Your Daily Journal- RSS OPINION Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/OPINION http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/OPINION Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:11:50 EST 1800 3 fashion felonies to avoid this winter http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news-opinion_columns/150950208/3-fashion-felonies-to-avoid-this-winter As we all know, it's the holiday season and the weather is becoming more and more chilly. Some say there are no rules to fashion when you're cold, just be warm. STOP RIGHT THERE! That is a lie. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:29:07 EST A close brush with itchy insulation http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150948183/A-close-brush-with-itchy-insulation You open up the door to little Billie's bedroom , he's laying there all warm and safe and you say to yourself, “He's such a good child! He will always make us proud.” Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:47:06 EST OUR VIEW: Museum discount opens new worlds to young learners http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/editorial-opinion/150944447/OUR-VIEW-Museum-discount-opens-new-worlds-to-young-learners In the season of giving, an undercurrent of petty jealousy sprang up this week in response to a well-meaning gesture of welcome for poor families. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:46:07 EST Legal Corner: Protect yourself from online scams http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news-opinion_columns/150949209/Protect-yourself-from-online-scams Hopefully, everyone has made their preparations and is celebrating the holiday season. With the holidays comes time with family, lots of food, gifts and — unfortunately — constant theft. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:42:07 EST Overcoming the stress of final exams http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news-opinion_columns/150949387/Overcoming-the-stress-of-final-exams A good portion of teenagers will endure anxiety when facing their final exams. Students at Richmond Community College are currently prepping for their finals or have already completed them. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:01:07 EST LETTER: Obama supporters think everything should be free http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/letters-opinion/150932864/Obama-supporters-think-everything-should-be-free To the editor:I can't stand to see a grown man cry. I saw the letter recently in the Daily Journal written by Willie Williams. It seems he has taken issue with my letters. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:24:10 EST LETTER: Retirees don’t account for drop in labor force http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/letters-opinion/150932735/Retirees-dont-account-for-drop-in-labor-force To the editor: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:15:07 EST GOP cuts squeeze our state http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150932578/GOP-cuts-squeeze-our-state The stories are coming fast and furious now. The Greensboro News & Record reports that schools in Rockingham County, the home of Senate President Pro-tem Phil Berger, don't have enough textbooks to go around and there's no money to make... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:07:18 EST Holding on to our humanity http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150918105/Holding-on-to-our-humanity “What is our tolerance for brutality?” Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:30:05 EST Readers weigh in on body cameras, county building http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/letters-opinion/150917309/Readers-weigh-in-on-body-cameras-county-building If you're on Facebook and you aren't following the Richmond County Daily Journal, you're missing out. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:19:11 EST Think twice before giving pets for Christmas http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news-opinion_columns/150905334/Think-twice-before-giving-pets-for-Christmas The holidays are a wonderful time for giving to others and spending time with family. Shopping for gifts takes a lot of time and thought for each individual family member or friend. A gift that may seem fun and cute at the time might turn out to be a... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:50:10 EST Bubba goes rabbit-hunting http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150901722/Bubba-goes-rabbit-hunting I've seemed to own hunting dogs for most of my life. It all started on Christmas Day when I was only 5 years old. Wouldn't you know it, Santa left me two beagle pups all cuddled up in a cardboard box under the Christmas tree. From then, on... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:31:07 EST Thank you for the honor of serving http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150901388/Thank-you-for-the-honor-of-serving With the year quickly drawing to a close, we are all looking forward to what comes next — holiday plans with friends and family and the promise of a New Year. But as we celebrate the season and look with hope and excitement toward the future, I... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:01:05 EST OUR VIEW: UNC should release employee records http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/editorial-opinion/150894560/OUR-VIEW-UNC-should-release-employee-records The judge didn't exactly flunk University of North Carolina officials, but the message was unmistakable: Check your work, or you won't make the grade. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:30:10 EST LETTER: Law enforcement officers deserve our respect http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/letters-opinion/150882853/Law-enforcement-officers-deserve-our-respect To the editor: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:14:13 EST LETTER: Community can come together to build parks http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/letters-opinion/150883000/Community-can-come-together-to-build-parks To the editor:A concern I have for my community is that we need more parks. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:14:11 EST LETTER: Labor force numbers don’t tell the whole story http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/letters-opinion/150882433/Labor-force-numbers-dont-tell-the-whole-story To the editor: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:14:10 EST LETTER: Impeachment the only antidote for Obama’s poison http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/letters-opinion/150883137/Impeachment-the-only-antidote-for-Obamas-poison To the editor: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:09:16 EST Correcting Obama’s missteps on immigration http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150882289/Correcting-Obamas-missteps-on-immigration Our country is at a critical crossroads, and we must ensure that when we face the tough choices, we are making fiscally responsible, intelligent decisions to promote more good-paying jobs, to move our economy forward and to make life better for folks... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:27:05 EST Jesus is the reason for every season http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news-opinion_columns/150865992/Jesus-is-the-reason-for-every-season “In Christ alone my hope is found; he is my light, my strength, my song. This cornerstone, this solid ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. What heights of love, what depths of peace, when fears are stilled, when striving... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:23:05 EST