Sunday, December 9, 2018

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    Media Roll Out Double Standard for Trump Visit

    The media rolled out their double standard for President Donald Trump's visit to Kansas City on Friday for a Project Safe Neighborhoods Conference. If proof...

    Media Incurious About Accused, District-Hopping Teacher Pedophile

    In 2015, the Hazelwood, Missouri, School District fired Deonte Taylor, now 35. On November 13 of that year, Taylor allegedly took a 7-year-old boy out...

    KPI Corrects Laura Kelly USA Today Gloat

    Kansas Governor-elect Laura Kelly recently took to the pages of USA Today to gloat about her victory and to further misinform America about why...

    But How Do Nemaha Countians Feel About Providing Wind Power to...

    As reported in the Daily Kansan, officials at the University of Kansas are pleased with a new 20-year contract with Westar Energy that guarantees KU's...

    Huh? “Voter Suppression” in Kansas Leads to Record Turnout

    Those who google "voter suppression" and "Kobach" will be treated to 133,000 stories, many of them awash in hysteria, that contain both words. Some...

    What the Death of a “Right-Wing Activist” Tells Us About Her...

    Theresa Emerson of Parkville, who died last month at 66, would never have shied from the designation "right-wing activist," no matter how relentlessly the...

    Washington Post Imagines Kansas As A Right Wing Freak Show

    One has to wonder sometimes if the editors at the Washington Post actually read what they are publishing, and if they do read it,...

    Huh? Journalism Guru Blasts New Kansas Entrepreneurial Institute

    One time Wichita Eagle editor W. Davis "Buzz" Merritt Jr. helped launch the movement that goes by the name of "public" or "civic" journalism....

    Media, Organizers Overlook Power Struggle Threatening “Women’s March”

    To protest the second anniversary of the inauguration of President Donald Trump, two area groups, Unity Southeast in Kansas City and Love Thy Neighbor-Kansas...

    Colyer Executive Order Grants 17,000 State Employees Paid Leave

    According to the Associated Press, outgoing Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed an executive order granting paid parental leave to more than 17,000 government employees. As specified...

    How the Pilgrims Invented America

    In his otherwise impressive 2007 book, Mayflower, Nathaniel Philbrick slights what is arguably the Pilgrims' most important and enduring contribution to America: their trial...

    Eagle Take on Women in Kansas Politics Makes Close to No...

    One would hope that after helping elect a new female governor and a new congresswoman, who is Indian and lesbian to boot, contributors to...