Bloomberg View: How Obama can sell the Pacific trade deal to Congress

After five years of tortuous negotiations, the U.S., Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries have reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnersh...

October 7th, 2015 |  


Chicago Tribune: Secret to the Ex-Im Bank? It’s the sauce

OCT. 2, 2015 — Black Swan barbecue sauce and GE gas engines for heavy industry — two Midwestern products together in one sentence for the ...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Los Angeles Times: The pope sends wrong message in meeting with Kim Davis

OCT. 1, 2015 — A common theme of commentaries on Pope Francis’ triumphant visit to the United States was that he found a way to preach the...

October 5th, 2015 |  



Editorial: Devil in the details when it comes to Issue 3

Editorial: Devil in the details when it comes to Issue 3

Voters need to be aware of what’s wrapped inside the package known as Issue 3. You don’t have to scratch the surface too hard to find prob...

October 4th, 2015 |  


Editorial: Ohio court not supreme about open record rulings

Editorial: Ohio court not supreme about open record rulings

You’d like to believe Ohio’s Supreme Court would be on the side of open governments and the little guy. Unfortunately, it looks like it mi...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Chicago Tribune: Colombia’s chance for peace

SEPT. 28, 2015 — Colombia has a shattering history of violence. In the early 1990s the city of Medellin, a trafficking hub for cocaine, was the ...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


Chicago Tribune: Do Republicans want to govern?

SEPT. 27, 2015 — The coming months are shaping up to be fateful ones for the national Republican Party. Among GOP voters, Donald Trump continues...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Chicago Tribune: Carly, the Donald and our obsession with appearance

SEPT. 26, 2015 — How about if we say everybody has 24 hours to scratch the itch. Go ahead. Search the Internet for “Chris Christie weight&...

September 30th, 2015 |  


St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Focus on preventing, not debating, college sexual assaults

SEPT. 24, 2015 — A much-needed conversation about how to prevent sexual assault on college campuses is being hijacked. Social media are being ma...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Miami Herald: A moral voice vs. an immoral force

SEPT. 23, 2015 — On his four-day visit to Cuba, Pope Francis called for forgiveness and spiritual transformation in a land that has seen little ...

September 28th, 2015 updated: September 28th, 2015. |