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John Grindrod: The enigmas of European travel

John Grindrod: The enigmas of European travel

Before I left for 10 days in Eastern Europe on vacation several weeks ago, I had a conversation with my …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Christine M. Flowers: Boy Scouts’ decisions isn’t about the kids

Christine M. Flowers: Boy Scouts’ decisions isn’t about the kids

Any Boy Scout can tell you that there are a lot of different types of knots. Square knots. Slip knots. …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Joe Blundo: A more-or-less true history of Ohio State Fair

Joe Blundo: A more-or-less true history of Ohio State Fair

On the heels of the opening of the 162nd Ohio State Fair, here’s an almost-factual history of the annual event: …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Mary Sanchez: GOP beware — nobody puts The Donald in a corner

Mary Sanchez: GOP beware — nobody puts The Donald in a corner

Pity the Republican candidate who tries to land a “Senator, you are no Jack Kennedy” style jab during the televised …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Jim Krumel: A big fish, and an even bigger man

Jim Krumel: A big fish, and an even bigger man

Willa Jackson strolled into The Lima News late Friday afternoon with her fingers crossed and hope filling her heart. She …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

GOP debate: What to ask, who to ask

For a political debate moderator, preparing for the big event is not unlike trying to hit a moving target. “On …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Pitts column: The race war known as World War II

Pitts column: The race war known as World War II

He wanted to start a race war. That, you will recall, was what authorities say white supremacist Dylann Roof had …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Thomas Lucente: Let PBS stations go dark

Thomas Lucente: Let PBS stations go dark

Some 90 years ago, in wholly un-American fashion, the U.S. government nationalized an important resource: The radio spectrum. “If this …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

George Will: Planned Parenthood and your tax dollars

George Will: Planned Parenthood and your tax dollars

WASHINGTON — Executives of Planned Parenthood’s federally subsidized meat markets — your tax dollars at work — lack the courage …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

David Trinko: Roebuck sees America, one park at a time

David Trinko: Roebuck sees America, one park at a time

Steve Roebuck waited in a hotel room in Kotzebue, Alaska, a few weeks ago, waiting to finish off an impressive, …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Legal-Ease: Three tips for underground utility agreements

Legal-Ease: Three tips for underground utility agreements

Anyone who owns a house or any real estate can expect to eventually be approached by some government or utility …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Kathleen Parker: Obama’s truth out of Africa

Kathleen Parker: Obama’s truth out of Africa

WASHINGTON — It is good to be President Barack Obama these days. In the midst of a visit to Africa, …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Chris Erskine: When baseball hits, sunglasses get the save

Chris Erskine: When baseball hits, sunglasses get the save

I took a baseball to the brain the other day. Early indications are that the hardball survived the collision — …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Andres Oppenheimer: Obama should tell Latin Americans what he told Africans

During his trip to Africa earlier this week, President Barack Obama gave a powerful speech asking the region’s long-entrenched leaders …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Lori Borgman: Picturing the perfect vacation? It won’t happen

Lori Borgman: Picturing the perfect vacation? It won’t happen

Our son and his family sent a classic snippet while they are on vacation. It is a short video that …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

George Will: With Iran deal, Obama makes bad history

George Will: With Iran deal, Obama makes bad history

WASHINGTON — It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Joe Blundo: Bike race pushes for independence from cerebral palsy

Joe Blundo: Bike race pushes for independence from cerebral palsy

When Pete Zeidner rode a bicycle, his disability seemed to disappear. “He could move around at will like everybody else,” …

July 29th, 2015 |  

John Lott: Americans are learning: More guns mean less crime

John Lott: Americans are learning: More guns mean less crime

Americans are increasingly convinced that owning a gun makes them safer. A new Rasmussen poll found that an overwhelming majority …

July 29th, 2015 |  

John Grindrod: Pete Rose, the story with the longest legs in sports

John Grindrod: Pete Rose, the story with the longest legs in sports

When it comes to the news cycle, it generally doesn’t take long for a big story to dominate our interest, …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Cynthia M. Allen: Making a moral argument for conservatism

Cynthia M. Allen: Making a moral argument for conservatism

When debates over highly ideological issues like abortion erupt, one of the most common attacks on conservatives is that their …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Celia Rivenbark: With ‘digital amnesia,’ screens wipe minds blank

Celia Rivenbark: With ‘digital amnesia,’ screens wipe minds blank

Recently, I realized that like millions of Americans I am suffering from “digital amnesia.” It sounds serious enough to warrant …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Christine M. Flowers: Planned Parenthood’s work is the worst of the world’s atrocities

Christine M. Flowers: Planned Parenthood’s work is the worst of the world’s atrocities

When I started doing asylum work almost 20 years ago, the comfortable cocoon that had been built around me by …

July 27th, 2015 |  

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