Thursday, January 27, 2022

Duane Goossen, John Wilson deceive Kansans on tax relief

People connected to Democrat Laura Kelly’s administration have repeatedly misled Kansans on the facts related to tax relief, and a recent column in the Wichita Eagle is their latest attempt.  And like other attempts,...

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,...

Wyandotte legislators silent on minority education gaps

White students are more than twice as likely to be on track as Black students in Wyandotte County according to state assessment results, but most of the legislators representing these students don’t want to...

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...

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...

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...

The school board you elect is the school board you deserve

Thomas Jefferson’s warning – “The government you elect is the government you deserve” – is certainly ringing true these days, especially for parents whose children are being denied in-person learning by the school boards...

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...

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...

Stand Up Blue Valley: fund systems, not students

The Kansas House of Representatives just approved legislation to give academically challenged students a chance for a better education, and predictably, Stand Up Blue Valley is apoplectic.  Their latest diatribe contains the usual collection...