Invitation to Ohio State Rep. Niraj Antani

On Wednesday, January 3rd, the Dayton Daily News reported that Ohio State Representative Niraj Antani (R-26, Miamisburg) is “pushing a bill [HB 457] that would require people on parole or probation who test positive for illegal opioids [to] be jailed or sent to a 30-day residential drug treatment program”. The article also indicates it would…

Editorial Note

Thank you to everyone reading WLST. On one hand, I can’t believe I didn’t write a single word here throughout 2017. On the other hand, I know exactly why I didn’t and will write more about that in future posts. I will publish daily on the weekdays but other than this note, I do not…

Is it too late to run for office in 2018?

You’re seething. You cannot believe, again, what is coming from the Twitter handle of the person the electoral college placed in the White House. Tonight, he’s saying his button’s bigger than Kim Jong Un’s button, and that Monday, he’s going to give out his own “THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA awards” (uppercase in the…

Behind the Romney play 

There are probably ten or twenty books-worth of articles now in existence that speculate as to why Donald Trump does anything he does. But I find the speculation around why Trump keeps doing a do-si-do with Mitt Romney to be some of the most intriguing. Chris Cillizza in the Washington Post, Frank Bruni in the…