Saturday, December 15, 2018

In Kansas, January Tax Revenue $24 Million Over Estimate

To its credit, the Kansas City Star acknowledged the solid performance by the Kansas economy in January in a headline story but concluded the headline with the predictable, "but shortfall remains unsolved." Figures released by...

KC Mayor James Smears Own Citizens in Plea to “Build Bridges Across Our Divides”

  I am sure Mayor Sly James meant well in his eye-popping letter to the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri, but if so, a change in PR people might well be in order. In sliming President Donald Trump,...

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...

Who Makes More Than the Governor: Johnson County Community College

As an ongoing service the Sentinel will be sharing salary data of taxpayer supported institutions. As a benchmark, we offer the current salary of Governor Sam Brownback, $99,636, which would seem to be a...

Star Links Brownback, Ryan as Supply Side “Evangelists” in Opinion Piece Passing as News

The Kansas City Star has an unfortunate habit of disguising its editorials as news items, rarely more blatantly than in Sunday's "The troubled 'Kansas Experiment' goes to Washington."  Having spent the last six years obsessed...

Just Whose Business Does Streetcar Boost?

  For a variety of reasons, none of them sound, the major media in the bi-state area feel compelled to promote Kansas City's still novel streetcar line. If the Kansas City Star writes a peppy...

How the Star Turns News into Editorials

"White House defends Trump's false belief millions voted illegally," read the headline of a Kansas City Star article this past week. With the insertion of the one word "false" the Star turned a news...

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