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August 15th, 2022
L&T Opinions Page
GUEST COLUMN, The Kansas Policy Institute   The Kansas City, Kansas school district – USD 500 – spent just 1.2 percent more on teacher pay during the 2018 school year according to data provided by the district in an Open Records request.  That’s the same percentage increase for the...

A SECOND OPINION, The Khaleel Times   It’s not just Turkish lira, but many other currencies that are weakening and touching new lows. The slide is creating nervousness, and impacting the performance of stock markets, which are essentially barometers of confidence in economies they...

GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillps, Kismet   I often switch over to MSNBC in the mornings during commercials to get my laughs for the day. Interestingly, I got an eduction Monday on how the Democrats are going to defeat all the Republicans in the November 2018 elections.  There were several...

GUEST COLUMN, Walter V. Wendler, President  of West Texas A&M   There are multiple views of the university and its purpose.  Uncle Johnny remembers fraternity parties, the “gentleman’s C” and leisurely student life as the be-all and end-all. Aunt Susie reminisces of working...

A SECOND OPINION, The Wall Street Journal   Anyone who pays the slightest attention to the daily passage of events in the news was aware that white-supremacist alt-right groups were planning a rally in Washington, D.C., this past weekend. The anticipatory media coverage of the event didn’t...

GUEST COLUMN, John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau   More often than we’d like to admit we sometimes shoot ourselves in the foot when talking about the challenges we face in farming and ranching. These conversations with our friends, neighbors and family members take place at the local café,...

MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron   Last week we returned from a vacation with children and grandchildren, and on the way home celebrated our 49th wedding anniversary. We’ve appreciated God’s faithfulness through the years.  A familiar story from long ago provides another example of God’s...

OUR OPINION, L&T staff   Kansans don’t have to look to New York to see the influx of the rise of socialism and dictatorial control. The evidence is clear in the current political climate right here in the Sunflower State. In the run for the governor’s office, several Republicans jumped...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker   The Chicago Tribune reported a big drop in violence in Chicago this past weekend. Forty people were shot. This down from the weekend before, when 74 were shot.  The Tribune’s Steve Chapman rejects what he calls the “popular myth, cynically promoted by Trump...

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris   Republicans will likely keep control of the House unless there is some unexpected momentous event. As of now, it won’t even be that close. And the GOP may not lose much at all. There are 37 open seats formerly or now held by Republicans. But President Donald...