Donald Trump’s election a blow to the self-important elite

A blow to the self-important elite The Trump win exposed the Clinton corruption that earned wide voter contempt There were a lot of losers in this election, well beyond Hillary Clinton and the smug, incompetent pollsters and know-it-all, groupthink pundits who embarrassed...

Editorial: Look beyond safety forces for fixing financial woes

It happens every year. The annual city budget comes up for approval and talk turns to cutting safety forces. Compounding the problem this year is the absence of a $1.2 million SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant the city of Fostoria has already...

The hidden geopolitics of fracking

The geopolitics of fracking Events in the United States occurring during the past two weeks promise to shake up global energy markets and undermine Russian power, unless President Obama or Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton further attempt to prop up Russian...

Here’s to the bride and groom

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Your childhood friend is getting married, and he’s asked you to be his best man. So now what? You’ve coordinated the groomsmen, paid for the tux, taken care of all travel arrangements, and you’ve even planned one last night...

Hillary Clinton’s solar energy baloney

Hillary Clinton’s solar energy baloney One of Hillary Clinton’s wackier ideas is to build half a million solar panels – at taxpayer expense. It would be one of the largest corporate welfare giveaways in American history. The Institute for Energy Research (IER)...

Eight examples where ‘fact-checking’ became opinion journalism

Eight examples where ‘fact-checking’ became opinion journalism The media coverage on the presidential contest seems to have come down to “fact-checking,” with The New York Times, The Washington Post and Politico each doing articles depicting Donald...

Defeating jihadists with force works every time

Defeating jihadists with force works every time Apologies to White House spokesman Josh Earnest, who this week claimed we are in a “narrative war” with the Islamic State, or ISIS, but here’s the only narrative that the current crop of jihadists will understand:...

ISIS in the Middle East and now here

ISIS in the Middle East and now here Searching for a strategy to defeat Islamic supremacists in America A comprehensive strategy to defeat Islamic supremacists must include not only a war plan to defeat the enemy on the active battlefields of the Middle East, but it must also...

How to further undermine the economy: Hillary wants tax increases

Hillary Clinton’s tax increases further undermine the economy Throughout his two terms in the White House, Barack Obama has either exaggerated or covered up his failed record on the economy. Soon after taking office in the midst of a deep recession, he said the only way to...
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Opinion: Clinton family insider’s game

An insider’s game How political lobbyists profit from Clintons’ influence Clinton family benefits lobbyists In the underworld of political lobbying, John Podesta is king. He co-founded the Podesta Group, whose international client list is long, and its access to top U.S....