Fairborn Daily Herald- RSS OPINION Feed http://fairborndailyherald.com/section/OPINION http://fairborndailyherald.com/section/OPINION Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:00:41 EST 1800 Remembering Spock — Leonard Nimoy http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152146256/Remembering-Spock--Leonard-Nimoy In 1982, fans of the science fiction franchise, “Star Trek,” more commonly referred to as “Trekkies,” or the more accepted, “Trekkors,” took a kidney punch when Leonard Nimoy's character of Mr. Spock died at... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:56:24 EST Remembering H.A. Higgins http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152145989/Remembering-H.A.-Higgins XENIA — Harry A. Higgins held the position of Postmaster for the City of Xenia for nearly fourteen years. Born in Spring Valley, he spent most of his working years in Xenia. Prior to becoming postmaster, he served four years as a deputy... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:46:22 EST Rural free delivery http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152145824/Rural-free-delivery The United States Postal Service has been in operation for many years, and through those years, many changes have been made in how the mail was delivered. At one time, the sender needed only to put the name of the recipient and the city. It would be... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:41:23 EST How about national security for America? http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152131826/How-about-national-security-for-America The Democrat Senate “Intelligence” Committee report on CIA interrogation methods, which condemns the U. S. actions attempting to get vital and necessary information to prevent terrorist attacks in the wake of 9-11-2001 is virtually aiding... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:31:24 EST Goodbye to bad habits http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151776701/Goodbye-to-bad-habits My New Year's resolution this year was to get rid of all of my bad habits.Like everyone else, I have a few of them. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:41:29 EST Avoid the appearance of evil http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152071748/Avoid-the-appearance-of-evil It seems to me that one of the reasons Shakespeare's writings have continued to be part of our culture is that he wrote about situations we can understand - even if the language is a bit awkward according to modern standards. Folks who study... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 13:11:26 EST OSU Extension today http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152027864/OSU-Extension-today What is 4-H Youth Development? 4-H Youth Development was first started by A.B. Graham in Springfield, Ohio. A.B. Graham set up a meeting at a school on Jan. 15, 1902. This meeting was very successful and quickly grew in popularity. Today, the 4-H... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:31:25 EST Green believers http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151901926/Green-believers Dumping fossil fuels requires scrapping outdated opinions about renewable energy. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:41:25 EST A mythical right to discriminate http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151947925/A-mythical-right-to-discriminate Anti-LGBT activists are masking their bigotry as a quest to protect “religious freedom.” Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:41:22 EST A Model Philanthropist http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152071933/A-Model-Philanthropist A small-town Vermont janitor shocked his community by leaving behind millions for the common good. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 13:21:23 EST My mom was a tough task master http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151159733/My-mom-was-a-tough-task-master When I was a kid my mother did things the right way which just so-happened to be HER way, too.One thing she insisted on was politeness.That's why she insisted that I mind my manners and all that kind of stuff. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:41:23 EST Standing up for American jobs http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152026141/Standing-up-for-American-jobs There isn't much Democrats and Republicans can agree on these days, but one idea is uniting senators on both sides of the aisle. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:36:23 EST At the fringes no longer http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151901579/At-the-fringes-no-longer Long before Hillary Clinton, women were running for president — and against the mainstream. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:31:22 EST History of the Zion Baptist Church http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152026581/History-of-the-Zion-Baptist-Church February is Black History Month, so it seems appropriate to share some history about one of the most beautiful churches in Xenia. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:51:22 EST Don’t expect privacy at work http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/152026280/Dont-expect-privacy-at-work Privacy issues are some of the most complex problems facing Americans today. At home, we enjoy at least a certain level of privacy, but expecting the same at the workplace is, in a word, unrealistic. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:41:22 EST A Corporate Apostate http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151901982/A-Corporate-Apostate Aetna's choosing to pay some employees more than the going rate.Business schools preach a strict, anti-social doctrine of corporate management that comes down to this: CEOs must be idiots. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:41:28 EST Goosey as ever http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151947510/Goosey-as-ever The GOP's presidential field features some weary right-wing retreads.Ready or not, the race is on — for president, I mean. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:21:25 EST Inside Fairborn: Life Transformation Coalition takes flight http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151967878/Inside-Fairborn:-Life-Transformation-Coalition-takes-flight Editor's note: This is the second of a monthly column in the Fairborn Daily Herald. Each month, a Fairborn City Council member will write a column about an issue or concern they have in Fairborn. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 13:16:23 EST People sell the darndest things http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151159852/People-sell-the-darndest-things You name it and somebody is trying to sell it right now by running an advertisement in a daily or weekly newspaper.If you don't believe me check out the classified ads in your favorite newspaper. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 12:46:26 EST Letter to the editor http://fairborndailyherald.com/news/opinion/151904866/Letter-to-the-editor In defense of parents who refuse vaccinesEditor:Why all the angry vitriol demonizing and punishing all Americans who defend the human right to reject medical risk taking? Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:11:23 EST