Columns - Middletown Transcript http://www.middletowntranscript.com middletowntranscript.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 30 May 2016 02:41:17 +0000 Jim Lee: Sanders/Trump debate; a show for the ages http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160529/jim-lee-sanderstrump-debate-show-for-ages?rssfeed=true Sun, 29 May 2016 22:00:00 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160529/jim-lee-sanderstrump-debate-show-for-ages Matthew T. Mangino: High Court decision on jury bias has limited impact http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160527/matthew-t-mangino-high-court-decision-on-jury-bias-has-limited-impact?rssfeed=true Fri, 27 May 2016 16:46:14 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160527/matthew-t-mangino-high-court-decision-on-jury-bias-has-limited-impact Arthur I. Cyr: Taiwan reconfirms equality as well as democracy http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160526/arthur-i-cyr-taiwan-reconfirms-equality-as-well-as-democracy?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 May 2016 15:56:11 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160526/arthur-i-cyr-taiwan-reconfirms-equality-as-well-as-democracy Philip Maddocks: Bill Clinton shapes new role for Hillary http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160524/philip-maddocks-bill-clinton-shapes-new-role-for-hillary?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 May 2016 19:25:40 +0000 Philip Maddocks More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160524/philip-maddocks-bill-clinton-shapes-new-role-for-hillary Mark L. Hopkins: Accepting the generation gap http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160524/mark-l-hopkins-accepting-generation-gap?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 May 2016 19:18:33 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160524/mark-l-hopkins-accepting-generation-gap Rick Holmes: Bill Clinton can put Democrats back in the business of fighting poverty http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160524/rick-holmes-bill-clinton-can-put-democrats-back-in-business-of-fighting-poverty?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 May 2016 18:58:12 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160524/rick-holmes-bill-clinton-can-put-democrats-back-in-business-of-fighting-poverty Jim Lee: We're better than this http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160523/jim-lee-were-better-than-this?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 May 2016 18:03:06 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160523/jim-lee-were-better-than-this Matthew T. Mangino: Rhetoric is not the solution to surge in violence http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160520/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-is-not-solution-to-surge-in-violence?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 May 2016 19:01:27 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160520/matthew-t-mangino-rhetoric-is-not-solution-to-surge-in-violence Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea’s Erratic Course http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160518/arthur-i-cyr-north-koreas-erratic-course?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 May 2016 19:21:40 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160518/arthur-i-cyr-north-koreas-erratic-course Kent Bush: Reason has to return to gun law debate http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160518/kent-bush-reason-has-to-return-to-gun-law-debate?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 May 2016 16:18:26 +0000 Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160518/kent-bush-reason-has-to-return-to-gun-law-debate Rick Holmes: The Republicans’ awkward dance http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160516/rick-holmes-republicans-awkward-dance?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 May 2016 19:44:53 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160516/rick-holmes-republicans-awkward-dance Mark L. Hopkins: The key to education is still the teacher http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160516/mark-l-hopkins-key-to-education-is-still-teacher?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 May 2016 15:55:52 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160516/mark-l-hopkins-key-to-education-is-still-teacher Jim Lee: Political reality show a rating bonanza http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160515/jim-lee-political-reality-show-rating-bonanza?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 May 2016 23:00:00 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160515/jim-lee-political-reality-show-rating-bonanza Matthew T. Mangino: Crime and politics in 2016 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160513/matthew-t-mangino-crime-and-politics-in-2016?rssfeed=true Fri, 13 May 2016 16:16:28 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160513/matthew-t-mangino-crime-and-politics-in-2016 Arthur I. Cyr: New evidence on Ukraine air tragedy http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160511/arthur-i-cyr-new-evidence-on-ukraine-air-tragedy?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 May 2016 20:13:32 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160511/arthur-i-cyr-new-evidence-on-ukraine-air-tragedy Suzette Martinez Standring: Nuns run safe house for sex trafficked women http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160509/suzette-martinez-standring-nuns-run-safe-house-for-sex-trafficked-women?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 May 2016 21:29:41 +0000 Suzette Martinez Standring More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160509/suzette-martinez-standring-nuns-run-safe-house-for-sex-trafficked-women Rick Holmes: The gap year adventure http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160509/rick-holmes-gap-year-adventure?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 May 2016 18:13:37 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160509/rick-holmes-gap-year-adventure Mark L. Hopkins: Presidential power in our democracy http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160509/mark-l-hopkins-presidential-power-in-our-democracy?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 May 2016 17:03:40 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160509/mark-l-hopkins-presidential-power-in-our-democracy Jim Lee: Trump wins TV-based battle http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160508/jim-lee-trump-wins-tv-based-battle?rssfeed=true Sun, 08 May 2016 22:00:00 +0000 http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160508/jim-lee-trump-wins-tv-based-battle Matthew T. Mangino: Making sure crime doesn’t pay http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160506/matthew-t-mangino-making-sure-crime-doesnt-pay?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 May 2016 15:15:45 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.middletowntranscript.com/news/20160506/matthew-t-mangino-making-sure-crime-doesnt-pay