As a baby boomer, I sometimes hear my peers dissing millennials. I can assure you: The world’s in good hands.
The Hoosier cynic in me said that what Indiana needs to do over the next half century is catch up with things the rest of the world accomplished 50 years ago—things like local government reform, competitive-with-the-nation wages that can support families, antidiscrimination laws that provide equal protection for all of our citizens, and protection of our state’s reputation from standup comedians and seven-figure PR firms.
I’ve tried to simplify the complicated and deliver the truth persuasively. Thanks for reading.
At the Statehouse, the crime in progress is voluntary bondage—not in the sexual sense, but what Dictionary.com calls “the state of being bound by or subjected to some external power or control.”
We can now measure the dollar value of a good reputation. Unfortunately, Indiana is doing a lot to hurt its.
“I am capable of deciding for myself what and where and when I can come and go,” said a Facebook friend. But when does liberty get in the way of public safety?
You might not remember me. Last time I wrote, I probably requested a Johnny Seven O.M.A., a “Man from U.N.C.L.E.” gun set or a Monkees album.
People want not only to visit downtown, but also to live there. But if we are not regarded for livability, how can Indianapolis thrive?
In a world overdosing on skepticism, cynicism, pessimism, and criticism…there are worse thigns than a month of thankful thinking.
Will the sky fall if Indiana accepts marriage equality? Ask Henny penny and Ducky Lucky.
The leaves are falling fast in Pendleton. But the news is very different than what’s reported in bigger cities.
My students have been studying employee communications. Naturally, they remember and report bad examples far more than good ones.
For a few ugly Americans emboldened by social media, it was an opportunity to judge Miss Davuluri. But not by the content of her character.
Alas, there’s no viral video personalizing the problem. The call to act is coming from the top down.
“With your support,” he said, “we can make Indiana an example for other states.” My B.S. detector blared.
New Haven should have everything going for it. Yet, in 2010, FBI data showed it to be the fourth most dangerous city in the United States
If Indiana puts a constitutional ban on gay marriage, it will be one of the only times the constitution is used to deny a right.
The twisting, turning, maddening tale of our broken oven doesn’t quite measure up in the grand scheme of things.