Troy Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://tdn-net.com/section/OPINION http://tdn-net.com/section/OPINION Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:47:53 EST 1800 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 How (not) to cure a headache http://tdn-net.com/news/editorial/5200334/How-(not)-to-cure-a-headache I ran into my good friend Nick Brubaker last weekend. I only get to see him about once a year, so there were a lot of benign topics we wanted to cover. But the first words out of his mouth went beyond the simple courteous remarks most old friends... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5190761/ According to the Albert Lea Tribune: Much ado about contraceptivesTalk about overreach. Fri, 4 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5174606/ According to the Sheboygan Press: Book about Avery contains valuable lessons Thu, 3 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5169044/ According to The Detroit News: Detroit is troubled, but on the riseDetroit's population continued to decline in 2013, despite revitalization efforts within and outside the city. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Honoring the Civil Rights Act’s 50th anniversary http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5170442/Honoring-the-Civil-Rights-Acts-50th-anniversary On July 2, 1964, Congress completed what many consider to be the most fundamental and consequential legislation in our long history, the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Learning to be tolerant http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5147059/Learning-to-be-tolerant By Nick Thompson Sun, 29 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST True all-of-the-above energy strategy http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5146981/True-all-of-the-above-energy-strategy By John Boehner Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/opinion/5145050/ To the Editor:A very special thank you to the people of Troy who supported the fund raiser for Pam Klatte on Sat. June 21, 2014. Your generosity and kindness have been overwhelming. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST