Williamson Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:50:24 EST 1800 Learning to be a citizen http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152174318/Learning-to-be-a-citizen The question usually comes toward the end of a public meeting. Some knotty problem is being discussed, and someone in the audience will raise his or her hand and ask, “Okay, so what can I do about it?” Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:37 EST Panel offers sound changes in policing http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152173290/Panel-offers-sound-changes-in-policing The following editorial appeared in The News & Observer on Wed., March 4:——— Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:35:34 EST Rep. Jenkins Cosponsors Spruce Mine Bill http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152153519/Rep.-Jenkins-Cosponsors-Spruce-Mine-Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) cosponsored legislation introduced today that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from retroactively vetoing valid permits, as happened at the Spruce No. 1 mine in... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:30:34 EST Letter to the Editor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/letters-opinion/152122885/Letter-to-the-Editor In Response to Our View:Eliminating Concealed Permit a Bad Idea Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:10:32 EST Approaching the end of the Legislature http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152095428/Approaching-the-end-of-the-Legislature We are quickly approaching the end of the Legislative session. Monday marked the 41st day and the last day to introduce bills in the house. As this deadline passes and others draw closer my colleagues and I are continuing to work hard for the people... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:15:33 EST David and Goliath http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152090460/David-and-Goliath Tonight I have the privilege of teaching our littles about David and Goliath. I will start out by telling them it is a very true story from the Bible. I sure don't want them thinking it's something Walt Disney came up with! Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:10:32 EST School vaccinations http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152065387/School-vaccinations The following editorial appeared in the Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, on Feb. 23:——- Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:30:32 EST Our View: Eliminating concealed permit a bad idea http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/152024513/Our-View:-Eliminating-concealed-permit-a-bad-idea The bill in the West Virginia legislature that would see the Mountain State become the fifth state not to require concealed handgun permits is as dangerous as a cocked pistol. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:30:32 EST Cabin fever is real http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151945219/Cabin-fever-is-real Cabin fever is real. I'm sure many of you have experienced it the last few days here in the Tug Valley because of the huge amounts of snow and the frigid cold temperatures.I have definitely experienced it. Just ask my wife Vicki, I'm a bit... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 11:45:32 EST House of Delegates Stands in Support of Condemning Radical Islamic Group ISIS http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/151945968/House-of-Delegates-Stands-in-Support-of-Condemning-Radical-Islamic-Group-ISIS CHARLESTON – Delegate Marcum (D - Mingo) and a majority of members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are standing in support of a pending House Concurrent Resolution condemning ISIS, also known as ISIL, and supporting the eradication of... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:15:32 EST Strength for the moment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151943186/Strength-for-the-moment This Friday I am sharing an article submitted by a dear friend of mine, Gary Harper, who has been teaching Bible classes for many years. God bless you all. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:55:32 EST Sexual assault cases http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/151858182/Sexual-assault-cases The following editorial appeared in the Herald-Dispatch (Huntington) on Wed., Feb. 11: Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:50:33 EST Full steam ahead for legislators http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-opinion/151902145/Full-steam-ahead-for-legislators By Justin MarcumHouse of Delegate member Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:45:32 EST Fifty Shades of True Love http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151866956/Fifty-Shades-of-True-Love There seems to be much confusion about love now days. Perhaps this is because of Hollywood and much of the media. It is expressed as an amazing “feeling”, lustful experiences, and many other distorted views. No wonder there are more... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 11:40:32 EST Midway point in the legislature http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/151875075/Midway-point-in-the-legislature By Phil KablerFor The West Virginia Press Association Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:55:31 EST Big shoes to fill http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/151838925/Big-shoes-to-fill As a youngster growing up in the little hamlet of Nolan, W.Va., I recall how exciting it was to get our daily newspaper. Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:00:31 EST Friday the 13th: Strength for the Moment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151817769/Friday-the-13th:-Strength-for-the-Moment As a child of the 1980's the movie “Friday the Thirteenth” was all the rage. Cutting edge technology allowed for some of the most gruesome scenes that had ever been filmed. Most remember the monster Jason from this flick. He just... Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:30:31 EST Senate President Bill Cole: Assessing the session’s first half http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151821618/Senate-President-Bill-Cole:-Assessing-the-sessions-first-half I have often been told that time is relative. Certainly at different points in my life, I've had days that seemed to fly by in the blink of an eye and days that felt like they stretched for years. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:55:40 EST Keeping our promises to our veterans http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151821893/Keeping-our-promises-to-our-veterans By Congressman Evan Jenkins Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:55:38 EST The Walking Dead and The Valley Of Dry Bones http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151757038/The-Walking-Dead-and-The-Valley-Of-Dry-Bones By Ralph PyskowskiFor the Daily News Mon, 9 Feb 2015 19:45:31 EST