Sen. Rob Portman: Lima workers keep national security strong

Sen. Rob Portman: Lima workers keep national security strong

Legislation to bring new business to the Lima tank plant and improve our national security is in the annual defense bill on the President ‘s des...

October 10th, 2015 |  


Debra-Lynn B. Hook: The empty nest can be full of surprising opportunities

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: The empty nest can be full of surprising opportunities

Megan had spent the last 21 years raising her two boys. Now suddenly this fall, both were gone, off to college. And Megan was feeling sad.Until Day Tw...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Bush family’s war on English

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Bush family’s war on English

And the Bush family’s War on English continues.You are, by now, familiar with the astonishingly tone-deaf response by Jeb Bush, the nation’...

October 9th, 2015 |  



Lori Borgman: Almost pulled over for speeding through texts

Lori Borgman: Almost pulled over for speeding through texts

I’m not saying the lightning speed of communication is dangerous, but I was recently caught in a text thread moving so quickly that I nearly fou...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Nobel literature prize winner transcends easy categories

Nobel literature prize winner transcends easy categories

MINSK, Belarus — With a reporter’s eye and an artist’s heart, Svetlana Alexievich writes of the catastrophes, upheaval and personal ...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Impeach the IRS director

WASHINGTON — “Look,” wrote Lois Lerner, echoing Horace Greeley, “my view is that Lincoln was our worst president not our best....

October 8th, 2015 |  


Chris Erskine: What the pope and craft beer have in common

Chris Erskine: What the pope and craft beer have in common

I always viewed the reigning pope the way I did John Lennon — an older man with an uncommon capacity for love and forgiveness. An idealist with ...

October 7th, 2015 |  


John M. Crisp: Our willingness to tolerate school shootings

John M. Crisp: Our willingness to tolerate school shootings

At nearly the same moment as last week’s mass shooting in Roseburg, Ore., an ominous, coincidental reverberation of that commonplace American th...

October 7th, 2015 |  


John Grindrod: The wheels on the bus over time

John Grindrod: The wheels on the bus over time

I think most remember that sing-song nursery rhyme “The Wheels on the Bus Go ‘Round and ‘Round.” And, so it has been for me th...

October 6th, 2015 updated: October 6th, 2015. |  


Cynthia M. Allen: Francis knows his flock, seeks to reach them

Cynthia M. Allen: Francis knows his flock, seeks to reach them

Pop quiz.What is the source of the language, below?Hint, the author is a significant, contemporary religious figure.“The promotion of human dign...

October 6th, 2015 |