Middlesboro Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/OPINION http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/OPINION Mon, 4 May 2015 10:31:38 EST 1800 It’s all about respect http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153249485/Its-all-about-respect Before the invention of the printing press, the Bible had to be copied by hand. That's no easy task considering the length of it! The scribes and priests responsible for copying the text worked incredibly hard to provide manuscripts that could... Sun, 3 May 2015 06:50:32 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153227145/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, May 2, the 122nd day of 2015. There are 243 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 2 May 2015 00:20:39 EST Climate change and the church http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153226976/Climate-change-and-the-church The Roman Catholic Church hasn't always been on the right side of science. Fri, 1 May 2015 11:05:36 EST Who is responsible? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153247783/Who-is-responsible I've never lived anywhere long enough to watch people get old- until now. I've had thirty plus addresses in my lifetime, and I've been at the current location longer than at any previous address, 16 years in August. No, I have not... Fri, 1 May 2015 11:00:33 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153227085/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Friday, May 1, the 121st day of 2015. There are 244 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 1 May 2015 00:15:34 EST Understanding grass tetany http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153155085/Understanding-grass-tetany Spring in the bluegrass is a great time of greening and warming, but it's also a time when livestock producers need to watch out for grass tetany, also called spring tetany or grass staggers. Some people also refer to it as wheat pasture... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:30:31 EST Billionaires buy votes http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153227188/Billionaires-buy-votes If you are a liberal publication or news outlet, which is all the major networks excepting Fox News, you want your followers to know that the Koch brothers, Charles and David, unduly fund Republican Party candidates and causes on the right side of the... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:00:40 EST Good old conversation still works http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153228005/Good-old-conversation-still-works Staying connected electronically can be a real challenge. There are so many different means of communication that the options are truly in plenty for your choosing. I have lived just long enough currently to have personally witnessed some real changes... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:55:34 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153202700/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, April 30, the 120th day of 2015. There are 245 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:05:34 EST Become a ‘healthy’ investor? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153207490/Become-a-healthy-investor May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. The “month” is designed to encourage people to follow a healthy, active lifestyle. You can take steps toward this goal, of course, but why not carry the concept of improving health to... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:05:34 EST Key to happiness http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153202763/Key-to-happiness Americans hoard too much stuff. Everywhere I go in small or large towns I see storage facilities being built. Americans have “stuff” and we need more storage space. We spend most of our lives wanting stuff and then we have to worry about... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:00:32 EST Right to work? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153202741/Right-to-work Over the last four months, there has unfortunately been a renewed effort to breathe life into a proposal that most economists declared dead long ago. Supporters call it “right to work”; the rest of us, with the facts on our side, call it... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:55:35 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153175783/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Wednesday, April 29, the 119th day of 2015. There are 246 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:00:37 EST VA hospital cutting wait times http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153175341/VA-hospital-cutting-wait-times A new analysis of how quickly VA medical centers across the country are seeing patients shows overall that not much progress has been made since a year ago, when it was learned that many veterans had to wait 30 days or more for appointments to see... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:30:38 EST Today in History http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153150152/Today-in-History By the Associated PressToday is Tuesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2015. There are 247 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:40 EST EPA rules for coal-fired power plants http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/153150130/EPA-rules-for-coal-fired-power-plants Even if the odds are against you, sometimes it is important to make your case. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:55:42 EST Jesus and flea market gifts http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153119769/Jesus-and-flea-market-gifts (Malachi 1:6-10) For eleven studies we've been looking into those prophets who did not say much but had much to say. A contradiction? No, just an observation. These are the Minor Prophets, the men who contributed the last twelve books of the Old... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:00:33 EST Developing the mind of Christ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153119830/Developing-the-mind-of-Christ In his book “The Mind of Christ” author T. W. Hunt suggest that the NT uses three verbs concerning the mind. In Colossians 3:2, “Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.” (NASB95) Again in Romans... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 06:00:36 EST He served: Who is he? http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/home_top-opinion_columns/153114214/He-served:-Who-is-he My father never served in the military, but he was one of those civilian employees needed to build the warships in World War II. He was an electrician in Bremerton, Wash., wiring LSTs, those floating behemoths that carried men and armored vehicles to... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:05:40 EST No tax cuts for the rich http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153114403/No-tax-cuts-for-the-rich Good grief Congress. Are you really going to give another tax break to those of us who need it least? Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:25:35 EST