Columns - Newport Independent - Newport, AR http://www.newportindependent.com/article/20120716/NEWS/120719841/1008/OPINION newportindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:51:34 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Why give criminals a second chance? http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160722/matthew-t-mangino-why-give-criminals-second-chance?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:04:26 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160722/matthew-t-mangino-why-give-criminals-second-chance Rick Holmes: Will Clinton’s reintroduction be more successful than Trump’s? http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160722/rick-holmes-will-clintons-reintroduction-be-more-successful-than-trumps?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:52:53 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160722/rick-holmes-will-clintons-reintroduction-be-more-successful-than-trumps Kent Bush: The RNC has been anything but boring http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160721/kent-bush-rnc-has-been-anything-but-boring?rssfeed=true Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:14:52 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160721/kent-bush-rnc-has-been-anything-but-boring Rick Holmes: Trump’s convention at mid-point: Other than the demagoguery, kind of dull http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160720/rick-holmes-trumps-convention-at-mid-point-other-than-demagoguery-kind-of-dull?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:56:19 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160720/rick-holmes-trumps-convention-at-mid-point-other-than-demagoguery-kind-of-dull Rick Holmes: On the streets, a celebration of diversity, not division http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160719/rick-holmes-on-streets-celebration-of-diversity-not-division?rssfeed=true Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:54:02 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160719/rick-holmes-on-streets-celebration-of-diversity-not-division Arthur I. Cyr: Coup attempt underscores Turkey’s strategic roles http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160719/arthur-i-cyr-coup-attempt-underscores-turkeys-strategic-roles?rssfeed=true Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:42:44 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160719/arthur-i-cyr-coup-attempt-underscores-turkeys-strategic-roles Matthew T. Mangino: Opioid abuse out of control, but not new http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160715/matthew-t-mangino-opioid-abuse-out-of-control-but-not-new?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Jul 2016 20:35:27 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160715/matthew-t-mangino-opioid-abuse-out-of-control-but-not-new Kent Bush: You can’t handle the truth, at least not well http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160714/kent-bush-you-cant-handle-truth-at-least-not-well?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Jul 2016 19:55:14 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160714/kent-bush-you-cant-handle-truth-at-least-not-well Kent Bush: Those who don’t vote in November may decide the winner http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160713/kent-bush-those-who-dont-vote-in-november-may-decide-winner?rssfeed=true Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:47:25 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160713/kent-bush-those-who-dont-vote-in-november-may-decide-winner Arthur I. Cyr: NATO Summit underscores durable alliance http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160713/arthur-i-cyr-nato-summit-underscores-durable-alliance?rssfeed=true Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:35:22 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160713/arthur-i-cyr-nato-summit-underscores-durable-alliance Kent Bush: This problem can’t be solved separately http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160708/kent-bush-this-problem-cant-be-solved-separately?rssfeed=true Fri, 08 Jul 2016 20:26:45 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160708/kent-bush-this-problem-cant-be-solved-separately Matthew T. Mangino: The 40th anniversary of the modern death penalty http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160708/matthew-t-mangino-40th-anniversary-of-modern-death-penalty?rssfeed=true Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:35:00 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160708/matthew-t-mangino-40th-anniversary-of-modern-death-penalty Arthur I. Cyr: Canada-U.S. alliance as important as ever http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160706/arthur-i-cyr-canada-us-alliance-as-important-as-ever?rssfeed=true Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:02:24 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160706/arthur-i-cyr-canada-us-alliance-as-important-as-ever Rick Holmes: Democrats take a stand by sitting down http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160701/rick-holmes-democrats-take-stand-by-sitting-down?rssfeed=true Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:21:25 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160701/rick-holmes-democrats-take-stand-by-sitting-down Matthew T. Mangino: Supreme Court refuses to criminalize politics http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160701/matthew-t-mangino-supreme-court-refuses-to-criminalize-politics?rssfeed=true Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15:08:16 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160701/matthew-t-mangino-supreme-court-refuses-to-criminalize-politics Kent Bush: Supreme Court ruling sets pro-life movement back a generation http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160628/kent-bush-supreme-court-ruling-sets-pro-life-movement-back-generation?rssfeed=true Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:33:15 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160628/kent-bush-supreme-court-ruling-sets-pro-life-movement-back-generation Mark L. Hopkins: Could Trump win? http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160627/mark-l-hopkins-could-trump-win?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:26:52 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160627/mark-l-hopkins-could-trump-win Matthew T. Mangino: Supreme Court further narrows Fourth Amendment protections http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160624/matthew-t-mangino-supreme-court-further-narrows-fourth-amendment-protections?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:14:16 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160624/matthew-t-mangino-supreme-court-further-narrows-fourth-amendment-protections Arthur I. Cyr: Asia’s currents of conflict grow http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160623/arthur-i-cyr-asias-currents-of-conflict-grow?rssfeed=true Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:18:14 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160623/arthur-i-cyr-asias-currents-of-conflict-grow Suzette Martinez Standring: Overcoming fear and retaliation http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160621/suzette-martinez-standring-overcoming-fear-and-retaliation?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:20:57 +0000 Suzette Martinez Standring More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160621/suzette-martinez-standring-overcoming-fear-and-retaliation