Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS OPINION Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:13:36 EST 1800 4-H Environmental Camp is coming up http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/50463079/4-H-Environmental-Camp-is-coming-up In 1998 the Harlan County Extension 4-H Program hosted a one-day 4-H Environmental Camp held at Camp O' Cumberland Scout Camp near Wallins. Two schools attended bringing all their fourth grade classes. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:31:09 EST Reforming immigration by executive order a bad idea http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50447731/Reforming-immigration-by-executive-order-a-bad-idea Three words for President Barack Obama:Don't do it.Don't sign an executive order unilaterally creating faux immigration reform. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 11:13:07 EST Times of trouble and terror http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50446348/Times-of-trouble-and-terror William Barclay was the great expositor of the Bible, known throughout the world. In Matthew 24:1-31, he writes and edits one of the Biblical passages about the second coming of Christ. When on the Mount of Olives with Jesus, His disciples asked Him... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:45:08 EST Who drug addiction affects http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50446299/Who-drug-addiction-affects She weighs maybe 90 pounds as she pitifully stands in the courtroom; her eyes starting to roll back into her head. There are remnants of what probably used to be a pretty girl. The young woman is in custody for prostitution and possession of a... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:37:08 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50447388/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Monday, September 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year. This is Labor Day.Today's Highlight in History: Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:49:04 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50447382/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Sunday, August 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:48:08 EST Getting old is not for sissies http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/50453458/Getting-old-is-not-for-sissies A day in my life never passes that at least a few people check by phone or stop by to see how I'm doing. And when I get out in public I am usually inundated by folks who want to look me over and make sure I'm still standing. To be... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:12:02 EST Tree planting an honorable act http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/50460555/Tree-planting-an-honorable-act Whether you're planting a single tree in your yard or several acres on a farm, tree planting is an honorable act to perform. The paybacks are many and not fully appreciated. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:43:08 EST A retired coal miner’s story http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50459731/A-retired-coal-miners-story As I walked into This 'N That at Benham earlier this month, I saw a few people seated at a table at the back of the store, drinking their morning coffee and enjoying the day's conversation. Within no time at all, I had asked them three or... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:54:06 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50447361/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, August 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:46:10 EST Ice Bucket Challenge a great idea http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50447728/Ice-Bucket-Challenge-a-great-idea Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gerhig's disease, is a horrible illness. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:13:12 EST Count your blessings any day http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50459887/Count-your-blessings-any-day The average American is happy to have a paying job with the opportunity to make a little more money. Most Americans would like to work a few extra hours when they could. However, many Americans dream of retiring to fish, golf, garden or relax. Others... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:32:07 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50447252/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, August 29, the 241st day of 2014. There are 124 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:36:11 EST Signs of summer’s close http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/50448221/Signs-of-summers-close We are quickly coming to everyone's favorite time of year. The signs of summer's close are the start of school, Labor Day and another deer season. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:28:10 EST Journalist’s death a grim reminder of job’s hazards http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50447726/Journalists-death-a-grim-reminder-of-jobs-hazards The horrifying murder of American journalist James Foley by Islamic extremists has shocked the world and provided chilling evidence of the brutality of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria or ISIS. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:13:07 EST Lower Medicare, Medicaid costs projected http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50446618/Lower-Medicare-Medicaid-costs-projected Reduced costs for medical services and labor have trimmed the 10-year projected cost of Medicare and Medicaid by $89 billion, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:10:10 EST The president of these United States http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/50440065/The-president-of-these-United-States In this time in our history as a nation, if ever a president needed prayer, this one does. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:09:05 EST Dr. Harold Pease Columnist http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50446178/Dr.-Harold-Pease-Columnist In yet another emerging scary scandal, not well publicized, the CIA recently acknowledged that it “had secretly searched Senate computer files related to an investigation of the agency's Bush-era harsh interrogation... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:08:09 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50431698/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, August 28, the 240th day of 2014. There are 125 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:08:07 EST Obama golfs while the world burns http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/50430928/Obama-golfs-while-the-world-burns President Obama has officially become the laughingstock of the world, happily ensconced in the wonderland of Martha's Vineyard on one of his many vacations, while a junior varsity terrorist group runs amok lopping off heads of everyone in their... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:18:09 EST