Troy Daily News- RSS opinion Feed http://tdn-net.com/section/opinion http://tdn-net.com/section/opinion Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:10:47 EST 1800 Feeling rejected by the seller? http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50408865/Feeling-rejected-by-the-seller Would you be stunned if you made a full price offer for a home, and then the sellers rejected your offer in favor of another offer? Then you'd also be surprised to learn that sellers are not obligated to accept any offer — even one higher... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:43:12 EST President Obama’s Iraq war http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50466787/President-Obamas-Iraq-war ISIS is a force for evil that poses an imminent security threat to the United States, but please, let us get back to you on whether we are determined to defeat it. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:12:03 EST Misty-morning month http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50446669/Misty-morning-month Today marks August's final curtain call. A new month's show debuts tomorrow. And if the stage is properly set, that means September's opening act will begin behind a veiled curtain. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:04:06 EST As you head back to school, remember these things http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50421881/As-you-head-back-to-school-remember-these-things WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) released the following column: Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:03:08 EST Wrongful imprisonment http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50451908/Wrongful-imprisonment This case began in 2010, when United States marshals had a warrant to arrest Rodney Williams. Acting on a reasonable belief that that they would find him at Yanko Mansaray's house, the marshals entered and searched for Williams. Instead of... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:52:07 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50408121/ The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Aug. 24 Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:59:12 EST Addressing infant mortality in Ohio http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50404502/Addressing-infant-mortality-in-Ohio According to humanitarian organization Save the Children, the United States has the highest first-day death rate for infants among industrialized countries — more than 11,000 babies die within 24 hours of their birth each... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:34:10 EST Boehner impresses women’s group http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/50407571/Boehner-impresses-womens-group To the Editor:The Ohio Federation of Republican Women recently hosted a teleconference with Speaker John Boehner. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:33:10 EST Counting the birthdays that truly matter http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50439166/Counting-the-birthdays-that-truly-matter At some point in the past two decades, I stopped counting my birthdays — because really, once you hit 21, the legal age at which you can apply for a provisional licence to drive a large passenger vehicle or heavy goods vehicle, it's all... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:02:10 EST The Common Core debacle http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50407672/The-Common-Core-debacle By Tom Dunn, SuperintendentMiami County Educational Service Center Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:00:08 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50391412/ The Boston Globe, Aug. 21 Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:05:10 EST It’s time to free Rick Perry http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50355668/Its-time-to-free-Rick-Perry It tells you much about the laughable indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry that it has made him a figure of bipartisan sympathy. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:41:07 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50390625/ Free Rick Perry Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:41:05 EST Grandpa: survivor of the diaper drama http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50391352/Grandpa:-survivor-of-the-diaper-drama My 2-year-old grandson was visiting last week. Yes, 2-year-olds are loveable. Yes, they sometimes are annoying. Yes, they are fun. Yes, they can be frustrating.In short, they're just like little grown-ups, only cuter. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:01:10 EST ODOT recommendation misleading http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/50391394/ODOT-recommendation-misleading To the Editor:After reading the front page story Aug. 22, I would like for readers in Pleasant Hill to know a few things that are misleading about what ODOT District 7 has recommended about our monument. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:01:08 EST Editorial roundup http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/50355751/Editorial-roundup Aug. 18, Los Angeles Times on NSA: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:43:06 EST Be prepared for Medicare AEP http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50352567/Be-prepared-for-Medicare-AEP The Boy Scouts motto is dead on: “Be Prepared!” However, for many of us, procrastination is much easier because it takes less time (in fact, it takes no time). With the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) rapidly approaching (Oct 15 -... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:39:08 EST Das boot http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50352518/Das-boot Throughout history there have been many epic tales of gallant ships on heroic voyages. This isn't one of them. Rather, it's a story about a pleasure boat and a taxing authority. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:10:15 EST New bridge has issues already http://tdn-net.com/news/letters/50389992/New-bridge-has-issues-already To the Editor:New Troy bridge has hairline cracks appearing top of east and west side walls entire length of bridge. New finish on bridge is cracking in places and finish is coming off. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:46:09 EST Fighting to save Ohio postal jobs http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion_columns/50325883/Fighting-to-save-Ohio-postal-jobs In 2015, the United States Postal Service (USPS) plans to close and consolidate up to 82 mail processing facilities across the country — including ones in Akron, Dayton, Toledo and Youngstown — putting 15,000 jobs at risk. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:24:10 EST