Saturday, December 15, 2018

Their Fake Baby Images vs. Our Real Ones

It is unfortunate that America has reached the point where it makes sense to talk about "their images" and "ours," but such is the reality. Two stories in the news this past week show...

School Lawyer Sings Ominous Tune on Funding

Alan Rupe is singing a different tune on school funding than he was only a few weeks ago. In mid-December, Rupe, the attorney for a handful of schools suing the state for more money, said it's too...

March Madness: UMKC Faculty Rebelling Against Costly Division I Sports

Long simmering frustration with UMKC's costly sports program broke out into the open on campus last week when faculty members questioned the university's commitment to Division I sports. The university currently supports sixteen Division...

When Will Shorman Write about Marriage and Child Poverty

The rate of childhood poverty in Kansas has decreased by more than 25 percent, but local media refuses to give Gov. Sam Brownback any credit. (They're more than happy to attribute blame to the...

Claire, Remember When Democrats Liked Executive Orders

No sooner did President Donald Trump issue an executive temporarily restricting travel from seven designated countries then Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) demanded a meeting with DHS Secretary John Kelly. Democrats, in fact, were almost...

Kansas Supreme Court Seems Poised to Ask For More School Money

Today, May 22, the Kansas Supreme Court is hearing arguments on the state's latest effort to pacify the judges, namely an additional $548 million for public education phased in over five years. The legislature approved...

Should KC Royals Sign Accused Child Molester?

The Kansas City Royals are considering the signing of a star college pitcher who, as a 15 year old, was accused of being a child molester. Although Luke Heimlich, now 22, continues to deny the...

Hensley Litmus Test: No Republicans for Board of Regents

Sen. Anthony Hensley, a Topeka Democrat, objects to a Republican serving on the Kansas Board of Regents. His objection is rooted in the fact that a nominee holds Republican values, though he doesn't list any specifics....

Kansas Senate Votes to Condemn Pornography Over Tiny RINO Protest

On Tuesday, the Kansas Senate voted to condemn pornography. Offering the resolution was Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook, a Republican from Shawnee. The language of the resolution is simple and straightforward. In its short form, the...
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Mother of Slain 7-Year-Old Sues Social Workers in Missouri, Kansas

In the lawsuit just filed, the mother, grandmother and sister of slain 7-year-old Adrian Jones have shown the frailty of the concept, "It takes a village to raise a child." The Jones case received...

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