Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com/article/20121009/NEWS/121009679/1008/OPINION news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:28:44 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr: Britain’s Parliament confirms Brexit http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170222/arthur-i-cyr-britains-parliament-confirms-brexit?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:41:09 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170222/arthur-i-cyr-britains-parliament-confirms-brexit Mark L. Hopkins: Correcting mistakes of past immigration laws http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170220/mark-l-hopkins-correcting-mistakes-of-past-immigration-laws?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:35:06 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170220/mark-l-hopkins-correcting-mistakes-of-past-immigration-laws Kent Bush: Do we really need to make a mammophant? http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170220/kent-bush-do-we-really-need-to-make-mammophant?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:23:43 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170220/kent-bush-do-we-really-need-to-make-mammophant Do we really need to make a mammophant? http://www.news-star.com/news/20170220/do-we-really-need-to-make-mammophant?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:17:58 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170220/do-we-really-need-to-make-mammophant Matthew T. Mangino: Rhetoric fuels increase of hate http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170217/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-fuels-increase-of-hate?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:58:09 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170217/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-fuels-increase-of-hate Kent Bush: Trump administration needs to make facts great again http://www.news-star.com/news/20170215/kent-bush-trump-administration-needs-to-make-facts-great-again?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:29:09 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170215/kent-bush-trump-administration-needs-to-make-facts-great-again Arthur I. Cyr: Japan-U.S. alliance advances — with Pacific and global significance http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170214/arthur-i-cyr-japan-us-alliance-advances--with-pacific-and-global-significance?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:50:09 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170214/arthur-i-cyr-japan-us-alliance-advances--with-pacific-and-global-significance Mark L. Hopkins: Why did the U.S. Constitution need the Second Amendment? http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170213/mark-l-hopkins-why-did-us-constitution-need-second-amendment?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:09:58 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170213/mark-l-hopkins-why-did-us-constitution-need-second-amendment Kent Bush: Buy the ticket, take the ride http://www.news-star.com/news/20170212/kent-bush-buy-ticket-take-ride?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Feb 2017 01:59:47 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170212/kent-bush-buy-ticket-take-ride Matthew T. Mangino: Trump administration dealt a setback: ‘See you in court’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170210/matthew-t-mangino-trump-administration-dealt-setback-see-you-in-court?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:46:25 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170210/matthew-t-mangino-trump-administration-dealt-setback-see-you-in-court Kent Bush: Hip deep in hypocrisy http://www.news-star.com/news/20170209/kent-bush-hip-deep-in-hypocrisy?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Feb 2017 05:00:48 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170209/kent-bush-hip-deep-in-hypocrisy Arthur I. Cyr: Frictions ironically help underscore Australia alliance http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170207/arthur-i-cyr-frictions-ironically-help-underscore-australia-alliance?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:38:30 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170207/arthur-i-cyr-frictions-ironically-help-underscore-australia-alliance Mark L. Hopkins: The Second Amendment and Shays’ Rebellion http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170206/mark-l-hopkins-second-amendment-and-shays-rebellion?rssfeed=true Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:28:41 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170206/mark-l-hopkins-second-amendment-and-shays-rebellion Kent Bush: We all need a friend like Jake http://www.news-star.com/news/20170203/kent-bush-we-all-need-friend-like-jake?rssfeed=true Sun, 05 Feb 2017 08:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170203/kent-bush-we-all-need-friend-like-jake Matthew T. Mangino: Trump’s nominee ‘Won’t be another Scalia’ http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170203/matthew-t-mangino-trumps-nominee-wont-be-another-scalia?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:24:22 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170203/matthew-t-mangino-trumps-nominee-wont-be-another-scalia Kent Bush: Trump delivers on Supreme Court promise http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170202/kent-bush-trump-delivers-on-supreme-court-promise?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:56:52 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170202/kent-bush-trump-delivers-on-supreme-court-promise Kent Bush: Trump delivers on Supreme Court promise http://www.news-star.com/news/20170202/kent-bush-trump-delivers-on-supreme-court-promise?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Feb 2017 05:30:46 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20170202/kent-bush-trump-delivers-on-supreme-court-promise Arthur I. Cyr: British prime minister’s visit underscores vital U.S. ties http://www.news-star.com/news/20170201/arthur-i-cyr-british-prime-ministers-visit-underscores-vital-us-ties?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:35:07 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/news/20170201/arthur-i-cyr-british-prime-ministers-visit-underscores-vital-us-ties Kent Bush: Trump's recent actions make us a less perfect union http://www.news-star.com/news/20170130/kent-bush-trumps-recent-actions-make-us-less-perfect-union?rssfeed=true Tue, 31 Jan 2017 04:49:43 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20170130/kent-bush-trumps-recent-actions-make-us-less-perfect-union Kent Bush: Civil discussion doesn't require unanimity http://www.news-star.com/news/20170128/kent-bush-civil-discussion-doesnt-require-unanimity?rssfeed=true Sun, 29 Jan 2017 01:37:39 +0000 By Kent Bush http://www.news-star.com/news/20170128/kent-bush-civil-discussion-doesnt-require-unanimity