Lagrange Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/OPINION http://lagrangenews.com/section/OPINION Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:37:38 EST 1800 Who actually doesn’t love America – secessionists http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152075263/Who-actually-doesnt-love-America--secessionists Ex-New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani said that Obama doesn't love America. But you know who actually doesn't love America? Secessionists don't. And it wasn't too hard to figure that one out. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:55:52 EST Letter: Comments on Carson misleading http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinion/152089083/Comments-on-Carson-misleading Dear Editor:I support President Obama's foreign policy far more than that of most Republicans. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:20:52 EST How to study the Bible: Respect it http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152044129/How-to-study-the-Bible:-Respect-it One of the biggest problems with Bible study, in most denominational systems, is a lack of respect for context. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:05:51 EST Sharing some mid-winter gardening thoughts http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/152065725/Sharing-some-mid-winter-gardening-thoughts At this time during the winter season, when the weather starts to improve, we get itching to do something with our yards and gardens. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:20:52 EST Op Ed: We can’t afford to wait for transporation funding http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion/152068557/Transportation-funding:-we-cant-afford-to-wait There are few things more important to any community than transportation, and the same goes for any business. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:50:52 EST Our view: ‘Different’ not reason to dismiss person within http://lagrangenews.com/news/editorial-opinion/152059681/Our-view:-Different-not-reason-to-dismiss-person-within Oscar acceptance speeches tend, with rare exceptions, to be bland/dull/excruciatingly boring thank-you lists of names of people who few in the television audience recognize. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:50:51 EST Laws of war Ben Carson opposes actually Christian values http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152056603/Laws-of-war-Ben-Carson-opposes-actually-Christian-values Dr. Ben Carson claims that our war with ISIS shouldn't have any laws, because rules of war are “politically correct.” But does he realize that many of those rules of war have their origins in Christianity? Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:55:51 EST Letter: Great book by Sam Gambrell, wonderful cause http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinion/152053062/Great-book-by-Sam-Gambrell-wonderful-cause I have just finished reading a wonderful book written by Sam Gambrell, a friend of mine, and a friend of many of you here in LaGrange and Troup County. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:35:51 EST No greater separation http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/152004068/No-greater-separation The oldest separation known to humankind stems from the concepts of “other worldly beings or spirits” – from simple alien visitors to the “gods.” Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:25:51 EST In the spirit of Black History Month, part 3 http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion/151974190/In-the-spirit-of-Black-History-Month-part-3 Last in a series. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:45:51 EST In the spirit of Black History Month, part 2 http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151973807/In-the-spirit-of-Black-History-Month-part-2 Second part in a series. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:45:52 EST Weekly legislative update http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151995061/Weekly-legislative-update The first 19 days of the Georgia General Assembly's 2015 session are over and we are running at full speed after the slower paced start due to the inauguration of the governor and the welcoming of freshman legislators to the House of... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:55:52 EST Letter: Preserve our aquifers http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinion/151970512/Preserve-our-aquifers “There is but one ocean though its coves have many namesA single sea of atmosphere with no coves at allThe miracle of soil, alive and giving life Sun, 22 Feb 2015 22:15:51 EST 1990: New flag on square, job skills study commissioned http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/151965202/1990:-New-flag-on-square-job-skills-study-commissioned Februaries past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1990.Front Page News Sat, 21 Feb 2015 23:10:52 EST In the spirit of Black History Month, part 1 http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion/151971062/In-the-spirit-of-Black-History-Month-part-1 First in a series Sat, 21 Feb 2015 15:15:51 EST Does political experience lead to presidential effectiveness? http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151971483/Does-political-experience-lead-to-presidential-effectiveness During the 2008 election, a cartoon emerged with an older voter talking about how little political experience Illinois candidate Barack Obama had. A younger voter pointed to the Lincoln Memorial and said, “Oh, it worked out pretty well last... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:55:51 EST How to study the Bible: Harmonize it, part 2 http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/151919078/How-to-study-the-Bible:-Harmonize-it-part-2 As we noted last week, to study our Bibles with any real benefit we have to: 1) read it, and read it a lot; 2) read it with a desire to understand what it teaches; and 3) harmonize everything the Bible says on a given subject before we conclude what... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 05:05:51 EST Welcome to Georgia extension http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/151878939/Welcome-to-Georgia-extension We would like to welcome to our staff Melanie Dabb as our new 4-H agent for Troup County. Melanie relocated from Utah about three weeks ago. Melanie's first plan as she was growing up was to become an anesthesiologist but after several... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:20:51 EST Value of daily Bible reading http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151941761/Value-of-daily-Bible-reading Every year, I make a Lenten resolution … or try to.Some years, I've been more successful than others. One year I gave up video games for Lent, and then made it an annual 40-day tradition in the spring. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:55:52 EST Letter: Hospital board will make right decision http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinion/151922103/Hospital-board-will-make-right-decision Dear Editor,I would like to respond to some of the issues raised in the article regarding “Health of the hospital” and the accompanying editorial by Jeff Brown in the weekend paper dated Feb 14-15. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:45:55 EST