Friday, May 24, 2019

The Sky Hasn’t Fallen–Top 20 Area Public Elementary Schools All in Johnson County

According to the educational ranking service, Niche, as reported by the Kansas City Business Journal, Johnson County public elementary schools, specifically Blue Valley schools, dominate the metropolitan area's top 25 public school list. Here...

Media Misleads on Moody’s Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service warned that a Gov. Sam Brownback tax increase veto was a "credit negative." The service didn't downgrade or change the state's credit rating, however. In a statement, the credit rating service said...

Missouri State Rep Calls for History of Abortion Exhibit

As reported on Missourinet, Republican state rep Mike Moon from the Springfield area wants to create a display representing the history of abortion in the state museum at the Capitol in Jefferson City. More provocatively, Moon wants the...

Kansas House Votes to Restore Mandated Teacher Tenure

Sandwiched between votes to override Gov. Sam Brownback's tax increase veto and debate to expand Medicaid, it almost got lost in the shuffle. Kansas House lawmakers voted to return state-mandated, guaranteed teacher tenure last...

$15 Minimum Wage Goes on KC August Ballot, Kansans Hoping It Passes

If local social justice warriors have their way, minimum wage workers in Kansas City, Missouri, could see their salaries nearly double by 2022. On Thursday, the KC City Council chose to comply with a Missouri...
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Montgomery County Chronicle Uses Parlor Tricks

Add the Montgomery County Chronicle to the list of agenda-driven news sources. The paper published an article, Legislature Unable to Override Brownback's Veto, on its Facebook page Feb. 23. It begins: "The Kansas Legislature late...
Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid Expansion Never Says Die

The House Health and Human Services Committee tabled a bill that would expand Medicaid, and Rep. Dan Hawkins declared it "dead," the same day. However, Democratic representatives used a procedural move to revive it. The...

Tony Botello of “Tony’s Kansas City” Answers the Sentinel’s 20 Questions

  What the major media most resent about the alternative media is the latter's freedom to pursue the truth. By doing just that, Tony Botello has made "Tony's Kansas City" arguably the second most influential...

Shawnee Mission North “Indians” Tell Lawrence PC Police to Back Off

Honoring their proud tradition, the "Indians" of Shawnee Mission North have stood firm in the face of PC criticism. The latest controversy began with an online post from a visiting Lawrence High School basketball...

Hartman Pivots from Business to Politics

No one calls him “Willis,” and they haven’t for decades, though that's his name. Willis “Wink” Hartman gave brief remarks during an Elephant Club luncheon in Leawood on Tuesday. He started by explaining how he got...