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Why are American Jews meek over the Iran nuclear deal?
BY JOEL BEREN
Would anyone have thought in 1939 that Germany would kill 6 million Jews in the next few years? Yet by the end of World War II, the Nazi regime had extinguished most of European Jewry. The Axis powers lost the war, but the damage was done.  …

8/25/2015 12:00 AM
Sanders is a candidate on fire
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
EXETER, N.H. — There was a man with a “Stop puppy mills” T-shirt and another whose shirt read: “National Sarcasm Society.” There was a woman, dressed entirely in white, holding a banner reading: “Lead us to clean energy.” There was even a little old lady in tennis shoes. …

8/24/2015 12:00 AM
Checking off bucket list without kicking the bucket
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
If I correctly understand the concept of a bucket list, the idea is to compose a list of things you’d like to do or see before you die. I don’t think the point is to die doing them. Still, I press on. …

8/23/2015 12:00 AM
TPS embraces community
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
As Toledo Public Schools begins a new year of classes this week, the district’s leaders seem more optimistic about the prospects for city schools than at any other time this decade. That’s encouraging — although as always, the time to measure progress is at the end of the school year, not its start. …

8/22/2015 12:00 AM
Kasich’s education agenda, unmasked
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
It was probably an accident. Ohio Gov. John Kasich let his public education mask slip. He ranted when he should have relaxed. …

8/21/2015 12:00 AM
Kildee in prime position for run
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
FLINT, Mich. — Dan Kildee looks more like a powerful big-city mayor — or governor — than a second-term member of Congress. Tall, burly, and balding, with piercing blue eyes, he clearly loves not just politics, but also the art of governing. …

8/17/2015 12:00 AM
Taliban founder’s death changes Pakistan-Afghan dynamic
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
News of the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar, the leader of the Afghan Taliban, came as a surprise. According to reports, Mullah Omar died in 2013, most likely in southern Pakistan, where he was reported to have lived since he fled Afghanistan after the U.S. invasion in 2001. …

8/16/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio colleges should go to prison
BY JEFF GERRITT DEPUTY EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR
As a nation, we talk a lot about lack of access to higher education, but we don't talk much about the lack of higher education in prison. With 700,000 people a year getting out of prison, we should — if we're serious about changing lives, reducing prison costs, and improving public safety. …

8/16/2015 12:00 AM
Column riles reader
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Reader Andrew Peth was upset with the assertions made in a June 22 column by Dr. S. Amjad Hussain, a retired surgeon who is a columnist for the opinion pages. …

8/15/2015 12:00 AM
Candidates say they feel our financial pain
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Picture the people who are running for president in 2016. Can you see them hunched over a stack of bills with a checkbook and calculator? …




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