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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:07:52 +0000 Kent Bush: It will never be Trumpcare because Trump doesn't care http://www.news-star.com/news/20170325/kent-bush-it-will-never-be-trumpcare-because-trump-doesnt-care?rssfeed=true Sun, 26 Mar 2017 03:40:47 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170325/kent-bush-it-will-never-be-trumpcare-because-trump-doesnt-care Kent Bush: Republicans gain power, lose principles http://www.news-star.com/news/20170324/kent-bush-republicans-gain-power-lose-principles?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:41:25 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170324/kent-bush-republicans-gain-power-lose-principles Kent Bush: Brazile was one of the many straws to break the camel's back http://www.news-star.com/news/20170324/kent-bush-brazile-was-one-of-many-straws-to-break-camels-back?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:40:22 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170324/kent-bush-brazile-was-one-of-many-straws-to-break-camels-back Matthew T. Mangino: A criminal conviction shouldn’t have a lifetime of consequences http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170324/matthew-t-mangino-criminal-conviction-shouldnt-have-lifetime-of-consequences?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:08:43 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170324/matthew-t-mangino-criminal-conviction-shouldnt-have-lifetime-of-consequences Arthur I. Cyr: How Harry Potter creator trumps bigotry http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170321/arthur-i-cyr-how-harry-potter-creator-trumps-bigotry?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:29:28 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170321/arthur-i-cyr-how-harry-potter-creator-trumps-bigotry Matthew T. Mangino: Are freedom and fear compatible? http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170317/matthew-t-mangino-are-freedom-and-fear-compatible?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:45:21 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170317/matthew-t-mangino-are-freedom-and-fear-compatible Kent Bush: Immigration problems won't be solved by a new Maginot Line http://www.news-star.com/news/20170316/kent-bush-immigration-problems-wont-be-solved-by-new-maginot-line?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:02:03 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170316/kent-bush-immigration-problems-wont-be-solved-by-new-maginot-line Arthur I. Cyr: United States military in Syria — does anyone care? http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170314/arthur-i-cyr-united-states-military-in-syria--does-anyone-care?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:46:43 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170314/arthur-i-cyr-united-states-military-in-syria--does-anyone-care Kent Bush: Racism isn't a conservative value http://www.news-star.com/news/20170313/kent-bush-racism-isnt-conservative-value?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Mar 2017 01:03:43 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20170313/kent-bush-racism-isnt-conservative-value Mark L. Hopkins: Who holds governmental power? http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170313/mark-l-hopkins-who-holds-governmental-power?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:10:23 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170313/mark-l-hopkins-who-holds-governmental-power Kent Bush: Unfunded teacher pay raise is cynical and wrong http://www.news-star.com/news/20170312/kent-bush-unfunded-teacher-pay-raise-is-cynical-and-wrong?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Mar 2017 13:26:13 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170312/kent-bush-unfunded-teacher-pay-raise-is-cynical-and-wrong Matthew T. Mangino: Did the president literally say ‘my wires tapped’? http://www.news-star.com/news/20170311/matthew-t-mangino-did-president-literally-say-my-wires-tapped?rssfeed=true Sat, 11 Mar 2017 15:50:55 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20170311/matthew-t-mangino-did-president-literally-say-my-wires-tapped Kent Bush: Unfunded teacher pay raise is cynical and wrong http://www.news-star.com/news/20170310/kent-bush-unfunded-teacher-pay-raise-is-cynical-and-wrong?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Mar 2017 07:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170310/kent-bush-unfunded-teacher-pay-raise-is-cynical-and-wrong On the Road with Rick Holmes: Same pew, different churches http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170309/on-road-with-rick-holmes-same-pew-different-churches?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Mar 2017 22:19:50 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170309/on-road-with-rick-holmes-same-pew-different-churches Kent Bush: Following teams that are chasing dreams http://www.news-star.com/news/20170309/kent-bush-following-teams-that-are-chasing-dreams?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:29:06 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170309/kent-bush-following-teams-that-are-chasing-dreams Arthur I. Cyr: The Russians are not coming http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170307/arthur-i-cyr-russians-are-not-coming?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Mar 2017 19:03:27 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170307/arthur-i-cyr-russians-are-not-coming Mark L. Hopkins: An implosion is coming http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170306/mark-l-hopkins-implosion-is-coming?rssfeed=true Mon, 06 Mar 2017 16:28:34 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170306/mark-l-hopkins-implosion-is-coming Kent Bush: Core values determine difficult decisions http://www.news-star.com/news/20170303/kent-bush-core-values-determine-difficult-decisions?rssfeed=true Sun, 05 Mar 2017 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170303/kent-bush-core-values-determine-difficult-decisions Matthew T. Mangino: A new sentencing for Buck: Will it make any difference? http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170303/matthew-t-mangino-new-sentencing-for-buck-will-it-make-any-difference?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Mar 2017 14:43:23 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170303/matthew-t-mangino-new-sentencing-for-buck-will-it-make-any-difference Kent Bush: Resist the effects of the political pendulum http://www.news-star.com/news/20170301/kent-bush-resist-effects-of-political-pendulum?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Mar 2017 04:51:49 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170301/kent-bush-resist-effects-of-political-pendulum