Opinion and Editorial

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There are no s---holes

Opinion: By Jill Richardson Other Words We recently learned that Donald Trump referred to African nations


Trump is his own worst enemy one year into term as president

Opinion: By John L. MICEK Cagle Cartoons When it came to a recent column about President Donald Trump’s


Future of Boardman is in hands, minds of residents

Editorial: Boardman is one of the largest townships in Ohio and, arguably, has reigned as the commercial heart


Weathering the storms

Editorial: Pittsbutgh Post-Gazette: City snow removal has become the subject of public angst once again, with


Progressives fail to understand why we lost trust in government

Opinion: WASHINGTON Is there anything more depressing than a cheerful liberal? The question is prompted by


Keep the door open, America

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons President Trump’s vulgar language and racist views regarding


Adi’s expected deportation shows scope of ICE’s power

Editorial: Youngstown businessman Amer “Al” Adi Othman is reportedly on a hunger strike to protest the decision


Does experience in government matter in running for president?

Opinion: By David M. SHRIBMAN Andrews McMeel Syndication President Winfrey: Don’t you feel better


China to the rescue?

Opinion: “When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.” – Confucius Is China about to do the United


Federal opiates case offers hope for answers, remedies

Editorial: Over the course of at least the next several months, the eyes of a nation plagued by an odious


Rise and fall of the middle class

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Ever since 1776, the “common yeoman” – America’s middle class – has


‘Sock It To Me’ turns 50

Opinion: By Danny Tyree Cagle Cartoons Am I excited about the upcoming (Jan. 22) 50th anniversary of the


Is Trump a part-time president?

Opinion: By John L. MICEK Cagle Cartoons Note to self: When it’s time to sit down and talk with my bosses


Y’town schools CEO honest about the future of district

Editorial: Ever since the Youngstown City School District was placed in state-mandated academic emergency in


Move along, baby boomers

Opinion: By Josh Hoxie OtherWords Historians won’t look fondly on 2017. The news cycle was dominated by


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