Doug Oplinger

Managing editor, Akron Beacon Journal

Doug Oplinger

Managing editor of the Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

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Backchannel the Foreign Policy Debate

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: Excellent point. With the exception of education at home to make us competitive in the global...

Jill Miller Zimon

Ok seriously - let's make a list of all the things they have not discussed: global warming/climate change; energy; poverty; starvation; family planning; ethnic battles in Sudan, drought...

Backchannel the Foreign Policy Debate

I responded to Backchannel the Foreign Policy Debate: We're now 70 minutes into a discussion of war and foreign relations, and I don't recall hearing...

Backchannel the Town Hall Presidential Debate

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: I noticed the lack of African Americans. Backed up the video a few times because I was struck by...

Jill Miller Zimon

Al Sharpton on MSNBC specifically points out lack of diversity. Also, here is a video of the debate for those interested  http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nbc-news/49442088#49442088 Continue reading

Backchannel the Town Hall Presidential Debate

I responded to Dan Moulthrop: My daughter, who is an opinionated married mom, posted on Facebook the following. I love my...

Dan Moulthrop

Pretty sure Romney just lost the single mom vote. 

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