Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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    Media, Mods Fret Over Faith-Based “Firestorm” On Adoption Bill

    “We heard the terminology that there’s a firestorm coming,” Shelee Brim, a moderate Republican state rep from Shawnee, told the Kansas City Star. The...

    Do Students Know Faculty In Cash-Strapped Kansas Are Getting Rich?

    The Kansas Policy Institute has recently secured and posted state salaries for 2017, and the impression one get from reviewing them is that university...

    Students Whine: School Officials Set Rules for School-Sponsored ‘Walkout’

    If everyone is on board with your protest and you suffer no consequences as a result, is it really a protest? Those who suffered real...

    New York Times, Remember “The Honeymooners”?

    The New York Times, like much of the media, has a way of creating a social phenomenon where none exists. This tendency was on...

    It’s Not Just the Weather: People Voting with Their Feet for...

    Florida's tax burden continues on a downward path, and the state is being rewarded with population growth. The Sunshine State boasts the second lowest tax...

    KC Mayor Sly James Asks If 2nd Amendment Defenders Are “All...

    If a Nobel Prize were given for deflecting attention away from one's own failings by demonizing others, Kansas City Mayor Sly James would be...

    K-State Students Clamor for Separate but Equal Facilities

    That whole separate-but-equal question was settled back in 1954, and the decision was based on events that happened about an hour away from K-State's...

    The Revenue Pool the Kansas “Fairness” Crowd Dares Not Talk About

    In their desperate search to find revenue to satisfy the unelected judges on the Kansas Supreme Court, legislators look to the state's highest earners,...

    Greitens Should Fall on His Sword To Restore His Honor

    It's time for Missouri Eric Greitens to commit sepukku. Sepukku is Japanese ritual suicide, and falling on his own sword is the former warrior...

    Star Creates News to Rehash Salacious Greitens’ Scandal One More Time

    Perhaps it was a slow news day? (Narrator: It wasn't.) Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach aren't weighing in the...

    Higher Ed Advocates Wonder: Will Enough Ever Be Enough for K-12...

    State funding at Pittsburg State University is stagnant, sitting at the same level the school received in 2006 according to PSU President Steve Scott. Funding...

    Bill James, Kansas Educators Turn Their Lonely Eyes To You

    Before Kansas spends money it does not have to get educational results it cannot obtain, legislators would do well to recruit Holton native and...