Logan Banner- RSS OPINION Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/OPINION http://loganbanner.com/section/OPINION Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:52:44 EST 1800 At the Capitol — April http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/153018406/At-the-Capitol--April CHARLESTON, W.Va. — April legislative interim committee meetings were highlighted by the launch of a new select committee on tax reform. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:42 EST Loopholes in political spending laws keep voters in the dark http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152967532/Loopholes-in-political-spending-laws-keep-voters-in-the-dark The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, April 14:——— Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:40 EST Be ready to handle transitional seasons http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152982156/Be-ready-to-handle-transitional-seasons “He changes the times and the seasons; He removes kings and sets up kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to those who have understanding.” — Daniel 2:21 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:45:33 EST The thrill of a wide-open race for president http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152967484/The-thrill-of-a-wide-open-race-for-president The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday, April 15:——— Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:35:31 EST Tales of Loganites in war http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152972324/Tales-of-Loganites-in-war Logan County has traditionally responded to this nation's call during times of conflict. Although there may be no clear way to determine the numbers of men and women who have provided military service from the Civil War until today's... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:40 EST Empowering West Virginians through TANF http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152966818/Empowering-West-Virginians-through-TANF Across the Mountain State, we have worked hard to increase the availability of programs that provide West Virginians with an equal opportunity to live a great life right here at home, no matter what their circumstances may be. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:38 EST ATV rider safety http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152966777/ATV-rider-safety The following editorial appeared in The Register-Herald, Beckley, on April 8:——- Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:37 EST Blackwater’s day of reckoning http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152967027/Blackwaters-day-of-reckoning The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Thursday, April 16:——— Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:00:36 EST For the media, traditional values still matter http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152949817/For-the-media-traditional-values-still-matter I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They're not what you might think, however. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:05:31 EST Saving Coal Country http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152922124/Saving-Coal-Country Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell recently took the extraordinary step of calling on governors to ignore Washington's Clean Power Plan, an EPA mandate to curb carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:32 EST Losing neverlooked so good http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152825838/Losing-neverlooked-so-good The following editorial appeared in The Dominion Post, Morgantown, on April 8:——-To the loser goes the spoils? Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:31 EST The right to eat http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152886273/The-right-to-eat There's one group of people in this country who probably get less sympathy than anyone else: felons. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 01:45:42 EST Congress, not Obama, should crack down on cybercrime http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152816185/Congress-not-Obama-should-crack-down-on-cybercrime The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, April 5:——— Tue, 14 Apr 2015 01:45:36 EST Life goes on beyond the grave http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152872046/Life-goes-on-beyond-the-grave While they (Jesus' disciples) were still talking…, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:15:31 EST Improving mine safety http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152871971/Improving-mine-safety The following editorial appeared in the Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, on April 7 :——- Sat, 11 Apr 2015 23:45:33 EST America’s billionaires owe you a thank you note http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152837084/Americas-billionaires-owe-you-a-thank-you-note This tax season, America's billionaires are toasting you, the ordinary taxpayer. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:35:36 EST A tale of two nuclear agreements http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152816165/A-tale-of-two-nuclear-agreements The following editorial appeared in The Orange County Register on Sunday, April 5:——— Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:35:34 EST Obama and Congress must reform sentencing http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152816135/Obama-and-Congress-must-reform-sentencing The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, April 6:——— Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:35:33 EST Working toward a bright future http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152814998/Working-toward-a-bright-future Today's global economy is dependent on an educated, skilled and versatile workforce. In West Virginia, we are developing a national reputation for our skilled training programs and workers who are committed to getting the job done - and doing it... Thu, 9 Apr 2015 01:45:32 EST Cancer: death or financial ruin? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/152815431/Cancer:-death-or-financial-ruin The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, April 7:——— Thu, 9 Apr 2015 01:40:40 EST