Daily Call- RSS OPINION Feed http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:12:34 EST 1800 City Commissioner clarifies rate increase http://dailycall.com/news/letters/152048591/City-Commissioner-clarifies-rate-increase To the Editor: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:11:35 EST A great day to be a Buckeye http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152071469/A-great-day-to-be-a-Buckeye Sometimes its easy for forget — amid the pointless Tweets from D-level celebrities and pictures of pets — the Internet is one of the most powerful and influential innovations of the 20th century. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:11:33 EST Finding warmth on a cold, winter day http://dailycall.com/news/opinion/152075078/Finding-warmth-on-a-cold-winter-day It's been a long hard winter on all of us this season. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:56:24 EST Embracing who we are http://dailycall.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/152046442/Embracing-who-we-are After not watching the 2015 Oscar Awards and, instead, reading about everybody's opinions on it afterward, there was one speech that struck me. Graham Moore, screenwriter for “The Imitation Game,” said: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:46:26 EST How much of a bad thing is good? http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152052264/How-much-of-a-bad-thing-is-good I have long contended that there hasn't been an intelligent discussion held about public education in the Ohio legislature in years, and I have written more than fifty articles highlighting the many indefensible mandates lawmakers have enacted... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 22:46:24 EST Editorial Roundup http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152028205/Editorial-Roundup • Excerpt from the Los Angeles Times on strategy against Islamic State: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:31:23 EST Living in an ice age http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152028100/Living-in-an-ice-age Yes, I am as tired of the cold weather as the rest of you.I guess we shouldn't be surprised. We're just getting paid back for the mild summer we had. Besides, we are living in an ice age. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:16:44 EST Writer’s already done that http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/152003089/Writers-already-done-that Possibly as early as this year, we'll go to the polls to consider legalizing a weed, a native plant growing wild, that's harvested, processed, and sold illegally as a recreational drug. Ohio is considering legalizing this plant, making it... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:16:34 EST Addressing trade cheats http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152027467/Addressing-trade-cheats There isn't much Democrats and Republicans can agree on these days, but one idea is uniting senators on both sides of the aisle. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:16:29 EST Calling Around Bradford http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/151990311/Calling-Around-Bradford Did someone forget to pull the plug on winter? I'm thinking it's time to let go of Groundhog Day and just let the length of actual winter be a surprise. I know it would help with the negative feelings everyone is harboring over... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:36:27 EST Dumping the pity party http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/151968564/Dumping-the-pity-party Recently, I've gone through some things personally and professionally that caused me to go into a mini depression, which for me means functioning (although not at the rate I normally do) and spending more time than appropriate dwelling on other... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:36:25 EST Take me out to the ballgame http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/151966584/Take-me-out-to-the-ballgame It seems a cruel bit of irony that on one of the coldest days of the year, pitchers and catchers reported to Spring Training. With that small phrase, we begin to recognize that warmer and longer days are really just around the corner. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:36:24 EST Electricity issue sparks questions http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/151967445/Electricity-issue-sparks-questions A number of issues seemed to come to a head over the last week regarding electric bills in Piqua. At first glance, a majority of it comes from increased rates, and a public statement from the city manager regarding the increase as only being 2... Sun, 22 Feb 2015 12:51:21 EST What’s your market level? http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/151954770/Whats-your-market-level When playing the stock market, maximum results are best achieved when you “Buy low — sell high!” That's a worthy goal with real estate too, with one exception. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:16:21 EST Parenting program a plus for families http://dailycall.com/news/letters/151965050/Parenting-program-a-plus-for-families To the Editor: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:36:26 EST Every day is Valentine’s Day http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/151966957/Every-day-is-Valentines-Day One of the things that makes February special is Valentine's Day, a time to celebrate love. Not only for sweethearts, but for everyone of every age. The appearance of Valentine flowers in so many of the stores is proof that spring is only weeks... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 07:01:46 EST Writer seeks answers http://dailycall.com/news/letters/151964947/Writer-seeks-answers To the Editor:Dear City Commissioners: I would like to have some clarification. Using our own source, it clearly shows that there is a very little difference in the three cities: Piqua, Sidney and Troy. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 07:01:21 EST Compromise vs. moral leadership http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/151924072/-Compromise-vs.-moral-leadership My wife, Sharon, and I disagree sometimes. I love her, but she insists on being wrong a lot. This time it's whether compromise or moral leadership is the right path for politicians. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 23:01:48 EST A reality in harmony http://dailycall.com/news/editorial-news-opinion/151925685/A-reality-in-harmony His Holiness the Dalai Lama once said, “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others and if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.” To me, that statement holds true and makes complete sense, in addition to nurturing... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 23:01:47 EST Calling Around Covington http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/151851752/Calling-Around-Covington Welcome to the cold, frosty, snowy, and dreary days of February in Covington. We haven't had an extremely snowy winter yet, but there has been just enough, at the right times, to have to keep track of the makeup school days now. The old snow... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 10:06:37 EST