Hazard-Herald- RSS OPINION Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/OPINION http://hazard-herald.com/section/OPINION Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:59:08 EST 1800 Fifty years of ugliness http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/50816040/Fifty-years-of-ugliness I was too young to vote in 1964 and I would not have voted for Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.) then, anyway. I was a young Democrat then. But it is worth noting the fifty-year milestone of one of the lowest moments in American history: President... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:35:14 EST Letter to the Editor http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/50736744/Letter-to-the-Editor On Friday, Sept. 12, all Perry County students were bused to centrally-located East Perry Elementary for an “academic rally.” Parents were notified by email that students would be arriving home late because they failed to return to school... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:48:05 EST For Kentucky, entrepreneurial economy requires a new way of thinking http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/50559238/For-Kentucky-entrepreneurial-economy-requires-a-new-way-of-thinking If you take a poll of the average person on the street and ask them, “What is it Kentucky should be most focused on?” the answer would overwhelmingly be “JOBS!” Nothing is more important to our state than promoting, creating... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:47:12 EST Holding big banks accountable http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/50558681/Holding-big-banks-accountable As your Attorney General, I am committed to fighting for Kentucky families and keeping the big banks honest. That's why I was proud to join the U.S. Department of Justice last month in announcing a nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:20:09 EST Time to be ambitious, concrete about new E. Ky. economy http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/50571782/Time-to-be-ambitious-concrete-about-new-E.-Ky.-economy A year ago, Governor Beshear and Congressman Rogers announced the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) process as a way to involve eastern Kentuckians in planning a new economic future given the decline in coal and the region's other... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:44:05 EST