Opinion

Two ideas worth promoting

Editorials

New details of his program to get America back on track were explained Saturday by presidential candidate Donald Trump. Reining in the costly expansion of the federal government is part of Trump’s plan. To that end, he would, if elected, mandate a freeze on hiring new federal ...

Help keep Clinton in check

Editorials

As eager for change in the White House as many Ohioans are, some may not plan to support Donald Trump for president. But Hillary Clinton, the other major candidate on the ballot, is no alternative. Voting for her is out of the question. There is something those who worry about her but ...

Portman for the U.S. Senate

Editorials

Since 2010, when Ohioans by an overwhelming margin elected him to the U.S. Senate, Rob Portman has given us every reason to pat ourselves on the back for making a wise choice. He has represented Buckeye State residents extremely well, making us his top priority in Washington. Not all ...

Our choice

Letters to the Editor

Editor: In regards to the letter concerning Halloween: I’d be more worried about what my child was watching on TV or the internet than I would be about them dressing up and going out trick or treating. The problem is not the children, it is what their parents are allowing them to be ...

Election prayer

Letters to the Editor

Editor: I think with less than 20 days until the election, it is time to really start praying for this election and for this country. 2nd Chronicles 7:14: “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves and pray, and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways; ...

Ginter for state representative

Editorials

State Rep. Tim Ginter, a Salem Republican, is opposed in his bid for re-election by Democrat John Dyce of Guilford Lake. For the most part, there are few differences between the candidates. They both agree that the drug problem currently facing Columbiana County should be the top priority ...

Weigle for commissioner

Editorials

Columbiana County Commissioner Tim Weigle, a Republican, in his bid to win a second term, is opposed by Beaver Local school board President Jerry Barnett, a Democrat. Barnett seems focused on the fact that all three Columbiana County commissioners are Republicans and feels that electing a ...

Remembering Florida in 2000

Editorials

A candidate for president unwilling to accept the results on election day? Horrors, cried supporters of Hillary Clinton and many in the news media on Wednesday night. They were reacting to Donald Trump’s answer to a question during the televised debate between him and Clinton. Asked ...

High stakes

Letters to the Editor

Editor: As printed in the Journal on Oct. 12, John Dyce was taking state Rep. Tim Ginter’s support of Donald Trump into question because he is a Christian minister and Trump made nasty comments about women. First off, if John Dyce knows anything about Christianity, he should also ...

State works for the campaign

Editorials

Hillary Clinton’s primary defense against allegations of wrongdoing raised by the recent release of emails involving her and Democratic Party officials has been to note there is no way to determine whether the information released by WikiLeaks is accurate. Some of it may have been faked in an ...