Opinion


It is disappointing that Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson’s contract is being prematurely extended and that the amount of his compensation package has been significantly increased based on hopes of performance improvements. The disfunction of the School Board’s discussion Monday night is reason enough for Thursday night’s vote to be reconsidered or delayed. Dr. Johnson is the highest paid government employee in Hamilton County after less ... (click for more)

It has been famously said, “The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable,” so let’s clear up this one right now: You ain’t gonna’ get the coronavirus. Yes, it has been declared an “emergency” in the United States, and yesterday the number of confirmed cases topped 75,000. But that’s 75,000 in a world of 7.8 billion people. Right now there have been 15 cases in the United States yet we are a nation of 331 million and, as if you ... (click for more)



Roy Exum: The Super’s 25% Sham

Roy Exum: Believe In Harbingers?

Reappraisal Equals Redistribution Of Wealth


I was talking to some fellas the other day – and these are pretty smart country boys – and posed this question: if a man was getting paid a base salary of $197,000, and then had a chance to jump ... (click for more)

A harbinger, we have been taught, is “something that foreshadows a future event,” or “something that gives an anticipatory sign of what is to come.” Last week in Connecticut, the families of ... (click for more)

Here’s a simple and accurate explanation of the Hamilton County property reappraisal results. Picture three adjacent property owners–you and your two next door neighbors. One neighbor to your ... (click for more)


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