Michael Bray

Author of A Time To Kill

Wilmington Ohio

Tom Condit, Esq., in Front of Planned Barrenhood in Cincinnati

Delivers a Speech Before a Crowd of a Few Hundred 28 July, 2015 The Theme is “Women Betrayed” following the rash of reports on PP’s exploitation of women and trafficking in baby parts. He begins with apologies for his profession: “It is its twisted lawyers and its twisted judges which got us here.” One of […]

Four Chaplains: Three Christians

4 Feb., 2015 Mayor Riley has used his bully pulpit well on many occasions, cheering us on as a city, as a community. And he has done well in urging us to good citizenship, inspiring us through his Wilmington News Journal columns to be thankful by pointing us to the many excellent features and opportunities […]

Dealing with the Decadent Day of Silence

April, 2008 Before discussing very briefly a thought about the Day of Silence, it seems good to clarify appropriate terminology for discussing the topic of homosexuals and the proper way to treat them in the public school: whether with disdain and aloofness on the one hand or indifference and toleration on the other. Let us […]

Higher Education in Wilmington

3 May, 2010 College mission statements, like ancient laws, national codes and constitutions, sometimes fall into desuetude – out of fashion, out of favor, ignored.   If such statements or decrees are alleged to reflect Divine law, then the people – now indifferent –  have gone astray.  If there is no Law (as Modernists would have […]

Flying the Flag(s)

17 July 2007 To bar or not to bar the (Confederate) flag at fair booths is the question asked and answered by the editor (Journal, 17 July 2007).  Mr. Huffenberger alleges the flag to be “an emblem of slavery,” a “racist symbol” unbefitting the “fairground landscape.” Before attempting to utter a word in defense of […]

Day of Decadence

17 February 2009 Anno Domini Citizen of Wilmington: As we approach spring, a new school-sponsored club, the “Gay Straight Alliance” (GSA) is planning its Day of Silence (with the help of its two Wilmington High School faculty “advisors”) for April 17, 2009. This is the second “Day of Silence” event which has occurred at Wilmington […]

Wilmington or Pottersville?

Michael Bray 23 July 2008 Wilmington or Pottersville? What’s God got to do with it? How many times have you wondered or heard another speculate (or expostulate) upon the role of the Deity concerning world events: He brought this or that judgment or blessing? More often, in modern times, we are more inclined to ascribe […]

Letter to a Candidate in 2007

7 December 2007 A Letter to Jim Fife: It was good to see you at the basketball game. And I was glad to hear that you are seeking to serve as a County Commissioner. That office has been on my mind a lot in recent months as the casino debacle has been moving upon us. […]

Clinton County and the Casino: Election Results

Michael Bray November, 2008 Clinton County and the Casino: Election Results The results of the 2008 election bode good and bad. While state wide the voters rejected the MyOhioNow casino pushers’ proposal by nearly a 2-1 margin, Clinton County voted in favor 10,547 to 8,168. The fact the Clinton County, normally a conservative area of […]

Casino Actions 2007

Casino Meditaions Fall 2007 The three Clinton County Commissioners, like three blind mice, don’t know where they (and we) are going. They cannot tell light from darkness, but they sure can smell the cheese. Did they go out to lunch with the casino men when they showed up on August 29 at the Commissioners meeting? […]

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