Coal Valley News- RSS OPINION Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/OPINION http://coalvalleynews.com/section/OPINION Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:24:27 EST 1800 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR http://coalvalleynews.com/news/letters/50619342/LETTERS-TO-THE-EDITOR Cowardly politicians in hidingDear Editor: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:32:05 EST The cost of liberty http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50594986/The-cost-of-liberty How many of you remember where you were on that tragic day when our twin towers fell? I remember it like yesterday. I was a young man in high school who had just gotten into my English class and our teacher had turned on the news. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:30:04 EST Former first lady had class http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50634264/Former-first-lady-had-class Shelley Riley Moore was a kind, gentle and proper West Virginia first lady. In so many ways, she complemented her flamboyant husband and governor, Arch A. Moore Jr. Shelley Moore quietly passed away last week at age 88. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:31:15 EST Gregory’s Web http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50552900/Gregorys-Web Can we talk privately? I wouldn't want this spread around. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:10:04 EST (No heading) http://coalvalleynews.com/news/letters/50537865/ Don't go to Charleston for your nailsDear Editor:For 21 years, I've been having my nails done, and for one reason or another I;ve had to change and got to a different shop. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:08:05 EST Accepting the climate scare a recipe for failure http://coalvalleynews.com/news/editorial/50536578/Accepting-the-climate-scare-a-recipe-for-failure The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) is making a serious strategic mistake in their efforts to block the Obama administration's proposed regulations on carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired power plants. The points the UMWA bring... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:07:04 EST Fruit of the vine http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50256128/Fruit-of-the-vine 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... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:55:14 EST LETTERS TO THE EDITOR http://coalvalleynews.com/news/letters/50336009/LETTERS-TO-THE-EDITOR What about the environment?Dear Editor: Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:01:06 EST Gregory’s Web http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50466872/Gregorys-Web How would you like to be Governor or Secretary of State and prove you have zero confidence in the citizens of Mingo County? Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:54:03 EST For Such A Time As This http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50369083/For-Such-A-Time-As-This Virtue means valor and moral excellence. It's chief characteristic is that it promotes individual well-being as well as the collective well-being of others. Virtue operates through love, for Christ said that love is the fulfilling of the Law. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:59:10 EST Which side are you on? http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50368646/Which-side-are-you-on Frankly, I am tired of watching coal mining jobs disappear. I am tired of watching families lose homes and cars, lose their life-savings, their retirement and health plans. I am tired of watching men and women who should be working and raising a... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:41:08 EST Gregory’s Web http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50394192/Gregorys-Web So you thought Mingo County politics was bizarre? Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:38:07 EST For A Time Such As This http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50254129/For-A-Time-Such-As-This It is neither the scope nor intent of this writing to get involved with in-depth scientific explanations of the body. The Scriptures give a foundation that inspires our appreciation of the exquisite, unique, and delicate nature of the body, revealing... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:44:06 EST Letters to the editor http://coalvalleynews.com/news/letters/50254550/Letters-to-the-editor EPA going beyond constitutional authorityDear Editor:Article I Section 1 of the Constitution says the following: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:35:03 EST Gregory’s Web http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50315303/Gregorys-Web 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. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:34:04 EST Gregory’s Web http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50236573/Gregorys-Web Everybody in Logan County is about to be indicted. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:11:03 EST Are E-cigarettes safe? http://coalvalleynews.com/news/editorial/50131302/Are-E-cigarettes-safe The Food and Drug Administration is trying to get a handle on new smoking products, including electronic cigarettes, with newly proposed regulations that include banning sales to minors and requiring manufacturers to register all of their products and... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:24:03 EST Gregory’s Web http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50160826/Gregorys-Web A political columnist's dream come true. That's Mingo County. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:22:03 EST The Rahall Report http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50085616/The-Rahall-Report The notion that education should be available to all is a classically American ideal — one that George Washington espoused in his famous farewell address. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:56:03 EST Gregory’s Web http://coalvalleynews.com/news/opinion/50085151/Gregorys-Web It could, after all, have been worse.For example, Federal District Court Judge Thomas Johnston could have ordered disgraced former Mingo County Circuit Court Judge Michael Thornsbury to spend the rest of his life in Hamlin. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:13:05 EST