Planning future for coal miners

At the top of the agenda for the United Mine Workers of America’s 125th anniversary convention this week ought to be a vow not to get fooled aga...

August 4th, 2015 |  


Coal power is here to stay — for now

Rumors of the demise of coal-fired power plants are greatly exaggerated, according to a new report from Moody’s Investor Services.Increasing emi...

August 4th, 2015 |  


For such a time as this

For such a time as this

The word “adultery” is derived from “adulterate which means to make impure by mixing two or more substances. This can apply to anyth...

August 4th, 2015 |  


War for coal not a political game, it’s a life or death fight for our people

A few weeks ago I called out labor leaders for failing to get out of their cushy offices and actually fight for our coal miners and their families. To...

July 28th, 2015 |  


For such a time as this

For such a time as this

Last week we introduced the subject of the works of the flesh. These works spring forth from what the Bible calls the flesh, meaning the fleshly natur...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Climate Change? Keep your winter clothes handy

Climate Change? Keep your winter clothes handy

Last November at my publisher’s annual Authors’ Summit a total stranger approached and called me by name. “Greg, I was hoping you wo...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Waiting for the next coal boom not a wise plan, but this is

Waiting for the next coal boom not a wise plan, but this is

These are uncertain times in the coalfields of West Virginia. We’re seeing neighbors lose their good paying coal jobs, which is hurting local fa...

July 21st, 2015 |  


For such a time as this

For such a time as this

“Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, (20) Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Stop predators in our schools

When police arrested a Boone County, W.Va., teacher last week, it brought to three the number of allegations of sex crimes against students by educato...

July 14th, 2015 |  


Hiring freeze, cuts help WV end fiscal year in the black

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A hiring freeze and budget cuts have helped West Virginia end the fiscal year with a small surplus.General revenue coll...

July 7th, 2015 |