Posting History for Stephen Beard
|Snow and Ice
Five things to love about snow and ice. 1. The seeming cleanliness of a monochromatic landscape. The sheen of an iced world. 2. The hush. 3. Snowballs, snowmen. 4. Snow coating trees, ...
|Is it altruism, or self-interest disguised as principle?
Businessmen constantly complain about regulation and the costs of same. I suspect the claims of big business are largely overblown. Does regulation cost? Yes, it does. Does it do more good ...
|Let us now praise reviled men
Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State, was pretty roundly … um … well, let’s use the word "criticized" for his role in putzing up Ohio elections last year. He tried to reduce the number of ...
|Good news for Dayton?
Good news in Dayton late last week. Or maybe good news, at least. A “large industrial tenant” may lease space in a former GM manufacturing plant in the nearby suburb of Moraine. The plant, ...
|More income tax cuts in Ohio? Good idea or not?
OHMYO. John Kasich has stirred up the kind of Republican opposition to an expansion of Medicaid that political observers might think was reserved for demonic Democrats only. The weapon of choice, ...
|The Problem with Manufacturing
Two headlines from top of the fold in the Monday, Oct. 28, issue of the Dayton Daily News: Ohio Income drops; 1 in 6 lives in poverty No easy road to fixing budget Could these be symptoms of the ...
|Kasich's Single-Wing Play Occasions a Lawsuit
The reviews have begun on John Kasich’s end run around his own Republican Party to bring more Medicaid coverage to Ohioans. Kasich being an old-fashioned guy, perhaps this should be ...
|News from the Land of Soybean Fields
The Kasich bus runs over Repu blicans A couple of years ago, upon his inauguration as governor of Ohio, Republican John Kasich famously advised Ohioans to get on his bus, because if they didn’t ...
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