Logan Banner- RSS OPINION Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/OPINION http://loganbanner.com/section/OPINION Fri, 22 May 2015 12:14:57 EST 1800 The way forward for Congress http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153640134/The-way-forward-for-Congress There have been encouraging signs on Capitol Hill of late that Congress's long slide into irrelevance may be slowing. Fri, 22 May 2015 01:25:34 EST Congress asleep at the wheel http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153612525/Congress-asleep-at-the-wheel The following editorial appeared in The Miami Herald on Tuesday, May 19:——— Fri, 22 May 2015 01:25:33 EST Drag racing, potholes, and bits and pieces http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153611905/Drag-racing-potholes-and-bits-and-pieces I believe some of the best automobile drivers in the world must exist in West Virginia, especially in Logan County, with all the narrow hollow roads we have to navigate. Come to think of it, the NASCAR circuit did originate as a result of Appalachian... Thu, 21 May 2015 03:15:40 EST Cuba’s lung cancer vaccine could help US patients http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153612463/Cubas-lung-cancer-vaccine-could-help-US-patients The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, May 20:———Here's the thing about cigars: They cause lung cancer. Thu, 21 May 2015 03:15:39 EST Will rise of nonreligious reshape US politics? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153591618/Will-rise-of-nonreligious-reshape-US-politics Don't expect any official “Atheists for Hillary” outreach, but political progressives are cheered by a study showing a rise in the number of nonreligious Americans. Wed, 20 May 2015 02:35:32 EST Password fatigue: The goal of safer online access remains elusive http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153591306/Password-fatigue:-The-goal-of-safer-online-access-remains-elusive The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, May 18:——— Wed, 20 May 2015 02:35:31 EST Can the government reduce poverty while also slashing the budget? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153559463/Can-the-government-reduce-poverty-while-also-slashing-the-budget An important but often neglected debate broke out in Washington last week: Which political party can do more for the nation's poor? Tue, 19 May 2015 02:35:34 EST Can Congress actually help alleviate middle-class anxiety? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153538609/Can-Congress-actually-help-alleviate-middle-class-anxiety The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors on Fri., May 15: Sat, 16 May 2015 21:55:35 EST Thanks for the generosity http://loganbanner.com/news/letters/153538653/Thanks-for-the-generosity Editor,The Henlawson Fire Department wishes to thank everyone who participated in our annual fund raiser drive over the past two weeks. Sat, 16 May 2015 21:55:32 EST West Virginia’s first Workforce Summit http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153500332/West-Virginias-first-Workforce-Summit Just last week, I was proud to welcome West Virginians from across the state to the state's first Workforce Summit - a comprehensive review of West Virginia's past, present and future workforce development efforts. Fri, 15 May 2015 01:30:55 EST Best teachers can’t get hired by public schools http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153471349/Best-teachers-cant-get-hired-by-public-schools To understand why the U.S. education system is mired in mediocrity, start by listening to Scott McKim's story. Fri, 15 May 2015 01:30:53 EST A GOP insider’s wise advice on immigration reform http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153483707/A-GOP-insiders-wise-advice-on-immigration-reform On the screen, one of the Republican Party's savviest strategists, Kevin Madden, is telling it like it is on immigration reform. He's talking not really to Sunday's CNN national audience but to a slightly smaller audience — his... Thu, 14 May 2015 02:30:46 EST The US tax code burdens the economy and the middle class http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153484271/The-US-tax-code-burdens-the-economy-and-the-middle-class The following editorial was written by Bloomberg View editors:——— Thu, 14 May 2015 02:30:43 EST Immigration: Will China be the new Mexico? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion_columns/153416221/Immigration:-Will-China-be-the-new-Mexico Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will have a formidable weapon to disarm Republican anti-immigration candidates who want to virtually seal the U.S. southern border — there are already more Chinese than Mexican immigrants who enter... Wed, 13 May 2015 02:15:42 EST Anti-bias training for police is just a start http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153448820/Anti-bias-training-for-police-is-just-a-start The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, May 10:——— Wed, 13 May 2015 02:15:41 EST Deflategate controversy isn’t Crime of the Century http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion_columns/153415958/Deflategate-controversy-isnt-Crime-of-the-Century Welcome to our restaurant, The Cantankerous Carnivore. Our chef's special today is Tom Brady. May we suggest he be served deep fried or baked over hot coals? Tue, 12 May 2015 02:25:35 EST Cheating in the NFL? Yes, it’s a big deal http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153394687/Cheating-in-the-NFL-Yes-its-a-big-deal The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, May 8:———That hissing sound you hear is the air coming out of Tom Brady's career. Tue, 12 May 2015 02:25:33 EST Remembering the old home place http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153399773/Remembering-the-old-home-place Kyle's Korner ….Many of you may know that I grew up locally in the little hamlet of Nolan, West Virginia. I have so many fond memories of that place. Sun, 10 May 2015 00:25:32 EST Patriot protection in peril http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153399682/Patriot-protection-in-peril The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, May 8: Sat, 9 May 2015 23:30:31 EST Mother’s Love: No Greater Love http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153392474/Mothers-Love:-No-Greater-Love Being a parent changes everything. But being a mother also changes with each baby. Here are some of the ways having a second and third child is different from having the first.Your Clothes Sat, 9 May 2015 23:20:32 EST