Columns - Middletown Transcript https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/columns middletowntranscript.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 26 May 2019 07:19:44 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: America’s bail system in crisis https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190524/matthew-t-mangino-americas-bail-system-in-crisis?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 May 2019 08:30:32 EST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190524/matthew-t-mangino-americas-bail-system-in-crisis Arthur I. Cyr: One more candidate for president - This time of Taiwan https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190521/arthur-i-cyr-one-more-candidate-for-president---this-time-of-taiwan?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 May 2019 10:22:51 EST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.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.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190517/matthew-t-mangino-nras-greatest-fraud?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 May 2019 09:36:59 EST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190517/matthew-t-mangino-nras-greatest-fraud Arthur I. Cyr: Britain’s royal birth part of a greater national story https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190514/arthur-i-cyr-britains-royal-birth-part-of-greater-national-story?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 May 2019 11:27:24 EST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.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.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190510/matthew-t-mangino-contempt-of-congress-where-do-we-go-from-here?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 May 2019 08:10:40 EST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.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.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190507/arthur-i-cyr-immigration-reform-important-for-us-policy---and-politics?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 May 2019 11:26:54 EST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190507/arthur-i-cyr-immigration-reform-important-for-us-policy---and-politics Matthew T. Mangino: Prisons as refuge and comfort https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190503/matthew-t-mangino-prisons-as-refuge-and-comfort?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 May 2019 07:56:40 EST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.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.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190502/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trump-and-lee-on-monument-avenue?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 May 2019 12:45:14 EST Rick Holmes More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190502/on-road-with-rick-holmes-trump-and-lee-on-monument-avenue Arthur I. Cyr: Russia-North Korea summit provides a reality check https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190430/arthur-i-cyr-russia-north-korea-summit-provides-reality-check?rssfeed=true Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:53:32 EST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190430/arthur-i-cyr-russia-north-korea-summit-provides-reality-check Matthew T. Mangino: Federal Court rules parking tickets unconstitutional https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190426/matthew-t-mangino-federal-court-rules-parking-tickets-unconstitutional?rssfeed=true Sat, 27 Apr 2019 18:13:53 EST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190426/matthew-t-mangino-federal-court-rules-parking-tickets-unconstitutional Arthur I. Cyr: Indonesia demonstrates progress in Southeast Asia https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190423/arthur-i-cyr-indonesia-demonstrates-progress-in-southeast-asia?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:48:14 EST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190423/arthur-i-cyr-indonesia-demonstrates-progress-in-southeast-asia Matthew T. Mangino: Mueller puts ball in Congress’ court https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190419/matthew-t-mangino-mueller-puts-ball-in-congress-court?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:21:58 EST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190419/matthew-t-mangino-mueller-puts-ball-in-congress-court Suzette Martinez Standring: Separating the good from the bad and the ugly https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190418/suzette-martinez-standring-separating-good-from-bad-and-ugly?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:40:55 EST Suzette Martinez Standring More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190418/suzette-martinez-standring-separating-good-from-bad-and-ugly Arthur I. Cyr: President Moon personifies South Korea success https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190416/arthur-i-cyr-president-moon-personifies-south-korea-success?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:33:31 EST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190416/arthur-i-cyr-president-moon-personifies-south-korea-success Matthew T. Mangino: In the criminal justice system things are worse than they seem https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190412/matthew-t-mangino-in-criminal-justice-system-things-are-worse-than-they-seem?rssfeed=true Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:34:27 EST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190412/matthew-t-mangino-in-criminal-justice-system-things-are-worse-than-they-seem Arthur I. Cyr: New Chicago mayor faces same old financial crisis https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190409/arthur-i-cyr-new-chicago-mayor-faces-same-old-financial-crisis?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Apr 2019 08:51:06 EST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190409/arthur-i-cyr-new-chicago-mayor-faces-same-old-financial-crisis The Secret Lives of Words: A good time for a beer: National Beer Day https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190405/secret-lives-of-words-good-time-for-beer-national-beer-day?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:17:54 EST Rick LaFleur More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190405/secret-lives-of-words-good-time-for-beer-national-beer-day Matthew T. Mangino: Prosecutors face dilemma in child exploitation cases https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190405/matthew-t-mangino-prosecutors-face-dilemma-in-child-exploitation-cases?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Apr 2019 09:47:24 EST Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190405/matthew-t-mangino-prosecutors-face-dilemma-in-child-exploitation-cases The Secret Lives of Words: Ben Hur, Harrius Potter, and the classics https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190402/secret-lives-of-words-ben-hur-harrius-potter-and-classics?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 Apr 2019 10:40:27 EST Rick Lafleur More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190402/secret-lives-of-words-ben-hur-harrius-potter-and-classics Arthur I. Cyr: The Mueller Report and Trump’s survival https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190402/arthur-i-cyr-mueller-report-and-trumps-survival?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 Apr 2019 10:51:52 EST Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now https://www.middletowntranscript.com/opinion/20190402/arthur-i-cyr-mueller-report-and-trumps-survival