Galion Inquirer- RSS OPINION Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION http://galioninquirer.com/section/OPINION Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:26:37 EST 1800 Chow Line: Find ways to eat nuts without adding calories http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152625654/Chow-Line:-Find-ways-to-eat-nuts-without-adding-calories I've heard for a long time that eating nuts can be beneficial to your health. But nuts are also really high in calories. How much is enough? How much is too much? Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:16:07 EST Marijuana, scenarios change, try common sense http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152625661/Marijuana-scenarios-change-try-common-sense I've never smoked pot. Not once, nada…zero. I guess I must be missing out on something but I'm not sure what. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:41:08 EST Oil and gas exports: one policy change, many benefits http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152625648/Oil-and-gas-exports:-one-policy-change-many-benefits “Businesses that sell to foreign markets put more people to work in high-quality jobs, offering more Americans the chance to earn a decent wage,” claimed the Obama administration's Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in a March 18... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:21:11 EST The costliest EPA rule yet http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152617991/The-costliest-EPA-rule-yet A new proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency has already forced four major industrial projects worth $7 billion in new investment in the Baton Rouge area to be put on hold or redirected elsewhere. These potential investments would have... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:36:09 EST Chow Line: Beef lovers: How safe are your burgers? http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152617975/Chow-Line:-Beef-lovers:-How-safe-are-your-burgers If steaks are safe when cooked to 145 degrees F, why do hamburgers need to be cooked to 160 degrees? All the meat comes from the same cow, right? Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:31:09 EST Time to fight for freedom http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152617969/Time-to-fight-for-freedom Peter Frampton once asked in a time not too long ago, “Do you feel like we do?” While the context of this song that led the Frampton Comes Alive climb up the charts is different, it is a question that I often find myself... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:26:08 EST Obama’s FEMA puts climate ideology over saving lives http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152597624/Obamas-FEMA-puts-climate-ideology-over-saving-lives New Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rules on requirements for states to receive federal emergency preparedness dollars are being met with disbelief by many of the nation's governors. The new rule forces a state to include a... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:56:10 EST Cancer, it’s past time http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152597612/Cancer-its-past-time Cancer is one of the most feared words of all. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:51:10 EST How being mindful can benefit relationships http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152597578/How-being-mindful-can-benefit-relationships A friend has become a big believer in the power of mindfulness. Recently she said she thinks it has helped improve her marriage. I thought mindfulness was really just a new word for meditation. How can it help with relationships with other... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:46:09 EST Obama turns his back on the middle class with new methane emissions regulations http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152540484/Obama-turns-his-back-on-the-middle-class-with-new-methane-emissions-regulations In his State of the Union, President Barack Obama called on Congress to practice “middle-class economics,” by “unleashing new jobs,” “helping working families” and “building the most competitive economy... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:06:13 EST The backpack adventures – how it all began http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152539969/The-backpack-adventures--how-it-all-began I've carried a backpack when hiking for a very long time. Doing so, especially on short day hikes, may seem unnecessary, but each time I pause to retrieve something from a pouch or pocket of my pack I'm thankful to have brought it along. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:06:09 EST Healthy school food made from scratch http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152539870/Healthy-school-food-made-from-scratch It started in Judy Stewart's junior high health class. While discussing nutrition, Judy, Heminford's school nurse, heard lots of comments from students about wanting better, fresher food in the cafeteria. Judy is not the first educator to... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:01:05 EST Stop ignoring sexual assaults http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152539502/Stop-ignoring-sexual-assaults The most common violent crime on many college campuses today is sexual assault.The scope of the problem can include everything from stalking to unwanted advances to rape — often at the hands of an acquaintance. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:06:21 EST 4 ways to foil your fear of risk http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152539676/4-ways-to-foil-your-fear-of-risk How, and why, to get out of your comfort zone and take those barrier-busting leaps of faith Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:06:09 EST Obamacare turns five, awaits repeal http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152539615/Obamacare-turns-five-awaits-repeal It has now been five years since President Obama signed Obamacare into law — and more than two years and two months since any poll found it to be popular. The last time a poll found Obamacare to be popular was during Obama's first... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:06:06 EST Debt and the deceased: How should spouses and heirs proceed? http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152526108/Debt-and-the-deceased:-How-should-spouses-and-heirs-proceed If your loved one died leaving significant debt behind, would you know what to do? Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:26:05 EST ATF director out after trying to ban ammunition http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152526093/ATF-director-out-after-trying-to-ban-ammunition The news broke on Friday that the controversial head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms resigned in the wake of his causing the Administration headaches they don't need by issuing a regulation that eliminated an almost thirty-year... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:21:08 EST 7 keys to becoming a master negotiator http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152526075/7-keys-to-becoming-a-master-negotiator To help individuals maximize their bargaining prowess in business and in life, below Eldonna cites the 7 critical strategies for emerging victorious in any negotiation:Project confidence through preparedness. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:21:05 EST Modifications made to hunting season dates http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion_columns-sports/152511946/Modifications-made-to-hunting-season-dates After receiving public input about regulations proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Feb. 11, modifications were made to some of the proposed season dates for the 2015-2016 hunting regulations. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:11:05 EST Addiction is a disease http://galioninquirer.com/news/opinion/152505860/Addiction-is-a-disease The American Medical Association has considered alcoholism a disease since 1956. Nearly a half century later, the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) declared addiction a disease. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:36:25 EST