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8/4/2014 12:00 AM
Debt of honor
Editorials
Before it left for its summer recess, Congress needed to pay a debt of honor. For some lawmakers, it wasn’t easy. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Get the lead out for kids’ sake
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
We’re poisoning our children. Think it’s time we stopped? …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Grieving pics drive home real horrors
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
A reader named Diana Dunsmore called Monday to say she had a problem with The Blade. Specifically, she doesn’t like bad news, and especially, seeing pictures of people who are suffering. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Nixon's misdeeds outweigh all
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Richard Nixon no longer walks among us, having departed this earth a full two decades ago. But the ghost of the enigmatic figure who 40 years ago this week resigned the presidency — a position described by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, still the man against which all subsequent presidents are measured, as “preeminently a place of moral leadership” — lingers among …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Land bank is fighting blight
BY WADE KAPSZUKIEWICZ
A hundred years ago, Toledo was the 26th largest city in the United States. It was a bustling hub for trade and commerce along the Great Lakes, well positioned on the rail route between New York and Chicago. The city was a leader in manufacturing and innovation — especially in glass, but also in the burgeoning auto industry. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Ed FitzGerald's campaign
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
House farce
Editorials
Congress has left for its summer vacation after another session of bickering and poor results. Nothing illustrates its failure more than the Republican-led House of Representatives voting to sue President Obama for alleged unconstitutional actions. …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
More lessons from Detroit
Editorials
For nearly a century, Detroit depended almost exclusively on the auto industry, ignoring warnings that the city needed to diversify its economy. That made Detroit very rich at first, then nearly killed it when the auto industry started moving away from Motown. The industry went through a crash that nearly destroyed the no-longer-so-Big Three automakers, and left …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Court falls flat in ‘Hobby Lobby’ ruling
Letters to the Editor
In its astoundingly wrongheaded Hobby Lobby decision that exempts businesses from laws their owners perceive as violating their religious rights, the Supreme Court committed sins of commission and omission (“Workers’ consciences deserve protection too,” op-ed column, July 27). …

8/3/2014 12:00 AM
Mideast violence sad for both sides
Letters to the Editor
Thank you for publishing the July 25 guest editorial “Hamas’ depraved strategy.” It accurately depicted the situation of the Hamas terror tunnels and the continuing salvos of missiles aimed at Israel. …