State shuts down Fostoria bar

FOSTORIA–State agents are in Fostoria tonight, removing alcohol and business proceeds from Los Tocallos Bar and Restaurant, 203 N. Main St., because it doesn’t have a liquor license. An officer from the Ohio Investigative Unit in Toledo said the unit received an...

Los Tocallos raided for not having liquor license

Officers from the Ohio Investigative Unit in Toledo were in Fostoria Thursday night, removing alcohol and business proceeds from Los Tocallos Bar and Restaurant, 203 N. Main St., for having a defunct liquor license. An officer said the unit received an anonymous call last month...

Zakaria: America’s educational failings

It is now well known that Thomas Piketty — the French economist and author of the 700-page bestseller “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” — argues that the free market tends to produce inequalities of wealth that become dynastic and anti-meritocratic. The solution that everyone...

Krauthammer: Obama’s foreign policy of self-delusion

Barack Obama’s 949-word response Monday to a question about foreign policy weakness showed the president at his worst: defensive, irritable, contradictory and at times detached from reality. It began with a complaint about negative coverage on Fox News, when, in fact, it...

Robinson: There’s no humane way to carry out the death penalty

No one who supports the death penalty should have the slightest problem with the way Clayton Lockett died. Lockett, a convicted murderer, spent 43 minutes in apparent agony Tuesday night as the state of Oklahoma tried to execute him by injecting an untested cocktail of drugs....

Rampell: Millennials and America are more at odds

We already knew that millennials don’t trust people in general. Now we also know how little they trust people (and institutions) in particular. Perhaps with good reason. Catherine Rampell Catherine Rampell is an opinion columnist at The Washington Post. Archive In March, a...

What working people will vote for this November

Richard Trumka is president of the AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest federation of labor unions. The Supreme Court’s recent decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, expanding the Citizens United doctrine that money equals speech, formalized what was already...

Obama’s inaction invites challenges to the U.S.

Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, a Republican, represents California’s 25th District in the House, where he chairs the Armed Services Committee. In the Philippines this week, President Obama took a cheap shot at critics of his foreign policy. “Why is it,” the president pondered at...

Editorial: The House would leave starving people abroad hungrier

COSTLY, INEFFICIENT and skewed to benefit domestic special interests rather than starving people overseas, U.S. food aid programs are overdue for reform. Both President Obama and his Republican predecessor, George W. Bush, advocated such changes, only to be defeated by maritime...
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Editorial: Iraq’s elections may accelerate its descent

IRAQ’S BEST days in the past decade have been its elections, and somewhat surprisingly, Wednesday was one of them. Though the country is sliding into civil war — the United Nations reported that 750 people were killed by political violence in April — about 12 million people...