Monday, March 25, 2019

Dated Poll Suggests Kansans Favor Medicaid Expansion

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, or ACS CAN, is touting a poll of 500 Kansans that suggests voters would prefer that the state expand Medicaid. KCUR, a Kansas City public radio station,...

Legends Honors Communist Pornographer–And That’s Just the Half of It

Among the Kansas "legends" that the Legends Outlets Kansas City currently celebrates on its website is one Frank Marshall Davis. Those who recognize the name and read the biography of Davis on the website...

31 States Have Higher Gasoline Taxes Than Kansas

Drivers pay less in gasoline taxes at Kansas pumps than they do in many other states, according to data released by the Tax Foundation. However, drivers who fill up in Kansas pay significantly more than their...

Convicted Serial Killer Gosnell Sent Hard Cases to Kansas

  Unlikely bestseller, Gosnell: The Untold Story of America's Most Prolific Serial Killer, holds a surprise for those who still believe that murdered abortionist George Tiller was performing a useful public service in his Wichita clinic. As...

Yael Pushes Kander for President in 2020, Seriously

Long time Star editorialist turned blogger Yael Abouhalkah believes that former Missouri secretary of state Jason Kander is presidential timber (or "timbre," reader's call). "Jason Kander is a young, articulate, thoughtful, progressive Democrat and, yes, he...

Senate Republican Closed Caucus Meeting Goes Public

Senate Republicans met in closed caucus on Jan. 30 at the Topeka headquarters of the Kansas Association of Insurance Agents. Only Republican Senators, one staff revisor of statutes, and Senate leadership staff attended the...

KC Seven Times More Lethal in 2016 than NYC

In its article on Kansas City homicides, "Half of 2016 KCMO homicides cleared or solved," KSHB missed the larger story. The real story isn't the clearance rate. The real story is the homicide rate. The...

Trouble Retaining Teachers? Not Exactly

Democratic state Reps. Jerry Stodgill, Prairie Village, and Steven Crum, Haysville, introduced a bill to restore mandatory so-called due process, or tenure, for K-12 teachers. Legislators made it easier for school districts to fire teachers...

Hawver’s Bemoans ‘Sketchy’ Fiscal Note

Hawver's Capitol Report, a subscription-only digital publication, called a fiscal note presented last week  to the Kansas House Tax Committee "sketchy." The fiscal note from the Kansas Department of Revenue indicated revenues would increase only...

Can New Star Editor Live Down Wikileaks Revelation?

The Kansas City Star has recently shaken up its editorial board. Management put out to pasture long time editorial writers who ranged from squishy left, Barbara Shelley and Yael Abouhalkah, to the hard--if confused--left,...

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