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Is being “not illegal” ever really good enough?

March 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Posted elsewhere today on nanewsweb.com is a follow-up story about the “Great Union County Employee Health Insurance Drama of 2017.” Unless you are already familiar with the facts, you might want to read it –boring and tedious though it may be — before reading the rest of this Rant. [Continue Reading]

Signs of New Albany, Part II: Selective enforcement, poor judgment

February 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

By R. R. Reasoner The paramount problem with the New Albany sign ordinance is its enforcement. It is inconsistent, arbitrary, and unfair. What one business is forbidden to do, another business is allowed to do. A few of the many examples of inconsistent enforcement Fred’s internally lighted sign violates New [Continue Reading]

Trump and the cowardly media: Doing what he said he would do

January 30, 2017 // 3 Comments

It was amusing last Friday, the seventh day of Donald Trump’s presidency, to hear CNN anchor, Don Lemon, declare that Trump was “doing exactly what he said he would do.” (Surely a president of the United States wouldn’t dare to do exactly what he said he would do!) Lemon was referring to the [Continue Reading]