Xenia Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/OPINION http://xeniagazette.com/section/OPINION Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:56:12 EST 1800 Letters to the Editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150297764/Letters-to-the-Editor Keep the library strongEditor: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:46:13 EST Open season on truth in politics http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150267563/Open-season-on-truth-in-politics It seems to me that politicians in our state can heave a big sigh of relief thanks to a U S District Judge. Yep, for years politicians and their devoted followers have been concerned with the dilemma of how to conduct personal attacks on their... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:47:11 EST The promises keep on coming year after year after year http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150267962/The-promises-keep-on-coming-year-after-year-after-year Ho-hum.The other day I found the mail box on my front porch filled with bright-colored campaign fliers touting what seems like all of the political candidates in America. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:06:07 EST Letters to the editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150230592/Letters-to-the-editor Klepinger for10th districtEditor: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:14:05 EST Ending Veterans’ Homelessness in Ohio http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150230520/Ending-Veterans-Homelessness-in-Ohio In gratitude for their courage and sacrifice for our nation, my office helps US veterans access their medical and disability benefits and the overdue or replacement medals that they have earned for their military service. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:11:08 EST Here come the rain and drought http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150194577/Here-come-the-rain-and-drought Many coastal regions must start bracing for frequent floods as key freshwater sources are drying up elsewhere.What is it about natural disasters and irony? Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:34:17 EST Unfriending ALEC http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150194395/Unfriending-ALEC Big tech companies like Google and Facebook are breaking up with corporate polluters. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:25:08 EST Letter to the Editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150267917/Letter-to-the-Editor Say yes to Beavercreek parksEditor: Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:03:05 EST Olive Garden execs parachute away http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150193730/Olive-Garden-execs-parachute-away The nation's largest full-service restaurant chain is sending three top executives off with $68 million while paying workers $2.13 per hour. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:49:10 EST It takes a mentor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150231355/It-takes-a-mentor I paid less than $10,000 to earn my college degree from a top-ranked school. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:45:07 EST Zombies, the lamest monsters http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150268042/Zombies-the-lamest-monsters Halloween is upon us and, once again, zombie-mania continues to reign supreme. From so-called, community “Zombie Walk” events to AMC's season premier of the “Walking Dead” boasting the highest-rated cable television show... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:10:08 EST Walk softly and carry a big beer http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150194851/Walk-softly-and-carry-a-big-beer Don't just sit on your duffs doing 12-ounce elbow bends — the Russians are buying out Pabst Blue Ribbon.OK, that's it. No more Mr. Nice Guy. The avarice of corporate power is getting personal. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:44:15 EST Enforcing trade laws to support Ohio businesses http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150194354/Enforcing-trade-laws-to-support-Ohio-businesses When I travel across Ohio, I hear from business owners who have successfully expanded their companies, created jobs, and sold their products in foreign markets. In 2013, Ohio exports totaled a record-breaking $50.8 billion. To quantify that, every $1... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:22:14 EST We’re all in this together http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150044830/Were-all-in-this-together Labor organizers are increasingly enlisting consumers in campaigns to improve conditions for low-wage workers. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:09:16 EST A government of laws, not of men http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150225328/A-government-of-laws-not-of-men It seems to me that some news stories have lives of their own in today's society. Somehow they not only stay “alive” but grow in intensity and become more widespread. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:45:10 EST Letters to the editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150224673/Letters-to-the-editor Say yes to the librariesEditor: Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:36:09 EST Letter to the editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150147030/Letter-to-the-editor Say yes to Issue 12Editor: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:52:10 EST Police officers are people too http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150180091/Police-officers-are-people-too With so much attention over the last several months focused on the tragic shootings at the Beavercreek Walmart and in Ferguson, Missouri, the police are being vilified in the media now more than ever. As these issues play out in the court of public... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:39:15 EST Editorial http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150144830/Editorial Forgive us if we're not willing to write an obituary for newspapers — and will even challenge those who would espouse the idea.Pundits and skeptics use clever connotations such as dinosaurs facing extinction. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:58:21 EST Letter to the Editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/150177923/Letter-to-the-Editor Support county libraryEditor: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:41:16 EST