The Federal National Mortgage Association, aka Fannie Mae, and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, aka Freddie Mac, have been frequent targets of sharp criticism in this column, mostly because of their “ambivalence” (a kind euphemism) in enforcing their own mortgage relief rules, rules me

11:00 AM Jul 25, 2013

Wednesday night, the U.S. House voted to defeat an amendment by Rep. John Conyers Jr., a Michigan Democrat, and Rep. Justin Amash, a Michigan Republican, to cut off funding for the National Security Agency's program to collect phone calls records on everyone in America.

9:41 AM Jul 25, 2013

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7:00 AM Jul 25, 2013

Q: I've been in a 'relationship' for about a little over a year. When I say relationship I mean train wreck. He and I lived together for awhile and broke up but of course we still call each other for sex. I mean it's absolutely mind blowing!

3:00 PM Jul 24, 2013

 

 

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July 22, 2013

2:05 PM Jul 24, 2013

I've been a long-time user of streaming music services — from Pandora in college, to a monthly subscriber of Rhapsody while I was commuting from Cleveland to Sandusky, to Songza which I currently listen to at home and work.

11:00 AM Jul 24, 2013

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July 22, 2013

7:00 AM Jul 24, 2013

For the sake of discussion I am going to use the term rule to include laws, codes, ordinances, ethics and social mores.

3:00 PM Jul 23, 2013

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July 21, 2013

1:30 PM Jul 23, 2013

My topic this week is the Sandusky Bay Pavilion meeting.

11:00 AM Jul 23, 2013

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July 21, 2013

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8:09 PM Jul 22, 2013

We have had some recent news about the former Rieger Hotel in downtown Sandusky, which reminds me about some of the hotels that have been in Sandusky in the nearly 200 years since its founding.

3:00 PM Jul 22, 2013

For a moment there, I thought I had one of the biggest scoops in rock music, at least in the English-speaking world. Pere Ubu had broken up!

The band's leader, David Thomas, sent out a Tweet from @ubuprojex on July 15: "I quit music. Goodbye."

2:31 PM Jul 22, 2013

I live in Sandusky. I play in Sandusky. I work in Sandusky. I love Sandusky.

Last month's drive around Lake Erie put a lot of things in perspective for me and our town on the lake.

12:54 PM Jul 22, 2013

The “stand your ground” laws in Florida — the same template used for almost identical laws in Ohio and other states — resulted in the not guilty verdicts that many see as unjust in the trial of George Zimmerman. 

7:00 AM Jul 21, 2013

 

 

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July 17, 2013

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