Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Media, Mods Fret Over Faith-Based “Firestorm” On Adoption Bill

“We heard the terminology that there’s a firestorm coming,” Shelee Brim, a moderate Republican state rep from Shawnee, told the Kansas City Star. The Star thought the quote headline worthy and promoted it with...
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Do Students Know Faculty In Cash-Strapped Kansas Are Getting Rich?

The Kansas Policy Institute has recently secured and posted state salaries for 2017, and the impression one get from reviewing them is that university faculty and administrators in cash-strapped Kansas are getting rich or...

Students Whine: School Officials Set Rules for School-Sponsored ‘Walkout’

If everyone is on board with your protest and you suffer no consequences as a result, is it really a protest? Those who suffered real consequences for peaceful protest, even unto death, would probably beg...

New York Times, Remember “The Honeymooners”?

The New York Times, like much of the media, has a way of creating a social phenomenon where none exists. This tendency was on full display in an April 22 article headlined, "Public Servants...

It’s Not Just the Weather: People Voting with Their Feet for Low Tax Burden...

Florida's tax burden continues on a downward path, and the state is being rewarded with population growth. The Sunshine State boasts the second lowest tax burden--behind Alaska--and enjoyed the second largest spike in population growth--behind...

KC Mayor Sly James Asks If 2nd Amendment Defenders Are “All About The Money”

If a Nobel Prize were given for deflecting attention away from one's own failings by demonizing others, Kansas City Mayor Sly James would be a leading candidate. In the seven years that he has been...

K-State Students Clamor for Separate but Equal Facilities

That whole separate-but-equal question was settled back in 1954, and the decision was based on events that happened about an hour away from K-State's main campus. Perhaps someone should mention that to Kansas State...

The Revenue Pool the Kansas “Fairness” Crowd Dares Not Talk About

In their desperate search to find revenue to satisfy the unelected judges on the Kansas Supreme Court, legislators look to the state's highest earners, often citing "fairness" as their motive. In their search for revenue,...

Greitens Should Fall on His Sword To Restore His Honor

It's time for Missouri Eric Greitens to commit sepukku. Sepukku is Japanese ritual suicide, and falling on his own sword is the former warrior Greitens can restore his honor and salvage any hopes of...

Star Creates News to Rehash Salacious Greitens’ Scandal One More Time

Perhaps it was a slow news day? (Narrator: It wasn't.) Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach aren't weighing in the brewing scandal in the state next door, and that fact...

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