Saturday, February 16, 2019

Stand Up Blue Valley Finds a Boogey Man

Over at Stand Up Blue Valley, the group of so-called soccer moms has added a page to its website designed to throw shade at ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Commission. First, it's important to know a...

Star Rejects Connection Between Democratic Political Rhetoric and Scalise Shooting

In perhaps its first ever editorial in favor of the First Amendment Kansas City Star editors chose not to see any connection between the unprecedented viciousness of the political rhetoric leveled at President Donald Trump...

No Riots After Trooper Wrist Slap in Boating Death

In some obvious ways, the death of Brandon Ellingson while in the custody of Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper Anthony Piercey mirrors that of Freddie Gray's death in Baltimore two years ago. Like Gray,...
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Former Kansas Senate Prez Pushes Shopworn Russian Collusion Conspiracy Theory

Dave Kerr, nominally Republican president of the Kansas Senate from 2000-2004, has resurfaced in a "special to the Star" pushing an intricate tale of collusion between Donald Trump associates and the Putin government. "Many Americans...

No, Topeka C-J, “faulty wiring” did not destroy TWA 800

By Jack Cashill In a comprehensive and otherwise commendable Topeka Capital-Journal article on the TWA Museum in Kansas City, reporter Nigel Duara casually observes, "On July 17, 1996, all 230 people aboard died when faulty...

With State Travel to Kansas Banned, California B-Ball Team Must Pay Own Way to...

In an epic display of virtue-signaling, last year California banned state-funded travel to Kansas. Kansas's sin was its failure to stay au courant with the always "evolving" progressive thinking, such as it is, on...

Rep. Weber Describes Personal Experience with KanCare Improvements

Rep. Chuck Weber, a Wichita Republican, knows firsthand the challenges of dealing with the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Service bureaucracy. Weber is the father of  Billy, who has Down's Syndrome, the state representative...

Media Spank Sharice “No Show” Davids For Big Money Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy may be something of a norm in American politics, but if so, 3rd District Kansas Democratic candidate Sharice Davids is busting the curve. "She’s leading a letter-writing campaign involving 100 House Democratic candidates calling...

Olathe Republican Picnic Theme Irks Star

Olathe's annual Faith & Freedom picnic--to be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cedar Lake in Olathe--was promoted this year under a provocative banner. Quick to spot racism anywhere, and reflexively eager to...

5-Year Sentence for Missouri Woman Tests Abortion Law Logic

Emily S. Usnick, 36, of St. Elizabeth, Mo. wrapped her new born baby in plastic, stored her in a container, placed the container in the trunk of her car, and received a 5-year prison sentence...

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