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August 15th, 2022
L&T Opinions Page
GUEST COLUMN, Walter V. Wendler, President of West Texas A&M University   An effective leader must do everything within his or her power to create a strong organizational culture. Teamwork, knowledge of process, values shared by all workers, a clear understanding of...

GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillips, Kismet   The Lame Stream Media is going berserk – again – because Trump and Pence are asking for an investigation by authorities over the “Anonymous Op-Ed” published Sept. 5 in the failing New York Times. Of course, using the DOJ may be over the top, but the...

MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron   Last week we referenced a small geographic area in Judea near the Sea of Galilee where much of Jesus’ ministry occurred. This week will focus on some of the messages he spoke, specifically to hypocrites.  A scripture in Matthew illustrates the concept....

A SECOND OPINION, Dave Trabert, Kansas Policy Institute   Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) chief lobbyist Mark Tallman’s recent post says teacher pay is too low, but he left out one important detail – low teacher pay is a conscious decision of local school board members. ...

GUEST COLUMN, John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau   My dad read two newspapers daily when I grew up in the ‘50s. His newspapers of choice were the Kansas City Star and Denver Post. Both arrived on the same day and both contained the latest news from that date in history. The...

GUEST LETTER TO THE EDITOR, Ken Van Riper, Sarasota, Fla.     Have you paid or do you still pay taxes to be put into Social Security Trust Fund? All of your money has been stolen out of this fund and replaced with IOUs by greedy federal career politicians to fnd their political self...

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   There’s a reason former presidents usually stay out of the fray of their successors, and while in some cases it may be representative of their dedication to statesmanship, the real reason is there is no way they can do anything to help their party’s cause in a...

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris   Alarmingly, all recent polls that have measured “generic preference” by party in the coming congressional elections have recorded a Democratic margin — some by a lot. In this survey question, voters are asked to choose between a hypothetical Democrat and a...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   The passing of Senator John McCain was marked by a sea of eulogies mourning the end of an era of civility and compromise.  What has happened, they ask, to those noble, bipartisan days of yesteryear, and how have we descended into today's crude and primitive...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, Jack and Evelyn Harris   City Commissioners, We appreciate the city workers returning to the new addition of Hickory Street to fix the easement issues.  They replaced the gravel with dirt which will allow grass to grow and be mowed safely.  The easements...