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3/6/2015 12:00 AM
Mich. GOP lacks high-character leaders
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Nobody would deny that the Michigan Democratic Party has had its share of crooks, criminals, and embarrassing characters — even without mentioning former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. …

3/6/2015 12:00 AM
Mrs. Clinton’s emails

Hillary Clinton was wrong, during her four years as secretary of State, to use a personal email account instead of the official State Department system to do government business. …

3/6/2015 12:00 AM
Civil discord

Recent federal investigations have exposed systemic patterns of improper and discriminatory policing in Cleveland and Ferguson, Mo. Such findings are almost surely not confined to these communities, and likely suggest bias in law enforcement nationwide. …

3/6/2015 12:00 AM
Netanyahu rightly called ‘hawkish’
Letters to the Editor
In response to your March 4 editorial “Mr. Netanyahu’s rhetoric”: Thank you for calling the Israeli prime minister’s approach to Iran “hawkish.” Benjamin Netanyahu is beating the drums of war against Iran. …

3/5/2015 12:00 AM
Medicaid mandate

Expanding Ohio’s Medicaid program of low-income health care over the opposition of other Statehouse Republicans was an act of courage and compassion by Gov. John Kasich. It marks his greatest first-term achievement. …

3/5/2015 12:00 AM
ProMedica garage needs to be a beauty

ProMedica will build a parking garage on the edge of the Maumee River. With that right comes the responsibility to the people of northwest Ohio to build a structure that will make us proud. …

3/5/2015 12:00 AM
Problem is not cops, but unmentored youths

As I sat at a public meeting of the Ohio Task Force on Community-Police Relations, resident after resident spoke, painting police as racist profilers, targeting members of our community based on race (“Community forum: Police, public seek ways to improve local relations,” Feb. 27). …

3/5/2015 12:00 AM
First Solar’s role in project lauded
Letters to the Editor
The collaboration between First Solar Inc. and Apple Inc. to build an $850 million solar farm in California is a historic event in which this region can justifiably take pride (“Apple plans to build solar farm in Calif.,” Feb. 11). First Solar, born in Toledo, is a global leader in photovoltaic power. …

3/5/2015 12:00 AM
Swanton ‘speed trap’ prevents accidents

It is nice to see The Blade doing research on “speed traps” in northwest Ohio (“Drivers, beware! Website maps speed traps across northwest Ohio, nation,” Feb. 22). But it is not encouraging to see that you rely on postings on the Internet for your research. …

3/4/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: undiscovered from Fort Industry
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST




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