A united call for action on climate change

Kofi Annan is chair of The Elders, a group of independent leaders who work for peace, justice and human rights worldwide. When Nelson Mandela formed the Elders in 2007 to promote peace and human rights across the world, he challenged us to be bold and to give a voice to those who...

Will: Judicial activism isn’t a bad thing

Disabusing the Republican Party of a cherished dogma, thereby requiring it to forgo a favorite rhetorical trope, will not win Clark M. Neily III the gratitude of conservatives who relish denouncing “judicial activism.” However, he and his colleagues at the libertarian Institute...

Ignatius: An emerging market problem

A funny thing happened on the way to the decline of the United States and the rise of China, Brazil and other emerging markets: Many prominent analysts began wondering if the pessimistic predictions about America were wrong — and whether it was the emerging markets that were...

Dionne: Chris Christie on two levels at inauguration

It’s rare that you can look at your television screen and see not only what is happening but also what might have been. Chris Christie’s inaugural address Tuesday was at once a masterful summary of the best thinking among Republicans about where their party needs to...

Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op issues peak demand alert

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative has issued a peak demand alert from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. today due to cold temperatures. During those hours, Hancock-Wood is asking customers to reduce electricity use as much as possible. The period may be extended depending upon updated forecast...

Gov. Kasich to visit Findlay on Thursday

Gov. John Kasich will stop in Findlay on Thursday afternoon to meet with supporters. Kasich will be stopping at Coffee Amici, 328 S. Main St., at 4 p.m. Following this visit, Kasich will continue on to Bowling Green for the Wood County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner.

Editorial: From felon to voter in Virginia

AS A candidate last spring, Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised to overhaul Virginia’s highly restrictive rules so that nonviolent felons would have voting and other civil rights restored, provided they had served their sentences and paid their debt to society. A month later,...

Editorial: Obamacare’s contingency plan isn’t a bailout

SO, CAN we finally say that the Affordable Care Act is failing? Have Democrats engineered an Obamacare bailout that must be stopped? No and no. Washington Post Editorials Editorials represent the views of The Washington Post as an institution, as determined through debate among...

Editorial: On Syria, Obama administration is leading to failure

THE OUTSIDE world seems to have grown numb to reports of atrocities from Syria — “barrel bombs” dropped on schools, Scud missiles aimed at apartment houses, blockaded neighborhoods where children die of starvation. But a report released Monday by a panel of international jurists...

The Bill of Rights has no ‘burden’ clause

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