Author - Michael Leppert

I Live In A Small Town

Before moving to Indianapolis after college 25 years ago, all of my failed efforts at growing up had occurred in two truly small towns. One in Southwest Indiana and the...

Take A Walk

I was a little worried this week because it is the first time in the Contrarian’s history that I got to the end of the week and was drawing a complete blank for a...

It’s A Long Story

I had an interesting week, highlighted by two speeches. On Tuesday, I had the privilege of listening to Doug Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar address the Economic Club of...

Purposeful Ignorance

Ray Rice battered Janay (Palmer) Rice in February of this year. When did America learn this? Sometime after the couple was arrested on February 15, and when the first...