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12/19/2014 12:00 AM
TNR’s trials
Editorials
Ordinarily, editorial intrigue at a magazine with a small subscription base would not get the coverage that The New Republic has received in recent days. Although most Americans have never heard of the magazine, much less read it, the mass resignations of writers and editors at the venerable opinion journal made headlines. …

12/19/2014 12:00 AM
U.S. needs fewer laws, regulations
Letters to the Editor
George F. Will’s Dec. 13 op-ed column, “Eric Garner, criminalized to death,” was spot on. Mr. Garner’s death was caused by overcriminalization, which was responsible for the excessive force used in his death. …

12/18/2014 12:00 AM
Tiger Ridge Exotics doesn’t deserve to be called an animal refuge
BY BRITTANY PEET
A recent editorial in The Blade about Kenny Hetrick and his animal refuge, Tiger Ridge Exotics in Stony Ridge, Ohio, places the blame for the surplus of captive wild animals where it belongs: with institutions such as Massillon Washington High School, which obtains a new tiger cub as a mascot every year. But this does not excuse Mr. Hetrick’s disregard …

12/18/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Then vs now in Ohio executions
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

12/18/2014 12:00 AM
Pakistan’s horror
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The massacre this week of 132 children and several teachers by Taliban fanatics at a school in Pakistan was every bit the act of “depravity” that President Obama described. If nothing else, it’s to be hoped that Pakistani leaders now understand that their vulnerable nation cannot ever seek accommodation with any terrorist organization, for any political purpose. …

12/18/2014 12:00 AM
Climate progress
Editorials
The United Nations conference on climate change that ended this week offered positive outcomes. But it also revealed the barriers that remain to addressing this crucial global problem. …

12/18/2014 12:00 AM
Policing policies
Editorials
Ohio officials are taking positive first steps to improve law enforcement’s relationship with local communities — particularly minority ones — after a spate of killings of unarmed black men and a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was shot while he was playing with a toy gun. …

12/18/2014 12:00 AM
Animal waste key to cleanup
Letters to the Editor
To protect Lake Erie, we must include agricultural runoff from thousands of animals housed in factory farms in proposed Ohio manure regulations (“Clean up Lake Erie — for real,” editorial, Dec. 4). …

12/17/2014 12:00 AM
Maumee Dearest: What to do with all those traffic cameras
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

12/17/2014 12:00 AM
Killing transparency
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Shielding the manufacturers of execution drugs from public scrutiny — at a time of enormous nationwide controversy over how states are conducting executions — undermines democracy and makes future problems with Ohio’s death-penalty law more likely. It’s not the sort of measure to rush though a lame-duck session of the General Assembly in the final days of a …