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Kirk: Prepping for the GOP convention
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 14 hours ago
No exemption for bias
Editorials
Last month, President Obama said he is drafting an executive order that would prohibit federal contractors — which employ about 20 percent of the U.S. work force — from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. But now the President is beseeched to exempt religious employers from that order. He should decline the invitation. …

Published 14 hours ago
Comfort the comfortable
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As Gov. John Kasich’s re-election campaign shifts into high gear, his administration is extolling the $800 million surplus in the current two-year state budget. The Republican governor and lawmakers are congratulating themselves on budget legislation they enacted that will give Ohio taxpayers more than $400 million in tax cuts this fiscal year. …

Published 14 hours ago
Companies are miscast as people
Letters to the Editor
First, there was the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling, which said a corporation is a person (“Not a prayer,” editorial, July 1). That enables chief executive officers to channel billions of corporate dollars to candidates who will do their bidding in Washington. …

7/9/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk Walters' Maumee Dearest: Stainbrook's Minions
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/9/2014 12:00 AM
Challenge, not disaster
Editorials
ARE hundreds of thousands of Americans getting government money they aren’t entitled to because of Obamacare? Illegal immigrants too? Is it all further evidence that the Obama Administration is incompetent and the system unworkable? …

7/9/2014 12:00 AM
Heavy toll
Editorials
FOR 15 years, the United States has balked at signing a global treaty banning land mines. President Obama now says the United States will no longer produce such mines or replace expired ones, and will move toward signing the treaty at an unspecified date. …

7/9/2014 12:00 AM
Small ball, big stakes
Editorials
HENRY Kissinger is widely, if dubiously, credited with the observation that academic politics are so vicious because the stakes are so small. Mr. Kissinger evidently has not encountered the Lucas County Republican Party. …

7/9/2014 12:00 AM
Where’s outcry on 3 killings?
Letters to the Editor
Where is the world’s condemnation of the hateful act of the killing of three Israeli teenagers (“Israel finds 3 bodies, says Hamas will pay,” July 1)? …

7/8/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk Walters: NSA and ISIS
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST