Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS OPINION Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION Sat, 20 Dec 2014 15:55:21 EST 1800 Celebrating Christmas on the farm http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150945521/Celebrating-Christmas-on-the-farm The holidays do not make farm chores go away. Cows have to be milked, chickens and livestock fed and watered and eggs gathered on Christmas Eve and Christmas morning just like any other day of the week. That is unless you like your eggs frozen and... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:42:04 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150938483/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, Dec. 20, the 354th day of 2014. There are 11 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:11:06 EST It’s Christmas and… http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150937442/Its-Christmas-and It's Christmas and I think of church pageants, the treat from the United Mine Workers of America and the little scrubby pine that my brother Bill and I chopped down with a hatchet and decorated with cotton balls. And then there are the negatives... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:20:05 EST Feds ignore own law on property rights http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150932017/Feds-ignore-own-law-on-property-rights Interior Secretary Sally Jewell should explain why the Office of Surface Mining is subverting the federal law that created it and trying to reinstate the pernicious broad form deed that Kentucky repealed in 1988. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:17:12 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150931756/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2014. There are 12 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:08:06 EST Hoover faces challenge in House http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150931677/Hoover-faces-challenge-in-House The Kentucky Republican Party failed miserably in achieving its top legislative goal for the 2014 General Election. Not only did the GOP fail to achieve a majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives for the first time since 1921, it did not gain... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:02:03 EST Congress defunds Internet giveaway http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150931922/Congress-defunds-Internet-giveaway No sooner had the omnibus bill's language been dropped, including language defunding the Internet giveaway, than advocates were urging the National Information and Telecommunications Administration (NTIA) to simply ignore the clear prohibition,... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:57:03 EST Time we had a say http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150931096/Time-we-had-a-say Election season is a special time in Kentucky. Next to basketball season, there doesn't seem to be a time that gets Kentuckians more excited. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:56:02 EST Tips to prevent holiday stress, depression http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150932259/Tips-to-prevent-holiday-stress-depression The holidays can be a very stressful time for anyone. If we're prone to anxiety, depression or other issues, it is definitely a trying time. Stress, even if it's good, has a huge effect on our moods and emotion. Here are a few suggestions... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:54:05 EST Christmas joy is contagious http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150932173/Christmas-joy-is-contagious Since the true meaning of Christmas is the gift of God's son to mankind as a baby born half God and half man, it seems appropriate that the greatest joys we see at Christmas come through children. Children can spread joy better than anyone else,... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:51:05 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150916572/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, Dec. 18, the 352nd day of 2014. There are 13 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:43:04 EST Russia on the precipice http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150916482/Russia-on-the-precipice Russian President Vladimir Putin, who loves to strut on the world stage, appears intent on regaining his nation's lost stature. But the reality is that Russia is a nation in decline. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:34:06 EST Obama goes around Congress http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150916780/Obama-goes-around-Congress A new Obama executive order effectively legislates climate change. Not content with Congress's unwillingness to legislate on climate change to his expectations, the president issued a November 1, 2014, executive order that creates a de facto... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:33:03 EST A healthy, happy holiday food season http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150917072/A-healthy-happy-holiday-food-season During the holiday season, from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, most people end up eating a lot more than they should. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:29:03 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150900549/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2014. There are 14 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:05:06 EST Naughty and Nice: What about Santa? http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150899244/Naughty-and-Nice:-What-about-Santa I am not sure if Santa Claus is coming to town or not and here is why. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:19:02 EST Shunning vs. torturing http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150900583/Shunning-vs.-torturing For seven years Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner have shunned President Barrack Obama and Democrat Sen. Harry Reid. Except for the Affordable Healthcare Plan, McConnell and Boehner have successfully blocked any... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:52:08 EST Suit over illegal file sharing hits wrong note http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150900466/Suit-over-illegal-file-sharing-hits-wrong-note The entertainment industry spent years suing Internet users, file-sharing companies and websites over illegal music and movie downloading while the companies that make high-speed downloads possible —broadband providers such as Time Warner Cable... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:57:06 EST Not as bad as you think http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150900776/Not-as-bad-as-you-think We are one glum country. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:55:08 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150883472/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2014. There are 15 days left in the year. The Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, begins at sunset. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:18:03 EST