Tuesday, March 2, 2021

KS education lobby attacks opportunity – Part 3, KASB

The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB), the taxpayer-funded lobbying arm of local school boards, this week renewed their opposition to at-risk students getting better educational opportunities.  Last week, they opposed opening the tax...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

COVID vaccines should go to elderly before prisoners

Governor Laura Kelly’s intention to give the COVID vaccines to prisoners ahead of the elderly and others among the most vulnerable in the general population is misguided, and it’s not supported by the data. To...

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...

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...