Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:30:13 EST 1800 FAITH COLUMN: Greed is dangerous http://galioninquirer.com/news/news-opinion-opinion_columns/150961821/FAITH-COLUMN:-Greed-is-dangerous We live in a society which people treasure their possessions. Many times, one of a kind is not enough, we need several. Little do we realize in old age, few really want the “junk” that we have accumulated. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:34:03 EST The child-enticement law http://galioninquirer.com/news/blotter-opinion-opinion_columns/150961828/The-child-enticement-law Here at the Ohio Supreme Court, some cases that we review require us to determine if a law passed by the state legislature is constitutional. So it was with the case involving Jason Romage, who was charged with violating Ohio's child enticement... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:12:07 EST 60 words a minute: the loss of tact and civility http://galioninquirer.com/news/news_education-opinion-opinion_columns/150864975/60-words-a-minute:-the-loss-of-tact-and-civility Are our teens learning a new normal in 60 words a minute on social media that does not include tact and civility? Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:39:02 EST Take stand against Palcohol http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150945674/Take-stand-against-Palcohol Children of the '70s grew up watching an over-sized pitcher burst through walls and yell out that trademark, “Oh yeeeaaahhh” while quenching their thirsts for sugary flavored drinks. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:36:02 EST COLUMN: Improving mental healthcare for our veterans http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150902297/COLUMN:-Improving-mental-healthcare-for-our-veterans When our men and women in uniform come home from overseas, they deserve the best possible medical care. Unfortunately, they haven't always been getting it. And while deficiencies in treating physical wounds have been well documented, there has... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:38:03 EST Student and staff safety is the top priority http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150880813/Student-and-staff-safety-is-the-top-priority The next several months are a happy time of year filled with holiday celebrations and time well spent with family. It is also a time for inclement weather in our community, and that means the possibility for school delays and cancellations. Student... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 07:23:03 EST EDITORIAL: Where do big bucks go from Buckeye fans? http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-opinion-sports/150877196/EDITORIAL:-Where-do-big-bucks-go-from-Buckeye-fans On Thursday, you could still go to popular ticket broker StubHub and purchase a ticket to the Ohio State vs. Alabama game for $300. Of course, you would be sitting in the end zone, up in the cheap seats with the pigeons. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:36:13 EST FAITH COLUMN: Why it’s important to watch what you say http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news-opinion-opinion_columns/150877134/FAITH-COLUMN:-Why-its-important-to-watch-what-you-say Spices and seasonings make food exciting and interesting to eat. Many men and women do not know the secrets of good food preparation; they merely like to eat the food once prepared. Colossians 4:6 uses the idea of seasoning, but not the seasoning of... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:08:10 EST EDITORIAL: Another look around the area http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150863687/EDITORIAL:-Another-look-around-the-area Continuing our efforts, we continue to offer “pats on the back” and “wags of the finger.” Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:45:04 EST Portman better off in Senate http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150862269/Portman-better-off-in-Senate Rob Portman keeps proving he understands how Washington works better than most people. Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:19:06 EST How a Christian should handle discouragement during the holidays http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150862276/How-a-Christian-should-handle-discouragement-during-the-holidays “The Blues,” especially common during the holiday season, can be the experience of the believer as well as the unbeliever. When the follower of Christ questions the goodness of God (Genesis 3:1-5), often an onslaught of discouragement and... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:19:04 EST A closer look at the Landlord-Tenant Act http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150814584/A-closer-look-at-the-Landlord-Tenant-Act On June 15, 2007, sixteen-year-old Lauren Mann visited her friend Michelina Markiewicz at her apartment. Lauren entered the building around noon and left Michelina's second-floor apartment about 11 p.m. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:39:02 EST LETTER: Looking for honesty in city government http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150852302/LETTER:-Looking-for-honesty-in-city-government Dear Editor,With the recent flurry of letters from City Council officials, I am sure that the public is trying to figure out what is really going on. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:03:02 EST Padre http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150849310/Padre By Gene Zika Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:04:05 EST FAITH COLUMN: How a believer should handle discouragement http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news-news-opinion-opinion_columns/150794632/FAITH-COLUMN:-How-a-believer-should-handle-discouragement “The Blues,” especially common during the holiday season, can be the experience of the believer as well as the unbeliever. When the follower of Christ questions the goodness of God (Genesis 3:1-5), often an onslaught of discouragement and... Sun, 7 Dec 2014 09:01:10 EST Chow Line: Start early to teach healthy eating http://galioninquirer.com/news/news-news_education-opinion/150794573/Chow-Line:-Start-early-to-teach-healthy-eating As the parent of a preschooler, I wonder how much I should focus on the importance of eating healthy foods. I don't want to go overboard, but isn't it important to establish this concept early in life? Sun, 7 Dec 2014 06:09:10 EST Response to Galion treasurer’s calling the mayor a “bully” http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150794114/Response-to-Galion-treasurers-calling-the-mayor-a-bully Dear Editor, Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:36:02 EST Letter to the Editor - Jon Kleinknecht http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/150794079/Letter-to-the-Editor---Jon-Kleinknecht Dear Editor, Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:25:05 EST Letter to the Editor - Sarah Capretta http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150793957/Letter-to-the-Editor---Sarah-Capretta Dear Editor, Sat, 6 Dec 2014 21:42:05 EST Our weekly look around the area http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/150782442/Our-weekly-look-around-the-area Continuing our efforts, we continue to offer “pats on the back” and “wags of the finger.” Sat, 6 Dec 2014 08:54:07 EST