Troy Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://tdn-net.com/section/OPINION http://tdn-net.com/section/OPINION Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:26:39 EST 1800 Cracking down on human trafficking http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50102548/Cracking-down-on-human-trafficking My wife Debbie and I raised two daughters, and, like any parent, the stories of suffering and pain that follow from human trafficking crimes weigh heavily on me. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to Editor http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/50102367/Letter-to-Editor To the Editor:As a citizen of Troy I feel we should have some say in how our city spends our money. I have no problem with investing money in upgrading Hobart Arena and Treasure Island. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Editorial Roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50102030/Editorial-Roundup According to the Texarkana Gazette: gun law shot downOur nation's capital is known for having strict gun control laws. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Food pantry parking needs to be more accessible http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50082080/Food-pantry-parking-needs-to-be-more-accessible To the Editor: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50069661/ According to The Watertown Daily Times: on the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing.What many people find most memorable about summers past are the trips they took. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Editorial roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50069511/Editorial-roundup According to the Eau Claire Leader Telegram: No subject exempt from political arena Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thanking student volunteers http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50057602/Thanking-student-volunteers To the Editor: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Skaters can benefit from a second surface of ice http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50043548/Skaters-can-benefit-from-a-second-surface-of-ice To the Editor: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A big thank you for support http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5324439/A-big-thank-you-for-support To the Editor:This letter is to say thank you to the many local businesses and individuals in Troy who supported the recent spaghetti dinner and silent auction benefit in remembrance of Sharon Weyant. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The hayloft and the horse resurrection http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5316788/The-hayloft-and-the-horse-resurrection There are two certainties about life I have accepted.One is at some point in July I will be up in a miserably hot hayloft maneuvering and lifting hundreds of bales of hay that are half my body weight. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The sales tax hokey pokey http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5316502/The-sales-tax-hokey-pokey By Dave Fisher, chairmanMiami County Democratic PartyThe Miami County Commissioners lead by John O'Brien have done it again. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The definition of vacation varies from generation to generation http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/5305148/The-definition-of-vacation-varies-from-generation-to-generation People often have different ideas of what a “family vacation” means to them. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thanks on behalf of Piqua Optimist 5K http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/5290820/Thanks-on-behalf-of-Piqua-Optimist-5K To the Editor, Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST It’s nice to meet you http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/5255678/Its-nice-to-meet-you There is nothing I find more unpleasant than shaking a person's hand. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST It’s nice to meet you http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5256083/Its-nice-to-meet-you There is nothing I find more unpleasant than shaking a person's hand. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST You don’t always get what you want … but you get what you need http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5238024/You-dont-always-get-what-you-want--but-you-get-what-you-need Ten years ago, the doctor gave me what I deemed the worst news possible.“Congratulations,” he said. “It's a girl.” Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5206667/ According to The Providence (R.I.) Journal: the face of a childNothing humanizes a polarizing political topic like the face of a child. Sun, 6 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST We’re on your left and the bike path is all right http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5182342/Were-on-your-left-and-the-bike-path-is-all-right It's probably not in my best interest to write anything about the local bike path, or, as we like to call it, “our” bike path. After it first opened, we used to have it almost to ourselves, see? Now the word is out and lots of... Sun, 6 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5191217/ According to the Evansville Courier & Press: same-sex marriage inevitable; Indiana should let issue go Sat, 5 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST If nothing else, they are predictable http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5195615/If-nothing-else-they-are-predictable I have written more than forty articles in which I have criticized, and in many cases disparaged, the educational mandates that have been created by our politicians in Columbus and that have, inexplicably, been supported by the Ohio Department of... Sat, 5 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST