Columns - Newport Independent - Newport, AR http://www.newportindependent.com newportindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:21:23 +0000 Kent Bush: I can’t be the only undecided voter http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160208/kent-bush-i-cant-be-only-undecided-voter?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:42:28 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160208/kent-bush-i-cant-be-only-undecided-voter Philip Maddocks: GOP dream team of Bush, Kasich, Christie sets sights on NH http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160205/philip-maddocks-gop-dream-team-of-bush-kasich-christie-sets-sights-on-nh?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:23:22 +0000 Philip Maddocks More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160205/philip-maddocks-gop-dream-team-of-bush-kasich-christie-sets-sights-on-nh Matthew T. Mangino: When prosecutors renege on promises http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160205/matthew-t-mangino-when-prosecutors-renege-on-promises?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:44:20 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160205/matthew-t-mangino-when-prosecutors-renege-on-promises Kent Bush: It is time to change our primary system http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160204/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:09:29 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160204/kent-bush-it-is-time-to-change-our-primary-system Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea missile threats underscore defense http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160203/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-missile-threats-underscore-defense?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:15:15 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160203/arthur-i-cyr-north-korea-missile-threats-underscore-defense Kent Bush: Trump-less debate was the best and worst it could be http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160129/kent-bush-trump-less-debate-was-best-and-worst-it-could-be?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:39:51 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160129/kent-bush-trump-less-debate-was-best-and-worst-it-could-be Matthew T. Mangino: High court provides hope to juvenile lifers, again http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160129/matthew-t-mangino-high-court-provides-hope-to-juvenile-lifers-again?rssfeed=true Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:09:23 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160129/matthew-t-mangino-high-court-provides-hope-to-juvenile-lifers-again Matthew T. Mangino: Antipathy grows for solitary confinement http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160122/matthew-t-mangino-antipathy-grows-for-solitary-confinement?rssfeed=true Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:57:50 +0000 Matthew Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160122/matthew-t-mangino-antipathy-grows-for-solitary-confinement Editorial: The triumph of diplomacy http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160120/editorial-triumph-of-diplomacy?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:39:08 +0000 More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160120/editorial-triumph-of-diplomacy Kent Bush: Palin teaches Cruz a lesson in loyalty http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160120/kent-bush-palin-teaches-cruz-lesson-in-loyalty?rssfeed=true Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:13:28 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160120/kent-bush-palin-teaches-cruz-lesson-in-loyalty Arthur I. Cyr: Indonesia attacks spotlight a great anti-terrorist nation http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160119/arthur-i-cyr-indonesia-attacks-spotlight-great-anti-terrorist-nation?rssfeed=true Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:04:50 +0000 By Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160119/arthur-i-cyr-indonesia-attacks-spotlight-great-anti-terrorist-nation Mark L. Hopkins: What it was, was Democracy http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160118/mark-l-hopkins-what-it-was-was-democracy?rssfeed=true Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:38:32 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160118/mark-l-hopkins-what-it-was-was-democracy Rick Holmes: Face to face with an epidemic as heroin spreads, leaders scramble for solutions http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160118/rick-holmes-face-to-face-with-epidemic-as-heroin-spreads-leaders-scramble-for-solutions?rssfeed=true Mon, 18 Jan 2016 18:01:39 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160118/rick-holmes-face-to-face-with-epidemic-as-heroin-spreads-leaders-scramble-for-solutions Steve Sebelius: Calling a foul in Clinton-Sanders primary fight http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160115/steve-sebelius-calling-foul-in-clinton-sanders-primary-fight?rssfeed=true Fri, 15 Jan 2016 18:38:57 +0000 Steve Sebelius More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160115/steve-sebelius-calling-foul-in-clinton-sanders-primary-fight Kent Bush: Leave political commentary to the experts http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160114/kent-bush-leave-political-commentary-to-experts?rssfeed=true Thu, 14 Jan 2016 18:11:13 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160114/kent-bush-leave-political-commentary-to-experts Arthur I. Cyr: Calculated response required to North Korea’s latest provocation http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160113/arthur-i-cyr-calculated-response-required-to-north-koreas-latest-provocation?rssfeed=true Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:20:34 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160113/arthur-i-cyr-calculated-response-required-to-north-koreas-latest-provocation Rick Holmes: Governor succeeds politically by minimizing politics http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160111/rick-holmes-governor-succeeds-politically-by-minimizing-politics?rssfeed=true Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:04:46 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160111/rick-holmes-governor-succeeds-politically-by-minimizing-politics Matthew T. Mangino: Executive orders are Obama’s weapon in national gun battle http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160108/matthew-t-mangino-executive-orders-are-obamas-weapon-in-national-gun-battle?rssfeed=true Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:46:07 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160108/matthew-t-mangino-executive-orders-are-obamas-weapon-in-national-gun-battle John L. Smith: Constitution cowboys out of place in Oregon http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160107/john-l-smith-constitution-cowboys-out-of-place-in-oregon?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Jan 2016 19:40:47 +0000 John L. Smith More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160107/john-l-smith-constitution-cowboys-out-of-place-in-oregon Steve Sebelius: Not prosecuting lawbreakers leads to more crime http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160107/steve-sebelius-not-prosecuting-lawbreakers-leads-to-more-crime?rssfeed=true Thu, 07 Jan 2016 19:31:33 +0000 Steve Sebelius More Content Now http://www.newportindependent.com/news/20160107/steve-sebelius-not-prosecuting-lawbreakers-leads-to-more-crime