Daily Call- RSS OPINION Feed http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:00:57 EST 1800 Calling Around Covington http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150940969/-Calling-Around-Covington Christmas week brings a relatively quiet activity calendar in Covington. Many groups are taking a bit of a break before re-launching programs and activities in the new year. It's hard to believe 2015 will appear when the calendar flips over in... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:20:08 EST 2014: The year in review (ATM*) http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150933499/2014:-The-year-in-review-(ATM*) Even though we have nine more fun-filled days of 2014 to experience, this is my final opportunity to sum up the year while it is still, you know, the year. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:53:06 EST Dementia: Connecting through music http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150936022/Dementia:-Connecting-through-music We all know that we and our loved ones are going to change over time, but dementia completely derails the direction of change. Some of the pain comes from fear of the future when a loved one loses connections to his or her world. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:04:09 EST December babies unite http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150950615/December-babies-unite As a child, birthdays are those magical days with only two things in mind: presents and cake. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:55:06 EST Revitalizing manufacturing and innovation http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150923160/Revitalizing-manufacturing-and-innovation One of my most important jobs is to advocate for working families in Ohio. Middle-class families have felt squeezed by the number of jobs going overseas, especially in the manufacturing sector. A report released last week from the Economic Policy... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:27:07 EST Pitsenbarger: True inspiration http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150923106/-Pitsenbarger:-True-inspiration This truly is the most wonderful time of the year. Many of us are planning, shopping and busy with many activities relating to this holiday season. It is a time to spend with family and friends as well as celebrating this joyous and blessed season in... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:25:10 EST Obstructed breathing http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150908953/Obstructed-breathing Arthur Grashel worked as a machinist for the Kelsey Hayes Company – an automobile parts manufacturer – when he filed a workers' compensation claim in 2001 that was allowed for hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:06:07 EST Christmas conjures fond memories http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150918513/Christmas-conjures-fond-memories Decorating the house for Christmas is always full of memories for our family, especially when it comes to Christmas ornaments. The weekend after Thanksgiving is typically when we decorate, because we have found that if we don't it, then that it... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:48:05 EST Celebrating ‘48th’ birthday in style http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150891052/Celebrating-48th-birthday-in-style A day last week was one to squeeze, from the first to the last drop. Our sons were here, families, some grandchildren and great-grands. The youngest was too new to be exposed to the current viruses, as well as being too small to jump out of the way. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:50:03 EST Improving mental health care for vets http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150904532/Improving-mental-health-care-for-vets When our men and women in uniform come home from overseas, they deserve the best possible medical care. Unfortunately, they haven't always been getting it. And while deficiencies in treating physical wounds have been well documented, there has... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:25:09 EST Novelist shares his secrets http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150904798/Novelist-shares-his-secrets Science fiction. Do you love it? Do you hate it? Are you neutral?Who writes science fiction? Who creates worlds inhabited by strange creatures and stranger human beings on voyages of discovery? Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:13 EST Teaching old dog new tricks http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150897137/Teaching-old-dog-new-tricks Hello everyone! I know it's been a long time since I've gotten to write my column. I'm so very sorry! My life has been so crammed full I have not had a spare second. Luckily, in all this craziness diabetes hasn't been too big... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:07 EST The numbers count in this game http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150877286/The-numbers-count-in-this-game Now that all the commotion has died down, maybe we can take a logical, realistic look at this whole college football playoff thing.Then again, maybe not. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:00:08 EST The numbers count in this game http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150877614/The-numbers-count-in-this-game Now that all the commotion has died down, maybe we can take a logical, realistic look at this whole college football playoff thing.Then again, maybe not. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:00:05 EST Neighbors don’t let neighbors frack http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150867290/Neighbors-dont-let-neighbors-frack All my life, I've been a good citizen. I vote. I volunteer. I know my neighbors. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:48:04 EST Calling Around Bradford http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150877673/Calling-Around-Bradford We're back! Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:15:09 EST Perils of pet sibling rivalry http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150864746/Perils-of-pet-sibling-rivalry First, let me start out on an unrelated note. It's Dec. 13, 2014.12, 13, 14. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:01:04 EST Obama must remember Sandy Hook http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150864828/Obama-must-remember-Sandy-Hook Confronted by a hostile Republican Congress, President Barack Obama has chosen to flex his political muscles on a range of pressing issues. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:01:03 EST Editorial Roundup http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150850573/Editorial-Roundup Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States:• Tampa (Fla.) Tribune on Russia: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:10:20 EST The season for mindless consumerism http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150850490/The-season-for-mindless-consumerism 'Tis the season for mindless consumerism.I love giving gifts when they're from the heart. But I hate giving or receiving presents if they're things nobody needs, given out of a sense of obligation. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:10:18 EST