Sunday, September 19, 2021

Hypocritical hissy fits from SUBV, Game On over 1776 Project endorsements

They didn’t object when Democrats Laura Kelly, Sharice Davids, and Barbara Bollier got financial backing from out-of-state donors.  But Stand Up Blue Valley and Game On for Kansas Schools are having hypocritical hissy fits...

Overland Park city council won’t be honest with citizens

Last night’s Overland Park revenue neutral hearing showed why Kansans support the new Truth in Taxation law.  Taxpayers are fed up with local officials not being honest about property tax increases and treating them...

Stand Up Blue Valley stands for mediocrity and bureaucracy

Stand Up Blue Valley likes to portray its leaders as “concerned parents” but their actions show they exist to support an entrenched bureaucracy that perpetuates educational mediocrity. This week they are listing the qualifications they...

JoCo school boards request political ‘cover’ from commissioners

“Legal department had not made final review,” wrote Johnson County Commission Chair Ed Eilert , explaining why the school district opt-out provision of the county mask mandate in the initial draft was removed.  That...

Go to RNR hearings and demand lower property tax

There will be a lot of RNR hearings coming in the next four weeks where local officials will try to justify unnecessary property increases, giving taxpayers the opportunity to demand lower taxes.  So far,...

Overland Park wastes $800,000 on mini-roundabouts

The late Milton Friedman could have been thinking about the City of Overland Park when he said, “when a man spends someone else’s money on someone else, he doesn’t how much he spends or...

1619 Project, critical race theory in Wichita schools

Red, White, and Black – Rescuing American History from Revisionists and Race Hustlers is, according to its publisher, “corrective to the falsified version of black history presented by The 1619 Project, radical activists, and...

Kathleen Sebelius: no freedom for the unvaccinated

Former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius thinks people who choose not to get the COVID vaccine should be prevented from going to work or anywhere else.  No freedom to choose; just stay in your home...

KSDE denial of critical race theory is just another fairy tale

The rapidly growing backlash against critical race theory yesterday prompted the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) to deny that CRT is included in curriculum standards.  Commissioner Randy Watson said the K-thru-12 history, government, and...

Shawnee Mission spent $400k on Deep Equity/CRT training

The Shawnee Mission school district says it doesn’t use critical race theory, but a Sentinel investigation found that the district spent more $400,000 on Corwin’s Deep Equity training, which is based on critical race...