Williamson Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:05:41 EST 1800 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 A busy an exciting week at the Capitol http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151714708/A-busy-an-exciting-week-at-the-Capitol CHARLESTON - This week under the Capitol Dome at the West Virginia State Capitol has been exciting and filled with numerous debates. As your Delegate in the House of Delegates, I will always stand up and fight for the 20th District. It is my goal to... Sat, 7 Feb 2015 10:55:31 EST At the Capitol: Bills moving through Legislature at rapid pace http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/151731328/At-the-Capitol:-Bills-moving-through-Legislature-at-rapid-pace By Phil KablerFor the West Virginia Press Association Sat, 7 Feb 2015 09:00:32 EST Ideas are flying, bills are moving http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/151621446/Ideas-are-flying-bills-are-moving The ideas are flying and bills are moving at the Capitol. Speaking to one of the head bill drafters in the beginning of the week, she told me that at the one quarter mark of the Session, they had drafted as many bills as they did all of last year. Wed, 4 Feb 2015 06:50:39 EST Improving mental health care for West Virginia veterans http://williamsondailynews.com/news/Op-Ed-opinion_columns/151653659/Improving-mental-health-care-for-West-Virginia-veterans As a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and as a proud defender of West Virginia's nearly 168,000 brave veterans, I am so pleased that this week Congress passed critical veteran health care legislation – The Clay Hunt Suicide... Wed, 4 Feb 2015 11:35:32 EST At The Capitol” for Jan. 26-30 http://williamsondailynews.com/news/Op-Ed-opinion_columns/151605624/At-The-Capitol-for-Jan.-26-30 By Phil KablerFor the West Virginia Press Association Mon, 2 Feb 2015 10:30:32 EST Overdose deaths in W.Va. http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/151590220/Overdose-deaths-in-W.Va. The problem of drug addiction in West Virginia - and other parts of Appalachia, for that matter - is a moving target. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 01:40:33 EST (No heading) http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/151588420/ We bleed RED at the Reed household. Belfry Pirate red, 'nuff said. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:40:31 EST