Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Political Report Theorizes Risks for 2 KS Congressional Incumbents

The Cook Political Report, a newsletter than analyzes elections and campaigns, theorizes that Congressmen Kevin Yoder and Ron Estes may face headwinds in the November election. The report used seven factors to determine which...

Can Lincoln University’s All-White Golf Team Win The PGA Minority Championship?

On May 11, the male golf team of Lincoln University, an historically black college in Jefferson City, will compete in this year's PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship. The tournament begins May 11 in Port...

Who Wrote The Threatening Letters To Gay Kansas School Teacher?

The Kansas City Star headline sums up the nearly universal media angle on this unfolding story: "'Queers will burn': Gay Kansas teacher quits and moves because of threatening letters." The story by Lisa Gutierrez is...
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How Are Those Gun-Free School Zones Working Out? Not Well, Kobach Tells 2A Supporters

As Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach watched 16-year-old gun control advocates rally following a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, he thought Second Amendment advocates needed to answer. “Because you know, when you’re 16...

K-State Students Clamor for Separate but Equal Facilities

That whole separate-but-equal question was settled back in 1954, and the decision was based on events that happened about an hour away from K-State's main campus. Perhaps someone should mention that to Kansas State...

Judge in Greitens Case Slams State For “Sanctionable Discovery Violations”

Having reminded the prosecutors in the Greitens case that "these rules are not mere rules of etiquette,” Circuit Judge Rex Burlison declared on Thursday, “Clearly in this case the state has committed sanctionable discovery...

With Sheriff Scandal, If Jackson County Is “Garden of Eden” It’s After The Fall

The anthemic song, "I Believe," in the Broadway megahit Book of Mormon has this one eye-popping lyric, "I believe that the Garden of Eden was in Jackson County, Missouri." If that be true, Jackson County's...

Americans Will Spend More on Taxes than Groceries, Food, Housing Combined in 2018

As Americans scramble to meet the national deadline to pay their taxes this year, they'll need to work through April 19th to pay next year's bill. Tax Freedom Day® is the day in which Americans...

Would Online Sales Tax Collections Be a Savior of Kansas’ Budget?

Lawmakers are banking on the U.S. Supreme Court overturning a 1992 decision, known as Quill, that limits the ability of states to collect sales taxes on some internet purchases. The Court will hear oral arguments...

Greitens’ Prosecutors Admit “Egregious Mistakes,” Face Dismissal of Case

Two separate Associated Press reports on the criminal investigation into Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens use the word "egregious," each in a slightly different context. No matter how exactly Chief Trial Assistant Robert Dierker used...

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