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August 15th, 2022
L&T Opinions Page
A SECOND OPINION, The Pittsburg Sun   That Kansas has a transparency problem should be obvious to anyone who has been paying attention the last few years. Herein is the latest example. Recently the Wichita State University Student Senate, which — like student government statewide —...

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   The hardest habit for local units of government to break is territorialism. While there is an overlap of those being taxed, there becomes a tendency for each entity to overlook some shared services. Last week, a joint meeting between Seward County, the City of...

GUEST COLUMN, Star Parker    I watch with amazement the ease with which so many are ready to compromise the core freedoms that define us as Americans, for which so many have struggled and died. President Trump has signed into law bipartisan legislation establishing the Frederick...

A SECOND OPINION, The Seattle Times   EDITOR’S NOTE — The Seattle Times on legislative secrecy, an editorial that ran on the newspaper’s front page, in an unusual move. Flanked by cameras, Gov. Jay Inslee boldly stood before President Donald Trump on Monday and told our commander in chief...

A SECOND OPINION, The Wall Street Journal   One in five Americans is on Medicaid, and Medicare and Social Security will require huge future tax increases. Yet some in the ostensible party of limited government think this is the perfect time to add a new entitlement for paid family leave....

A SECOND OPINION, The Chicago Tribune     Mark Janus is a child support specialist for the state of Illinois who, like many Illinoisans, has some disagreements with the policies of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Most Illinoisans, however, are not...

GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillips, Kismet   Most of the familiar drivel is repeated ad nauseum after every mass shooting, and the No. 1 most ignorant question of so-called journalists pushing the left-wing progressive agenda is, “How are we going to make sure this never happens again?” The...

A SECOND OPINION, The Kansas City Star     Elderly Kansans who are so poor as to be eligible for Medicaid already face innumerable challenges. Now, The Star reports, changes the state has made to its Medicaid application and renewal process have only added another brick to their...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, Dina Rubio, Don Ramon Restaurant in West Palm Beach, Fla.   Our country’s 30 million small business owners now have more wiggle room to invest in business expansion and reward their employees. As the owner of Don Ramon Restaurant in Florida, I’m one of...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR, Tony Whisenant, Liberal    I read the response of the County Clerk to my comments on paper ballots, and I've done some more research and learned a few more things.  One, some entire states still require paper ballots, and they have not gone broke...