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Published 16 hours ago
Kirk: Air Hillary
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 16 hours ago
Team of heroes

When French President Francois Hollande awarded  his nation’s Legion of Honor to three Americans and a British businessman this week, he expressed both France’s gratitude and the world’s admiration for their bravery in the face of mortal danger.  …

Published 16 hours ago
Kermit Soprano

The premium TV channel HBO offers some of the most violent and sexually explicit shows on TV, including Game of Thrones  and The Sopranos. Now it’s also home to Sesame Street. …

Published 16 hours ago
Medicaid works

Two years ago, when Gov. John Kasich expanded Medicaid to include hundreds of thousands of working-poor Ohioans who couldn’t otherwise afford health insurance, extremist opponents warned — and continue to claim — that the results would be runaway medical costs, unbearable tax burdens, and state indebtedness. …

Published 16 hours ago
Cartoon was shamefully inaccurate
Letters to the Editor
The Aug. 4 editorial cartoon by Michael Ramirez was inaccurate. And it wasn’t funny either. …

Published 16 hours ago
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.  …

8/26/2015 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: The Red (Bowling) Ball Project
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/26/2015 12:00 AM
Outrage over infection deaths absent
Letters to the Editor
In response to your Aug. 18 article “Local hospitals best, worst; Mercy St. Anne and Lima Memorial make lists”: When 124 people died from an ignition switch issue on General Motors Co. vehicles, the public was out for blood. Washington regulators levied fines. People were incensed. Criminal charges were threatened. …

8/26/2015 12:00 AM
Put away the straw

Alongside urgent threats to Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes — harm done by toxic algae, potential or actual infestation by invasive species such as Asian carp — are longer-term challenges to the lakes’ integrity, notably efforts to drain large amounts of water from them. The latest scheme along these lines comes not from a thirsty Sunbelt state, but from …

8/25/2015 9:29 AM
Not so fast

Toledo City Council is scheduled to vote, as soon as today, on a measure that would improve prospects for construction of an expanded Kroger store in West Toledo. Whatever the merits of that proposal, the council’s fast shuffle is the wrong way to achieve it. Council members need to pull back. …




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