Sunday, October 22, 2017

Beware of Polls on KCI, Trump-Bashing Philly “Top Operative” Knows How to Use Them

To help sell the new single terminal at KCI, the City of Kansas City has turned to the Chicago-based Dover Strategy Group, in particular a "top operative" from Philadelphia named Mark Nevins. Nevins knows...

Star Editorial Board Suffers School Funding Whiplash

Remaining, regular readers of the Kansas City Star can be excused for their confusion over how Star editorial writers think Kansas should fund its public schools. Judging from a recent editorial, the editorial board members...

Least Republican-Republican Cans Kansas in WaPo

The Washington Post found a Republican to trash tax cuts. In a recent column, Kansas State Sen. Dinah Sykes bashes tax cuts. Sykes, known locally as the Senator most likely to burst into tears...

Sentinel Posts Article Number 1,000, Shines Needed Light on Region!

The Sentinel began publishing on January 30, 2017, and with this article we have reached the 1,000 article milestone. We could not have done it without you. As an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that...

State Owes $3 Million Thanks to 2009 Sebelius Budget

Kansas must reimburse more $3 million in funds legislators swept from fee funds to balance the budget in 2009, and the local coverage would leave the distracted reader to assume it's somehow the result of wrongdoing by former...

Hey, Edgemoor, Where Are the Seats?

Kevin Koster, who has led a years-long fight to get some straight answers about the fate of KCI, has a question for those Edgemoor folks commissioned to build a new terminal: where are the...

Is Star Conspiring With “Yes” Campaign to Misinform Citizens on KCI Vote?

Just six weeks ago, the Kansas City Star issued strong support for an initiative that promised to “increase transparency” and “limit the influence of Big Money in local elections.” The Star called it a...

MainStream Coalition Perverts Definition of Freedom

In a recent email, the MainStream Coalition attempts to re-define freedom so that employers are required to provide whatever employees desire. The coalition takes issue with a recent Trump Administration decision to roll back an Obamacare requirement...

Washington Post Gives McCaskill “Four Pinocchios” For Phony Breast Cancer Alibi, Star Mum

On Tuesday, the Washington Post fact-checker gave Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill "four Pinocchios" out of a maximum four for her explanation on CNN as to why she missed a crucial Senate vote.. The law in...

Stupid Statistic: “Missouri 10th in the nation for women killed by men”

Looking for a local angle in the wake of the Weinstein scandal, the Columbia Missourian settled on the one featured in its headline, "Report: Missouri 10th in the nation for women killed by men...

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