Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Support honest journalism this Giving Tuesday

Media bias is a growing threat to liberty and you can do something about it this Giving Tuesday, December 1, by supporting honest journalism at the Sentinel. Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement created...

Prairie Village officials cause housing to be less affordable

Every time a government entity creates or contributes to a problem, the proposed solution is inevitably more government.  The City of Prairie Village is doing just that, with a special committee to examine housing...

Framework for Growth: more of what failed to produce growth

With Kansas in its fifth straight decade of economic stagnation, Commerce Secretary David Toland’s Framework for Growth plan looks to propose the same things tried in the past rather than address the root causes...

Wichita State prof: keep kids in underperforming schools

The folksy saying that goes ‘Don’t spit on my boots and try to tell me it’s raining’ means ‘don’t try to deceive me with a brazen false claim.’  That saying came to mind while...

More school funding deception from Stand Up Blue Valley

A recent Facebook post by Stand Up Blue Valley is another good example of advocacy groups placing a higher priority on money than on student achievement.  And true to form, they talk down 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...

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...

Blue Valley district deprives parents of due process rights

The Blue Valley school district in Johnson County deprived two parents of their due process rights on Tuesday when the district canceled their SB 40 grievance hearings. Today, one of those parents was again...

Federal funding discrimination hurts many Kansas restaurants

Federal stimulus payments and $300 per week in extra unemployment benefits are making it difficult for restaurants and other small businesses all across the nation to find people willing to work.  Just this week,...

What is Gov. Kelly’s Department of Revenue trying to hide?

The Kansas Department of Revenue is ignoring an Open Records request, in what could be an attempt to cover up their misrepresentation of state revenue estimates to legislators. Earlier this month, Kansas Policy Institute (the...