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12/11/2014 12:00 AM
Residential ruins
Editorials
As many as 100 families who lived at the Riviera Maia apartment complex in Toledo were displaced this week, because out-of-town landlords reportedly ignored city inspection notices and neglected to make critical repairs. City officials say that building managers knew about the unsafe living conditions, including shoddy electrical wiring, for years. …

12/11/2014 12:00 AM
Torture and values
Editorials
The release this week of a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of torture as a tool to fight terrorism has generated nearly as much controversy over its process as its substance. Critics call the report a last-minute, partisan effort by Democrats to discredit the CIA and the George W. Bush administration before they surrender control of …

12/11/2014 12:06 AM
Kirk: Uncle Sam flip-flopping?
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

12/11/2014 12:00 AM
County tax hike would be bad idea
Letters to the Editor
For all the money Lucas County commissioners spend on economic development and attempting to create a friendly business atmosphere in this area, I’m disappointed in their decision to consider increasing the county sales tax to cover administrative costs (“Lucas Co. weighs raising sales tax to cover jail costs,” Dec. 2). …

12/11/2014 12:00 AM
The 14-billion year scale
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The most contentious historical question in the country is not a dispute over whether the United States is at heart a revolutionary or conservative force in world affairs, or a conflict over how deep Abraham Lincoln’s devotion was to the anti-slavery cause, nor even a battle over the origins of the Cold War. …

12/10/2014 12:11 AM
Religious intolerance
Editorials
America has undergone a dramatic shift in public attitudes toward same-sex relationships, illustrated by the change of heart of U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) on marriage equality — he now supports it — after he learned his son is gay. But Michigan, which once led the nation on civil rights issues, threatens to take a giant step …

12/10/2014 12:00 AM
Police and race
Editorials
Americans, black and white, have been stirred by recent fatal confrontations between citizens and police. …

12/10/2014 12:00 AM
Mayor Collins, year one
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The State of the City address that Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins delivered Tuesday night summarized his mostly successful first year in the job. Although his speech was more retrospective than forward-looking, it sketched an agenda for action that is likely to gain assent among most Toledoans. …

12/10/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: Love is in the air
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

12/10/2014 12:00 AM
Kasich not a long shot for president
Letters to the Editor
I enjoyed your article about the idea of a John Kasich presidential run (“Governor Kasich for president? He plays down the idea of running and he’s considered a long shot, but ...,” Nov. 30). I don’t see why he’s viewed as a long shot. He’s been a successful governor, and won a second term in a landslide. …