Daily Call- RSS OPINION Feed http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION Fri, 6 Mar 2015 01:25:51 EST 1800 HB 74 good for education system http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152176188/HB-74-good-for-education-system The issues of school assessments, Common Core, and student performance have become highly debated topics not only in our state legislature, but across the country. As a newly-elected member of the Ohio House of Representatives, and a standing member... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:52 EST Scott family gives thanks http://dailycall.com/news/letters/152176908/Scott-family-gives-thanks To the Editor:The family of Lonnie Scott would like to thank all of our friends, neighbors and relatives for your many kindnesses shown to us during Lonnie's final illness and death. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:50 EST They just can’t accept democracy http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152176762/-They-just-cant-accept-democracy Some people pretend to love this country more than the rest of us. One has even accused our president of not loving our country at all. Not at all. He backed off under a lot of heat, even from some of the conservative media. He said that he... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:48 EST Fuel adjustment explanation offered http://dailycall.com/news/letters/152132488/Fuel-adjustment-explanation-offered To the editor: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:36:29 EST Thanks for local support http://dailycall.com/news/letters/152132355/Thanks-for-local-support To the Editor: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:36:28 EST Not-so-smooth sailing http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152093163/Not-so-smooth-sailing Once upon a time in the beckoning blue waters off a far sunny isle, a foolish girl—oh, let's call her Marla—tried to teach herself to sail. Because shanghaied is such a strong word, let us further add Marla brought with her on this... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:36:27 EST Workers hit by unfair trade deals http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152148223/Workers-hit-by-unfair-trade-deals Trade agreements have wreaked havoc on Ohio's economy over the past several decades, undermining Ohio's manufacturing sector and making it easier for corporations to ship our jobs overseas. When Congress considered NAFTA, CAFTA, and every... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:36:26 EST Gimme your ‘likes’ http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152093613/Gimme-your-likes Scroll through your news feed on Facebook and here are some common sightings you will see: Jennifer and Chris are engaged with 85 likes; Cassandra had her baby with 122 likes; Erica posing for the camera in her favorite dress with 75 likes; or Jon and... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:36:24 EST A day of rest http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152115043/A-day-of-rest I love Sundays. To me, it means church, family time, and a day of rest. Sometimes, however, the “day of rest” part doesn't always work out so well. On a recent Sunday, I was startled awake by my three kids stomping down the stairs in... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:36:22 EST (No heading) http://dailycall.com/news/letters/152069277/ To the Editor: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:56:30 EST Thanks for sharing love story http://dailycall.com/news/letters/152069115/Thanks-for-sharing-love-story To the Editor: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:56:29 EST Help for the hungry and hopeless http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152092102/Help-for-the-hungry-and-hopeless If you or someone you know is struggling, there is a local resource that might be able to help you in some ways. March 1 marks the first anniversary of the N3w G3n3ration Church, providing free meals before each of its services three times a week. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:56:28 EST The future of providing energy in Piqua http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152091421/The-future-of-providing-energy-in-Piqua Several years ago, the City of Piqua, through the efforts of the Energy Board and the Piqua Power System, began planning the most efficient and economical way to provide and deliver electric to Piqua Power customers. The strategy was to move from a... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:56:27 EST 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