Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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    It Is Time to Recognize That Not Everyone on Disability Is...

    Disability advocates are angry about potential changes to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Last week, two Topeka activists for the disabled--Mike Oxford and Ami...

    No, It Was Not Our Thomas “What’s the Matter” Frank That...

    It has been a rough couple of days for CNN: first the network has to fire three staffers, including a Thomas Frank, for collaborating on...

    KC Star, Columbia Missourian Mum on Bombshell CNN McCaskill Russian Report

    On Monday evening, CNN International broke a politically significant story well capsulized in the headline, "Despite tweet, McCaskill attended reception at Russian ambassador's home." As...

    Stand Up Blue Valley Finds a Boogey Man

    Over at Stand Up Blue Valley, the group of so-called soccer moms has added a page to its website designed to throw shade at ALEC,...

    Media Attempts to Discredit Republican Governor

    Illinois is entering a fiscal death spiral. Though the state has faced years of financial mismanagement, media is gearing up to blame the state's...

    What? Kansas Sixth in the Nation in State Support for Schools?...

    For all the media talk about Gov. Sam Brownback slashing and cutting funding for schools it turns out that only five states in the...

    Will Media Thank Missouri Lawmakers for Efforts to Avert Disaster?

    The Missouri General Assembly adopted legislation that bans Missouri cities from enacting minimum wages that differ from the state's rate of $7.70 per hour in...

    Global Cooling Alert: KC Flirts with Record Lows

    While the media fixates on warmer than average temperatures in Arizona, they have chosen not to notice as a major cooling front engulfs the...

    NARAL: Subverting the Language in a Neighborhood Near You

    The yard sign posted in this middle class Kansas City neighborhood seems benign enough until you realize how the language has been subverted to...

    Kobach Defies Star’s Shaming Campaign, Speaks at Olathe GOP Picnic

    Troubled that the Olathe GOP used "Olathe Lives Matter" as a theme for its annual Faith & Freedom picnic, the Star called various GOP officials...

    Real Newsweek Headline: “Women on Birth Control Could Be Banned From...

    Those major media pundits who wonder why so many Americans ignore them need only read this one Newsweek headline from June 23,  "Women on Birth...

    Real KCUR Headline: “A Queer, Undocumented, Rural American Tells His Story”

    The queer, undocumented, rural American in question--Moises Serrano by name--tell his story in the Tiffany Rhynard film, "'Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America,"...