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Kirk Walters: 3/19

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT

To the editor: No case for border wall

I was flabbergasted after reading a letter ( “History lesson,” March 13) about the effectiveness of walls and fences around the world.

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:30:00 GMT

Save the lake, Mr. DeWine

After former Gov. John Kasich insisted falsely for years that voluntary pollution-reduction measures would be enough to save Lake Erie from toxic algae, everyone who gets their drinking water from the lake has been waiting to hear what his successor, Mike DeWine, will do to end the pollution threat.

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Love for New Zealand: The world unites against hate

After a 2015 shooting at the French weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo killed 12 people and injured 11, people around the world took up the refrain “Je suis Charlie” (I am Charlie) and “Je suis Paris” (I am Paris).

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Fix the darn sidewalks

As a way of encouraging exercise, protecting Toledoans against falls, motivating residents to improve their own property, and polishing the appearance of Toledo, not many things fit the bill like a sidewalk repair package.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Nine is enough: Packing Supreme Court a terrible idea

Some prominent Democrats, including former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, are advocating an expansion of the Supreme Court to undercut the court’s 5-4 conservative majority. If Democrats were to take control of the White House, maintain control of the House, and take over the Senate in 2020, they’d theoretically have the votes necessary to add seats — and left-leaning justices — to the court.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMT

To the editor: Democrats have plenty to investigate

Kirk Walters’s Tuesday cartoon suggesting that Democrats are not interested in solving problems, but only in investigating President Trump is blindly unfair. Only recently has any honest congressional oversight of Mr. Trump and his administration begun.

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:15:00 GMT

Keith Burris: Peeves, from Muzak to Internet

Some years ago the late art critic Robert Hughes wrote a book called Culture of Complaint, which touched on the habit of self-pity and victimization in America.

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:04:55 GMT

Remorseless shepherd

Those seeking accountability for the clergy sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church were sorely disappointed by Cardinal George Pell’s sentencing in Australia last week.

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:10:48 GMT

Kirk Walters: 3/17

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMT

Keep up quality of Ohio roads

The Ohio General Assembly should face up to the needs of the state infrastructure and vote for an increase in the state’s fuel tax sufficient to make Ohio’s highways and bridges the best they can be.

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:15:51 GMT

How are you sleeping? There's an app for that

You know what keeps me awake at night?

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:37:06 GMT

Kirk Walters: 3/16

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:45:00 GMT

Trump Administration chips away at endangered species protections

In the 45 years since the Endangered Species Act was signed into law by President Richard Nixon, dozens of threatened animal populations have experienced notable recoveries. Animals that are listed as endangered or threatened are afforded protections that often limit certain activities near their habitats, including construction and hunting.

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:15:00 GMT

To the editor: Alumni aid East Toledo

In addition to the developments noted in “Saving East Toledo,” March 13, is the ongoing commitment of the educational community who staff the East Toledo schools. For over 100 years, Waite High School and the feeder schools have been the glue that holds the east side together.

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:27:53 GMT

To the editor: GOP needs Weld to challenge Trump

Bill Weld was a respected governor of Massachusetts. He was elected two terms in a deeply blue state. He lowered taxes, brought back jobs, and supported gay rights back when it was unpopular to do so. He is a decent, honest man and far better than the current occupant of the White House.

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 11:00:00 GMT

To the editor: Putting children with family is goal

The Family First Prevention Services Act signed just over a year ago by President Trump could change child welfare and foster care as we know them today.

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:19:54 GMT

Reparations is socialism disguised

Democrats have always viewed social justice as a convenient vehicle for advancing an extreme policy agenda, and now, they want to dramatically expand the federal welfare system through their calls for reparations.

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:30:00 GMT

Let sun shine on government

State Auditor Keith Faber wants to make it easier for Ohioans to hold governmental agencies accountable for providing public records and holding open meetings.

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 04:00:00 GMT

Attracting mothers is Michigan's goal

Michigan is experiencing a decline in its birth rate unseen since the mid-1940s.

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMT

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