Harlan Daily Enterprise- RSS OPINION Feed http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION http://harlandaily.com/section/OPINION Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:22:15 EST 1800 Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150224027/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:18:06 EST Fall landscape care advice http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150224257/Fall-landscape-care-advice So often we hear that fall or winter is a particularly good time to do certain things in the landscape. This is usually due to the fact that plants have entered into winter dormancy. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:59:03 EST Proud sweep of history http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150191740/Proud-sweep-of-history Pay attention to this moment. This week alone stands as proud evidence of Western Civilization's inevitable march toward freedom and equality. Collectively, we have resisted, fought, even slipped backward at times. But eventually, we are always... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:35:08 EST Horrors of the justice system http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150182616/Horrors-of-the-justice-system Several years ago, a police court judge we will call Billy T. was presiding and threw a man in jail for not paying his bills. His young lawyer immediately objected and said, “Judge, the United States Supreme Court said you can't put people... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:33:09 EST Let’s talk about Medicare http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150183451/Lets-talk-about-Medicare October is “Talk About Prescriptions Month” and marks the beginning of this year's Medicare open enrollment period. It's the perfect time to talk about Medicare prescriptions and the Extra Help available from Social Security. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:16:06 EST Aging trees http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-opinion_columns/150182552/Aging-trees It is often assumed that small trees are young and large ones old. But I've seen large trees that were only 50 years old, and others the size of fence posts over 100. Individual trees grow at different rates based on their genetics and growing... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:32:11 EST Reduce flu risk by getting shot http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150191698/Reduce-flu-risk-by-getting-shot Anyone who has ever had the flu knows how horrible it makes you feel. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:31:07 EST Who is the enemy? http://harlandaily.com/news/home_top-opinion_columns/150204905/Who-is-the-enemy Malala Yousafzai, 17, of Pakistan shared the Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 10, with Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi (the $1.1 million prize will be split with Satyarthi). You might respond with, “Why should I care? All... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 08:36:04 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150176982/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2014. There are 74 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:01:22 EST Patience: Waiting for the perfect cut http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150183216/Patience:-Waiting-for-the-perfect-cut I went to the place where I get my hair cut, late last week, to get my seasonal shearing. I hesitate to name the business because, in my experience, they don't really need any more customers than they already have. There's always a bunch... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:03:11 EST Safety a priority for any sport http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150205075/Safety-a-priority-for-any-sport Few things are as sacrosanct to so many people as high school football.That's what makes the decision by a New Jersey school to shut down the season in response to allegations of sexual abuse all that more empowering. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:12:14 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150176915/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2014. There are 75 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:01:20 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150176870/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2014. There are 76 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:01:29 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150158798/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2014. There are 77 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:01:10 EST Proposed EPA regs: Jobs killer http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150132432/Proposed-EPA-regs:-Jobs-killer Last month, a U.S. House science committee hearing on President Obama's proposed greenhouse gas rules was interrupted when the lights in the room went out.The irony was lost on no one. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:03:02 EST The meaning of US citizenship http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150109917/The-meaning-of-US-citizenship In recent years, the concept of U.S. citizenship has figured in public debate largely in connection with immigration reform. Should immigrants who are in the country illegally be given a “path to citizenship”? Should children born to... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:00:12 EST A tale of 2 cities http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150158887/A-tale-of-2-cities “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:53:03 EST Today in History http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion/150143051/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2014. There are 78 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:10:03 EST Depression: A serious health issue that can’t be ignored http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150143635/Depression:-A-serious-health-issue-that-cant-be-ignored The recent suicide of actor/comedian Robin Williams has helped bring attention to a major health issue in this country. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, almost 7 percent of Americans had at least one major episode of depression... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:57:05 EST 4-H Reality Store is coming up http://harlandaily.com/news/opinion_columns/150143325/4-H-Reality-Store-is-coming-up The Harlan County 4-H Reality Store is a program supported by Kentucky 4-H to allow middle and high school students to get an experience of adult life. The Reality Store helps youth realize that their career choice and the education required for that... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:56:08 EST