Commentary

Biden’s executive orders aren’t the problem. A broken Congress is.

It was tough not to chuckle at a New York Times editorial this week chastising President Joe Biden for the barrage of executive orders that have gone flying...

Portman’s Trump apologetics tarnished his legacy. Will he do the right...

Any respect that scores of Ohioans had for U.S. Sen. Rob Portman is long gone. It disappeared the day the Cincinnati Republican hopped aboard...

How do we get more health care workers vaccinated?

If someone is working on a construction site, we expect her to wear a helmet. I would venture to say that most Ohioans would...

Ohio’s statewide COVID-19 response failed incarcerated Ohioans

In just over the course of a year since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was reported, the United States now leads the world...

On Roe v Wade anniversary, fighting for abortion access is more...

Forty-eight years ago today the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade, which established the legal right to an abortion across the United States....

Protect and serve and live next door

It was a tiny detail in another devastating story of police use of force. Seeking comment from the Columbus police officer involved in the...

Let’s not get fooled again: Fight the lies by learning to...

We have a crisis of credulity in this country. We’ve become a nation of dupes. The inability of far too many Americans to separate...

Republican politicians betrayed our country for Donald Trump

Before all hell broke out at the U.S. Capitol, I wondered if we the people could still summon outrage about anything. Surely, we had...

Ohio lawmakers who lied for Trump ought to be held accountable

We’ve been hearing a lot about accountability since the Trump-incited insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Who’s at fault for this historic...

Latest COVID-19 package contains necessary relief, but Congress must do more

When Congress finally passed a pandemic relief bill, it made a down payment on recovery. As overdue as it is, the package provides badly...
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