Sunday, July 21, 2019

Missouri State Senator Meltdown: Chappelle-Nadal Demands Slavery Reparations

A Missouri State Senator demanded reparations for slavery on the floor of the state Senate yesterday. Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal specifically told Senators the state owes her family deserves more than what they're getting today based...
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Lawmakers Pine to Pile Tax Hikes on Tax Hikes

Lawmakers are eager to craft legislation that would return tax rates to those in effect in 2012. That was the year legislators eliminated the top personal income tax rate, lowered personal income tax rates, and...

Star’s Kraske: “KCI Fight a Reminder of the City’s Long History of Resisting Change”

Kansas City Star political writer Steve Kraske cites any number of oranges to make the case for the apple of his eye, a new single-terminal KCI. Kraske's thesis is that the stubborn philistines of Kansas...

Media-Public Ed Complex Gives KCK School Super Participation Trophy

In honoring KCK superintendent Cynthia Lane, the media-public education complex has given life to the old Woody Allen adage, "80 percent of success is showing up.” The retiring school super deserves credit for enduring 29...

Mission Woods: Small City, Smaller Heart

According to the 2010 census, the city of Mission Woods, Kansas, has only 168 people. In their collective wisdom, however, these folks are challenging the notion that small government, close to home, works best. Despite...

MU Persists With Fake History of Murdered Gay Student Matthew Shepard

"I think one of the most important messages of this play is that we all contribute to a culture that creates situations like what happened to Matthew Shepard," said Catherine Gleason, the director of the...

Colyer Executive Order Grants 17,000 State Employees Paid Leave

According to the Associated Press, outgoing Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed an executive order granting paid parental leave to more than 17,000 government employees. As specified in the order, all state employees under the governor's jurisdiction...