Saturday, February 17, 2018

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    Those Who Scoff at Hawley’s Take on Sexual Revolution Should Look...

    Missouri attorney general and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley was widely criticized recently for daring to suggest that the "sexual revolution" was not necessarily...

    Case of Alleged Emporia State Kissing Prof Taxes The System

    The story out of Emporia State University has already made it to the Kansas City Star and, given the national mood, may soon make...

    Garden City Paper Refuses to Print Any of GOP Debate Rules...

    The writers at the Garden City Telegram are too deeply ensconced in their own heads to actually read the document they excoriate in a...

    Deep Anti-Trump Strategy Emerging in Missouri Senate Race

    Within hours of his entrance into the Missouri Senate race, Kansas City lawyer Craig O'Dear has already netted more "earned media"--i.e. free publicity--than any...

    Illegal Immigrant Icon Syed Jamal Was Candidate for Lawrence School Board

    Not since the Elian Gonzalez case 18 years years ago have the media paid as much attention to the plight of an illegal immigrant...

    Solar Enthusiasts in Kansas Want You to Pay Their Electric Bills

    Westar Energy finds itself in something of a public relations bind: to appear to be a friend to the solar industry Westar must charge...

    Did Shawnee Mission Hire New Super to ‘Manage Decline’?

    The Shawnee Mission School District has a list of expectation for the newly hired superintendent, Michael Fulton, the former Missouri Superintendent of the Year...

    KC Star Attempts to Sell False Bridge Tale

    The Kansas City Star editorial board has a bridge it'd like to sell Missouri lawmakers, and they use an actual closed bridge as a...

    Uh, Media, Did Local McDonald’s Workers Really Walk Off Their Jobs...

    In an online story updated at noon on KCTV-5, reporters Daniel Barnett and Stephanie Kayser assured the audience that today, February 12, "Employees at...

    Kansas Ranking on Highways–#2 in Nation–Shocks Media Into Silence

    Among the jewels of accepted wisdom about the Gov. Sam Brownback administration is that, as Esquire's Charles Pierce so gently phrased it, "Brownback would...

    KS Press Association Weaves Inaccurate Tale of Candidates Skipping Debate

    The Kansas Press Association is in a huff, because none of the Republican gubernatorial frontrunners showed up to its debate. Most GOP candidates signed...

    White Guilt Undermining Legacy of Black Buffalo Soldiers

    In 1866, the Inited States Congress established the first all-black peacetime regiment in the regular U.S. Army, a regiment that came to be known...