the lobby of the Schuster Center. Go figure. The two video’s I Read More

It’s time for separation of politics and medicine

The first amendment to the Constitution dictates that politics in America stay out of the church. Maybe it’s time for a 28th amendment for politicians to stay out of medicine. Refresher: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of Read More

The Philando Castile verdict and you

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” 2nd Amendment The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Read More

The Schooler Murder. Where did he get a gun?

Give or take, this is what I wrote on Facebook on Sunday night. I’m still trying to gather my thoughts about this. I’ve know Reverend Schooler for at least 25 years. He was gunned down by his mentally ill brother in his church on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016. I can’t think of a sadder story. Read More

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