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The Las Vegas Massacre

  The Las Vegas Massacre by Vicki Hinze   Last night, 59 people died and over 515 were injured in a terrorist attack in Las Vegas. Hospitals are overwhelmed, first responders are overwhelmed and people there and distant observers [...]

Staying Safe in Public Spaces

Bayard & Holmes With the increasing number of terrorist attacks around the world, the public is becoming ever more aware that it’s wise to take precautions and think about safety measures. Today we welcome former CIA officer Doug [...]

ARE WE HOLDING COMPANIES ACCOUNTABLE OR HOSTAGE?

   ARE WE HOLDING COMPANIES ACCOUNTABLE OR HOSTAGE? By Vicki Hinze We’ve all seen it. Perhaps participated in it.  We object to the actions of a TV show, the lyrics of a song, the subject of a book, a political position [...]

A Grain of Salt–Spy Ships, Officials, and Russian Missiles

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Big Media, Big Politics, and Big Business all profit financially and politically when they keep the public worked up in fear and/or outrage. They are not our friends. Let’s take some of their power back [...]

Outrage and a Grain of Salt–NSC, Bannon, and The Washington Post

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard The Unholy Threesome of Big Media, Big Politics, and Big Business is never happier than when the public is outraged. Outrage means profits. Outrage means political steam. Outrage means the propaganda of foreign [...]

Some Thoughts About the Nature of “Consent”

by Jenny Hansen Stanford University: Site of former student, Brock Allen Turner’s, sexual assault of an unconcious woman. Apparently I’ve been living under a rock, because I just heard about the whole Stanford sexual assault trial this [...]

Two Maumee residents to swim Straits of Mackinac

Maybe you’ve driven, or even walked, the 26,372 feet of the Mackinac Bridge connecting the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan — but have you ever swam them? That’s what 84 athletes, including two Maumee residents, plan to do this [...]

Growing deer problem

Ottawa Hills residents are outraged over a growing deer population. The village council will eye a controversial decision Monday regarding how they plan on dealing with the wildlife. Many residents have been complaining about a surplus of deer [...]