Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:16:04 EST 1800 Government eavesdropping worked, but … http://galioninquirer.com/news/editorial-opinion/151542157/Government-eavesdropping-worked-but A controversial government surveillance program is being credited with alerting authorities to an alleged threat to bomb the Capitol and kill government officials. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:26:06 EST King Jr.’s message resonates today http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151520675/King-Jr.s-message-resonates-today I had the opportunity this week to attend the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Breakfast in Columbus. There, Dr. Julius Scruggs reflected on a phrase that is carved on the monument in Washington to the great civil rights leader –... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:16:14 EST FAITH COLUMN: Don’t be bitter, be kind in 2015 http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news-opinion-opinion_columns/151487699/FAITH-COLUMN:-Dont-be-bitter-be-kind-in-2015 I'm not a fan of New Year's resolutions. I prefer to use the January 1st as a benchmark to tell me if I am the same man today as I was a year ago. This year, I am in fact more of a man than I was last year. About 25 pounds more. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:01:08 EST No easy answers in rate controversy http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/151463557/No-easy-answers-in-rate-controversy This week has left Galion residents with a lot more questions than answers on the city's electric rates. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:16:08 EST “Do you feel Galion overcharged or undercharged residents for electric and why?” http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/151460122/Do-you-feel-Galion-overcharged-or-undercharged-residents-for-electric-and-why This week, we asked “Do you feel Galion overcharged or undercharged residents for electric and why?” Here are many of your answers. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:16:07 EST Editorial: Parents must help stop cyberbullying http://galioninquirer.com/news/editorial-home_top-opinion/151480229/Parents-have-job-in-halting-cyberbullying Lima Senior and other schools in the area are having problems with confession pages online.Now it's time for our confession as parents in the community: Most of us didn't even realize this was a problem. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:16:06 EST Editorial: Federal protection laws for reporters remain essential http://galioninquirer.com/news/editorial-opinion/151459654/Federal-protection-laws-for-reporters-remain-essential JANUARY 16, 2015 — The Justice Department took two wise steps to strengthen protection for the news media last week, signaling — dare we hope? — a new and more enlightened view by the Obama administration of the rights of reporters... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:21:06 EST King Jr.’s message resonates today http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151459649/King-Jr.s-message-resonates-today I had the opportunity this week to attend the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Breakfast in Columbus. There, Dr. Julius Scruggs reflected on a phrase that is carved on the monument in Washington to the great civil rights leader –... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:16:08 EST Keeping feds off Internet is a noble goal http://galioninquirer.com/news/editorial-opinion/151390158/Keeping-feds-off-Internet-is-a-noble-goal U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, recently reintroduced bipartisan legislation to ensure the Internet remains open and free from government interference by limiting the Federal Communications Commission's authority to regulate broadband... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:16:09 EST Lessons from the past on France http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151364528/Lessons-from-the-past-on-France You young people need to weaponize yourself to win the wars, both of them. “What wars?” you ask, “and who the heck are you to be giving me advice?” Fair enough, allow me to introduce myself and then I'll tell you about... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:41:10 EST King’s words still ring true today http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151377683/Kings-words-still-ring-true-today Martin Luther King Jr.'s words live on 47 years after his untimely assassination in Tennessee.His practice of advancing civil rights using non-violent civil disobience was inspirational to me. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:41:06 EST Atty. General lists consumer complaints http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151391633/Atty.-General-lists-consumer-complaints My office aggressively goes after unfair business practices and fraud – that's one of the ways we protect Ohio families and consumers. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 05:31:04 EST FAITH COLUMN: God honors those who live close to Him http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news-opinion-opinion_columns/151364579/FAITH-COLUMN:-God-honors-those-who-live-close-to-Him “Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken” is a gospel hymn based upon Psalm 87:3 and Isaiah 33:20, 21. It takes some reflection to understand its meaning and great encouragement for the true child of God. Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:36:04 EST Lessons from the past on France http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151364519/Lessons-from-the-past-on-France You young people need to weaponize yourself to win the wars, both of them. “What wars?” you ask, “and who the heck are you to be giving me advice?” Fair enough, allow me to introduce myself and then I'll tell you about... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:06:05 EST COLUMN: The heart of a leader and the birth of one – the Cardale Jones story http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns-sports/151357744/COLUMN:-The-heart-of-a-leader-and-the-birth-of-one--the-Cardale-Jones-story On Monday night, much to my delight, the Ohio State Buckeyes won the first-ever college football playoff national championship in a hard fought game against the Oregon Ducks. This was an amazing feat, especially for a team who had faced much adversity... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:36:08 EST Electric customers invited to Town Hall Meeting http://galioninquirer.com/news/letters-opinion/151196140/Electric-customers-invited-to-Town-Hall-Meeting I'd like to take this opportunity to invite all interested Galion electric customers to a Town Hall Meeting at the Galion Public Library on Tuesday, January 20, 2014 at 6pm in the Community Room downstairs. We will be discussing our current... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:46:05 EST U.S. needed to be at Unity Rally http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/151185533/U.S.-needed-to-be-at-Unity-Rally Is it the White House or the Yellow House? The Unity Rally in Paris Sunday was conspicuous by the absence of a top American leader—leaders from France, Britain, Germany, Israel, Russia, and other countries were there. Eric Holder was in Paris... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:45:04 EST Getting Government Out of the Way of the Keystone XL Pipeline http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-editorial-news/151180182/Getting-Government-Out-of-the-Way-of-the-Keystone-XL-Pipeline The ongoing debate surrounding the Keystone XL pipeline has become a microcosm of everything that is wrong with Washington. Later this year will be the seventh anniversary since the initial permit request was made for the construction of the 1,700... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:00:15 EST FAITH COLUMN: God is able to carry you http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion-opinion_columns/151171375/FAITH-COLUMN:-God-is-able-to-carry-you FAMILY CIRCLE magazine not long ago published the following four easy exercises to build up one's arm strength: 1. Biceps Curls 2. Triceps Extensions 3. Overhead Presses 4. One-armed Rows. Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:25:07 EST Editorial: Sleeping it off http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/151156701/Editorial:-Sleeping-it-off Without realizing it, you may have already broken your New Year's resolution to live a more healthy lifestyle in 2015.It is all about sleep, or the lack there of. Sat, 10 Jan 2015 09:13:03 EST