helena-arkansas.com http://www.helena-arkansas.com/section/Editorials helena-arkansas.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:24:35 +0000 Don't forget to thank a lineman or a first responder http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309707/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:37:45 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309707/-1/Editorials Removing barriers takes time http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229467/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:32:06 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229467/-1/Editorials Removing barriers takes time http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229482/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:19:41 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229482/-1/Editorials The world has turned upside down http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140222/NEWS/140229786/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Sat, 22 Feb 2014 13:11:44 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140222/NEWS/140229786/-1/Editorials President's executive order a threat to national security http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140213/NEWS/140219701/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:32:16 +0000 Texarkana Gazette, Feb. 10, 2014 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140213/NEWS/140219701/-1/Editorials Random Thoughts on cabin fever http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140213/NEWS/140219702/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:07:24 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140213/NEWS/140219702/-1/Editorials City, county governments lack professionalism http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140206/NEWS/140209690/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Feb 2014 14:14:37 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140206/NEWS/140209690/-1/Editorials Editorial: Tsarnaev and the death penalty http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140203/NEWS/140209927/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:48:57 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140203/NEWS/140209927/-1/Editorials But there are legal and constitutional questions raised by the prosecution that ought to be considered in the courts, in Congress and in the nation's law schools.
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It wasn't always easy being a kid http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139954/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:07:03 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140130/NEWS/140139954/-1/Editorials Random thoughts of a Beatle fanatic http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140123/NEWS/140129788/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:02:08 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140123/NEWS/140129788/-1/Editorials “Splendid” is definitely the best word to describe last Thursday night's performance by the Liverpool Legends. I simply can't resist taking this opportunity to praise Warfield Concerts for bringing the “Fab Four” back to life for one magnificent evening. The Warfield Concerts Committee of Maureen Jones and Don Etherly simply outdid themselves [...]]]> Helena-West Helena, Phillips County has reached crisis mode http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140116/NEWS/140119719/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:14:58 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140116/NEWS/140119719/-1/Editorials For the local politicians the time has finally arrived to stop the petty arguments and get down to the serious business of running city and county government or this specific area of the Delta is forever doomed to become a vast ghost town of wasted opportunities and what will become hidden historical treasures.]]> Warmer days lie ahead http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140109/NEWS/140109651/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Jan 2014 14:33:13 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140109/NEWS/140109651/-1/Editorials At this writing, the temperature is a bone-chilling 19 degrees outside the warm comfort zones of my office and home. However, by the time this edition of The Helena World reaches the hands of our loyal readers weather prognosticators say it will be a balmy 54 degrees with a probability of rainfall.]]> Editorial: Let Iraqis fight this war http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140107/NEWS/140109767/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Jan 2014 10:56:49 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140107/NEWS/140109767/-1/Editorials Recent events in Iraq underscore the folly of invading that nation in 2003 with the goal of creating a Western-style [...]]]> Freedom of speech is non-negotiable http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140102/NEWS/140109969/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Jan 2014 12:01:39 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140102/NEWS/140109969/-1/Editorials All of the flack between Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson and the A&E Cable network has made this inalienable right a major issue. It seems the gay community was offended by comments Robertson made in an interview in Gentlemen's Quarterly (GQ) Magazine. In retribution, A&E decided to suspend Robertson from participation in the widely popular Duck Dynasty TV series.]]> New Year's just like starting over http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131226/NEWS/131229840/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Dec 2013 10:49:15 +0000 Random Thoughts http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131226/NEWS/131229840/-1/Editorials Another Christmas has arrived http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131223/NEWS/131229943/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:10:43 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131223/NEWS/131229943/-1/Editorials Marriage: What's next? http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131219/NEWS/131219638/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:08:58 +0000 Texarkana Gazette http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131219/NEWS/131219638/-1/Editorials In God we should trust http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131212/NEWS/131219858/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:42:30 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131212/NEWS/131219858/-1/Editorials For example, I came across a piece that appeared in the National Review Online stating that Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor's latest TV advertisement is “theocratic and disturbing” to the Freedom from Religion Foundation. In the ad, Pryor refers to The Bible as his “North Star”, stating it gives him “guidance to do what's best for Arkansas. [...]]]> Has the Grinch successfully stolen Christmas – in name and in spirit? http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131205/NEWS/131209846/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:53:56 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131205/NEWS/131209846/-1/Editorials There's something about the term “Black Friday” that is very negative to me, especially when it comes to the holiday season. Wikipedia defines Black Friday as the Friday immediately following Thanksgiving Day and is currently regarded as the official opening of the Christmas shopping season.]]> Three shots that changed America http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131121/NEWS/131129882/-1/Editorials?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:02:39 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20131121/NEWS/131129882/-1/Editorials