Law, Personal, Travel, Writing


You know you’ve reached New Albany when, about ten miles east of Columbus, you see the white paddock fence running along the freeway. It runs along most of the streets, around the schools and businesses too. Most paddock fences keep horses in. The people who live in New Albany can afford horses if they want […]

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Business, Law, Personal

The Compound in New Albany

Yesterday the Washington Post told the story of Maria Farmer, an artist who was commissioned by the disgraced and deceased sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein to do some paintings in the mid-1990s. In reality, Farmer alleges, Epstein and his partner Ghislaine Maxwell used the opportunity to sexually assault her while she was held virtual prisoner in […]

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Law, Politics, Uncategorized

What Cost Vengeance?

The Columbus Dispatch reports today that between 2016-17 the State of Ohio took drugs purchased by and intended for the state’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and gave them to the prison system to be used in executions. This despite warnings from drug manufacturers not to do so under threat of having drugs […]

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