News Democrat Leader- RSS OPINION Feed http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/OPINION http://newsdemocratleader.com/section/OPINION Wed, 1 Oct 2014 06:33:03 EST 1800 Make your investments fuel change http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50799836/Make-your-investments-fuel-change People around the world are pressing their leaders to act on climate change and fueling change on their own. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:45:23 EST Unsophisticated claims arise from the soft underbelly http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50797344/Unsophisticated-claims-arise-from-the-soft-underbelly America's founders were highly educated men who seized their moment to create a civil society based on a constitution designed to limit constraints and protect the liberty of individuals in order to give those citizens history's greatest... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:20:12 EST Waste not, want not: The art of being frugal http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50763699/Waste-not-want-not:-The-art-of-being-frugal Growing up in a time when money was as scarce as hen's teeth left an indelible impression on me. Not that I would change my childhood, because I did not feel deprived. Being frugal was the way it had to be and we lived within that unspoken... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:01:08 EST October is Anti-Bullying Month http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50783360/October-is-Anti-Bullying-Month No child should have to fear attending school because of physical or verbal abuse by his or her classmates. But in reality, there were 15,520 incidents of bullying in our schools just in this past school year. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:52:07 EST Spa News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion_columns/50751458/Spa-News Another chilly morning, however, the days are so nice and beautiful. One thing we sure are having lot of are foggy mornings. I always heard the frosts in August meant how many snows we would have. If that be so, I'm sure glad it isn't... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:37:13 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50767506/Adairville-News Oh what a night. My class of 1969 held their 45th class reunion this past Saturday night at 5 Chefs in Portland. Then we left there and went to Sumner Crest Winery to dance and/or listen to music of 4 on the Floor, who played music from our era. Our... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:00:04 EST A simpler solution to climate change http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50765424/A-simpler-solution-to-climate-change Even if climate science is complicated, author Naomi Klein wants you to know that finding a solution to global warming is easy. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:56:16 EST Scotland: May we all live free http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50765394/Scotland:-May-we-all-live-free The important cultural analysis by Geert Hofstede, conducted in the 1970s and 80s, and impacting many research paradigms since, concluded that the United States is the most individualistic culture in the world. However, there are a handful of Western... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:55:10 EST War: A matter of semantics http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50765368/War:-A-matter-of-semantics “Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.”—President John F. KennedyFor most people war is an unthinkable horror. While generals... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:54:05 EST Lake Malone News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50764954/Lake-Malone-News Article # 2029JUST ANOTHER WEEK AT THE LAKE Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:24:15 EST Auburn News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50764851/Auburn-News A sluggish hello to all y'all. Such a hectic weekend has left me completely drained of energy. However it was memorable to say the least. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:19:16 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50764638/Antioch-News Greetings from The Antioch Community. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:01:13 EST Logan County News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50764551/Logan-County-News Logan County has a great history. In fact it has one of the best histories of any county in the state. I love Edward Coffman and Edward F. Coffman, Jr.'s Through My Father's Eyes – The Story of Logan County Kentucky. I believe every... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:54:15 EST God and science: Considering evolution through the eyes of faith http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50716637/God-and-science:-Considering-evolution-through-the-eyes-of-faith In our mainstream understanding of evolution, the denial of a personal God who designs and superintends every aspect of creation is all too typical. For the typical evolutionist, the thought of having God (or, for the Christian, Jesus Christ) in the... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:45:13 EST Restoring government by the people, for the people http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50716602/Restoring-government-by-the-people-for-the-people One of the many privileges of living in a democracy is the ability of each of us to have an equal say about how we are governed. Through elections, our lawmakers can be held accountable for how well they fight for the interests of the people they... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:44:22 EST Will EPA rules leave Americans out in the cold this winter? http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50716087/Will-EPA-rules-leave-Americans-out-in-the-cold-this-winter Imagine what good could have occurred if the United States Senate had followed suit last year after the House of Representatives passed the Regulations from Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act? Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:09:17 EST The President and congress should work together on military intervention http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/opinion/50676440/The-President-and-congress-should-work-together-on-military-intervention In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said. “But I... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:48:04 EST Auburn News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50673881/Auburn-News Greetings Auburn and surrounding communities. Boy has this been a busy week, what with the granddaughter's wedding tomorrow. You know, make sure your dress fits, get the hair done and don't dare break a fingernail, find the right jewelry,... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:05:18 EST Adairville News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50686363/Adairville-News Anyone planning on going to the Finding Favour concert tonight, it has been cancelled due to sickness of one of the members. They tried to find another group but were unable to get anyone on such a short notice. Bro. Brent Johnson and the church are... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:29:11 EST Antioch News http://newsdemocratleader.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50684574/Antioch-News Greetings from The Antioch Community. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:21:09 EST