US, Ohio Needs NASA’s Rocket Science

21, 2010

President Obama has decided that NASA should focus on asteroids or Mars rather than returning to the Moon. The future of human space flight has generated lots controversy. But WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says we should look at NASA’s minds as well as its missions.

Help Haiti

28, 2010

Central Ohioans have joined millions of Americans in donating to the earthquake relief effort for Haiti. WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says those dollars and much more will be needed to rebuild the nation from short and long-term damage.

All Healthcare is Personal

21, 2009

We’ve been hearing a lot about healthcare recently. Amid all the talk of pre-existing conditions and public options, healthcare takes place far from the halls of Congress. Just ask Commentator Michael Ivey.

Economic Earthquake – Why Didn’t Experts Forsee It?

25, 2009

The current economic crisis has had disastrous consequents for many. WOSU’ Commentator Michael Ivey wonders why experts did not see it coming.

Upgrade to First Class Teaches Commentator about those left behind in Coach

30, 2008

WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey likens upgrade to First Class on a recent flight to Wall Street debacle.

Binging on the Olympics

25, 2008

The Olympics are over. After watching more than two weeks of spectacle, competition and controversy, we and WOSU commentator Michael Ivey are looking for something else to do.

Ivey Yearns For “Made In USA” label.

30, 2008

Many recent polls indicate the economy is the top concern among voters this fall as the country prepares to elect new leadership. Perhaps, not surprisingly then, the economy is also today’s topic for W-O-S-U Commentator Michael Ivey.

Solution to High Gas Prices: Energy Independence

16, 2008

We may get some relief from high gas prices soon. Saudi Arabia has announced it plans to boost oil production next month. WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says, it’s about time and he also says it’s time we weaned ourselves from our dependence on foreign oil.

If Van Halen Can Do It, So Can America

The New Van Halen
May 12, 2008

As many 40-somethings know, the 1970′s and 80′s rock band Van Halen has reunited. The group played a sold out show in Columbus last week. The comeback tour has given WOSU commentator Michael Ivey hope that other things will turn-around.