Logan Banner- RSS OPINION Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/OPINION http://loganbanner.com/section/OPINION Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:30:27 EST 1800 Why Government Openness Matters http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50359944/Why-Government-Openness-Matters One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al Qaeda posed, but because the agencies... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:57:05 EST Tobacco use in West Virginia http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50360013/Tobacco-use-in-West-Virginia West Virginia has one of the nation's worst smoking problems. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:56:06 EST (No heading) http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50343892/ Too much?The death of comedian Robin Williams has many people upset.And that's not the only thing. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:14:07 EST If we’d just send Capito … http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50332212/If-wed-just-send-Capito If we'd just send Shelley Moore Capito to Washington, the coal trucks would start rolling again.Oh … wait … we've already sent her to Congress and … well, coal is in big trouble. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:52:07 EST (No heading) http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50310447/ More jobs being available, but paying lessTwo new reports are out this week that, taken together, provide a pretty good picture of how the U.S. labor force has fared since the economic recovery began in June 2009. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:51:11 EST Let’s start the school year right http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50319687/Lets-start-the-school-year-right It is that time of year when our children are returning to school to begin a brand new school year or even the first year of school for many of our younger children. With this thought in mind, I know that this is also the time of year that parents and... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:14:10 EST Lessons learned from mistakes in Iraq http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50310427/Lessons-learned-from-mistakes-in-Iraq Military victories, former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger wrote in his memoir White House Years, can be meaningless “unless they brought about a political reality that could survive our ultimate withdrawal”. That argument still... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:14:08 EST How do I start? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50308271/How-do-I-start What does it mean to make disciples for Christ, that's a good question? In using the word making disciples, we are actually taking some of the credit away from God. It is God that forms us and makes us into what he needs for his church and for... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:14:03 EST Re: The Ed Show http://loganbanner.com/news/letters/50280687/Re:-The-Ed-Show Editor, Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:50:06 EST Obama was on to something with the fist bump http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50280294/Obama-was-on-to-something-with-the-fist-bump The origin of the fist bump as a greeting is uncertain, although it has been around for a long time and seems to have evolved from sports. But it wasn't until Barack Obama went on stage in St. Paul, Minnesota, in June 2008 to clinch his... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:14:02 EST Promoting good attendance http://loganbanner.com/news/letters/50310376/Promoting-good-attendance Community Partner,We invite you to join Logan County Schools in recognizing this September as Attendance Awareness Month in our community as well as promoting good attendance throughout the 2014-15 school year. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:57:04 EST West Virginia State Fair: Celebrating 90 years of blue ribbon traditions http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50253585/West-Virginia-State-Fair:-Celebrating-90-years-of-blue-ribbon-traditions In West Virginia, we enjoy taking time to celebrate our rich heritage and traditions. Each year, the West Virginia State Fair brings many of these traditions to life and our state's communities closer together. Celebrating its 90th year of blue... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:49:12 EST Flogging corporate deserters http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50280259/Flogging-corporate-deserters President Obama wants to lash “corporate deserters” — companies that move overseas to avoid U.S. taxes — with penalties and additional regulations. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:49:08 EST Despotic rule http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50275325/Despotic-rule Totalitarian rule in Iraq will not long endure. Despotic regimes that defy civil liberties never do.But for the moment, part of that nation exists under a reign of terror reminiscent of George Orwell's novel, 1984. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:37:03 EST Indictments to come in Logan? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50238635/Indictments-to-come-in-Logan Everybody in Logan County is about to be indicted. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:16:04 EST Distracted passengers http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50235986/Distracted-passengers You would have had to be living in a cave to have not heard the term “distracted driving” over the past several years. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:15:02 EST How does your garden grow? http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50236002/How-does-your-garden-grow My husband and I have a small vegetable garden at our home. We planted our garden in the spring and we have watched it grow during the past months and now we are reaping the harvest from all of the hard work that we have put into our garden. While... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:36:04 EST Feds, VA have to find new way of operating http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50235980/Feds-VA-have-to-find-new-way-of-operating We've heard and seen it all before. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:09:04 EST Trusting God completely http://loganbanner.com/news/opinion/50229542/Trusting-God-completely “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” – Proverbs 3:5-6 Sat, 9 Aug 2014 22:50:05 EST Lawson family descendant http://loganbanner.com/news/letters/50230006/Lawson-family-descendant Editor, Sat, 9 Aug 2014 17:36:06 EST