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4/7/2015 12:00 AM
Don’t legalize, but decriminalize, marijuana
Letters to the Editor
Many problems with marijuana are not addressed by the proposed ResponsibleOhio amendment to the Ohio Constitution (“Marijuana legalization campaign; ResponsibleOhio taking signatures,” March 26). …

4/7/2015 12:00 AM
Fedor also is a hero in sex-abuse fight
Letters to the Editor
State Rep. Teresa Fedor, a Toledo Democrat, is a hero for eloquently disclosing her suffering and making it easier for other rape victims to speak out (“Fedor reveals rape, abortion in distant past; She rips controversial bill, which House backs anyway,” March 26). But she’s a hero for another reason that relates to sexual violence. …

4/7/2015 12:00 AM
Far left, right find fault with Jews
Letters to the Editor
Anti-Semitism is spreading across America and the world (“To fight anti-Semitism, we have to understand its many ugly faces,” op-ed column, March 26). Political ideology is less a straight line from left to right than a circle. …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Alternate view of IRS form questions here
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Presidential wannabe Ted Cruz’s determination to get rid of the Internal Revenue Service no doubt appeals to a lot of you. But we can assume it will not happen in time to spare you procrastinators the task of filing your federal income tax return by next week. So man up or woman up, and get to work. …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Some April foolishness in Gdansk
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
On April 1, 1991, (note the date) many faithful Blade readers were surprised by a story on Page 1 headlined, “Goodbye Toledo; Hello Gdansk.” …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Get Clinton’s emails from other sources
Letters to the Editor
I have been following what I consider harassment by the Republican Party, which is trying to discredit Hillary Clinton before the 2016 presidential campaign (“No email from time in office remains on Clinton server; Congressional committee demands answers,” March 29). …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Home economics: Nutty and nasty

The most hopeful thing that can be said about the Republican-led House Budget Committee’s proposed federal budget is that it doesn’t have a snowball’s chance in you-know-where of passing. Its priorities, which include repealing the Affordable Care Act and essentially turning Medicare into a voucher program, are a wish list for the most extreme wing of the …

4/6/2015 12:00 AM
Home economics: Bare minimum
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You know the federal minimum wage is inadequate when bottom-line companies such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. begin voluntarily raising their workers’ pay. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo must link more workers, jobs
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
How can Toledoans keep the jobs we have now, and compete strongly for future employment and economic growth? For one thing, we can make sure that our workers can get to where the jobs are. …

4/5/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio’s public universities have big problems, need real solutions
BY JOHN MCNAY
Faculty at Ohio’s public universities are frustrated by the absence of real attempts to deal with the problems that are undermining higher education in our state. …




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