Melvin I. Urofsky: How will history judge Scalia?

Melvin I. Urofsky: How will history judge Scalia?

Will originalism survive Justice Antonin Scalia? Will he be remembered, as President Barack Obama suggested just hours after his death, as “one ...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Debra-Lynn B. Hook: A mother’s lament, ‘I want my mommy’

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: A mother’s lament, ‘I want my mommy’

It dawned on me recently that I am the only person in my family who doesn’t benefit from having a mother in the house.This unfortunate fact of l...

February 24th, 2016 |  


John Grindrod: Leap year, leap day, leaplings

John Grindrod: Leap year, leap day, leaplings

In the interest of public service, I think it would be wrong of me to ignore the anomalous event that is almost upon us. Monday, all of us will get to...

February 23rd, 2016 |  



Cynthia M. Allen: Trump’s political rise is mostly about what he is not

Cynthia M. Allen: Trump’s political rise is mostly about what he is not

If pundits were paid for accurately capturing the true nature of voter sentiment or correctly predicting the outcomes of presidential primary races th...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Celia Rivenbark: Meal-prep services underwhelming to Southern cook

Celia Rivenbark: Meal-prep services underwhelming to Southern cook

My neighbor, an unapologetic non-cook, made an amazing sounding meal last week. Fresh cod topped with a miso glaze and served with smashed purple pota...

February 22nd, 2016 |  


George Will: Donald Trump relishes wrecking the GOP

George Will: Donald Trump relishes wrecking the GOP

Lyndon Johnson simply was exasperated. Barack Obama’s mischief was methodical.Four days before the 1966 congressional elections, Johnson, asked ...

February 22nd, 2016 |  


Jim Krumel: Do’s and don’ts of writing election letters

Jim Krumel: Do’s and don’ts of writing election letters

One of the most widely read features in The Lima News is the “Letters” column on our Commentary page. We like to think of it as a communit...

February 21st, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Scalia was one of greatest jurists to ever sit on the bench

Thomas Lucente: Scalia was one of greatest jurists to ever sit on the bench

America lost a great man and one of the greatest jurists to ever sit on the Supreme Court when Justice Antonin Scalia died Feb. 13.Of course, boorish ...

February 21st, 2016 |  


Kathleen Parker: What would Scalia say about vacancy?

Kathleen Parker: What would Scalia say about vacancy?

WASHINGTON — As Republican presidential candidates invoke Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s legacy, all insisting that his suddenly v...

February 20th, 2016 |  


David Trinko: Health care system expects too much from minor

David Trinko: Health care system expects too much from minor

My 14-year-old daughter can’t drive. She can’t cook using the oven. She can’t even wake herself up for school on time with the aid o...

February 20th, 2016 |