Columns - Van Buren County Democrat https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/columns vanburencountydem.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 24 May 2019 01:56:20 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr: One more candidate for president - This time of Taiwan https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190521/arthur-i-cyr-one-more-candidate-for-president---this-time-of-taiwan?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 May 2019 09:40:00 CST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190521/arthur-i-cyr-one-more-candidate-for-president---this-time-of-taiwan Matthew T. Mangino: The NRA’s greatest fraud https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190517/matthew-t-mangino-nras-greatest-fraud?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 May 2019 08:53:26 CST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190517/matthew-t-mangino-nras-greatest-fraud Arthur I. Cyr: Britain’s royal birth part of a greater national story https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190514/arthur-i-cyr-britains-royal-birth-part-of-greater-national-story?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 May 2019 10:43:34 CST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190514/arthur-i-cyr-britains-royal-birth-part-of-greater-national-story Matthew T. Mangino: Contempt of Congress: Where do we go from here? https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190510/matthew-t-mangino-contempt-of-congress-where-do-we-go-from-here?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 May 2019 07:27:01 CST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190510/matthew-t-mangino-contempt-of-congress-where-do-we-go-from-here Arthur I. Cyr: Immigration reform important for U.S. policy - and politics https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190507/arthur-i-cyr-immigration-reform-important-for-us-policy---and-politics?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 May 2019 10:43:15 CST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190507/arthur-i-cyr-immigration-reform-important-for-us-policy---and-politics Matthew T. Mangino: Prisons as refuge and comfort https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190503/matthew-t-mangino-prisons-as-refuge-and-comfort?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 May 2019 07:12:54 CST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190503/matthew-t-mangino-prisons-as-refuge-and-comfort On the Road with Rick Holmes: Trump and Lee on Monument Avenue https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190502/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trump-and-lee-on-monument-avenue?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 May 2019 12:01:15 CST Rick Holmes More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190502/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trump-and-lee-on-monument-avenue State Capitol Week in Review https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190501/state-capitol-week-in-review?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 May 2019 12:38:07 CST Senator Missy Irvin https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190501/state-capitol-week-in-review Short words on a long and happy life https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190501/short-words-on-long-and-happy-life?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 May 2019 12:35:11 CST Alex Kienlen https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190501/short-words-on-long-and-happy-life Giving Matters: Give of your abundance https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190501/giving-matters-give-of-your-abundance?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 May 2019 12:30:03 CST Jackie Sikes https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190501/giving-matters-give-of-your-abundance Pastor's Column: What in the world is wrong with this world? https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190501/pastors-column-what-in-world-is-wrong-with-this-world?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 May 2019 12:27:49 CST Terry Simpson https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190501/pastors-column-what-in-world-is-wrong-with-this-world Arthur I. Cyr: Russia-North Korea summit provides a reality check https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190430/arthur-i-cyr-russia-north-korea-summit-provides-reality-check?rssfeed=true Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:09:43 CST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190430/arthur-i-cyr-russia-north-korea-summit-provides-reality-check Matthew T. Mangino: Federal Court rules parking tickets unconstitutional https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190426/matthew-t-mangino-federal-court-rules-parking-tickets-unconstitutional?rssfeed=true Sat, 27 Apr 2019 17:30:49 CST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190426/matthew-t-mangino-federal-court-rules-parking-tickets-unconstitutional State Capitol Week in Review https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190424/state-capitol-week-in-review?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 May 2019 12:45:38 CST Senator Missy Irvin https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190424/state-capitol-week-in-review Pastor's column: An invitation https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190424/pastors-column-invitation?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 May 2019 12:44:05 CST Faron Rogers https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190424/pastors-column-invitation Rocket to the Sun https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190424/rocket-to-sun?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 May 2019 12:42:09 CST Alex Kienlen https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190424/rocket-to-sun Giving Matters: Be True to Oneself https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190424/giving-matters-be-true-to-oneself?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 May 2019 12:39:50 CST Jackie Sikes https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190424/giving-matters-be-true-to-oneself Arthur I. Cyr: Indonesia demonstrates progress in Southeast Asia https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190423/arthur-i-cyr-indonesia-demonstrates-progress-in-southeast-asia?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:05:03 CST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.vanburencountydem.com/opinion/20190423/arthur-i-cyr-indonesia-demonstrates-progress-in-southeast-asia State Capitol Week in Review https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190419/state-capitol-week-in-review/1?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:35:36 CST Senator Missy Irvin https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190419/state-capitol-week-in-review/1 Pastor's Column: The Groaning of Gethsemane https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190419/pastors-column-groaning-of-gethsemane?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:34:08 CST Rocky Thomas https://www.vanburencountydem.com/news/20190419/pastors-column-groaning-of-gethsemane