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Published 19 hours ago
Kirk: undiscovered from Fort Industry
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 19 hours ago
Mr. Netanyahu’s rhetoric

Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, delivered a shrill, apocalyptic speech to Congress Tuesday, intended to thwart U.S. nuclear talks with Iran. Lawmakers of both parties must reject Mr. Netanyahu’s interference in America’s foreign policy and back the Obama Administration’s diplomatic efforts. …

Published 19 hours ago
Bad case against Obamacare

A durable legal adage warns that “bad cases make bad law.” The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments today in a flimsy challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Justices should not allow the trumped-up case to deny as many as 13 million Americans, including nearly 375,000 Ohioans, the financial aid they need to buy …

Published 19 hours ago
Strickland for Senate? Why?
Letters to the Editor
Former Gov. Ted Strickland wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate next year, but voters must ask themselves why (“Strickland to run for U.S. Senate seat; Ex-governor’s decision likely sets up showdown with Portman,” Feb. 26). …

3/3/2015 2:57 AM
Contest for council chief one of mettle
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
Recently, I was talking with a person who long worked for former Gov. George Voinovich. This person was a member of his Cabinet and told me that the governor was so strict about the separation of his governing team from his political team that he would “chew out” a governance person who showed up for a fund-raiser or rally …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Leonard Nimoy

Many actors are described as “iconic” once they’ve passed on, but few truly fit the definition. Leonard Nimoy, who made Mr. Spock, the half-human, half-Vulcan science officer on the television series Star Trek a household name, earned that distinction. …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Toledo Refinery strike is about union clout
BY MARK DANGLER
The strike at the BP-Husky Toledo Refinery is generating significant debate in northwest Ohio. It’s important that people understand what is causing the strike. …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Unconscious- bias column is spot on

I enjoyed Nicholas D. Kristof’s Feb. 24 op-ed column, “Time for white men to address their unconscious bias.” It was a welcome contrast to the Feb. 22 Parade magazine Oscars issue, which advised actresses not to worry about professional achievements because they can always wear pretty dresses on the red carpet. …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Enough

The Blade recently published a brief account of a local shooting that’s worth noting: Leonard Ritchie, 61, of Erie Township, was arrested for allegedly getting out of his pickup and firing three times at another pickup, after the trucks grazed each other about eight miles north of Toledo. …

3/3/2015 12:00 AM
Indefensible

This year’s spending plans by the 28 countries in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization suggest that the old problem of the United States bearing a lopsided share of NATO costs is getting worse. …




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