Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS OPINION Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION Thu, 5 Mar 2015 05:21:14 EST 1800 Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152149078/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, March 5, the 64th day of 2015. There are 301 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:00:39 EST High water reported across county http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-news-opinion_columns/152175275/High-water-reported-across-county Reader photos Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:25:37 EST How to deal with biting children http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152171128/How-to-deal-with-biting-children Why do children bite? Biting is a phase of child development. Babies bite when they are teething to relieve gum pain. Toddlers use their mouths to explore the world. Teeth are constantly used throughout the day. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:10:31 EST Immigration in limbo http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152148192/Immigration-in-limbo A pair of recent federal court rulings should convince Americans on all sides of the immigration debate that reform is an urgent priority. The rulings hamstring the president whether he's trying to enforce border security (to please hard-liners)... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:05:32 EST State’s economic successes http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152168879/States-economic-successes Kentucky is back in the national spotlight. And not just because it's March Madness. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:50:36 EST Religion can be crazy http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152170259/Religion-can-be-crazy Faith has been a major part of my life for a long time. Belief in God, the Bible and church involvement go way back for me. There is so much about all of it that has shaped and impacted every fiber of my life. A faith relationship with God is... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:45:34 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152149038/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2015. There are 302 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:35:33 EST Obama was right not to pay ransom http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152148184/Obama-was-right-not-to-pay-ransom Incredible as it may seem, the agony of the Mueller family during their daughter's imprisonment by terrorist kidnappers was worse than we thought. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:42 EST State legislative update http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152145780/State-legislative-update Returning to legislative duties in earnest this week, we addressed many key concerns in the state capitol, including shoring up teachers' retirement, protecting our children against Internet intruders and increasing educational advancement for... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:50:39 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152124890/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2015. There are 303 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:40:36 EST Senate week in review http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152122311/Senate-week-in-review FRANKFORT — With just one full week of the 2015 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly remaining, the Senate continued to pass a high number of bills for a short, or non-budget, year. The bills have tackled some issues that are... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:44 EST The cost of the death penalty http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152124636/The-cost-of-the-death-penalty Let's say you have no moral qualms about the death penalty. You also think, despite compelling evidence to the contrary, that our justice system is meting out the irreversible punishment fairly with negligible errors. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:41 EST Make better food, drink choices http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152125003/Make-better-food-drink-choices Most of us realize the importance of keeping sugars and fats to a minimum in our diets, but often we only apply that to the foods we eat. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:05:39 EST Words not pronounced how they’re spelled http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/152089314/Words-not-pronounced-how-theyre-spelled The critics simply will not let me be. More than a dozen of them have written to explain that I misspelled “seng” in recent columns. “It's sang”, they insist. It's a “sang hoe”, not a “seng... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 09:50:31 EST What do you want from me? http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095149/What-do-you-want-from-me (Micah 6:8) “Mankind, He has told you what is good and what it is the Lord requires of you: to act justly, to love faithfulness, and to walk humbly with your God.” Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:00:34 EST Justified freely in Jesus Christ http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095244/Justified-freely-in-Jesus-Christ (Romans 4:1-25) “Salvation” is a broad term and includes all that God does for the believer in Christ, while “Justification” is a legal term describing our perfect standing before God in the righteousness of Christ. In Romans... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:30:33 EST Reflections of wintertime http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152095432/Reflections-of-wintertime As I sit typing this, it is eight below zero with six inches of snow outside. I don't live in Alaska; I live in Indiana. Most people of the Northeastern United States would gladly trade our six inches of snow for what they have on the ground in... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 04:05:35 EST Weight loss journey: Part II http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152069998/Weight-loss-journey:-Part-II Weight loss surgery did not change Elizabeth's character or personality; it allowed her body shape and overall health to be different. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:45:33 EST Teacher pension fund shortfall http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152077977/Teacher-pension-fund-shortfall When it comes to the growing shortfall in the pension fund for Kentucky's teachers, some lawmakers in Frankfort these days sound a lot like J. Wellington Wimpy, better known as “Wimpy” from the old Popeye cartoons. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:35:33 EST (No heading) http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/152078226/ By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2015. There are 306 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:40:32 EST