Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS OPINION Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:57:42 EST 1800 Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/151497159/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2015. There are 338 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:20:33 EST 4-H weather project provides answers http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151495646/4-H-weather-project-provides-answers Why does the earth have cloudy, wet weather and sunny, dry weather? What can I do to prepare for potentially harmful weather conditions such as floods, winter storms, tornadoes and severe thunderstorms? How do temperature changes affect other weather... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:50:31 EST Child tantrums and adult tantrums http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151500246/Child-tantrums-and-adult-tantrums Do you have a temper tantrum over your child's temper tantrum? When your child is rolling around on the floor and crying, the main thing is for the parent or guardian to stay calm. Take a few deep breaths; check your emotions and your reactions. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:45:34 EST Report puts dent in ‘fair share’ argument http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/151496522/Report-puts-dent-in-fair-share-argument The rich get richer because they don't pay enough federal income taxes. Ergo, the poor stay poor even if they don't pay any income taxes. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:35:34 EST If I were the devil http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151468465/If-I-were-the-devil (1 John 1:1-2:2) Every couple of years I like to remind us of wiles of the Devil. The following is an excerpt from a radio broadcast by Paul Harvey first aired in 1963. If I were the Prince of Darkness, I would want to engulf the whole world in... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:15:33 EST Life after death http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151468634/Life-after-death Everyone, deep down in their soul will ask the question; some will state the question verbally while others will quietly ponder, “Is there life after death?” Is there a heaven, a hell, will I be reincarnated, or is this life all there is?... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:20:33 EST Finding joy in the little things http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151468451/Finding-joy-in-the-little-things There was a couple having dinner together at a nice restaurant. The husband took his wife's hand at one point during dinner and was very lovingly caressing it. He didn't say a word, just stroked her hand and touched her wedding ring... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:10:31 EST Hosea and Gomer, Jesus and you http://harlandaily.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151468319/Hosea-and-Gomer-Jesus-and-you (Hosea 3:1) Of all the stories from the Old Testament prophets, the most endearing and well-known may be the story of Hosea and Gomer. Theirs is a love story. As it is for all love stories one must understand the backdrop in which the story is... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:10:32 EST Influences of loved ones we’ve lost http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151462171/Influences-of-loved-ones-weve-lost In the span of fewer than seven days in mid-January, four people who have been vital parts of my own being passed on over to the other side. And while their friends and relatives grieve for them, I tend to smile and celebrate, within my own private... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:00:31 EST Your stance on gun rights? http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151460485/Your-stance-on-gun-rights Gun rights. What are they? Are there limits? What are American attitudes? What informs positions of Americans? Do race/ethnicity/political affiliation impact attitudes? Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:35:33 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/151442529/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2015. There are 341 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:55:32 EST State property owners need clear laws http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/151441934/State-property-owners-need-clear-laws Mitch McConnell's decision to kick off his tenure as Senate majority leader with a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline is igniting a debate that could force his fellow Republicans to say whether they think human-caused climate change is... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:40:33 EST CFR loads 2016 election http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151442583/CFR-loads-2016-election First Jeb Bush, then Mike Huckabee, and most recently Mitt Romney have each announced an interest in becoming the Republican Party nomination for president in 2016. The problem is, as is the problem with every election for many presidential elections,... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:40:32 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/151442474/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2015. There are 342 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:50:31 EST Struggle of gays not same as blacks http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/151441827/Struggle-of-gays-not-same-as-blacks As a country, America is greatly divided over the issue of same-sex marriage. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:35:39 EST Difficulties in life shape who we become http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151440282/Difficulties-in-life-shape-who-we-become There are often times in life when thoughts from different directions come together in unison to create a message in our hearts. Two messages on the same day coincided to give me an assurance about broken people in relationship to God's... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:30:33 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/151419086/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2015. There are 343 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:40:32 EST Kids in college? Fill out that FAFSA http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151424619/Kids-in-college-Fill-out-that-FAFSA We've just begun the new year, but the next academic year is still months away. Nonetheless, if you have a child who will be attending college in the fall, it's not too soon to start thinking about what might be a vital component of paying... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:20:38 EST Gout is most common form of arthritis http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151376296/Gout-is-most-common-form-of-arthritis Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis today and the incidence of gout is increasing all over the world. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:55:31 EST Pipeline: Foreign profits, American risk http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/151419265/Pipeline:-Foreign-profits-American-risk Media coverage of the Keystone XL pipeline is coalescing around a single narrative. It goes like this: environmentalists oppose the pipeline because of climate change concerns, and U.S. construction companies support the pipeline because it creates... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:50:41 EST