News Sentinel - Opinion http://www.news-sentinel.com/ The News-Sentinel, Allen County's oldest continuously operating business, celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2008. en-US Copyright (c) August, 2017 American Press. All rights reserved <![CDATA[This Week]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/this_week_20170819&profile=1064 What do you want in library?

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<![CDATA[Forum File]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/forum_file_20170819&profile=1064 The reading list

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<![CDATA[THE LAST WORD: Check it out before you accept the 'hate group' label]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/the_last_word_check_it_out_before_you_accept_the_hate_group_label_20170819&profile=1064 It was reported Friday that supporters of establishing a hate crimes law in Indiana say they hope their push will overcome longstanding opposition in the Legislature following the... ]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/the_last_word_check_it_out_before_you_accept_the_hate_group_label_20170819 <![CDATA[THE BUZZ: Trump being Trump, again]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/the_buzz_trump_being_trump_again_20170819&profile=1064 President Trump just can't help becoming the controversial center of every national story, can he?

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<![CDATA[LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Faith, a family matter]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_faith_a_family_matter_20170818&profile=1064 There is a temptation to leave the job of teaching the Christian faith to the church or Christian school. Yet God says the responsibility for this task belongs primarily to the family. Because... ]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_faith_a_family_matter_20170818 <![CDATA[LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Please stop trying to help us]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_please_stop_trying_to_help_us_20170818&profile=1064 Look up the word “basta.” That's where I am in all of the politics and political wrangling of national, state, county and local elected officials. I can't take anymore of the political... ]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_please_stop_trying_to_help_us_20170818 <![CDATA[GUEST COLUMN: Clean air, water and land are for the health of all Hoosiers]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/your-voice/guest_column_clean_air_water_and_land_are_for_the_health_of_all_hoosiers_20170818&profile=1064 Indiana residents are at risk of worsening air pollution levels, water contamination and deteriorating quality of life due to an extreme budget and devastating staff cuts to the... ]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/your-voice/guest_column_clean_air_water_and_land_are_for_the_health_of_all_hoosiers_20170818 <![CDATA[EDITORIAL: The nastiest primary in the nation]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/editorial_the_nastiest_primary_in_the_nation_20170818&profile=1064 Hey, listen up, Luke Messer and Todd Rokita. You might want to tone it down a little. According to a paper on primaries reported at Vox, infighting makes everyone look bad, and... ]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/editorial_the_nastiest_primary_in_the_nation_20170818 <![CDATA[GUEST COLUMN: How boondoggles happen: the Special Interest Effect]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/your-voice/guest_column_how_boondoggles_happen_the_special_interest_effect_20170817&profile=1064 “City Councilman Jason Arp, who routinely votes against city-funded economic development incentives, was the only commissioner to oppose the loan approved... ]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/your-voice/guest_column_how_boondoggles_happen_the_special_interest_effect_20170817 <![CDATA[EDITORIAL: If we're careful, we just might survive the eclipse]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/editorial_if_were_careful_we_just_might_survive_the_eclipse_20170817&profile=1064 Disaster is just around the corner, but we can survive it if we're prepared!

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<![CDATA[LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop the tunnel]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_stop_the_tunnel_20170816&profile=1064 The 12-foot tunnel from the three rivers to Foster Park along St. Mary's River must be stopped. A billion dollar waste! It is only a problem for all taxpayers and profit to Mayor... ]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_stop_the_tunnel_20170816 <![CDATA[LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Backpacks for school greatly appreciated]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_backpacks_for_school_greatly_appreciated_20170816&profile=1064 Cheers to the generous driver of the DISH TV service truck who dropped off 10 brand new student backpacks loaded with school supplies to the Volunteer Center today. The backpacks were immediately... ]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_backpacks_for_school_greatly_appreciated_20170816 <![CDATA[LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Banks is misinformed on health care]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_banks_is_misinformed_on_health_care_20170816&profile=1064 At Congressman Banks' town hall in Auburn recently, he voiced his opposition to single-payer health care, citing a Congressional Budget Office study that showed a $32 trillion cost. Congressman... ]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_banks_is_misinformed_on_health_care_20170816 <![CDATA[LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wages aren't that bad]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_wages_arent_that_bad_20170816&profile=1064 I was not very happy to read the guest column entitled, “Jobs in Fort Wayne are plentiful, but wages not so high,” in the July 31 issue written by my good friend John Stafford and... ]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/letters/letter_to_the_editor_wages_arent_that_bad_20170816 <![CDATA[GUEST COLUMN: A gripping conspiracy saga based on intellectual malpractice]]> http://www.news-sentinel.com/opinion/your-voice/guest_column_a_gripping_conspiracy_saga_based_on_intellectual_malpractice_20170816&profile=1064 Jon Swerens (Aug. 4) asked the disingenuous question: “Who has the moral authority to enforce cultural change on us?” Short answer: The Supreme Court. Why? Because the... ]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:01:00 -0400 /opinion/your-voice/guest_column_a_gripping_conspiracy_saga_based_on_intellectual_malpractice_20170816