Columns - Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20121210/SPORTS/121219983/1008/OPINION jacksonnewspapers.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:29:16 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: Are freedom and fear compatible? http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170317/matthew-t-mangino-are-freedom-and-fear-compatible?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:45:33 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170317/matthew-t-mangino-are-freedom-and-fear-compatible Matthew T. Mangino: Did the president literally say ‘my wires tapped’? http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170311/matthew-t-mangino-did-president-literally-say-my-wires-tapped?rssfeed=true Sat, 11 Mar 2017 16:50:51 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170311/matthew-t-mangino-did-president-literally-say-my-wires-tapped On the Road with Rick Holmes: Same pew, different churches http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170309/on-road-with-rick-holmes-same-pew-different-churches?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Mar 2017 23:19:18 +0000 http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170309/on-road-with-rick-holmes-same-pew-different-churches Mark L. Hopkins: Correcting mistakes of past immigration laws http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170220/mark-l-hopkins-correcting-mistakes-of-past-immigration-laws?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:35:17 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170220/mark-l-hopkins-correcting-mistakes-of-past-immigration-laws Kent Bush: Do we really need to make a mammophant? http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170220/kent-bush-do-we-really-need-to-make-mammophant?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:23:38 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170220/kent-bush-do-we-really-need-to-make-mammophant Matthew T. Mangino: Rhetoric fuels increase of hate http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170217/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-fuels-increase-of-hate?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:58:13 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170217/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-fuels-increase-of-hate Mark L. Hopkins: Why did the U.S. Constitution need the Second Amendment? http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170213/mark-l-hopkins-why-did-us-constitution-need-second-amendment?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:10:04 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170213/mark-l-hopkins-why-did-us-constitution-need-second-amendment Mark L. Hopkins: The Second Amendment and Shays’ Rebellion http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170206/mark-l-hopkins-second-amendment-and-shays-rebellion?rssfeed=true Mon, 06 Feb 2017 18:28:36 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170206/mark-l-hopkins-second-amendment-and-shays-rebellion Kent Bush: Trump delivers on Supreme Court promise http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170202/kent-bush-trump-delivers-on-supreme-court-promise?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:56:45 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170202/kent-bush-trump-delivers-on-supreme-court-promise Arthur I. Cyr: British prime minister’s visit underscores vital U.S. ties http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170201/arthur-i-cyr-british-prime-ministers-visit-underscores-vital-us-ties?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 Feb 2017 16:34:56 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170201/arthur-i-cyr-british-prime-ministers-visit-underscores-vital-us-ties Rick Holmes: Writing America’s next chapter http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170119/rick-holmes-writing-americas-next-chapter?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:00:26 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170119/rick-holmes-writing-americas-next-chapter Mark L. Hopkins: But I heard it through the grapevine http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170109/mark-l-hopkins-but-i-heard-it-through-grapevine?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:45:00 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170109/mark-l-hopkins-but-i-heard-it-through-grapevine Rick Holmes: Scratching our heads, and wondering what happened to America in 2016 http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170103/rick-holmes-scratching-our-heads-and-wondering-what-happened-to-america-in-2016?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Jan 2017 15:49:45 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170103/rick-holmes-scratching-our-heads-and-wondering-what-happened-to-america-in-2016 Arthur I. Cyr: Russia now shapes the Mideast http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161228/arthur-i-cyr-russia-now-shapes-mideast?rssfeed=true Fri, 30 Dec 2016 16:02:14 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161228/arthur-i-cyr-russia-now-shapes-mideast Mark L. Hopkins: Some good news at the end of 2016 http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161227/mark-l-hopkins-some-good-news-at-end-of-2016?rssfeed=true Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:57:26 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161227/mark-l-hopkins-some-good-news-at-end-of-2016 Matthew T. Mangino: Missouri criminalizes growing-up http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161223/matthew-t-mangino-missouri-criminalizes-growing-up?rssfeed=true Fri, 23 Dec 2016 18:11:30 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161223/matthew-t-mangino-missouri-criminalizes-growing-up Arthur I. Cyr: The complex conflict involving China and Taiwan http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161214/arthur-i-cyr-complex-conflict-involving-china-and-taiwan?rssfeed=true Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:15:48 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161214/arthur-i-cyr-complex-conflict-involving-china-and-taiwan Keith Magill: Who did Americans just elect as president? http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161129/keith-magill-who-did-americans-just-elect-as-president?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:17:39 +0000 Keith Magill More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161129/keith-magill-who-did-americans-just-elect-as-president Arthur I. Cyr: Cuba after Fidel Castro http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161129/arthur-i-cyr-cuba-after-fidel-castro?rssfeed=true Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:57:34 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20161129/arthur-i-cyr-cuba-after-fidel-castro