Letter to the Editor 12-08-17

IN THE NAME OF RELIGION As many conservative religious adherents declare themselves to be morally superior, they fail to examine themselves and their own behaviors. At the same time, they look down on others as lazy infidels. Some calling themselves conservative falsely believe...

Governor’s race

Now that Richard Cordray has announced his candidacy for governor, it’s time for Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill to get back to doing the job that Ohioans elected him to do in 2012. Since O’Neill announced he would run for governor next year, the Democrat...

Letter to the Editor 12-07-17

LET’S NOT NEGOTIATE WITH TERRORISTS When I heard that President Trump was to speak about his decision on whether or not to finally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, I immediately began to see and hear much talk about how terrible it would be to do that. Nothing...

Letters to the Editor 12-06-17

A BIG SCREEN TV IS NOT ENOUGH Representatives Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, and Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, tell me that I’ll be happy with the Republican tax plan when I get my savings next year. It’s hard to know how much I’ll save in taxes on the plan since it...
Ask The Experts Questions and Answers from the Pros!
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Ask the Experts: December 5th, 2017

Publishing the first and third Tuesday of each month, The Courier ‘Ask the Experts’ column features local ‘Experts’ answering frequently asked questions related to their area of expertise.  

Hush fund

The number of sexual harassment complaints arising recently from congressional misconduct is alarming. So, too, are revelations that more than $15 million of taxpayer funds have been secretly paid since 1995 to protect harassers. Fortunately, U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green,...

Letter to the Editor 12-05-17

CONVENIENT PARKING LACKING Just an observation about the “new” downtown Main Street project: On Friday, we went downtown at about 9 a.m. with the intention of eating some breakfast, then going shopping. There were no parking spaces available within two blocks of our...

Survey: Area cropland values, cash rents projected to decrease

Each year, the Ohio State University Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics completes a survey to estimate current and future trends of cropland values and cash rents. The 2016-17 survey of Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents has been...

Letters to the Editor 12-04-17

RE-FOCUS ON WHAT WORKS Whenever I hear the term “America First,” I remind myself, yes, but not only, as I remember all the help we have received from allies, who have helped us in times of great need. During the Revolutionary War, we were aided crucially by the...

Letter to the Editor 12-02-17

REFORM WON’T HELP MOST The tax reform bill moving through Congress is an outrage. It will help wealthy Americans, instead of working families. It will increase the debt and the deficit. It will make it impossible for anyone not wealthy to go to graduate school, and it will...