Connie Schultz

Connie Schultz is a nationally syndicated columnist for The Cleveland Plain Dealer and Creators Syndicated.

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Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 1:45pm
Are You Angry Enough to End a War?
Keep cool, Daniel Webster once said. Anger is not an argument. Wise advice, but it sets an impossible standard if we reflect on the loss of 30 Americans in a single incident in Afghanistan. Perhaps only prolonged and widespread anger will bring an end to this relentless loss of American lives.
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Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 10:47am
America Can Relax; The Casey Anthony Show's Over
The FBI reports that 1,494 children under the age of 18 were killed in America in 2008. Of these children, 221 died before their first birthday; 338 were murdered between the ages of 1 and 4. Most of us know the name of only one of these victims: Caylee Anthony. The temptation is to use the next 600 words to decry America's obsession with the murder of one little girl in Orlando, Fla., while we ignore the violent deaths of 1,493 other children.
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Sunday, July 3, 2011 - 11:12am
An Anti-Abortion Ohio Legislator's Embarrassing Night Out
Last Tuesday, Ohio Rep. Robert Mecklenborg -- a self-described "Catholic boy from the west side of Cincinnati" -- stood on the House floor to champion the most radical anti-abortion legislation in the country.
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Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 9:41am
With ID Comes Online Civility
A while back I accepted a self-identified conservative's request to be my "friend" on Facebook. My goal with Facebook is to coax out a wide range of views in discussions to illustrate how we humans have more in common than we may want to think. To jump-start conversations, I post links to stories, columns and videos, and sometimes I pose questions about particular issues. Recently I started posting the name, rank and hometown of every American killed in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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