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. Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:21:29 +0000 On the Road with Rick Holmes: The ghosts of Gettysburg http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170720/on-road-with-rick-holmes-ghosts-of-gettysburg?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:10:16 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170720/on-road-with-rick-holmes-ghosts-of-gettysburg Evan F. Moore: NRA ad nothing but anti-liberal rhetoric http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170720/evan-f-moore-nra-ad-nothing-but-anti-liberal-rhetoric?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:57:51 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170720/evan-f-moore-nra-ad-nothing-but-anti-liberal-rhetoric Kent Bush: Obvious retaliation is obviously not retaliatory http://www.news-star.com/news/20170719/kent-bush-obvious-retaliation-is-obviously-not-retaliatory?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:54:48 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170719/kent-bush-obvious-retaliation-is-obviously-not-retaliatory Kent Bush: This time could be the last time http://www.news-star.com/news/20170714/kent-bush-this-time-could-be-last-time?rssfeed=true Sun, 16 Jul 2017 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170714/kent-bush-this-time-could-be-last-time On the Road with Rick Holmes: The Rust Belt’s shiny buckle: How Pittsburgh bounced back http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170713/on-road-with-rick-holmes-rust-belts-shiny-buckle-how-pittsburgh-bounced-back?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:51:00 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170713/on-road-with-rick-holmes-rust-belts-shiny-buckle-how-pittsburgh-bounced-back Evan F. Moore: Documentary an eye-opening look at how poverty, neglect hurt black communities http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170713/evan-f-moore-documentary-eye-opening-look-at-how-poverty-neglect-hurt-black-communities?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:44:36 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170713/evan-f-moore-documentary-eye-opening-look-at-how-poverty-neglect-hurt-black-communities Kent Bush: Scarborough leaving the GOP for staying with Trump http://www.news-star.com/news/20170712/kent-bush-scarborough-leaving-gop-for-staying-with-trump?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Jul 2017 03:45:15 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170712/kent-bush-scarborough-leaving-gop-for-staying-with-trump Kent Bush: Some victories aren't worth the cost http://www.news-star.com/news/20170710/kent-bush-some-victories-arent-worth-cost?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Jul 2017 22:52:14 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170710/kent-bush-some-victories-arent-worth-cost Kent Bush: Christie earns spot atop list of nation's worst governors http://www.news-star.com/news/20170708/kent-bush-christie-earns-spot-atop-list-of-nations-worst-governors?rssfeed=true Sun, 09 Jul 2017 03:50:28 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170708/kent-bush-christie-earns-spot-atop-list-of-nations-worst-governors Matthew T. Mangino: The Constitution and students’ rights http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170707/matthew-t-mangino-constitution-and-students-rights?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:18:45 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170707/matthew-t-mangino-constitution-and-students-rights On the Road with Rick Holmes: How nostalgia infects politics, obscures choices http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170706/on-road-with-rick-holmes-how-nostalgia-infects-politics-obscures-choices?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:28:45 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170706/on-road-with-rick-holmes-how-nostalgia-infects-politics-obscures-choices Evan F. Moore: Philando Castile was just trying to comply with police orders http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170706/evan-f-moore-philando-castile-was-just-trying-to-comply-with-police-orders?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Jul 2017 16:39:10 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170706/evan-f-moore-philando-castile-was-just-trying-to-comply-with-police-orders Kent Bush: The Declaration of Independence was a good start http://www.news-star.com/news/20170704/kent-bush-declaration-of-independence-was-good-start?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Jul 2017 13:36:16 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170704/kent-bush-declaration-of-independence-was-good-start Arthur I. Cyr: South Korea President’s visit underscores alliance http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170703/arthur-i-cyr-south-korea-presidents-visit-underscores-alliance?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Jul 2017 22:25:25 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170703/arthur-i-cyr-south-korea-presidents-visit-underscores-alliance Matthew T. Mangino: The re-emergence of Ohio’s death penalty http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170630/matthew-t-mangino-re-emergence-of-ohios-death-penalty?rssfeed=true Fri, 30 Jun 2017 17:59:27 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170630/matthew-t-mangino-re-emergence-of-ohios-death-penalty Kent Bush: The Twitter Handle in Chief is at it again http://www.news-star.com/news/20170630/kent-bush-twitter-handle-in-chief-is-at-it-again?rssfeed=true Fri, 30 Jun 2017 13:17:31 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170630/kent-bush-twitter-handle-in-chief-is-at-it-again Evan F. Moore: Baseball shooting victim Scalise owes life to those he wants to strip of liberties http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170629/evan-f-moore-baseball-shooting-victim-scalise-owes-life-to-those-he-wants-to-strip-of-liberties?rssfeed=true Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:55:19 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170629/evan-f-moore-baseball-shooting-victim-scalise-owes-life-to-those-he-wants-to-strip-of-liberties On the Road with Rick Holmes: Revisiting the battle that secured independence http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170629/on-road-with-rick-holmes-revisiting-battle-that-secured-independence?rssfeed=true Thu, 29 Jun 2017 16:06:12 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170629/on-road-with-rick-holmes-revisiting-battle-that-secured-independence Kent Bush: The President who cried fake news http://www.news-star.com/news/20170629/kent-bush-president-who-cried-fake-news?rssfeed=true Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:47:01 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170629/kent-bush-president-who-cried-fake-news Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea killing of Otto Warmbier — and how to respond http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170627/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-killing-of-otto-warmbier--and-how-to-respond?rssfeed=true Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:58:27 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170627/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-killing-of-otto-warmbier--and-how-to-respond