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October 06th, 2022
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A SECOND OPINION, David Dorsey, Kansas Policy Institute   The governor of Kansas has virtually no role in public education in the state. The only mention of the governor in the state constitution is the authority to appoint members of the state board of regents.  There is no mention of...

A SECOND OPINION, The Manhattan Mercury   Laura Kelly, the incoming governor of Kansas, is going a bit too far. During a forum this week in Topeka, Gov.-elect Kelly said this about the situation with state agencies: "We said this all through the campaign that the problems were broad and...

GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillips, Kismet   Many of those who have read my columns throughout the years know I’m not impressed with the intelligence of the average professional sports players. Time and investigations have not improved my opinions of those people. In fact, they not only...

MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron   Beginning Part 2, one straightforward assertion I would make is that each of us is here for a purpose. We can trust that our life has worth, and that God gives meaning to our days. He also calls persons to specific work. Looking personally at why we’re in...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   President Donald Trump continues to take bold steps, recapturing America's exceptionalism at home and leadership abroad. These important developments are too often getting drowned out by relentless noise in Washington, where the media obsess over many issues...

GUEST COLUMN, John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau   Many, many traditions exemplify Christmas – a decorated tree, colored lights, gift giving, parties and turkey or ham dinners. Most of these traditions are recent additions. The greatest gift associated with Christmas is the one of caring...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas Policy Institute   In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings this year, that authorizes states to legalize sports betting and tax out of state sales, policymakers see opportunities to increase government revenue and support more spending. However, the new...

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   While watching a great basketball game at Seward County Community College last week, I was able to visit with some of the people that taught when I was a student there. Our conversation reminded me of how important it is to receive a quality education, and how...

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris   During the campaign of 2008, presidential candidate Barack Obama had his staff offer Rev. Jeremiah Wright $150,000 so as not to embarrass him. During the campaign of 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump had his lawyer offer porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   As France is gripped by civil disorder, many commentators identify, quite correctly, as the culprit the outsized burden that France's bloated welfare state places on its citizens. According a recent report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris

 

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MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron

 

Last week’s article featured the Old Testament’s King David, [ ... ]

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