Opinion

NEWS-SENTINEL.COM EDITORIAL: Are our moral obligations failing?

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Last July, five teenagers mocked a disabled man as he was drowning in a retention pond in Florida and videoed his final moments as he pleaded for help. While the cruel inaction of the Florida teens triggered outrage around the world, prosecutors nearly a year later say they will not pursue ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Reject the AMA

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As a physician with over 30 years of post-graduate practice experience, I have had the opportunity to observe — and be a member of — the American Medical Association over a prolonged period of time. An enigmatic, conflicted and declining, yet powerful and wealthy organization, it has in my ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to Bishop Rhoades

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I couldn’t disagree with my bishop more. Nations have a right to secure their borders, and entering our country illegally is a criminal act with consequences. No one is whining about the poor little children of American criminals being separated from their parents, but let illegal border ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Don’t mess with the Head Start program

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As the parent of a young child in Angola, I pay close attention to what our elected officials say about education because it affects my family personally. That’s why I was upset to hear Congressman Jim Banks suggest that Head Start be turned over to state control, instead of keeping it in the ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Free market will replace illegal employers

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Jail employers who don’t follow immigration laws and trust the free market to replace them with employers who do. When 146 immigrants were arrested at the Fresh Mark meatpacking plant in northeastern Ohio, Fresh Mark’s statement about their membership in the ICE self-policing program said ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: MAGA? It starts with the representatives

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If our Congress and Senate make laws and the president signs it then we must obey them or we get put in jail or fined, so why are they crying about the law that President Trump is enforcing? I don’t like families separated either, but they know what they are doing or, at least, I think they ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Reader not happy with Slocum Pointe plan

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Regarding the Slocum Pointe project, I am a father who is fighting for his family of six. We have lived in the ‘05 neighborhood for 16 years. Like others here in this community, we have invested in our homes and our community. It is obvious at this time the project seems to be moving forward. ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Suicide problems strike close to home

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Who among us is not shocked and dismayed by school shootings, the opioid epidemic and deaths caused by drunken driving? We, like you, demand immediate action to find solutions to stop these scourges in our country. But let’s not look the other way when it comes to the urgent threat of ...

GALLERY: Political cartoons for the week of June 11

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Didn’t catch our daily pages in print? Well, you missed out on some of our editorial cartoons from syndicated artists who work at newspapers across the country. Here were the ones that made it in print this week, plus a few more for your enjoyment, or ire, depending on which side of the ...