Columns - The Kansan - Newton, KS http://www.thekansan.com/article/20121201/SPORTS/121209980/1008/OPINION thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 03 Dec 2016 04:04:51 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Drawing the line on civil commitments http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161202/matthew-t-mangino-drawing-line-on-civil-commitments?rssfeed=true Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:08:59 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161202/matthew-t-mangino-drawing-line-on-civil-commitments Have a good laugh http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161202/have-good-laugh?rssfeed=true Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:00:00 +0000 By Kelly Breckunitch Newton Kansan @KansanBreck http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161202/have-good-laugh Rick Holmes: How Big Pharma profits from the pain caused by painkillers http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161130/rick-holmes-how-big-pharma-profits-from-pain-caused-by-painkillers?rssfeed=true Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:05:15 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.thekansan.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.thekansan.com/news/20161130/rick-holmes-trumps-businesses-will-feed-dcs-scandal-machine?rssfeed=true Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:13:45 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161130/rick-holmes-trumps-businesses-will-feed-dcs-scandal-machine Keith Magill: Who did Americans just elect as president? http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161129/keith-magill-who-did-americans-just-elect-as-president?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:17:37 +0000 Keith Magill More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161129/keith-magill-who-did-americans-just-elect-as-president Arthur I. Cyr: Cuba after Fidel Castro http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161129/arthur-i-cyr-cuba-after-fidel-castro?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:57:31 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161129/arthur-i-cyr-cuba-after-fidel-castro Matthew T. Mangino: Trump presidency boosts private prison industry http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161125/matthew-t-mangino-trump-presidency-boosts-private-prison-industry?rssfeed=true Fri, 25 Nov 2016 17:51:18 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161125/matthew-t-mangino-trump-presidency-boosts-private-prison-industry On accepting advice http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161124/on-accepting-advice?rssfeed=true Thu, 24 Nov 2016 06:01:00 +0000 By Jade Hudson Newton Kansan @jdhudson84 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161124/on-accepting-advice Arthur I. Cyr: JFK’s restless ghost http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161121/arthur-i-cyr-jfks-restless-ghost?rssfeed=true Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:51:29 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161121/arthur-i-cyr-jfks-restless-ghost Kent Bush: Pompeo is a good man, good choice to head CIA http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161118/kent-bush-pompeo-is-good-man-good-choice-to-head-cia?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:24:47 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.thekansan.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.thekansan.com/news/20161118/matthew-t-mangino-pulling-plug-on-cash-register-justice?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:50:52 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161118/matthew-t-mangino-pulling-plug-on-cash-register-justice Arthur I. Cyr: Freedom to vote is fundamental, in Asia and globally http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161116/arthur-i-cyr-freedom-to-vote-is-fundamental-in-asia-and-globally?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Nov 2016 17:01:11 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161116/arthur-i-cyr-freedom-to-vote-is-fundamental-in-asia-and-globally Rick Holmes: Post-election blues http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161114/rick-holmes-post-election-blues?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:41:19 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161114/rick-holmes-post-election-blues Matthew T. Mangino: To pardon or not to pardon http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161111/matthew-t-mangino-to-pardon-or-not-to-pardon?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:26:18 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161111/matthew-t-mangino-to-pardon-or-not-to-pardon Do you hear what I hear? http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161111/do-you-hear-what-i-hear?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Nov 2016 06:01:00 +0000 By Patricia Middleton Newton Kansan @kansanmiddleton http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161111/do-you-hear-what-i-hear There oughta be some laws http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161110/there-oughta-be-some-laws?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161110/there-oughta-be-some-laws Arthur I. Cyr: U.S. presidential politics reflects our wider society — for better and worse http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161108/arthur-i-cyr-us-presidential-politics-reflects-our-wider-society--for-better-and-worse?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:43:15 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161108/arthur-i-cyr-us-presidential-politics-reflects-our-wider-society--for-better-and-worse Matthew T. Mangino: Top cop does harm beyond election http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161104/matthew-t-mangino-top-cop-does-harm-beyond-election?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:17:09 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161104/matthew-t-mangino-top-cop-does-harm-beyond-election The price of watching 'free' television http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161103/price-of-watching-free-television?rssfeed=true Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:01:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161103/price-of-watching-free-television Arthur I. Cyr: Ukraine hackers embarrass Putin’s government http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161102/arthur-i-cyr--ukraine-hackers-embarrass-putins-government?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:08:47 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/news/20161102/arthur-i-cyr--ukraine-hackers-embarrass-putins-government