Lori Borgman: Here’s the dirt on paying kids for chores

Lori Borgman: Here’s the dirt on paying kids for chores

A lot of depressing press releases fill my inbox, but the one announcing that spring cleaning is around the corner is among the worst. As if the husba...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Christina Ryan Claypool: A final goodbye and last words

Christina Ryan Claypool: A final goodbye and last words

Most often when people die suddenly, it comes as a terrible shock to those left behind. There is no warning or opportunity to say “goodbye.̶...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Whatever replaces Obamacare will look a lot like Obamacare

Whatever replaces Obamacare will look a lot like Obamacare

WASHINGTON — “Mend it, don’t end it” was Bill Clinton’s rhetorical straddle regarding affirmative action. Republican eff...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Doyle McManus: The federal bureaucracy needs an overhaul, but Trump’s budget plan is nonsensical

Doyle McManus: The federal bureaucracy needs an overhaul, but Trump’s budget plan is nonsensical

Here’s one thing President Donald Trump is right about: The federal bureaucracy is due for an overhaul.“Our moral duty to the taxpayer req...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


John Grindrod: Changing statuses, updates and other unobserved Facebook moments

John Grindrod: Changing statuses, updates and other unobserved Facebook moments

There it was, right on my smarter-than-I-am phone, so it must have been true. A few weeks ago, a Facebook message popped up that said my Facebook frie...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Rex Huppke: Evidence is for weak leaders

Rex Huppke: Evidence is for weak leaders

OK, some of you losers out there are having trouble keeping up with the way the Trump administration communicates, so let me bring you up to speed.Let...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Jim Krumel: In search of a 96-year-old World War II fighter pilot

Jim Krumel: In search of a 96-year-old World War II fighter pilot

Buddy Bodell was excited and frustrated.He drove to The Lima News with what he thought was a great story idea — a 96-year-old man from Lima who ...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 20th, 2017. |  


George Will: Questions for Judge Gorsuch

George Will: Questions for Judge Gorsuch

WASHINGTON — This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee will question Neil Gorsuch about the judiciary’s role. Herewith some pertinent ques...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 20th, 2017. |  


Thomas Lucente: Let the market fix health care

Thomas Lucente: Let the market fix health care

I hope civics teachers across the nation are taking advantage of the learning opportunity the Republican and Democratic parties are handing them in th...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 19th, 2017. |  


Insurance companies shouldn’t prescribe care

Insurance companies shouldn’t prescribe care

I am doctor of medicine. If you are my patient, I know your unique health needs on a very personal level. Your health insurer knows you too, but not a...

March 19th, 2017 updated: March 19th, 2017. |