Saturday, August 19, 2017

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    Cleaver Poses as “Civility” Champion, Tweets Betray Him

    Visitors to the congressional home page of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Missouri) are greeted with a photo of the good reverend instructing a female colleague...

    Macabre Countdown to Weapon Issue Begins

    As students move into dorms at Kansas' state universities, media isn't counting down to the first football games or other exciting campus traditions. Instead,...

    Assassination Minded Senator Defies McCaskill, Refuses to Resign, Cleaver Silent

    Democratic Missouri state senator from University City, Maria Chappelle-Nadal, wished openly for the assassination of President Trump but ended up hurting her own party...

    Sorry, Teachers, In KCK the Pay Hikes Are Going to Your...

    In the allegedly broken, Brownback-battered, cash-starved domain of public education, administrators in the Kansas City, Kansas School District managed to eke out an average...

    Sen. Moran, Please Stop Tweeting

    On Tuesday, August 15, Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) elaborated on an earlier tweet. In full, it reads as follows: "White supremacy, bigotry and racism...

    Want to Get Rich? 6 Welding Trainers at JCCC Make Over...

    There are many people who are very generously paid at Johnson County Community College, but the most surprising employees on the top end of...

    Guess Who Else Didn’t Issue a Statement on Charlottesville?

    The Kansas Senate Minority leader released a statement denouncing elected Republicans for not issuing statements about Charlottesville, but it appears the Kansas Democratic Party and...

    Responding to White Nationalists Is a Mistake

    Danedri Herbert Continuing to respond to white nationalists is fueling the fire of their stupidity. I think we should stop. So, this column should probably...

    Trump Says Obvious About Charlottesville, Star Atwitter

    Even when President Donald Trump says the obvious about the incidents in Charlottesville--or anywhere else for that matter--Kansas City Star editors and their media...

    Is it Time to Rename Jackson County?

    In the media-sanctioned rush to erase America's heritage, it may be time for local leaders to rethink the name of the county many call...

    Media, “It Can Happen Again,” But Only With Your Help

    Being a largely reactive media, local TV stations respond to a national event by finding some person or thing that ties it to the...

    Star, Yoder to Host Town Hall Meeting

    The Kansas City Star will host a town hall meeting with Congressman Kevin Yoder, a Kansas Republican, and few are happy about it. The...