Local Opinion

Michael Hicks: NATO has secured our peace and prosperity

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The first half of the 20th century was horrific. Wars were human and economic disasters of historic proportion. They stalled much of the Industrial Revolution, diverted productive capital to war materiel and destroyed maybe one-third of the world’s productive infrastructure. Twice in just 30 years, three of the world’s most advanced economies ended wars unable to feed or house their own population.

Ask Amy: A long marriage is now on the ropes

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Dear Amy: My wife of 27 years recently told me that she has no interest in intimacy or sex any longer.

Editorial: City should give enthusiastic yes to Toyota expansion

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The City of Columbus has the good fortune to be home to a high-quality corporate citizen in Toyota Material Handling. For decades, Toyota has been a premier employer and community partner for Columbus and the greater region.

Ask Amy: Parents on the fence over adultery

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Dear Amy: My wonderful daughter and her husband have been together for 15 years. They met in college and have been together since the time of their very first meeting.

Today’s editorial cartoon

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Today’s editorial cartoon.

Editorial: Lawmakers jump when told, abuse cities, towns

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The Indiana General Assembly is abusing city and municipal governments throughout the state. There is no other way to describe an ongoing power play at the Statehouse. Lawmakers putting the interests of a giant pet store chain ahead of Hoosier communities are jumping when told, willing to erase local ordinances regulating the sale of pets in Columbus and elsewhere.

John Krull: Jim Lucas takes a step

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Indiana Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, made a decent start toward doing the right thing.

Steven Roberts: Time to grow spines

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The United States Congress is facing a critical crossroads. On a bipartisan vote of 70 to 29, the Senate has passed a vital foreign aid package that includes $60 billion for Ukraine and $14 billion for Israel.

Ask Amy: Stylist doesn’t want to cut customer

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Dear Amy: I work in a busy hair salon. I have many loyal customers and while they’re in the chair, we talk a lot and share personal information. I’ve gotten to know some of these clients very well, as they show me photos of their kids and spouses (and sometimes their pets).

Today’s editorial cartoon

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Today’s editorial cartoon.