Friday, April 3, 2020
gun rights

KU Profs Worry About Free Speech in Campus Carry Debate. Seriously?

Faculty members at the University of Kansas, or so the Daily Kansan would have us believe, are "concerned about free speech at the university." This worry is somehow heightened by the "upcoming implementation of concealed...

First Time Ever, Dorothy, A Year With No Violent Tornadoes in US

"We’re now days away from this becoming the first year in the modern record with no violent tornadoes touching down in the United States," reports the Washington Post ingenuously under a photo of a...

Merriam Dem: Lawmakers Are Constitutionally Obligated to Fund Schools, Not Roads

Schools need to be priority one, Rep. Jarrod Ousley, a Merriam Democrat, told a meeting of several Johnson County lawmakers shortly before the Kansas Legislature gaveled in for veto session. The meeting included Johnson...
Connecticut

Taxing Rich Doesn’t Work, Connecticut Learns

Kansas legislators may want to heed Connecticut's warning. Lawmakers in the Nutmeg State face a $2.2 billion deficit next year, and Gov. Dannel Malloy warned the shortfalls are because state government depends too much on...

Why Has Deaf Community Turned Against First Deaf Candidate for Kansas House?

As the first deaf candidate for the Kansas House, Chris Haulmark has gotten a lot of media attention, even from the national media.  As the Miami Herald reported in August, "Chris Haulmark can't speak...

Cierpiot “Hangs On,” Wins Open Senate Seat by 8 in 3-Way Contest

The Kansas City Star headline would make the reader think that the election was a nail-biter: "Republican Mike Cierpiot hangs on to win KC area seat in Missouri Senate." In fact, Cierpiot, of Lee’s Summit,...

Good Samaritans Save Woman From Knife Wielding Beau in Downtown KC

In the same news cycle that Kansas City, Missouri, observed its 100th homicide of 2018, the media reported the heroic efforts by several local men to save a pregnant woman from her knife wielding...

KU Could Be on The Hook for Millions If Football Coaches Are Fired

There is something about losing five straight football games and giving up an average of more than 50 points a game that gets taxpayers interested in learning just how much it costs to lose...

Suspect in Indian Student Murder Shoots 3 KC Cops, Is Killed in Return

After a wild afternoon, with shootings at three different locations, Kansas City Police shot and killed the suspect in the July 6 murder of Sharath Koppu, a UMKC grad student from India. The suspect, still...

Former “Rising star in Missouri’s Democratic Party” Mike Sanders to Plead Guilty to Corruption...

Kudos to the Kansas City Star for pointing out in the very first sentence of its article on the disgraced former Jackson County executive and prosecutor, Mike Sanders, that he was "once a rising...