Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com/article/20121007/NEWS/121009807/1008/OPINION news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:43:40 +0000 On the Road with Rick Holmes: Politics and introspection at Yale http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170921/on-road-with-rick-holmes-politics-and-introspection-at-yale?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:28:38 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170921/on-road-with-rick-holmes-politics-and-introspection-at-yale Evan F. Moore: Jemele Hill’s controversial tweet in line with Trump’s KKK affiliations, ESPN’s history http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170920/evan-f-moore-jemele-hills-controversial-tweet-in-line-with-trumps-kkk-affiliations-espns-history?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:00:09 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170920/evan-f-moore-jemele-hills-controversial-tweet-in-line-with-trumps-kkk-affiliations-espns-history Kent Bush: New crayon color sparks outrage machine http://www.news-star.com/news/20170918/kent-bush-new-crayon-color-sparks-outrage-machine?rssfeed=true Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:26:14 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170918/kent-bush-new-crayon-color-sparks-outrage-machine Kent Bush: Trump does DACA deal with Democrats http://www.news-star.com/news/20170915/kent-bush-trump-does-daca-deal-with-democrats?rssfeed=true Sat, 16 Sep 2017 03:13:34 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170915/kent-bush-trump-does-daca-deal-with-democrats Kent Bush: Voters are sending the Oklahoma GOP a message http://www.news-star.com/news/20170913/kent-bush-voters-are-sending-oklahoma-gop-message?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Sep 2017 03:36:04 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170913/kent-bush-voters-are-sending-oklahoma-gop-message On the Road with Rick Holmes: Revisiting Reconstruction: To the victors go the statues http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170907/on-road-with-rick-holmes-revisiting-reconstruction-to-victors-go-statues?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Sep 2017 17:46:17 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170907/on-road-with-rick-holmes-revisiting-reconstruction-to-victors-go-statues Kent Bush: Clinton fires her shot in biased news battle http://www.news-star.com/news/20170907/kent-bush-clinton-fires-her-shot-in-biased-news-battle?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Sep 2017 05:02:17 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170907/kent-bush-clinton-fires-her-shot-in-biased-news-battle Kent Bush: Ten years isn't as long as it used to be http://www.news-star.com/news/20170903/kent-bush-ten-years-isnt-as-long-as-it-used-to-be?rssfeed=true Sun, 03 Sep 2017 04:59:01 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170903/kent-bush-ten-years-isnt-as-long-as-it-used-to-be Matthew T. Mangino: Mueller sends Trump administration message on pardons http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170901/matthew-t-mangino-mueller-sends-trump-administration-message-on-pardons?rssfeed=true Sat, 02 Sep 2017 18:13:38 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170901/matthew-t-mangino-mueller-sends-trump-administration-message-on-pardons On the Road with Rick Holmes: Not a battleground state, but Montana has its battles http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170831/on-road-with-rick-holmes-not-battleground-state-but-montana-has-its-battles?rssfeed=true Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:41:14 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170831/on-road-with-rick-holmes-not-battleground-state-but-montana-has-its-battles Kent Bush: New song takes me back to days on the front row http://www.news-star.com/news/20170828/kent-bush-new-song-takes-me-back-to-days-on-front-row?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Aug 2017 03:16:43 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170828/kent-bush-new-song-takes-me-back-to-days-on-front-row Kent Bush: The truth doesn't hurt as much as believing a lie http://www.news-star.com/news/20170827/kent-bush-truth-doesnt-hurt-as-much-as-believing-lie?rssfeed=true Sun, 27 Aug 2017 13:02:25 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170827/kent-bush-truth-doesnt-hurt-as-much-as-believing-lie Evan F. Moore: Black lives matter on any given Sunday http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170825/evan-f-moore-black-lives-matter-on-any-given-sunday?rssfeed=true Fri, 25 Aug 2017 17:56:14 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170825/evan-f-moore-black-lives-matter-on-any-given-sunday On the Road with Rick Holmes: At Little Bighorn, a battle over narratives and monuments http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170824/on-road-with-rick-holmes-at-little-bighorn-battle-over-narratives-and-monuments?rssfeed=true Thu, 24 Aug 2017 17:29:05 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170824/on-road-with-rick-holmes-at-little-bighorn-battle-over-narratives-and-monuments Kent Bush: Teleprompter Trump raises hopes and Tuesday Trump dashes them http://www.news-star.com/news/20170824/kent-bush-teleprompter-trump-raises-hopes-and-tuesday-trump-dashes-them?rssfeed=true Thu, 24 Aug 2017 05:24:41 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170824/kent-bush-teleprompter-trump-raises-hopes-and-tuesday-trump-dashes-them Guest column: Mayor addresses Bryan Street exchange http://www.news-star.com/news/20170822/guest-column-mayor-addresses-bryan-street-exchange?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:00:00 +0000 Shawnee Mayor Richard Finley http://www.news-star.com/news/20170822/guest-column-mayor-addresses-bryan-street-exchange Evan F. Moore: There is no ‘both sides’ when it comes to racism, prejudice http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170821/evan-f-moore-there-is-no-both-sides-when-it-comes-to-racism-prejudice?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:48:02 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170821/evan-f-moore-there-is-no-both-sides-when-it-comes-to-racism-prejudice Kent Bush: Religious response to Charlottesville shows how times change http://www.news-star.com/news/20170818/kent-bush-religious-response-to-charlottesville-shows-how-times-change?rssfeed=true Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170818/kent-bush-religious-response-to-charlottesville-shows-how-times-change On The Road with Rick Holmes: Big Sky, filled with smoke http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170817/on-road-with-rick-holmes-big-sky-filled-with-smoke?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:57:05 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170817/on-road-with-rick-holmes-big-sky-filled-with-smoke Kent Bush: Trump emboldens the truly deplorable http://www.news-star.com/news/20170816/kent-bush-trump-emboldens-truly-deplorable?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170816/kent-bush-trump-emboldens-truly-deplorable