Daily Call- RSS OPINION Feed http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION http://dailycall.com/section/OPINION Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:12:37 EST 1800 Christmas conjures fond memories http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150918513/Christmas-conjures-fond-memories Decorating the house for Christmas is always full of memories for our family, especially when it comes to Christmas ornaments. The weekend after Thanksgiving is typically when we decorate, because we have found that if we don't it, then that it... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:48:05 EST Celebrating ‘48th’ birthday in style http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150891052/Celebrating-48th-birthday-in-style A day last week was one to squeeze, from the first to the last drop. Our sons were here, families, some grandchildren and great-grands. The youngest was too new to be exposed to the current viruses, as well as being too small to jump out of the way. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:50:03 EST Improving mental health care for vets http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150904532/Improving-mental-health-care-for-vets When our men and women in uniform come home from overseas, they deserve the best possible medical care. Unfortunately, they haven't always been getting it. And while deficiencies in treating physical wounds have been well documented, there has... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:25:09 EST Novelist shares his secrets http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150904798/Novelist-shares-his-secrets Science fiction. Do you love it? Do you hate it? Are you neutral?Who writes science fiction? Who creates worlds inhabited by strange creatures and stranger human beings on voyages of discovery? Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:13 EST Teaching old dog new tricks http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150897137/Teaching-old-dog-new-tricks Hello everyone! I know it's been a long time since I've gotten to write my column. I'm so very sorry! My life has been so crammed full I have not had a spare second. Luckily, in all this craziness diabetes hasn't been too big... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:07 EST The numbers count in this game http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150877286/The-numbers-count-in-this-game Now that all the commotion has died down, maybe we can take a logical, realistic look at this whole college football playoff thing.Then again, maybe not. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:00:08 EST The numbers count in this game http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150877614/The-numbers-count-in-this-game Now that all the commotion has died down, maybe we can take a logical, realistic look at this whole college football playoff thing.Then again, maybe not. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:00:05 EST Neighbors don’t let neighbors frack http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150867290/Neighbors-dont-let-neighbors-frack All my life, I've been a good citizen. I vote. I volunteer. I know my neighbors. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:48:04 EST Calling Around Bradford http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150877673/Calling-Around-Bradford We're back! Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:15:09 EST Perils of pet sibling rivalry http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150864746/Perils-of-pet-sibling-rivalry First, let me start out on an unrelated note. It's Dec. 13, 2014.12, 13, 14. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:01:04 EST Obama must remember Sandy Hook http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150864828/Obama-must-remember-Sandy-Hook Confronted by a hostile Republican Congress, President Barack Obama has chosen to flex his political muscles on a range of pressing issues. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:01:03 EST Editorial Roundup http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150850573/Editorial-Roundup Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States:• Tampa (Fla.) Tribune on Russia: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:10:20 EST The season for mindless consumerism http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150850490/The-season-for-mindless-consumerism 'Tis the season for mindless consumerism.I love giving gifts when they're from the heart. But I hate giving or receiving presents if they're things nobody needs, given out of a sense of obligation. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:10:18 EST Courage and conviction, anyone? http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150850391/Courage-and-conviction-anyone Last week I, along with 70 other school administrators from the Dayton area, attended a meeting conducted by Dr. John Richard, Associate Superintendent of the Division of Accountability and Quality Schools from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:10:16 EST Editorial Roundup http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150836773/Editorial-Roundup Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Ohio:• The Vindicator, Dec. 8 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:19:32 EST Keeping Ohioans out of poverty http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150836512/Keeping-Ohioans-out-of-poverty Ohioans – many of whom work multiple jobs while taking care of their children – deserve tax relief. And workers who lose their jobs or their pensions due to no fault of their own deserve help with health bills. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:19:30 EST The Occupiers’ Psychosis http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150836383/-The-Occupiers-Psychosis What is happening in Missouri and New York is not just about race. A larger explanation exists.It's the overarching thing I call “Occupiers' Psychosis.” Wed, 10 Dec 2014 21:19:30 EST Goodbye to ‘a sweet, sweet soul’ http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150819209/Goodbye-to-a-sweet-sweet-soul Last month Piqua lost Tom Caserta. This is sort of a mosaic tribute created with some of the memories of the many people who loved him. It took me hours to chip three thousand words down into a few hundred. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:12:05 EST Body cameras prevent mistreatment http://dailycall.com/news/letters/150814088/Body-cameras-prevent-mistreatment To the Editor: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:59:10 EST “Unloved” just isn’t so http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150783657/Unloved-just-isnt-so I'll never forget sitting in an auditorium in Westfield, Ind., during my senior year of college. Sat, 6 Dec 2014 13:53:04 EST