The Lima News editorial policy is independent of political party affiliation. Opinions expressed in the Our View column reflect the view of The Lima News editorial board. Opinions elsewhere on this page are solely those of the writers.
The editorial board includes Doug Olsson, Publisher ([email protected], 567-242-0371); Jim Krumel, Editor ([email protected], 567-242-0391); and Thomas J. Lucente Jr., Night Editor ([email protected], 567-242-0398).
Orange County (Calif.) Register: US economic freedom not so exceptionalSEPT. 22, 2016 — Since the birth of our nation 240 years ago, America has been held up as a beacon of liberty for the ...
The patriotism of dissentSEPT. 22, 2016 — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started it all by sitting during the national anthem at a preseason game to protest ...
Editorial: Delaying release of police tapes is serving who?Both Lima Police Chief Kevin Martin and the Rev. Lamont Monford of the Black Ministerial Alliance are on record as embracing the use of police ...
Jonah Goldberg: Clinton’s personality, Trump’s policy expertise open to debateMonday we will see Hillary Clinton battle Donald Trump in their first presidential debate. It’s difficult to capture the otherworldliness of it all. Most of ...
Editorial: I-75 project worth the headachesGoodbye, orange barrels on Interstate 75. We’ve gotten to be good friends over the last four years. Farewell, narrowed lanes through the construction zone. You ...
Chicago Tribune: The Terror and triumphIn 1845, Sir John Franklin set out from England to do what explorers did then and still do today: find a shortcut to shrink the ...
Orange County Register: Price controls not a bowl of cherriesSEPT. 16 — The Great Depression was notorious for its ill-conceived government interventions to prop up prices and “create” jobs through unnecessary and unproductive make-work ...
Chicago Tribune: Russian hacking: Payback for Rio? DaSEPT. 15, 2016 — Russia paid a stiff price for cheating its way to medals in past Olympics. With its state-sponsored doping program exposed, the ...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Senate puts the heat on Backpage.com to halt human traffickingSEPT. 16, 2016 — If Backpage.com limited its online classified advertising to core services — auto repair, second-hand merchandise sales and honest jobs — chances ...
Editorial: Sheriff Crish, avoid appearance of improprietyWe’re concerned about what Allen County Sheriff Sam Crish’s apparent investigation by the FBI might mean for the county and for the man. First, we ...
Endorsement Ohio Supreme Court: DeWine plays by the Constitution
Endorsement: Fischer would improve court
Column: Debate Highlighted Trump’s and Clinton’s Competing Visions of Taxes
John Grindrod: Distant Miami memories and Pokémon sightings
Christine M. Flowers: No justifying Charlotte protestors’ crimes
Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Millennials need to hear their own voices in the voting booth
Carl P. Leubsdorf: Trump has told some whoppers, but does anyone care?
Car talk: Weighing the concerns of towing a camper
Mark Phelan: Dodge pulls plug on Dart
Jim Krumel: Tim DeHaven was — and is — a good person
Thomas Lucente: Don’t waste time watching debate
Ron Lora: Religious Americans are generous – nationwide and here at home
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