Xenia Gazette- RSS OPINION Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/OPINION http://xeniagazette.com/section/OPINION Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:45:28 EST 1800 Don’t give up the fight http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151444448/Dont-give-up-the-fight Even if bad luck is a leading cause of cancer, it's still worth taking steps to minimize the risks. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:21:24 EST It’ll never be time for term limits on Congress http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151542992/Itll-never-be-time-for-term-limits-on-Congress It didn't get much attention at the time, but the elections last November did more than give Republicans a majority in the U.S. Senate. Voters also added to the ranks of people on both sides of Capitol Hill who believe members of Congress should... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:56:22 EST Letter to the Editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151543435/Letter-to-the-Editor Save scienceEditor: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:41:23 EST Expanding health coverage for Ohioans http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151423885/Expanding-health-coverage-for-Ohioans Since its creation in 1965, Medicaid – a joint federal and state program – has provided low-cost health insurance to Ohio's most vulnerable, including the elderly, physically disabled and children. Beginning in 2014, the health law... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:51:23 EST New laws won’t stop bullying http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151524680/New-laws-wont-stop-bullying On January 1st of 2015, a new state law took effect in Illinois giving school district officials broader power to investigate accusations of bullying – including cyberbullying - even if the activity took place outside administrative... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:46:23 EST Inequality is costing us big-time http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151444379/Inequality-is-costing-us-big-time Americans pay more for an economy that pumps our treasure to the top than you probably think.Have you ever wondered what inequality costs the average American family? Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:16:23 EST Obama tips his hat to FDR http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151444180/Obama-tips-his-hat-to-FDR He has nothing to fear. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:11:24 EST Taylor: Wanna cuddle? http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151443993/Taylor:-Wanna-cuddle It seems to me that one of the fundamental concepts of our capitalistic society is identifying something people need or want and then satisfying that deficiency. The “something” may be goods or services or a some combination of the two but... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:01:23 EST Finally some common sense http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151380492/Finally-some-common-sense Voters are rolling back pot prohibition, and even members of Congress are getting on the bandwagon.Until recent years, marijuana prohibitionists have been able to intimidate most reform-minded politicians by simply threatening to brand them as... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:21:23 EST Get wild about abandoning common sense http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151160663/Get-wild-about-abandoning-common-sense This year, get out there and enjoy what nature has to offer. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:41:22 EST Because you had a bad day http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151398991/Because-you-had-a-bad-day Did you ever have one of those days when it seems nothing can go right? No matter what you do everything just has a black cloud over it. Sometimes life is just like that and there's nearly nothing you can do about it. You can, however, lower... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:16:23 EST Remembering the greatest ‘Babe’ in sports http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151444286/Remembering-the-greatest-Babe-in-sports Babe Didrikson Zaharias shattered the stereotype that female athletes were delicate, half-court players. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:16:23 EST The next big progressive battle http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151444233/The-next-big-progressive-battle The minimum wage shouldn't force workers to live in poverty. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:11:25 EST Fighting for Europe’s soul http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151444123/Fighting-for-Europes-soul Extremists of all stripes would love to see the Crusades revived. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:06:22 EST Threat of radical Islam won’t diminish anytime soon http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151425156/Threat-of-radical-Islam-wont-diminish-anytime-soon It is settled: The Paris terror attacks had almost nothing to do with Islam. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:06:29 EST Make a bad day much better http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151145128/Make-a-bad-day-much-better Just in case you are having a bad day here are some wonderful thoughts from comedian Larry the Cable Guy…· A day without sunshine is like night.· Ninety-nine percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:06:25 EST Letter to the Editor http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151421586/Letter-to-the-Editor FairTax is the solutionEditor:I read Sen. Sherrod Brown's column on improving the lives of Ohioans — helping to revitalize US manufacturing. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:06:22 EST Expanding health coverage for Ohioans http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151459647/Expanding-health-coverage-for-Ohioans By Sen. Sherrod Brown Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:11:24 EST Bargain hunting, anyone? http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151132615/Bargain-hunting-anyone When it comes to value, most of us are interested in bargains. It doesn't really matter what it is. It may be a home, clothes, cars, or food, but we are incredible in our pursuit of getting something for nothing. We wait till the last minute to... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:06:25 EST Pipeline: Foreign profits, American risk http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/151425189/Pipeline:-Foreign-profits-American-risk Media coverage of the Keystone XL pipeline is coalescing around a single narrative. It goes like this: environmentalists oppose the pipeline because of climate change concerns, and U.S. construction companies support the pipeline because it creates... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:51:23 EST