Ron Lora: Disarrayed Democrats and blighted Republicans

Ron Lora: Disarrayed Democrats and blighted Republicans

These are tense days with a volatile eight months ahead. Indications are that the 2020 presidential campaign will be the most bizarre in anyone’...

February 18th, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: Even in death, the price of fame

John Grindrod: Even in death, the price of fame

Of course, we regular Joes and Josephines often have a certain level of envy for the rich and the famous. And, for those who’ve attained lofty l...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Jerry Zezima: This cold was something to sneeze at

Jerry Zezima: This cold was something to sneeze at

When it comes to being sick, men are babies. I know this because there are six children in my family (five grandkids and yours truly), and I was sicke...

February 18th, 2020 updated: February 18th, 2020. |  



Jay Ambrose: Your pick — Trump or Sanders?

Jay Ambrose: Your pick — Trump or Sanders?

It’s egregious excess time. Old norms have gone into hiding, common sense has taken a walk, wisdom is on vacation and fundamental principles hav...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Jim Krumel: He comes from poverty, but he’s not poor in spirit

Jim Krumel: He comes from poverty, but he’s not poor in spirit

They call him Father Thomas.He is a new priest at St. Charles Catholic Church, joining the Rev. Kent Kaufman.Father Thomas has been in Lima only a few...

February 17th, 2020 updated: February 17th, 2020. |  


Column: Yes, a woman can be president

Column: Yes, a woman can be president

Presidents Day, officially known as Washington’s Birthday, provides us with an opportunity to reflect on the nation’s past and present lea...

February 16th, 2020 |  


George Will: Physician (Senate), heal thyself

George Will: Physician (Senate), heal thyself

WASHINGTON — Shortly before the Senate, sitting as an impeachment court, contemplated the president’s misbehavior, it demonstrated its own...

February 15th, 2020 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Vote blue, no matter who?

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Vote blue, no matter who?

That’s the fall election mantra of Democrats desperate to cleanse the White House of its current occupant. But here’s the question some Af...

February 15th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: Memories of a has-been youth basketball coach

David Trinko: Memories of a has-been youth basketball coach

I hereby submit my resignation as a youth basketball coach.It’s a decision that was made simple to make, since my daughter will be too old to pl...

February 15th, 2020 |  


Cheryl Parson: Don’t get infected by coronavirus scams

Cheryl Parson: Don’t get infected by coronavirus scams

COVID-19. That’s what the World Health Organization has named the new coronavirus. As of this past Thursday, there were 15,152 new coronavirus c...

February 15th, 2020 |