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3/8/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: Jeb Bush contributions
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

3/8/2015 12:00 AM
Lucas County Democrats failed to vet council candidate

If not for the fact that The Blade did the vetting job that former Lucas County Democratic Party chairman Steven Steel and his party cohorts should have done on their endorsed replacement of Paula Hicks-Hudson in Toledo City Council District 4, Yvonne Harper, we would have this political outcast as a sitting council member until at least the May …

3/8/2015 12:00 AM
Wrong for Israelis? Wrong for Mexicans

I think I know what The Blade’s Marina Bolotnikova was trying to say in her March 1 op-ed column, “Divestment from Israeli occupation deserves full debate, at UT and elsewhere.” To summarize: People of one nation should not cross the border into another nation without being invited, settle there, and consume resources that rightfully belong to the citizens …

3/8/2015 12:00 AM
Expanding Medicare for all would be wise

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing another case attacking Obamacare (“Bad case against Obamacare,” editorial, March 4). This will not be the last. …

3/8/2015 12:00 AM
Kaptur should’ve been at Netanyahu speech

I apologize to the people of Israel because our representative, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo), was not in Congress to hear Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (“Netanyahu declares Iran threat to Israel’s survival; He rips U.S. nuclear deal; Obama strongly disagrees,” March 4). …

3/8/2015 12:00 AM
Hotel checkout

The abandoned Hotel Seagate in downtown Toledo is a derelict, asbestos-ridden hulk that will not be rehabilitated. Its continued presence compromises other downtown development projects with genuine prospects of success. …

3/8/2015 12:00 AM
Drug court dragging

Battling an opioid and heroin epidemic that last year killed at least 150 people in the Toledo area, Lucas County urgently needs an adult drug court. The epidemic of addiction has clogged the courts and prison system with people who desperately need treatment. …

3/7/2015 12:00 AM
2 months in, Republicans struggling
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
It was so predictable: Lucy assured Charlie Brown that she wouldn’t pull the football away when he went to kick it. …

3/7/2015 2:26 AM
Ask WWII vets about returning art
Letters to the Editor
The Toledo Museum of Art is returning an artifact to Germany (“Conscience of culture,” editorial, Feb. 23). When did the United States forget what happened in World War II? Germany has no right to ask for any art or artifact back. …

3/7/2015 12:00 AM
Goldwater’s image unveiled in Congress
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
WASHINGTON — One of the most important symbolic moments of the new Congress occurred this winter, and you almost certainly don’t know a thing about it. …




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