Sunday Summary for 26 September 2021, or, links to what I’ve been writing lately

I seem to have settled on biweekly writing updates, which serve the purpose well enough. The aim is unchanged: an every-other-Sunday compendium of links here...

Sunday Summary for 12 September 2021, or, links to what I’ve been writing lately

I seem to have settled on biweekly writing updates, which serve the purpose well enough. The aim is unchanged: an every-other-Sunday compendium of links here...

NAHA evicted my friend from his longtime home. What can be done to help...

Riverview Tower is a 16-story New Albany Housing Authority (NAHA) building dating to the early 1970s. Depopulation has been underway for a while, and...

Let’s just round off at $15 million for the Reisz Mahal, and call it...

There'll be an open house next week to "celebrate" one of the most wasteful expenditures in recent civic memory, New Albany's shiny new city...

Fire in the hole: Labor Day in America should be May 1, anyway

Just a wee bit of clarity, then some music, and finally a benediction. The content herewith is derived from past posts at the NA...

Secular humanism would be a good antidote to religion — right, News and Tribune?

Apart from Friday afternoons each week, when the Jeffersonville News and Tribune treats us to not one but two evangelical Christian guest columnists, one...

Texas is the new Taliban, which of course is so very Christian theocratic America,...

I support safe, legal abortion access. Women should retain control over their own bodies and be trusted to make the right choice for themselves. Allow...

Sunday Summary for 29 August 2021, or, links to what I’ve been writing lately

Yes, I know, these updates haven’t been weekly, but every other week seems to serve the purpose well enough. The aim is unchanged: a Sunday...

Sara Havens: ‘Changing last-call hours is a knee-jerk reaction that’ll stifle Louisville bars”

It’s not right that an industry built into the fabric of our city must suffer because of several recent incidents. Unfortunately crime will continue...

The war in Afghanistan turned out like it did because of the way we...

It’s absolutely true, as well as inarguably tragic, that ordinary soldiers must die while trying to facilitate the conclusion of a mistake. It is...

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Beers with a Stoic: Your luxury beer “list” reeks, so stop pretending it doesn’t

Consider the following a composite. One thing I've always tried to do is advocate for my segment. It means nothing negative to me if an everyday...

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Roger Baylor’s Career in Beer — The Résumé / CV 

ROGER A. BAYLOR 1117 E. Spring St., New Albany, IN mayorbaylor@gmail.com (502) 468-9710 Any licensed establishment can list its beers, but not every establishment organizes its beer offerings...