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November 20, 2016
Column: This election wasn't about Trump
AUSTIN, Texas -- When a political puck named Dick Tuck lost a California senate election in 1966, he famously conceded: “The people have spoken. The bastards.” So now that the people have spoken up for Donald Trump, were they saying that they embrace his xenophobic, nativist,...
November 20, 2016 - 6:47pm
Column: Trump is not becoming any more presidential
WASHINGTON -- Less than two weeks into the reality that Donald Trump will be our next president, the situation feels more ominous than on election night. "At the right time, I will be so presidential you will be so bored," Trump assured us back in April, when the notion seemed fanciful....
November 20, 2016 - 12:35am
November 18, 2016
Column: Time for a winter season of Trojan athletics
By Josh Dale, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- The talk of snow and colder temps means winter is coming, as well as another season of Trojans athletics. The student-athletes are no different than the change in seasons; they move from one activity to the other. For many athletes, it...
November 18, 2016 - 9:34pm
November 17, 2016
Column: Post-election hype
WASHINGTON — Elections regularly inspire an orgy of hype — and so it is with this one. The Democrats are in disarray, it’s said. Unless they’re enormously skillful or lucky, they risk becoming a minority party indefinitely. Be skeptical. The reality is that these dire forecasts...
November 17, 2016 - 10:36pm
November 16, 2016
Column: November is National Adoption Month
Q: How are you working to observe National Adoption Month this year? A: During this season of Thanksgiving, families across America make plans to travel and spend the holiday with loved ones. Family rituals and menus make Thanksgiving a special tradition to look forward to from...
November 16, 2016 - 10:44pm
Column: Guess who's coming to the White House
WASHINGTON -- If you'd never heard of Steve Bannon before Tuesday, you have now. All the world is suddenly abuzz with news that President-elect Donald Trump has named Bannon, formerly executive chairman at the right-wing website Breitbart News, as his chief White House strategist...
November 16, 2016 - 10:42pm
Column: Will Trump bring out the ghosts of Nixon and Hoover?
WASHINGTON -- As a Donald Trump victory became clear, the ghost of Herbert Hoover paid a visit to Trump's election night party in New York. In the Fox News coverage playing on screens in the ballroom, Megyn Kelly turned to Karl Rove. "It didn't happen under Reagan or the Bushes....
November 16, 2016 - 10:41pm
November 15, 2016
Column: Which Trump will emerge as president?
WASHINGTON -- Herblock, the legendary Washington Post cartoonist, spent decades depicting Richard Nixon as a sinister figure with a five o'clock shadow. The day after the 1968 election, Herblock sat down to draw the cartoonist's office as a barbershop, a paper taped to the wall: "This...
November 15, 2016 - 10:37pm
November 14, 2016
Column: An enjoyable two months for Crailsheim student in Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Hello Worthington, this is Johanna Andrejew. Here I am back with another review of two great months. September, my second month...
November 14, 2016 - 10:34pm
Column: On hallowed ground
WASHINGTON -- Witnesses who tuned in to Donald Trump and Barack Obama's post-election get-together can't have missed the change in the president-elect's demeanor and affect. Quiet and reserved, he seemed almost chastened. Dare I say, humble, and deferential to the man whose citizenship...
November 14, 2016 - 10:30pm
November 13, 2016
Column: To my daughter -- you are going to be OK
NEW YORK -- As I watched the returns at Donald Trump's celebration here Tuesday night, the hardest part was trying to reassure my seventh-grade daughter at home, via phone and text, that she would be OK. She had expected to be celebrating the election of the first female president,...
November 13, 2016 - 8:04pm
Column: How the new Republican majority can succeed
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump won fair and square and, as Hillary Clinton saidin her concession speech, is owed an open mind and a chance to lead. It is therefore incumbent upon conservatives (like me) who have been highly critical of Trump to think through how to make a success of the...
November 13, 2016 - 8:02pm
November 11, 2016
Column: Peer coaches helping teachers and students succeed
By Gerald Oehler, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- Teachers work hard to educate students to prepare them for success. They are always seeking new tools and strategies that will help them achieve success with their students. To help support teachers, Worthington School District has...
November 11, 2016 - 10:40pm
Column: A prayer for America
WASHINGTON -- On Saturdays in synagogues across the United States, Jews recite a prayer for our country. In my synagogue, the custom is that the congregation stands, and says the prayer in unison. Our God and God of our ancestors: We ask Your blessings for our country -- for its...
November 11, 2016 - 10:37pm
November 10, 2016
Column: The mourning after
WASHINGTON -- When I opened my front door Wednesday morning after little sleep and numb from a bad dream that wasn't a dream, a dreary rainfall glazed the sidewalk as two neighbors gazed blankly in my direction. As I leaned down to pick up my newspaper, a Carole King song filtered...
November 10, 2016 - 10:08pm