leavenworthtimes.com http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20121006/OPINION/121009140/1008/OPINION leavenworthtimes.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:11:30 +0000 Pet Talk: First aid capability and knowledge can save pets' lives http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140415/OPINION/140419465/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:21:23 +0000 Anne Divine http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140415/OPINION/140419465/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Brownback's delay buys time http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140415/OPINION/140419581/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:15:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140415/OPINION/140419581/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: There's no staying in the middle http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140411/OPINION/140419825/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140411/OPINION/140419825/1008/OPINION Pet Talk: Be prepared for accidents http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140408/OPINION/140409270/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:20:45 +0000 Anne Divine http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140408/OPINION/140409270/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Teachers get burned while Masterson gets a tan http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140407/OPINION/140409479/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:05:35 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140407/OPINION/140409479/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Even in the worst of times, God is here http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140404/OPINION/140409595/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140404/OPINION/140409595/1008/OPINION Matthew T. Mangino: The horror of filicide, parents killing their own children http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409834/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409834/1008/OPINION Wilkerson is charged with attempted murder. According to a police affidavit, one of her children told detectives that "Mom tried to kill us."
The case is reminiscent of another South Carolinian, Susan [...]]]>
Kent Bush: Mowing is labor of love http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140401/OPINION/140409971/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 01 Apr 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140401/OPINION/140409971/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Hinckley's act tilted society off axis http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140328/OPINION/140329276/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140328/OPINION/140329276/1008/OPINION Matthew T. Mangino: The knock on truth-in-sentencing http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329503/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329503/1008/OPINION A byproduct of the violence was a new sentencing strategy known as truth-in-sentencing. The laws were enacted as a means to insure that offenders served time in prison consistent with the sentence imposed. The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance [...]]]> Kent Bush: How important is a team name? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329403/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:03:48 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329403/1008/OPINION I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
It has taken a decade, but Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder finally decided to get to the root of his team's racist controversy. It took a lot of protests and proposed legislation to get Snyder to dive deep into what his team means in general and specifically to the Native Americans who are often offended by the team's mascot.
Many Native [...]]]>
Kent Bush: How important is a team name? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140327/OPINION/140329430/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140327/OPINION/140329430/1008/OPINION Charita Goshay: Fred Phelps leaves sorry legacy of hurt, hatred http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140325/NEWS/140329586/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:48:34 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140325/NEWS/140329586/1008/OPINION Phelps' theology was so perverted and vitriolic that he convinced himself and his members that such deaths were a direct result of [...]]]> Kent Bush: Forty-nine states can - why can't Kansas? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140324/OPINION/140329743/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Mar 2014 07:35:33 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140324/OPINION/140329743/1008/OPINION Kent Bush: Phelps' deep hatred inspired Patriot Guard - a lasting legacy http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140321/OPINION/140329851/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140321/OPINION/140329851/1008/OPINION Matthew T. Mangino: Army ill-suited to pursue sex-assault prosecutions http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140321/NEWS/140329985/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140321/NEWS/140329985/1008/OPINION The trial may end, but the controversy will continue. While he denied the assault, Sinclair admitted to having a long-standing affair with a soldier under his command, [...]]]> Kent Bush: Easy to take technology for granted http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140320/NEWS/140329938/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:38:20 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140320/NEWS/140329938/1008/OPINION If I talk on the phone for 90 minutes in a week, it is a bad week.
That call made me wonder whether Obama took the call on his trusted BlackBerry or if he was tethered to an office phone. (Yes I consider being caught on the phone to be on par with [...]]]>
Kent Bush: Easy to take technology for granted http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140320/OPINION/140329962/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:45:00 +0000 Kent Bush http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140320/OPINION/140329962/1008/OPINION Michelle Teheux: Could a bagel land you in prison? http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319193/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:21:51 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319193/1008/OPINION I'm also concerned about the gin and tonics I like to drink on my deck during hot weather.
I am also considering throwing out the tube of hemp-seed hand lotion, no matter how great a job it does on my dry skin.
You see, I don't want to go to prison for any of these things.
If you don't use any illegal drugs you'd think you wouldn't need to worry about any of this, but maybe you do.
We all know that if we are involved in a fatal collision [...]]]>
Pet Talk: Firefighters save our pets http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140318/OPINION/140319210/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:57:16 +0000 http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/article/20140318/OPINION/140319210/1008/OPINION