Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com/article/20121009/NEWS/121009654/1008/OPINION news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:15:25 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Drawing the line on civil commitments http://www.news-star.com/news/20161202/matthew-t-mangino-drawing-line-on-civil-commitments?rssfeed=true Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:08:48 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161202/matthew-t-mangino-drawing-line-on-civil-commitments Rick Holmes: How Big Pharma profits from the pain caused by painkillers http://www.news-star.com/news/20161130/rick-holmes-how-big-pharma-profits-from-pain-caused-by-painkillers?rssfeed=true Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:05:28 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161130/rick-holmes-how-big-pharma-profits-from-pain-caused-by-painkillers Rick Holmes: Trump’s businesses will feed DC’s scandal machine http://www.news-star.com/news/20161130/rick-holmes-trumps-businesses-will-feed-dcs-scandal-machine?rssfeed=true Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:13:47 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161130/rick-holmes-trumps-businesses-will-feed-dcs-scandal-machine Keith Magill: Who did Americans just elect as president? http://www.news-star.com/news/20161129/keith-magill-who-did-americans-just-elect-as-president?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:17:22 +0000 Keith Magill More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161129/keith-magill-who-did-americans-just-elect-as-president Arthur I. Cyr: Cuba after Fidel Castro http://www.news-star.com/news/20161129/arthur-i-cyr-cuba-after-fidel-castro?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:57:35 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161129/arthur-i-cyr-cuba-after-fidel-castro Kent Bush: Recounts reveal that voter fraud isn't a real issue http://www.news-star.com/news/20161128/kent-bush-recounts-reveal-that-voter-fraud-isnt-real-issue?rssfeed=true Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:22:41 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20161128/kent-bush-recounts-reveal-that-voter-fraud-isnt-real-issue KENT BUSH: Bags of glass aren't the only dangerous toys http://www.news-star.com/news/20161128/kent-bush-bags-of-glass-arent-only-dangerous-toys?rssfeed=true Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:17:39 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20161128/kent-bush-bags-of-glass-arent-only-dangerous-toys Matthew T. Mangino: Trump presidency boosts private prison industry http://www.news-star.com/news/20161125/matthew-t-mangino-trump-presidency-boosts-private-prison-industry?rssfeed=true Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:51:25 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161125/matthew-t-mangino-trump-presidency-boosts-private-prison-industry Kent Bush: Being thankful in good times and bad http://www.news-star.com/news/20161123/kent-bush-being-thankful-in-good-times-and-bad?rssfeed=true Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:57:35 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20161123/kent-bush-being-thankful-in-good-times-and-bad Arthur I. Cyr: JFK’s restless ghost http://www.news-star.com/news/20161121/arthur-i-cyr-jfks-restless-ghost?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:51:36 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161121/arthur-i-cyr-jfks-restless-ghost Kent Bush: Pompeo is a good man, good choice to head CIA http://www.news-star.com/news/20161118/kent-bush-pompeo-is-good-man-good-choice-to-head-cia?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:24:51 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161118/kent-bush-pompeo-is-good-man-good-choice-to-head-cia Matthew T. Mangino: Pulling the plug on ‘Cash Register’ justice http://www.news-star.com/news/20161118/matthew-t-mangino-pulling-plug-on-cash-register-justice?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:50:45 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161118/matthew-t-mangino-pulling-plug-on-cash-register-justice Kent Bush: When unicorns attack and other news you need to know http://www.news-star.com/news/20161118/kent-bush-when-unicorns-attack-and-other-news-you-need-to-know?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:19:59 +0000 Kent Bush News-Star Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20161118/kent-bush-when-unicorns-attack-and-other-news-you-need-to-know Arthur I. Cyr: Freedom to vote is fundamental, in Asia and globally http://www.news-star.com/news/20161116/arthur-i-cyr-freedom-to-vote-is-fundamental-in-asia-and-globally?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:01:17 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161116/arthur-i-cyr-freedom-to-vote-is-fundamental-in-asia-and-globally Kent Bush: America likes her bad boys http://www.news-star.com/news/20161115/kent-bush-america-likes-her-bad-boys?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:39:39 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20161115/kent-bush-america-likes-her-bad-boys Rick Holmes: Post-election blues http://www.news-star.com/news/20161114/rick-holmes-post-election-blues?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:41:10 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161114/rick-holmes-post-election-blues Kent Bush: Sometimes being smart isn't enough http://www.news-star.com/news/20161112/kent-bush-sometimes-being-smart-isnt-enough?rssfeed=true Sun, 13 Nov 2016 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20161112/kent-bush-sometimes-being-smart-isnt-enough Matthew T. Mangino: To pardon or not to pardon http://www.news-star.com/news/20161111/matthew-t-mangino-to-pardon-or-not-to-pardon?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:26:30 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161111/matthew-t-mangino-to-pardon-or-not-to-pardon Kent Bush: Some predictions are better than others http://www.news-star.com/news/20161109/kent-bush-some-predictions-are-better-than-others?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Nov 2016 22:27:25 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20161109/kent-bush-some-predictions-are-better-than-others Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. presidential politics reflects our wider society — for better and worse http://www.news-star.com/news/20161108/arthur-i-cyr-us-presidential-politics-reflects-our-wider-society--for-better-and-worse?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:43:01 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20161108/arthur-i-cyr-us-presidential-politics-reflects-our-wider-society--for-better-and-worse