Sunday, July 21, 2019
Kansas judiciary

Star Ties Bizarre Power & Light Law Suit to Trump

Who knew that Kansas City's Power & Light District discriminated against African Americans and that the man ultimately responsible for those discriminatory practices is an adviser to President Donald Trump? Having discovered this link, the...

Why Are Planned Parenthood and Sierra Club Backing “Clean Missouri” Amendment?

The Missouri ballot this November is almost criminally long and complicated, all the better to give the deceptively named "Clean Missouri" Amendment, Amendment 1, a better chance of passing. Amendment 1 includes lots of what...

Star Report on Hotel “Profiling” Case Leaves Out Stunningly Crucial Details

The local media are abuzz about an Alabama man of Indian birth who was allegedly profiled and insulted at a downtown hotel because of his name and skin color. “He started screaming, yelling,” Ahmed...

Shocker: Star Editorial on Hefner Gets His Legacy Pretty Much Right

The death of Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner has exposed a longstanding divide in the progressive movement. Surprisingly, the editorial in the Kansas City Star falls on the right side of that divide, in...

Planned Parenthood Opening Abortion Biz on Cleaver Blvd. Founder Would Be Pleased

“We are thrilled to announce that Missouri women can now access safe and legal abortion services at our midtown health center,” enthused the interim CEO of the local Planned Parenthood chapter, Aaron Samulcek. "Midtown"...

K-State Group Scares Alums with Bogus Numbers

The Wildcats for Higher Education, a Kansas State alumni association, sent its members a scare email this week chock-a-block with bogus numbers. "Higher education in the state has been cut over $75.1 million in the...
bathroom bill

Media Pushes Fable that NC Losing Billions from Bathroom Bill

North Carolina tourism grew in 2016, despite numerous reports that the state would lose tourist dollars if it passed a controversial religious bathroom bill last year. The Associated Press, for example, warned the state...

Media Mum on Immigration Status of Accused Plaza Shooter, Had Been in “ICE Custody”

In a just media world, there would be no reason for the Sentinel to focus on the case of accused Plaza shooter Belal Rhaimeh, but for better or worse, it is not a just...

Is Mayor Sly James Minimum Wage Gambit Really About GO Bonds?

Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Sly James does not want his city to be the only one in Missouri with a $15 an hour minimum wage. So in a statement on Monday he laid out...

KU Cool With Defaced American Flag, Distressed By “Kekistan” Flag

Just a few weeks ago, hundreds of students at the University of Kansas lined Massachusetts Avenue to protest the removal of a defaced American flag. Sponsored by KU's Spencer Museum of Art, the flag...