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3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Secret Santa

Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson says she’s pleased with the package of financial incentives the city has assembled to persuade Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to continue to build the Jeep Wrangler at its Toledo Assembly Complex. The taxpayers who would get the bill should have the opportunity to evaluate the proposal for themselves, instead of being kept in the dark by city …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Jack Ford
Editorials
Jack Ford will be remembered, properly, as Toledo’s first African-American mayor — a distinction that was realized later here than in many comparable American cities. But the sum of Mr. Ford’s contributions to this community, in elective office and out of it, far exceeded his considerable achievements in that position. …

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
Early contradiction in presidential race
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
WASHINGTON — There are rare moments in history when Americans have sought the comfort of experience over the excitement of novelty. Our first five presidents were established figures, familiar and experienced, and steeped in the values of the Revolution and the Constitution. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Getting to the meat of the issue
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Every day, thousands of innocent plants are killed by vegetarians. It’s a tragedy, my friends. …

3/23/2015 9:36 AM
Moving forward: Slow down

State senators want to let you drive faster, legally, on the Ohio Turnpike and rural highways across the state. If only lawmakers were as concerned with the safety and quality of the state’s roads. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Politicians might envy the royals
BY PATRICK O'GARA BLADE COLUMNIST
It was instructive, in a gruesome sort of way, to hear President Obama tell Prince Charles last Thursday that Americans think more highly of the British royal family than they do of the “representatives” who work the humbug mines of Washington. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Citizenship a privilege, not a right
Letters to the Editor
In response to your March 11 editorial “Cradle of citizenship”: Your birthright, as conferred by your parents, constitutes your citizenship rights, not the location of your birth. …

3/23/2015 12:00 AM
Moving forward: Balancing needs

Ohio ranks near the bottom among states in spending on public transportation — just 63 cents per person annually, or less than 1 percent of its transportation budget. By contrast, New York, Massachusetts, and Maryland spend more than $150 per person a year. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Port Clinton’s kids speak to all of us
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
Sixty years ago, Robert Putnam earned spending money as a paperboy for The Blade in Port Clinton. Today, he is one of the best-regarded political scientists in the country. …

3/22/2015 12:00 AM
Poor Ohioans aren’t disposable
BY JACK FRECH
Poor people aren’t disposable. They don’t disappear just because we wish they would, or because we have stopped seeing them. …




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