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December 09th, 2022
L&T Opinions Page
L&T Publisher Earl Watt   I’ve been getting my hair cut at Rick’s Hair Design since the second grade, and over the years Ernie Schafer and I have discussed everything from classic cars to politics. But one topic we really put some thought into years ago was how to solve the illegal...

GUEST COLUMN, Shannon Francis, 125th District Representative   My first two weeks as a committee chairman have been very rewarding. I met with Appropriations Chair Troy Waymaster and Interim Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) Secretary Julie Lorenz on funding to preserve our...

MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron   As part of small congregations most of our lives, my wife and I have been privileged to experience the “Family of God” in worship services and fellowship. As we discussed last week, the Church is made up of people with different callings, gifts – aptitudes,...

GUEST COLUMN, Shannon Francis, State Representative   On Monday, we opened the 2019 Legislative Session. The House re-elected one of Southwest Kansas’ own - Ron Ryckman, Jr. - as Speaker of the House.  Speaker Ryckman represents the community of Olathe, but grew up in Meade. In his...

GUEST COLUMN, John Schlagek, Kansas Farm Bureau   For more than two centuries some perched high atop barns, silos, homes and sheds throughout much of rural America during the 19th and 20th centuries. These silent sentinels guarded buildings from lightning that attacked from the...

A SECOND OPINION, The Lawrence Journal-World   Before they push hard for tax cuts, Republican legislators would be wise to remember the mistakes that cost the party the governor's office. Last week, newly inaugurated Gov. Laura Kelly outlined her proposed budget for the 2020 fiscal year....

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   Last week, Liberal’s LEAD organization brought Dr. Bill Mitchell to town to discuss economic development, and perhaps his biggest impact statement had nothing to do with preparing for outsiders to move to Liberal. Mitchell’s business experience at all levels...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas Policy Institute   Campaign promises appear to be the foundation of the views on Medicaid expansion instead of sound data and sound solutions. Perhaps the most well-known argument for Medicaid expansion is the belief it helps the state budget. The Kansas Policy...

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   There is a sad truth in America that has bene hidden in a phrase that is somewhat misleading. It’s called white privilege, which is defined as “inherent advantages possessed by a white person on the basis of their race in a society characterized by racial...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   One day Americans will look back on our history with disbelief that it was once legal in America for women to be judge and jury of life itself and to destroy the miracle of life within them. Tennessee's new senator, Marsha Blackburn, has just introduced the...

GUEST COLUMN, Ganon Evans, Kansas Policy Institute

 

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MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron

 

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