Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com/article/20121002/NEWS/121009916/1008/OPINION news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:42:57 +0000 Kent Bush: Working hard is fun when you have fun at work http://www.news-star.com/news/20171209/kent-bush-working-hard-is-fun-when-you-have-fun-at-work?rssfeed=true Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:15:17 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20171209/kent-bush-working-hard-is-fun-when-you-have-fun-at-work On the Road with Rick Holmes: One nation, divisible http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:46:11 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171207/on-road-with-rick-holmes-one-nation-divisible Kent Bush: Republicans need to look inside the whitewashed tombs http://www.news-star.com/news/20171206/kent-bush-republicans-need-to-look-inside-whitewashed-tombs?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Dec 2017 02:11:57 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171206/kent-bush-republicans-need-to-look-inside-whitewashed-tombs Kent Bush: Parenting isn't for the weak http://www.news-star.com/news/20171202/kent-bush-parenting-isnt-for-weak?rssfeed=true Sun, 03 Dec 2017 03:48:24 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20171202/kent-bush-parenting-isnt-for-weak Kent Bush: Both parties vacate the moral high ground http://www.news-star.com/news/20171127/kent-bush-both-parties-vacate-moral-high-ground?rssfeed=true Tue, 28 Nov 2017 04:30:36 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171127/kent-bush-both-parties-vacate-moral-high-ground Kent Bush: Victims no longer feel the need to remain silent http://www.news-star.com/news/20171126/kent-bush-victims-no-longer-feel-need-to-remain-silent?rssfeed=true Sun, 26 Nov 2017 12:35:17 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171126/kent-bush-victims-no-longer-feel-need-to-remain-silent Kent Bush: Time to stop counting my many stressings http://www.news-star.com/news/20171122/kent-bush-time-to-stop-counting-my-many-stressings?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:47:18 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171122/kent-bush-time-to-stop-counting-my-many-stressings On the Road with Rick Holmes: Trouble under the Capitol dome http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:26:43 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171122/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trouble-under-capitol-dome Kent Bush: Who says Oklahoma has a part-time legislature? http://www.news-star.com/news/20171118/kent-bush-who-says-oklahoma-has-part-time-legislature?rssfeed=true Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:20:37 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171118/kent-bush-who-says-oklahoma-has-part-time-legislature Matthew T. Mangino: Word of the demise of ‘the great American crime decline’ premature http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:02:42 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171117/matthew-t-mangino-word-of-demise-of-the-great-american-crime-decline-premature Kent Bush: Oklahoma Democrats need to pump the brakes on the victory laps http://www.news-star.com/news/20171116/kent-bush-oklahoma-democrats-need-to-pump-brakes-on-victory-laps?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:25:27 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171116/kent-bush-oklahoma-democrats-need-to-pump-brakes-on-victory-laps On the Road with Rick Holmes: The changing face of Old Virginia http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:24:43 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171116/on-road-with-rick-holmes-changing-face-of-old-virginia Kent Bush: Has it been this bad before? http://www.news-star.com/news/20171115/kent-bush-has-it-been-this-bad-before?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:23:20 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171115/kent-bush-has-it-been-this-bad-before Mark L. Hopkins: Injuries, injuries, injuries http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:24:33 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171113/mark-l-hopkins-injuries-injuries-injuries Mark L. Hopkins: Pay attention to the warning signs http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:24:17 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins, More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171111/mark-l-hopkins-pay-attention-to-warning-signs Kent Bush: Losing elections might change the dynamic in the GOP http://www.news-star.com/news/20171108/kent-bush-losing-elections-might-change-dynamic-in-gop?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Nov 2017 04:43:06 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171108/kent-bush-losing-elections-might-change-dynamic-in-gop Kent Bush: The key to overcoming a not-so-super-Sunday morning http://www.news-star.com/news/20171106/kent-bush-key-to-overcoming-not-so-super-sunday-morning?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Nov 2017 03:23:38 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171106/kent-bush-key-to-overcoming-not-so-super-sunday-morning Kent Bush: Ending adoption tax credit is the opposite of pro-life http://www.news-star.com/news/20171104/kent-bush-ending-adoption-tax-credit-is-opposite-of-pro-life?rssfeed=true Sun, 05 Nov 2017 02:01:50 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20171104/kent-bush-ending-adoption-tax-credit-is-opposite-of-pro-life Matthew T. Mangino: America’s opioid crisis a ‘national emergency’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:57:31 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino?More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171103/matthew-t-mangino-americas-opioid-crisis-national-emergency On the Road with Rick Holmes: Darkness and desperation in Puerto Rico http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Nov 2017 14:59:52 +0000 By Rick Holmes?More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20171102/on-road-with-rick-holmes-darkness-and-desperation-in-puerto-rico