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3/25/2015 12:00 AM
Don’t rip Netanyahu for winning
Letters to the Editor
Your March 19 editorial “Dangerous game,” criticizing the re-election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is misguided. It shows your willingness to reprint the liberal line no matter what it is. …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
‘Euthanize’ a more-accurate term in dog stories
Letters to the Editor
I realize that The Blade does not use the word “euthanize” when it refers to the act of giving drugs to dogs or other animals to end their lives painlessly for reasons of mercy. But saying that an ailing 13-year-old police dog was “killed” is beyond the pale (“Officers pay final respects to Sultan; Police give touching tribute …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Climate change problem no joke in Ohio
Letters to the Editor
The news that for nearly half a decade, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has prohibited his state’s environmental officials from using the phrase “climate change” is absurd enough to belong in the Onion rather than a legitimate American newspaper. But though the Florida story makes for a good laugh, climate change is no joke in Ohio. …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
New school tests are rotten to the core
Letters to the Editor
Your March 12 editorial “Common (Core) sense” lacks validity. The imposed Common Core educational standards are another project like No Child Left Behind, which failed to raise academic performance and narrow gaps in opportunity. …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Addict housing hurts neighbors
Letters to the Editor
 

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Secret Santa

Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson says she’s pleased with the package of financial incentives the city has assembled to persuade Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to continue to build the Jeep Wrangler at its Toledo Assembly Complex. The taxpayers who would get the bill should have the opportunity to evaluate the proposal for themselves, instead of being kept in the dark by city …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Jack Ford
Editorials
Jack Ford will be remembered, properly, as Toledo’s first African-American mayor — a distinction that was realized later here than in many comparable American cities. But the sum of Mr. Ford’s contributions to this community, in elective office and out of it, far exceeded his considerable achievements in that position. …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Early contradiction in presidential race
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
WASHINGTON — There are rare moments in history when Americans have sought the comfort of experience over the excitement of novelty. Our first five presidents were established figures, familiar and experienced, and steeped in the values of the Revolution and the Constitution. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Getting to the meat of the issue
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Every day, thousands of innocent plants are killed by vegetarians. It’s a tragedy, my friends. …

3/23/2015 9:36 AM
Moving forward: Slow down

State senators want to let you drive faster, legally, on the Ohio Turnpike and rural highways across the state. If only lawmakers were as concerned with the safety and quality of the state’s roads. …




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