Commentaries http://keranews.org en Humorists Don't Walk The Line http://keranews.org/post/humorists-dont-walk-line <p><em>Writer, commentator and former educator Tom Dodge also has been called a humorist in some circles. It's not a word he takes lightly. Then again, maybe he should.</em></p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:32:56 +0000 Tom Dodge 47612 at http://keranews.org Humorists Don't Walk The Line Dangerous Exodus: Kids Leave Central America For North Texas -- And They Need Legal Help http://keranews.org/post/dangerous-exodus-kids-leave-central-america-north-texas-and-they-need-legal-help <p><em>All week, NPR has reported on life along the U.S.-Mexico border. In his commentary, William Holston focuses on one particular group of immigrants growing in number in North Texas.</em></p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:25:00 +0000 William Holston 47117 at http://keranews.org Dangerous Exodus: Kids Leave Central America For North Texas -- And They Need Legal Help Ukraine's Future Was Clear In The Past http://keranews.org/post/ukraines-future-was-clear-past <p><em>The parliament of the breakaway republic of Crimea has formally asked Russia to annex it. Crimeans over the weekend voted to split from Ukraine. And the political unrest there has commentator Lee Cullum thinking back to an earlier revolution.</em></p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:25:00 +0000 Lee Cullum 46597 at http://keranews.org Ukraine's Future Was Clear In The Past India's Lost Decade http://keranews.org/post/indias-lost-decade <p><em>A recent visit left commentator Lee Cullum&nbsp;with strong impressions of India, and not all of them positive.</em></p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 13:25:00 +0000 Lee Cullum 45074 at http://keranews.org India's Lost Decade Homelessness: Putting A Human Face On An Inhuman Condition http://keranews.org/post/homelessness-putting-human-face-inhuman-condition <p><em>Homelessness is an abstract news story to most of us.&nbsp; But commentator Rawlins Gilliland explains how coming to know someone homeless has made it personal to him.</em></p><p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:25:00 +0000 Rawlins Gilliland 44044 at http://keranews.org Homelessness: Putting A Human Face On An Inhuman Condition A Year of Rebirth: The Top 10 Texas Music Albums Of 2013, From Kacey Musgraves To Midlake http://keranews.org/post/year-rebirth-top-10-texas-music-albums-2013-kacey-musgraves-midlake <p><em>None ranked among <a href="http://www.billboard.com/articles/best-2013-year-in-music">Billboard</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">magazine’s top 10 artists for 2013, but commentator David </span>Okamoto<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the year was unique for Texas musicians, established and new.</span></em></p><p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:30:00 +0000 David Okamoto 43283 at http://keranews.org A Year of Rebirth: The Top 10 Texas Music Albums Of 2013, From Kacey Musgraves To Midlake There's Still Hope For Lovers Of Art, Anthropology And The Humanities http://keranews.org/post/theres-still-hope-lovers-art-anthropology-and-humanities <p><em>A growing trend at America’s colleges: Humanities majors are on the decline. Commentator Lee Cullum explains why that's cause for concern.</em></p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Lee Cullum 43091 at http://keranews.org There's Still Hope For Lovers Of Art, Anthropology And The Humanities Watch For The Look Of Love. It's All Around You. http://keranews.org/post/watch-look-love-its-all-around-you <p><em>As we celebrate the holiday season, commentator Rawlins Gilliland reflects on the many faces of life and love.</em></p><p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Rawlins Gilliland 42712 at http://keranews.org Watch For The Look Of Love. It's All Around You. Years Later, Feeling Grateful For Being An Adopted Child http://keranews.org/post/years-later-feeling-grateful-being-adopted-child <p><em>Along with the food and gift-giving, the holiday season is also a time for reflection and gratitude for all we have. The same holds true for commentator Diane Brown, but it took her a while to reach that point.</em></p><p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Diane Brown 42124 at http://keranews.org Years Later, Feeling Grateful For Being An Adopted Child During Busy Holiday Season, Marvel At The Poetry Of Life http://keranews.org/post/during-busy-holiday-season-marvel-poetry-life <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">As the holiday season begins to escalate, commentator</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Rawlins</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Gilliland</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">sees poetry all around us.</em></p><p><em><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 13.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Rawlins Gilliland 41451 at http://keranews.org During Busy Holiday Season, Marvel At The Poetry Of Life