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  • Another View: Are sugar, carbs really worse than smoking?

    “I want that red velvetI want that sugar sweetDon’t let nobody touch itUnless that somebody’s me”It’ ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Another View: A Republican embarrassment

    Senators voted Thursday to confirm Loretta Lynch as the next attorney general by an embarrassingly thin margin of 56 to 43. It was embarrassing not to ...
    April 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Another View: Inequality’s big enabler

    “Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion.”So said Hillary Rodham Clinton ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Another View: Illegal gun possession not 'violent felony'

    Twice recently the Supreme Court has chastised the U.S. Department of Justice for stretching criminal laws beyond their rational application in order ...
    April 23, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Another View: First bloom of compromise on the Hill

    An agreement Tuesday on a bill to help victims of human trafficking may herald a period of unaccustomed productivity in the Senate. The desire of the ...
    April 22, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Another View: Ernie Pyle left indelible message for the world

    Hoosier journalist Ernie Pyle died 60 years ago on April 18.The renowned war correspondent, columnis ...
    April 21, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Another View: Estate tax addresses income inequality

    Ohio’s repeal of its estate tax more than two years ago has had a disastrous impact on local communities that relied on revenue from the tax to pay fo ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Schultz: Michelle Knight – call her Lily, please

    Her name is Lily now, named for her favorite flower.To appreciate how startling it can be to first m ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Another View: Why paying taxes was unusually awful this year

    How did your tax filing go? If you needed any help from the Internal Revenue Service, chances are it was awful.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Wilkinson: How Lincoln became an American saint

    Abraham Lincoln, a politician much reviled in life, became something of a saint upon his death 150 years ago.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Another View: Marco Rubio's is a candidacy based on ideals

    Marco Rubio formally entered the GOP presidential field Monday with an address at Miami’s Freedom Tower.
    April 14, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Hunt: What we know about Clinton's platform

    Hillary Clinton now has the opportunity to show her wares as a self-styled policy wonk.As the former ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Another View: Clinton's tough task ahead

    Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her candidacy for president Sunday, entering the race with universal name recognition, undisputed smarts and a record ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Strauss: Religious freedom fight an illuminating moment in history

    Both sides seem to want to strike a pose of wounded innocence in the dispute about laws passed by Indiana and Arkansas to exempt religious believers f ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Another view: Harriet Tubman a good option for $20 bill

    No woman is depicted on U.S. paper currency. This makes our money a bit exceptional among the banknotes of our international peers, several of which – ...
    April 12, 2015 - 11:01 pm
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