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Immigrant-bashing worries asylum seekers
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Years ago, when being an immigrant was something people were proud of, children were made to learn these lines from Emma Lazarus’ poem “The New Colossus,” which is inscribed on a plaque on the Statue of Liberty: …

Published 18 hours ago
(Yet another) gun outrage
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If you get the feeling that a new mass shooting makes national headlines every day, you’re not far off: So far this year, the United States has endured 249 mass shootings — more than the number of days that have passed this year. Ten of them occurred in Ohio, the eighth-highest incidence in the country. …

Published 18 hours ago
Blade’s clout in election is in doubt
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8/27/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Air Hillary
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
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.  …

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
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. …

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
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. …

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
Cartoon was shamefully inaccurate
Letters to the Editor
The Aug. 4 editorial cartoon by Michael Ramirez was inaccurate. And it wasn’t funny either. …

8/27/2015 12:00 AM
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




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