Xenia Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/OPINION http://xeniagazette.com/section/OPINION Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:39:16 EST 1800 Taming modern monopolies http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50538866/Taming-modern-monopolies We need to expand the struggle against privatizers. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:01:14 EST Moving is a four letter word http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50538681/Moving-is-a-four-letter-word To me there's nothing worse on the planet than one particular sentence.It causes me heart palpitations, anxiety and pain.To some its mere utterance has brought about broken friendships and even divorce. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:53:07 EST Ohio Supreme Court Justices at Xenia High School http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50617821/Ohio-Supreme-Court-Justices-at-Xenia-High-School What a great treat it was to listen to and speak with Justices Sharon Kennedy and Judith French at Xenia High School. It is a rare opportunity for most citizens to be able to talk with some of our most important judicial leaders. The audience got to... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:39:09 EST The God of angel armies http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50560501/The-God-of-angel-armies The verse of the day is Psalm 34:7. “The angel of The Lord encamps around those who fear Him, and rescues them.” Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:35:10 EST More suggestions for the nation http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50572304/More-suggestions-for-the-nation The list of illegal, immoral and/or unconstitutional actions of our Federal government that should be corrected continues. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:59:12 EST There’s nothing scary about trick-or-treaters http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50448230/Theres-nothing-scary-about-trick-or-treaters Well, another Halloween is on it's way to our little corner of America. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:48:16 EST Playing toxic whack-a-mole http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50538923/Playing-toxic-whack-a-mole Flame retardants in everything from couch cushions to tents may be poisoning us all for no good reason. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:56:07 EST Do you want some hogwash with that burger? http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50538607/Do-you-want-some-hogwash-with-that-burger A sneaky tax dodge is driving the Burger King-Tim Hortons merger. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:55:08 EST Staving off traffic jams on the info super-highway http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50560404/Staving-off-traffic-jams-on-the-info-super-highway Every major consumer group, a nationwide coalition of mayors, and thousands of startups and small businesses have joined millions of people in urging the FCC to save Net Neutrality. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:54:15 EST Calling it like I see it: It was a nightmare bus ride http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50535565/Calling-it-like-I-see-it:-It-was-a-nightmare-bus-ride It has been 15 years since I have been on a Greyhound bus and after this past weekend, I remember why. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:42:18 EST Making corporate taxes fair and competitive http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50512530/Making-corporate-taxes-fair-and-competitive Last week, Burger King Worldwide announced a merger with Canadian restaurant Tim Hortons, creating one of the largest fast-food operations in the world. While Burger King will continue to be based out of Miami, it will make Canada its home for tax... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:58:07 EST Editorials http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50538350/Editorials Clock ticking for congress on ex-imThe end of September will be do or die for the US Export-Import Bank. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:38:08 EST Empower the people to hold the politicians accountable http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50558968/Empower-the-people-to-hold-the-politicians-accountable As Treasurer of Ohio, I'm a watchdog for Ohioans' hard-earned dollars. As a fellow taxpayer and Marine Corps veteran, I believe we the people have a right to know how our tax money is being spent. That's why I'm spearheading... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:32:15 EST Consumers beware the milk trap http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50558217/Consumers-beware-the-milk-trap Did you ever wonder why you have to go all the way to the back of the supermarket to get milk, eggs and other dairy products? While the 'party line' from the grocer will be something about the logistics involved with the cooling system,... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:03:11 EST The ‘old men’s’ cancer Part 1 http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50512178/The-old-mens-cancer-Part-1 It seems to me that we, as a country, should show some interest in, some concern about, the deadly cancer estimated by both the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society to have the largest number of new cases this year among cancers... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 20:32:08 EST The summer of our discontent http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50535551/The-summer-of-our-discontent Despite these last few months of hot and lazy days, it's been hard not to notice a cold political wind blowing through the country. The magazine Foreign Affairs captured it with its latest cover, a mockup of a travel poster featuring a crumbling... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 21:12:12 EST EDITORIAL ROUNDUP http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50535617/EDITORIAL-ROUNDUP The tobacco habitKicking the tobacco habit just got easier, especially if you shop at CVS drug stores. Sat, 6 Sep 2014 11:33:08 EST Wanted: New leadership http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50512323/Wanted:-New-leadership Wanted: Adults to restore the United States. Fri, 5 Sep 2014 15:50:11 EST Closing the talent gap: Ohio’s biggest challenge http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50509250/Closing-the-talent-gap:-Ohios-biggest-challenge The shifting landscape in higher education is creating a myriad of challenges that are impacting colleges and universities both statewide and nationally. Concerns precipitated by the economic recession are at the top of the list. Fri, 5 Sep 2014 13:22:08 EST Diary of a writer http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50177228/Diary-of-a-writer * Dear Diary: I had breakfast with a friend the other day at a local restaurant and when we were done eating and I pulled some money out of my pocket my friend shook his head and said “The yolk's on me today.” Fri, 5 Sep 2014 10:41:12 EST