February 20, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Author: Jack Cashill

Media Bias Alert: KWCH-TV pushes minimum wage hike

Regardless of intent, reporting just one side of a story is one of the classic forms of media bias.  And…

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Delay in Kansas Supreme Court Abortion Decision Has Watchers Wondering

Democrats or abortion-friendly moderates appointed six of the seven justices on the Kansas Supreme Court. As is perhaps even more…

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Researchers Brutally Smack Down Laura Kelly’s Favored KU Welfare Report

The Wichita Eagle headline sounds awful: “Kansas child welfare agency trying to undercut research cited by incoming governor.” This is…

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RIP, Steamboat Arabia’s Bob Hawley–Patriarch, Patriot, Adventurer

After a long and remarkably fruitful life, Bob Hawley of Independence, Missouri, died on Monday. The patriarch of a large…

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Top Republicans Push Pompeo to Replace Retiring Pat Roberts

According to the Washington Examiner, “Senior Republicans are floating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as their preferred successor to Sen.…

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First Time Ever, Dorothy, A Year With No Violent Tornadoes in US

“We’re now days away from this becoming the first year in the modern record with no violent tornadoes touching down…

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Kansas Students Getting Squeezed Out of Kansas JUCO Football

Beyond KU and perhaps WSU basketball, little about college sports in Kansas makes economic sense, but almost nothing in Kansas…

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McClatchy, Wishing For a “Purple” Kansas, Boosts Dem For Roberts Seat

McClatchy, the ailing mothership of the Wichita Eagle and the Kansas City Star, has designated its challenger for the seat…

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Shocker: McClatchy to Move Design, Copy Editing Jobs to Charlotte

Scrooge McClatchy came early this year to the newsrooms of the Wichita Eagle and the Kansas City Star. As reported…

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Kansas House Majority Leader: State “Just Robbing” Taxpayers

Apparently no one told the new House Majority Leader, Dan Hawkins, a Wichita Republican, that a blue wave had transformed Kansas…

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Why Don’t We Know the Identity of the KU Hospital Shooter?

At about 11:30 p.m. on Monday, December 3, a man shot and wounded a couple near Seventh Street and Osage…

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Facing Deep Cuts, KU Staff Push Back Against Administrative Fat Cats

Facing cuts of more than 150 positions, angry employees of the University of Kansas are finally speaking out about the…

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Kansas Tax Hikers Take Note, France #1 in Taxes.

A day after the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, backed down from introducing a climate change-inspired fuel tax increase, the Organization…

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Kansas to Pay “Controversial” Outfit $270,000 to Recruit 3 Teachers

In 2015, the Washington Post published an entire chapter from a book called “Good Intentions Gone Bad” about the “controversial”…

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Mad Chase to KU Hospital Ends in Shooting, Suicide

A shooting and subsequent suicide at KU Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas late on Monday night shows why hospitals, especially…

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Who Knew? Conservatives Gained Strength in Kansas, Elect Majority Leader

For all the self-congratulatory bluster coming out of the media this past month, who would have known that conservatives actually…

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No Charges Filed Against 74-Year-Old Kansas Woman Who Shot Intruder

“She called 911,” said Leavenworth Police Major Dan Nicodemus of the unnamed 74-year-old woman who shot an intruder. “She stayed…

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Whoa! Missouri Teacher Busted on Sex Charges Rehired by Neighboring District

The arrest of a male Missouri teacher may force open the doors on a scandalous practice that has much too…

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Despite Promises Not To, KC May Dun Taxpayers for KCI

In October 2017, when still helping sell the new single terminal at KCI, the Kansas City Star ran a story…

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Shawnee Dispatch Calls It A Day

“The Shawnee Dispatch is ceasing publication,” announced the staff on Wednesday, the final day of operation. “This edition will be…

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How Google Juggles the News

One way to find out what is happening in Kansas or Missouri is to first open Google News. Google News…

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74-Year-Old Leavenworth Woman Shoots, Kills Intruder

As reported in the Leavenworth Times, in the very early hours of Saturday morning, a 74-year-old Leavenworth woman shot and…

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15 Months Into Campus Carry, KU Reports First Teeny Violation

Some 15 months into the University of Kansas’s “controversial” campus carry law, the Lawrence Journal-World inquired to see how many…

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Sharice Davids Forgets Demand for “New Leadership Across the Board,” Backs Pelosi

As part of the media’s unblushing support for America’s first Indian/lesbian/cage fighting congressional candidate, the public radio station KCUR proudly…

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