Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Kelly admin irresponsibly trying to scare Kansans into submission

Governor Laura Kelly and KDHE Secretary Dr. Lee Norman should be providing comprehensive information that puts COVID in context but instead, they’re fearmongering and manipulating data to scare Kansans into submission.  They treat people...

KDHE, media collaborate on more mask mandate deception

Once again, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and media are collaborating to deceive Kansans about the effectiveness of mask mandates.  To be clear, this isn’t about whether masks are beneficial; it is...

KDHE claims not to know total number of Kansas deaths in 2020

In response to our Kansas Open Records Act, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment says it doesn’t know the number of Kansas deaths from all causes his year. Email correspondence from the agency KORA...

Open schools now

Another Johnson County teenager committed suicide last week due to COVID restrictions imposed by school boards and county health officials, according to people close to the family who spoke with the Sentinel.  There’s nary...

Kansas Reflector legislative coverage puts media bias on full display

Media bias comes in many flavors; making outright false claims, slipping editorial statements in news stories to push a political viewpoint, excluding relevant information to mislead readers, selectively using code words to undercut the...

Media covering up government misdeeds is a serious threat to liberty

On Monday, September 14, Democratic Kansas Governor Laura Kelly carefully parsed her words to make Kansans believe 23 people died from COVID over the weekend; only one of those deaths had a weekend date,...

More false accusations from Kansas Reflector and ESU prof

An opinion piece in the left-leaning Kansas Reflector criticizing the Sentinel and Kansas Policy Institute for our work to inform the public about a variety of COVID-related issues concluded by saying “damn their lies.” ...

USD 231 said less than 25% of MS and HS kids remote

USD 231 Gardner Edgerton earlier this week blamed "confusing" questions from the Kansas Dept. of Education (KSDE) for reporting the district offered onsite learning for middle school and high school students for the first...

KBOE President Jim Porter deceives on student achievement (again)

State Board of Education President Jim Porter made a conscious attempt to deceive members of the House K-12 Budget Committee yesterday about student achievement in Kansas. Committee Chair Kristey Williams asked Porter about efforts to...

Delaying property tax honesty bill implementation is bad for taxpayers

A parade of city and county officials yesterday asked the House Taxation Committee to delay implementation of the property tax honesty bill from this year to next year, saying they don’t have enough time...