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Sep 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Cassidy should be 'sorry' about bill

WASHINGTON -- Maybe the Senate janitor's closet was already booked?

Dana Milbank
Sep 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Will NFL demand respect for Old Glory?

"America refuses to address the pervasive evil of white cops killing black men, and I will not stand during a national anthem that honors the flag of such a country!

Patrick J. Buchanan
Sep 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Don't rushto change campus sex assault rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is moving in the wrong direction by imposing new standards for combating sexual violence on college campuses.

The Dallas Morning News
Cautionary tale for Trump critics
Sep 27, 2017 4:00 AM

Cautionary tale for Trump critics

Forgive me for starting with a cliche: Beware of what you wish for. I apply it today to the impeachment of President Trump, which is as fervently desired by liberals as it is presently unlikely.

By Richard Cohen
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Sep 27, 2017 4:00 AM

Driverless trucks will be great (except for truckers)

For generations, the open road has provided good jobs for Americans, whether truckers, novelists or country-music lyricists. Soon it may be crowded with some less sympathetic protagonists: self-driving robots.

Bloomberg View
With malice, Trump further divides US
Sep 27, 2017 4:00 AM

With malice, Trump further divides US

WASHINGTON -- It is often difficult to determine if Donald Trump's offenses against national unity and presidential dignity are motivated by ignorance or malice. His current crusade against sideline activism at professional football games features both.

By Michael Gerson
The devolution of repeal-and-replace
Sep 26, 2017 4:00 AM

The devolution of repeal-and-replace

WASHINGTON -- Motivated by the cynical aims of fulfilling a bumper-sticker campaign promise and lavishing tax cuts on the wealthy, Republicans are threatening to pass a health care bill they know will make millions of Americans sicker and poorer. Do they think we don't see what they're doing?

By Eugene Robinson
Push for driverless cars dangerous
Sep 26, 2017 4:00 AM

Push for driverless cars dangerous

WASHINGTON -- Driverless vehicles may not be all that they're cracked up to be. Indeed, they may be harmful to our collective security and well-being. Unless you've been vacationing on Saturn, you know that driverless vehicles are the next Big Thing.

By Robert J. Samuelson
Sep 26, 2017 4:00 AM

Secret records keep Ohioans in the dark

Ohioans are losing their ability to monitor their government and hold it accountable -- jeopardizing their safety, freedom and tax dollars -- as the legislature chisels away at public-records laws. Exemptions, once few, are ever growing.

Columbus Dispatch Editorial Board
GOP's new health plan even worse
Sep 25, 2017 4:00 AM

GOP's new health plan even worse

Republicans have unveiled their brave new strategy for fixing the U.S. health care system: Make someone else deal with it. Of all the god-awful Obamacare-repeal-and-replace plans that Republicans have proposed, Cassidy-Graham might be the god-awfulest. It's definitely the most cowardly.

Catherine Rampell
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Trump smartly put America first at UN
Sep 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Trump smartly put America first at UN

Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations on Tuesday was not just great, it was totally refreshing. The president's address to the U.N. General Assembly was so perfect it almost made me forget all the horrible speeches his predecessor gave to that corrupt, bloated and anti-American body.

Michael Reagan
Sep 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Say yes to Ohio's Issue 1

It's not very often amendments to Ohio's Constitution gain widespread support. Such action is tricky. First, it requires a two-thirds vote of both the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate to get on the ballot. Then it must win a majority among the state's voters.

Canton Repository Editorial Board
Baltic states offer impressive history, cities
Sep 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Baltic states offer impressive history, cities

A handsome, neo-classical, four-story building near the center of Vilnius, the ancient capital of Lithuania, once served as that nation's Palace of Justice.

David E. Dix
What seems real could easily be fake
Sep 24, 2017 4:00 AM

What seems real could easily be fake

Did you see the photo of the shark swimming down a Houston freeway after Hurricane Harvey? It was a popular social media share following the Texas floods. It also was as fake as fake can be, although I have to admit it gave me a moment's pause when I was perusing Facebook one night.

Michael Shearer
Sep 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Democracy for you and me

The Democracy Day public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 5, as the Record-Courier reported. It's much more than just having Kent City Council members listen to area voters give five-minute talks on democracy.

Bill Wilen
Sep 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Racism has no place in America

During American government class my senior year, with Betty Sullivan as my teacher, we were told that we would be asked multiple times during the year why the Civil War was fought. We were told the answer should always be these four words: "To Save The Union.

Marvin L. Henderson
Sep 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Confederate symbols must go

White supremacists incited deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., in defense of a Confederate monument. We must show the country that we give no safe harbor to such hatred. We must remove the monuments.

W. Frank Hairston
Sep 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Ohio's report cards not working

There's only one thing that's clear with Ohio's current state report cards for school districts. They're in danger of becoming irrelevant.

Record-courier Editorial Board
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Complacency slowing America's engine
Sep 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Complacency slowing America's engine

WASHINGTON -- It was an epoch-defining decision to place in Westminster Abbey, among statues of monarchs, priests and poets, a large one of James Watt, inventor of the separate-condenser steam engine.

By George F. Will
Think outside the box on N. Korea
Sep 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Think outside the box on N. Korea

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration often talks about North Korea policy as if it's an on-off switch. President Trump thundered Tuesday that the U.S. will "totally destroy" North Korea to defend itself and its allies.

By David Ignatius