Thursday, February 20, 2020

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...
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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...
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Kansas Dems Look for New Leadership

The chair of the Kansas Democratic Party will not run for re-election. Lee Kinch announced his decision in a letter to Kansas Democratic state committee members. He cited the party's 2017 strategic goals as one reason...

Breaking: Tonganoxie School Super Arrested for School Sex Cover-Up

  On Tuesday, prosecutors in Linn County charged Chris Kleidosty, currently superintendent of the Tonganoxie Unified School District, with failing to report a teacher's having sex with a student. Also charged with the same offense was Tim Weis,...