Xenia Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/OPINION http://xeniagazette.com/section/OPINION Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:27:09 EST 1800 History of the Zion Baptist Church http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/152026581/History-of-the-Zion-Baptist-Church February is Black History Month, so it seems appropriate to share some history about one of the most beautiful churches in Xenia. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:51:22 EST Don’t expect privacy at work http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/152026280/Dont-expect-privacy-at-work Privacy issues are some of the most complex problems facing Americans today. At home, we enjoy at least a certain level of privacy, but expecting the same at the workplace is, in a word, unrealistic. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:41:22 EST Turf deadling quickly approaching http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151953107/Turf-deadling-quickly-approaching We have less than two weeks to reach our fundraising goal for the artificial turf. To date we have raised $145,500 of the $200,000 needed to complete the project. If we receive enough in donations by March 1 we will move forward with the project. The... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:16:25 EST Friends like these http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151777886/Friends-like-these GOP presidential hopefuls are cozying up to anti-immigrant extremists and right-wing billionaires. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 14:21:21 EST A Corporate Apostate http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151901982/A-Corporate-Apostate Aetna's choosing to pay some employees more than the going rate.Business schools preach a strict, anti-social doctrine of corporate management that comes down to this: CEOs must be idiots. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:41:28 EST Goosey as ever http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151947510/Goosey-as-ever The GOP's presidential field features some weary right-wing retreads.Ready or not, the race is on — for president, I mean. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:21:25 EST People sell the darndest things http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151159852/People-sell-the-darndest-things You name it and somebody is trying to sell it right now by running an advertisement in a daily or weekly newspaper.If you don't believe me check out the classified ads in your favorite newspaper. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:46:26 EST Letter to the editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151904866/Letter-to-the-editor In defense of parents who refuse vaccinesEditor:Why all the angry vitriol demonizing and punishing all Americans who defend the human right to reject medical risk taking? Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:11:23 EST Road striping machines http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151902433/Road-striping-machines Many years ago, those yellow or white stripes you see on the highways had to be painted by hand. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:56:31 EST Marshaling marooned tax dollars http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151902204/Marshaling-marooned-tax-dollars Congress needs to shut down offshore tax shelters without rewarding the corporations that built them.Republican lawmakers have largely greeted President Barack Obama's new spending plan as dead on arrival. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:51:22 EST What’s on your nightstand? http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151901834/Whats-on-your-nightstand I have never liked the question, “What's on your nightstand?” For me it actually causes the same physical, rash-like reaction as a restaurant server asking, “How's everything tastin' for ya?” A garden rake... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:41:23 EST Remembering Paul Cresswell http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151900993/Remembering-Paul-Cresswell GREENE COUNTY — Paul H. Cresswell who was a World War I pilot. Following his military career, he graduated from Cedarville College. His first position following graduation was as the assistant to the Greene County Auditor. When the Auditor... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:06:23 EST Are we ‘Frozen’ in the hype? http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151818783/Are-we-Frozen-in-the-hype So I feel like we are Frozen solid …Everywhere there is something created with Frozen characters on it—cups, clothes, party favors, toys and more. Those items are everywhere on display! Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:26:22 EST The most stressful season http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151824082/The-most-stressful-season It seems to me that twice a year we go through periods of greater stress thanat other times. The first starts in earnest about Thanksgiving and runs until Christmas. It's that time of year when we are concerned about getting appropriate gifts... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:21:23 EST The budget the American people deserve http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151823663/The-budget-the-American-people-deserve Last week, President Obama released his annual budget proposal. It's a 2,000 page document that spells out how he wants to spend your hard-earned tax dollars. But a budget is about more than how much the government spends and how much it taxes. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:06:22 EST Watch out for tax identity theft http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151902575/Watch-out-for-tax-identity-theft Several national companies such as Blue Cross-Blue Shield Anthem, Target and Home Depot have suffered recent and widely-publicized data breaches that underscore the vulnerability of identity information. Now thieves have upped their game and are using... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:56:26 EST Biomedical research creating jobs, saving lives http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151776956/Biomedical-research-creating-jobs-saving-lives Medical research not only creates jobs – it saves lives. But critical research – on cancer prevention, on new prescription drugs, and on cures for deadly diseases – is often left unfunded. In fact, nine out of 11 research grants go... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:51:27 EST Water: Here’s to your health http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151801518/Water:-Heres-to-your-health Deer in HeadlinesBy Gery L. Deer Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:36:22 EST Editorial http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151773906/Editorial The hub of any community is its city building. A brand-new city building is something to make any city proud, and Xenia now has that opportunity. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:11:21 EST A tax cut for tax cheats http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151776879/A-tax-cut-for-tax-cheats Spending a dollar on the IRS adds $255 to the federal budget. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 23:06:54 EST