LimaOhio.com- RSS OPINION Feed http://limaohio.com/section/OPINION http://limaohio.com/section/OPINION Thu, 28 May 2015 08:05:57 EST 1800 Los Angeles Times: Control guns, not information on making them http://limaohio.com/news/editorial-opinion/153737612/Control-guns-not-information-on-making-them MAY 22, 2015 — Two years ago, Texas gun enthusiast Cody Wilson experimented with the burgeoning 3-D printing technology that, when the user follows coded instructions, manufactures products from plastic. NASA recently used the process to create... Thu, 28 May 2015 00:01:08 EST George Will: The separation of campaign and state http://limaohio.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153737506/Separation-of-campaign-and-state WASHINGTON — A simple apology would suffice. Instead, campaign finance reformers, horrified by the predictable results of their handiwork, aspire to yet more regulatory wrinkles to limit political speech. These, too, would have consequences... Thu, 28 May 2015 00:01:05 EST Letter: Gay marriage here to stay http://limaohio.com/news/letters/153718683/Gay-marriage-here-to-stay This is in response to “Gay marriage not final goal” (The Lima News, May 11). Thu, 28 May 2015 00:01:03 EST Jerry Zezima: What’s in a name? Ask Poppie http://limaohio.com/news/home_top-news-opinion_columns/153749287/Whats-in-a-name-Ask-Poppie I have been called many things in my life, not all of them repeatable in polite company, which I am seldom in anyway.But the one I love to hear repeated is Poppie, which is what I am called by my 2-year-old granddaughter, Chloe. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:46:04 EST Orange County (Calif.) Register: Raising minimum wage in LA a poor way to reduce poverty http://limaohio.com/news/editorial-opinion/153710552/Raising-minimum-wage-poor-way-to-reduce-poverty MAY 22, 2015 — Los Angeles has approved increasing the city's minimum wage by 67 percent — to $15 an hour — by 2020, but advocates of using minimum wage increases to alleviate poverty should be careful what they wish... Wed, 27 May 2015 00:01:12 EST Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Meaty battle: Canada, Mexico want to rob consumers of info http://limaohio.com/news/editorial-opinion/153710602/Meaty-battle:-Canada-Mexico-want-to-rob-consumers-of-info MAY 22, 2015 — The World Trade Organization said Monday the U.S. violates international trade pacts by requiring “country of origin” labels on packages of meat. Although the practice benefits consumers, who deserve to know where... Wed, 27 May 2015 00:01:09 EST Andres Oppenheimer: Free trade won’t kill U.S. jobs — robots may http://limaohio.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153710668/Free-trade-wont-kill-U.S.-jobs--robots-may Critics of President Barack Obama's plan to sign a Trans-Pacific agreement that would create the world's biggest free trade zone are missing the point: The biggest threat to U.S. jobs won't come from cheaper imports from Vietnam,... Wed, 27 May 2015 00:01:05 EST Letter: Army Corps the ‘Diligent Destroyers’ of Hancock County http://limaohio.com/news/letters-opinion/153610748/Diligent-destroyers The December issue of the Hancock Wood Electric Magazine, Country Living, featured an article about author, George Laycock, who died. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:01:02 EST John Grindrod: Tips from the travelin’ man, Brian Contini http://limaohio.com/news/home_top-news-opinion_columns/153439204/Tips-from-the-travelin-man-Brian-Contini Back in 1961, long before Brian Contini was born, Ricky Nelson sang, “Travelin' Man.” And, while Contini probably wouldn't know much about that artist or song, he does know George Clooney's character Ryan Bingham in the... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:56:05 EST Chicago Tribune: Elian Gonzalez wants to come back — to visit http://limaohio.com/news/editorial-opinion/153695598/Elian-Gonzalez-wants-to-come-back--to-visit MAY 22, 2015 — Elian Gonzalez came to America the hard way in 1999. He was not quite 6 when he set out from Cuba in an aluminum boat with his mother and 12 others who hoped to make the 90-mile trip across the Florida Straits without being turned... Tue, 26 May 2015 00:01:08 EST Michael Reagan: Escaping poverty in Kenya and Baltimore http://limaohio.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153695656/Escaping-poverty-in-Kenya-and-Baltimore Books and pencils, not money.That's how you truly escape poverty.American liberals still don't understand that simple concept, but millions of poor people living in the sprawling slums of Nairobi do. Tue, 26 May 2015 00:01:07 EST Letter: Locked out of monster trucks http://limaohio.com/news/letters-opinion/153610887/Locked-out-of-monster-trucks I went to attend Lucas Oil Four Wheel Jamboree with my son. When I showed up at Allen County Fairgrounds, every gate was closed. Tue, 26 May 2015 00:01:03 EST Joe Blundo: More things in nature that aren’t fair http://limaohio.com/news/home_top-news-opinion_columns/153666477/More-things-in-nature-that-arent-fair Welcome to another edition of Things in Nature That Aren't Fair.It marks my recurring attempt to point out injustices in the natural order — Exhibit A being that carbon monoxide is colorless and odorless. Mon, 25 May 2015 16:46:06 EST Editorial: Pondering the lives lost in war http://limaohio.com/news/editorial-home_top-opinion/153653167/Pondering-the-lives-lost-in-war The language of war can leave you forgetting what's at stake.Terms such as soldier and enemy, victory and defeat and offenses and retreats can take the humanity away from it all. Mon, 25 May 2015 00:01:07 EST James Burns: Remembering our national debt http://limaohio.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153687839/Remembering-our-national-debt What's our national debt? The financial one that comes to mind is subservient to a second and deeper national debt. Mon, 25 May 2015 00:01:05 EST Paul Kengor: 7 brothers? A remarkable WWII story http://limaohio.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153687916/7-brothers-A-remarkable-WWII-story This time last year I did a commentary on five brothers who served in World War II. Very impressive. Imagine my surprise when someone who caught the commentary sent me a package with this note: Mon, 25 May 2015 00:01:03 EST Jim Krumel: Larry Gracely’s name belongs on the wall http://limaohio.com/news/home_top-opinion-opinion_columns/153677801/Larry-Gracelys-name-belongs-on-the-wall On top of the world one moment, forgotten the next.Larry Allan Gracely had so much going for him. Sun, 24 May 2015 17:01:02 EST Thomas Lucente: Honor those who gave their all http://limaohio.com/news/home_top-news-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153653137/Honor-those-who-gave-their-all The report in the Ripley (Mississippi) Advertiser on July 31, 1861, was the first of many to be published in the weekly newspaper during the next four years. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:01:02 EST Letter: Flooding may have a solution http://limaohio.com/news/letters-opinion/153590935/Flooding-may-have-a-solution After reading several articles about the flooding of the Blanchard and Ottawa rivers, I've wondered why the city of Lima doesn't use the reservoirs for flood control. There are two reservoirs in Amanda Township filled from the Auglaize... Tue, 26 May 2015 00:01:05 EST (No heading) http://limaohio.com/news/letters/153633870/ Two hours canhelp a child Sun, 24 May 2015 00:01:07 EST