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Kirk: Secret Service
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

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Save the cats
Opinion
Cats were worshiped in ancient Egypt. They’re still royalty on the Internet, where Grumpy Cat reigns. …

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Arabian turmoil
Opinion
Two crises last week in the Arabian peninsula — the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and the collapse of the government in Yemen — have substantially raised uncertainty in the region. …

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Targeting research
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Congress continues to cower before the nation’s powerful gun lobby, which has gagged even research and debate. It’s bad enough that lawmakers failed to enact the most basic safety measures, such as comprehensive background checks, after one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history left 26 people, including 20 children, dead in Newtown, Conn., more than two years …

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City did right with ProMedica
Letters to the Editor
I’m glad that members of Toledo City Council did not let themselves be bullied by a vocal minority (“ProMedica proposal is approved by council; Incentives outlined for waterfront site,” Jan. 21). …

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Romney’s kind-of campaign
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Defeated once for the Republican presidential nomination, defeated the next time for the White House, Mitt Romney never was at the center of Republican affection. Now that he’s contemplating a third try for the presidency, he’s suddenly the man at the center of Republican attention. …

1/26/2015 12:00 AM
Awkward headlines
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
High school basketball is exciting to watch, especially when two longtime rivals are battling each other. So tension filled the little gymnasium in Oneida, Tenn., back on Jan. 4, 1946, when the game between Oneida and rival Stearns, from across the border in southern Kentucky, entered its final minute. …

1/26/2015 12:00 AM
Shall we tolerate the intolerant?
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
Pope Francis is easily the most popular man in the world. No question. In fact, it’s arguable that he may well be the most popular man who has ever lived — thanks largely to instant modern communications. All manner of humans love him — not only Christians, but Muslims, Buddhists, Atheists, Agnostics, you name it. …

1/26/2015 12:00 AM
Moses’ tale has run its course
Letters to the Editor
I am tired of the fuss made over Woodville police officer Steve Gilkerson’s shooting of Moses the dog (“No justice for Moses,” editorial, Jan. 18). The dog’s owners are upset that the officer is not being prosecuted. I’m upset that the owners are not being prosecuted for allowing their unrestrained dog to leave their property. …

1/26/2015 12:00 AM
Inequality rising
Opinion
If the nation has emerged from the shadow of the economic crisis, as President Obama boasted in his State of the Union address last week, then working Americans are still in trouble. The real wages of low- and middle-income Americans are stagnant, even as hiring picks up and corporate executives and shareholders pull in more earnings. …




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